Prenatal Yoga for Strengthening

with Kat Heagberg

Style: Prenatal and Postpartum

Duration: 60 min

Intensity: Moderate

Props: Blanket, Blocks, Bolster

Class Description

This practice will help you build lower body strength, tone the pelvic floor, and give a gentle stretch to the body throughout your pregnancy. You will learn how to use props and a wall for alignment and support. The session includes special postures for pregnancy, such as supported squat, wall dog, elevator exercise, and two supported variations of shavasana. It also includes the cooling, calming practice of bhramari pranayama.

For this class you'll need: 2 yoga blocks for postures; blocks, 1-2 bolsters, 1-2 blankets, and a pillow (or whatever you have handy) for shavasana.

Audio and video downloads are available for Digital Members.

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Kat Heagberg

Kat Heagberg

Kat Heagberg is the editor of Yoga International and has been teaching yoga since 2005. Though she initially trained in alignment-based styles of yoga (which continue to inform her practice and... Read more>>