Mom and Baby Yoga Benefits

The Fundamental Preparation for Life with Kids

Mom and Baby Yoga Benefits - Family & Kids - Elise Bowerman Yoga - Table_Pose_with_babyPhysical Benefits

Prevents and relieves physical discomfort by mobilizing and improving posture.

Strengthens the back.

Improves core stability.

Releases tension in the neck and shoulders.

Aids in postpartum repair by strengthening the abdominal muscles (uddiyana bandha) and pelvic floor muscles (mula bandha.)

Increases circulation of energy flow (i.e. blood flow, prana, etc.) 

Increases endurance and stamina

Contributes to toning the body and healthy weight-loss after pregnancy and childbirth.

  • Practice the postures and breathing techniques at home!

Emotional and Spiritual Benefits

Promotes relaxation; decreases stress and anxiety.

Reduces mental fatigue by recharging the mind.

Receive support and connection with other moms in the Metro Detroit area.

  • It’s common to create lasting friendships!
  • You are not alone in all the mixed-up feelings that occur postpartum.

Develop trust in self to care for baby, and one's own needs.

Connect with baby in new ways

  • Eye gazing
  • Infant massage

Check out the general benefits of yoga, too!

Join Elise's Mom and Baby Yoga classes today!

Lastly, read my article posted on Namasté Yoga's site about my personal experience attending Baby and Me Yoga with my son.

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About Elise

I'm a RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) and RYT 500 (Registered Yoga Teacher) rooted in the Hatha tradition, and the Samkhya philosophy; however I attend a variety of classes, like Kundalini. I’m living my dharma (purpose) by creating a community to assist women during the rite of passage into motherhood through the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual qualities of the yoga practice.

In addition to yoga, I'm a mom of two beautiful children and have many interests including Feng Shui, Reiki, alternative healing methods, harnessing my intuition and whatever else inspires me along the way!

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