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5 Yoga Moves That Strengthen Your Body for Birth

The modified moves taught in prenatal yoga are both safe and beneficial to expectant moms.

Triangle strengthens your entire body. Stand with your feet farther than shoulder-width apart. Face your right toes forward and left toes out. Bend your left leg, placing your left hand on the thigh, eyes looking down (as shown in previous slide).

[A] Inhale, then exhale as you lift your right arm above your shoulder and turn your head, eyes looking up. Place your left arm on your thigh for support (this slide).

[B]Hold for 1 full breath as you lower your right arm and straighten leg. Return to starting position, then repeat for 5 full breaths.

Reverse feet and repeat sequence on the other side.

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By Teri Hanson & Jennifer Barrett

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