Twisting yoga poses for fertility – half happy baby pose

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, stress relief yoga, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , , , , , |

Twisting yoga poses for fertility help to soften and open the hips. Those of us with fertility issues often find the hips and hip flexors are tight, distorting the relationship between the pelvis and the spine and causing a sway back. The shoulders pitch forwards and the tail bone moves up and back. The hip and waist joints are compressed. [...]

A TTC yoga pose – Half lord of the fishes

By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , , , |

Another great fertility yoga pose if you're TTC. Half Lord of the Fishes pose gently massages the reproductive organs. The right bent knee (see photo) massages the right ovary, restricting blood flow. The magic in this pose happens when you release. Fresh blood flows into the right ovary, fallopian tube and right side of the uterus, [...]

TTC yoga pose: Wide leg standing forward fold with twist to wring out anxiety

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , |

Another great TTC yoga pose: Wide leg standing forward fold with twist (Parivrtta Prasarita Padottanasana). This pose helps you to wring out any stress that may have come to you this week.  If your chest is tight and your heart is feeling sad from your ttc journey this is a great pose to include in your [...]

Try Sleeping-Frog yoga pose to support your reproductive organs when TTC

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , |

Today I'm writing about practicing Sleeping-Frog yoga pose to support your reproductive organs when TTC. If you've got tight hips you're not alone. Those of us with fertility issues often have tight hips and hip flexors. This tightness distorts the relationship between the pelvis and the spine (and gives you a sway back). You may notice that [...]

TTC yoga pose – Pashimottanasana

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , |

TTC yoga pose - Pashimottanasana. Am loving this supported seated forward bend (pashimottansana). It tones and abdominal and reproductive organs and regulates menstrual cycles. It calms the mind and soothes the spirit. Such a great pose to melt into if you're having a tough week. Stay and breathe slowly and mindfully. Take time to extend your [...]

TTC tips: Fertility yoga pose for menstruation problems

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , |

Today I'm writing TTC tips about fertility yoga poses that are good for menstruation problems. Hero pose (virasana - sitting with the the gluts between the feet) is a great pose to practice if you're menstruating as it encourages apana or downward flow of energy from the body, relieving cramping or aching in the abdomen. I [...]

TTC: Viparita Karani variation to destress and unwind

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , |

Today I'm writing about TTC: Viparita Karani variation to destress and unwind. This beautiful variation of legs up the wall pose helps to destress and unwind tired bodies and anxious minds when you're ttc. If you're feeling sad today try this pose stacking a folded blanket under the chest help to open the heart. Let go [...]

A TTC yoga pose for anger

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , |

A great pose for anger when you're ttc - supported shoulder stand against the wall. It calms the nervous system and releases negative energy. When you're there focus on the breath. Breathe in 2 counts, out 4 counts. Focus on the exhale, as you breathe out visualise anger, stress, tension leaving the body. When we turn [...]

Sphynx yoga pose for ttc

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , |

Practicing Sphynx pose when ttc massages your reproductive organs, positively impacting the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes. It's also a great pose to practice if you're feeling stressed as it helps to turn off your adrenal glands on your lower back. When you're there close your eyes and bring your awareness to your heart. Keep rolling [...]

TTC: Take time, slow down

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: IVF yoga poses, Stress relief breathing, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , |

TTC: Take time, slow down. Am loving this supported pashimottansana (seated forward bend) when you're ttc. It tones the abdominal and reproductive organs and regulates menstrual cycles. It calms the mind and soothes the spirit. Such a great pose to melt into if you're having a tough week. Stay and breathe slowly and mindfully. Take time to [...]