Across the world, the benefits of yoga have made a profound impact, and the practice of pregnancy yoga becoming a cherished addition to countless lives.
Date : October 28th 2023 (Weekend Sessions)
Timings: 9.00 AM to 1.30 PM
Through yoga help to manage pregnancy related discomforts and to attain positive attitude and confidence throughout the pregnancy. It also enhances the possibility of normal delivery.
Pregnancy is a period when biomechanical and physiological changes occur rapidly as the body adapts to support the growing fetus.
Every woman experiences pregnancy differently and there can be a variety of physical and emotional symptoms that coincide with it.
Research shows that expectant mothers should be provided with support, tools, resources, and appropriate types and amounts of exercise during pregnancy to reduce the risk of complications and increase the chances of healthy pregnancies and deliveries.
Yoga intervention presented with lower incidences of prenatal disorders (p <_ 0.05), and small gestational age (p < 0.05) and lower levels of pain and stress (p < 0.05). Therefore it is necessary to adopt Yoga during pregnancy for best positive results for fetal and maternal health.
Regardless of the type of yoga or specific postures used, modifications should be made according to the specific needs of the individual woman, in the prevention of overexertion, stress on the fetus, and premature labor.
Rakhshani A, Nagarathna R, Mhaskar R, Mhaskar A, Thomas A, Gunasheela S.
SVYASA University, 19 Eknath Bhavan, Gavipuram Circle, KG Nagar, Bangalore 560 019, India.
St. John's Medical College and Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore 560 034, India.
Gunasheela Surgical & Maternity Hospital, Building No. 1/2, Dewan Madhava Rao Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore, Karnataka 560004 , India
This first randomized study of yoga in high-risk pregnancy suggest that guided yogic practices and visualization can improve the intrauterine fetal growth and the utero-fetal-placental circulation.
Rakhshani A, Maharana S, Raghuram N, Nagendra HR, Venkatram P. SVYASA University, Bangalore, India.
The integrated yoga is an efficacious means of improving the quality of life of pregnant women and enhancing certain aspects of their interpersonal relationships.
Narendran S, Nagarathna R, Narendran V, Gunasheela S, Nagendra HR. Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA), Vivekananda Yoga. Research Foundation, Bangalore, India.
An integrated approach to yoga during pregnancy is safe. It improves birth weight, decreases preterm labor, and decreases IUGR either in isolation or associated with PIH, with no increased complications
Narendran S, Nagarathna R, Gunasheela S, Nagendra HR. Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA), Bangalore 560019.
The occurrence of complications of pregnancy (pregnancy-induced hypertension, intrauterine growth retardation, pre-term delivery) shows lower trends in yoga group. Join the Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training