Prenatal Yoga Classes Portland OR

Prenatal yoga classes can improve comfort during pregnancy, improve balance and circulation, and prepare women for the birthing process through breathing techniques. Yoga during pregnancy is safe with modified yoga poses. See below for related articles and yoga studios in Portland, OR that give access to prenatal yoga classes.

Living Tree Massage Therapy
(503) 807-8311
833 SE Main St Suite 421
Portland, OR

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Gentle Yoga with Bill
(360) 695-4482
6609 NE 76th Circle
Vancouver, WA

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bodyoga LLC
(503) 675-9642
201 B Avenue
Lake Oswego, OR
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Blissful Energy Yoga
(503) 970-7373
11515 SW Durham Road Suite #E-7
Tigard, OR
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Sachi Wellness Center
(503) 607-0018
2008 Willamette Falls Drive #200A
West Linn, OR
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Anusara Inspired Hatha

Nityananda Institute
(503) 231-0383
PO Box 13310
Portland, OR
Specialty
Yoga

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TiffanyYoga
(503) 525-9642
925 NW Davis
Portland, OR
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Ananda Yoga Portland
(503) 626-3403
4855 SW Watson
Beaverton, OR
Yoga Styles
Ananda

Vancouver Yoga Center
(360) 521-1609
202 E. Mcloughlin Blvd
Vancouver, WA
Yoga Styles
Anusara, Sivananda, Iyengar, Meditation

Yogamoves
(503) 663-2364
33855 SE Francis St
Gresham, OR
Yoga Styles
Iyengar with allowance to explore

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Yoga and Pregnancy

The happiest moment in a woman's life comes when she gives birth to a child. It is said that a woman becomes complete when she attains motherhood. But to attain motherhood, she has to go though pregnancy which is perhaps the most difficult journey in a woman's life. Pregnancy is a very delicate phase for the expectant mother as this is the time she goes through a lot of emotional ups and downs. The mind of a pregnant woman is clouded with apprehensions and fear, the moment their pregnancy is confirmed. It is a well- known fact that the growing baby in the womb is capable of feeling the effects of tension and stress in the mother. Therefore, it is of vital importance for the expectant mother to feel relaxed at all times.

It is during such times that yoga proves to be a blessing in disguise. Yoga assists in promoting a tranquil state of mind, which is very important for the health of the mother and the baby. Yoga exercises are very useful to the pregnant woman as they prepare her physically, mentally and emotionally for giving birth and becoming a mother. Besides, they alleviate some of the associated discomforts of pregnancy.

The prenatal yoga poses helps the expectant mother to get rid of the common backache problem which they tend to suffer throughout the period. Yoga exercises relieve edema (fluid retention) and cramping which can be quite common in the last months. Most importantly, yoga influences the position of the baby and turns it in advance if needed. Yoga exe...

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