Yoga mudras to alleviate sadness – Anaharta Chakra Mudra

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Fertility mudra, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, stress relief yoga, ttc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you tried yoga mudras to alleviate sadness? A mudra is yoga with your hands. The word actually means 'seal' or 'closure. I like to think of it as closing a circuit of energy in the body to increase the power of what you are focusing on. Usually you place your hands or fingers in a specific position as you breathe [...]

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: Softening is the key to healing

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, positive thinking for fertility, Stress relief breathing, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , , , , , |

Today I'm writing ttc tips about how softening is the key to healing. Soften. This journey can harden us up. I've been there, I've felt it and I know you have too. When you go through tough times you want to protect yourself and shut out anything that's soft and gentle and kind. That mother walking [...]

TTC: Cobra Pose to support the ovaries & uterus

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , |

TTC: One of the best poses to tone the ovaries and uterus when ttc is cobra pose (bhujangasana). Take care not to crank yourself up into the pose with the arms. Keep the elbows close to the body and make sure that the legs are really working so that you protect the lower back. This is [...]

Lion pose to release anger when trying to conceive

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga poses, Stress relief breathing, Stress relief yoga poses, ttc|Tags: , , , |

Try Lion Pose to release anger when trying to conceive. This may look like a funny pose, but there is a method to our madness! Lion pose (simhasana) allows the release of anger, stress and anxiety, you literally roar it out of the body. Before you start have a think about what you need to let [...]

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 [...]