Thinking about conceiving? Prepare your pelvis to nest your baby by practicing these asanas everyday.

A- Supported Bridge Pose – Setu bandhasana

It calms the mind and helps to stretch and abdominal muscles, reduces anxiety, fatigue and insomnia, relieves menstrual discomfort and helps photo 1to relieve the symptoms of
. Lie on the back flat on the floor, belly up, and bent your knees with feet flat on the floor, close to your bottom.
. Inhale and on the exhale lift your pelvis and buttocks up, off the floor while keeping your feet flat on the floor.
Lift your chin slightly away from the sternum and, firming the shoulder blades against your back,
. Stay in the pose anywhere from 30 seconds to 1 minute. Release with an exhalation, rolling the spine slowly down onto the floor.
B- Badda konasana- Cobbler’s pose
It means “bound angle”.
It releases tension on lower back, tones muscles in the pelvic floor, good for women during menses and menopause because it stimulates the ovaries, easy childbirth pain, Stretches the ligament and muscles of your pelvis to bring more space to your baby.

Position- Badda konasana- Cobbler’s pose

Guia yogaIf your hips or groin feels tight, you may want to raise your pelvis by sitting on a folded blanket
Sitting on your mat with your legs straight out in front of you, exhale and bend your knees, pulling your heels toward you. Bring your foot as close as possible to your body.
Inhale and exhale drop your knees towards the ground, pressing the soles of your feet together.
Bring your hand to your feet. Continue inhaling and exhaling while making sure you are sitting up straight. Open your feet as if you were opening a book.
Exhale and round your body forward.
Hold the pose for one to five minutes. Rest your elbows inside your knees
To come out of the pose, inhale and lift your knees up, away from the floor, keeping your feet in contact with the floor at all times.
Exhale and extend your legs back to your starting position

Regular practice of Yoga, breathing and meditation will deepen your knowledge on yourself as well as open the possibilities around you to create balance between mind body and spirit.


Guiomar Campbell

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Guiomar is a performing artist and an Integrated Health Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in depression and anxiety disorders. She has a degree in nursing and obstetrics from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil. She received her diploma in shiatsu therapy in 1995 and a diploma in acupuncture in 1999 at the Shiatsu School of Canada where she worked for 15 years as a shiatsu instructor in the diploma program. She is a member in good standing of College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturist of Ontario (CTCMPAO). Guiomar specializes in men and women’s reproductive health, gynecology, pregnancy and post partum care. She also has lots of experience treating digestive issues, migraine headache, and insomnia.

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