A ttc yoga pose – legs up the wall variation

By | January 29th, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , |

Today I'm writing about a ttc yoga pose. This variation of legs up the wall pose (viparita karani) with the knees wide is great for those of us trying to conceive. Bring the soles of the feet together and slowly draw them towards you down the wall till they can go no further.  (I like to [...]

TTC Tips: Take time out in child’s pose to de-stress & find calm

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, Stress relief breathing, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , , |

TTC Tips: Take time out in child's pose to de-stress & find calm. In the lead up to the Holiday Season things can start to get a bit crazy and you may want to take time out for yourself. This pose, supported child's pose (balasana), is just the ticket. It helps to calm the nervous system and [...]

Spinal twist to squeeze out tension of trying to get pregnant

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , |

If you're feeling stressed this week get down on the floor and squeeze that tension of trying to get pregnant with a lying spinal twist (Supta Matsyendrasana). The twist is also great for our fertility, bringing fresh blood into the reproductive organs and increasing the health and function of the entire system. Stay and breathe for [...]

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 [...]

A ttc yoga pose – side lying savasana, a treat for tired bodies and anxious minds

By | May 12th, 2015|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, IVF yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: |

A ttc yoga pose - side lying savasana is a treat for tired bodies and anxious minds. Just looking at this pose makes me feel relaxed and that's the idea! This side lying savasana is a beautiful way to unwind. Often with restorative poses we skip them out or do them quickly. See if you can [...]