east side yoga mamas blog

Our Yoga Mamas blog is just for our East Side Yoga Mama community. Our expert teacher team will post tips, advice, and answers to your questions on both Prenatal and Postnatal topics.

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a Postnatal blog on the Cure for Hunched Shoulders. Well, what about helping out your rounded shoulders while you’re pregnant?

 

Rounded/hunched shoulders are common durin...

 

If you’re a new mama, rounded shoulders and back pain are common. You’re likely holding baby a LOT, and if you’re breastfeeding, then you’re also sitting throughout the day (and night) and might not...

Your body does AMAZING thing during pregnancy in order to accommodate a growing baby. One of the things your body does is to temporarily displace your organs to make room for a growing uterus and baby...

 

Not a lot of mamas realize that pelvic floor muscles are like a hammock, and wrap all around the backside of the body.

 

This means that there are many different ways to strengthen the pelvic floor bey...

So many new mamas are interested in restoring strength to their pelvic floor after birth. There are a lot of great exercises that I teach in the ESY Postnatal Yoga class, and here is an exercise that...

Have you ever scared your partner half-to-death in the middle of the night, when you wake up in pain from a super-intense calf cramp? Calf cramps are really common during pregnancy (unfortunately), an...

Mamas are often eager to return to running, crunches, sit-ups after baby in order to get that pre-pregnancy belly back. Hold up and check your ab muscles before you do any of those things!

 

Someti...

I've been hearing from a lot of my prenatal mamas about how hot it is, and how sluggish they feel. It's been ridiculously hot so far this summer, and while dehydration isn't good for our bodies in reg...

You’ve just had a baby. Maybe you’re a couple of weeks in, and you’re dying to get back into some activity. Or maybe you’re too exhausted to move, but you still feel like you have to start to get back...

 

You can be a Yoga Mama AND a Ninja: A How-To for Ninja Roll

 

Legs Up the Wall is a great pose for final relaxation at the end of any yoga class, and especially for Prenatal Yoga.

 

Usually, the mamas l...

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