A healthy pregnancy can simply be defined as maintaining a healthy diet, body, and mind. Exercise and physical activity is one way to improve both mental and physical well-being and health, during and post-pregnancy.
As we all already know, regular exercise has a wide range of benefits ranging from better sleep, increased blood flow, prevention of pregnancy complications, and also helps with having a smoother delivery.
If this is your first time exercising or you’re getting back into it after a while, take it slow and build on it as you go. We recommend it a 5-10 min session to start off with.
This wellness program is designed with natural wellness solutions for pregnancy discomforts. It is a blend of stretches, yoga, and fitness routines that will help activate the right parts of your body to give you immediate effect.
Practicing exercises inclusive of yoga and stretching not only has a clear affect on stress and anxiety during pregnancy but also selectively works on muscle groups, supports your changing body, prepares you for labor and gives you a healthy and mindful pregnancy journey.
This curriculum is designed with 3 sections mainly focusing on 3 separate divisions-getting relief from pregnancy discomforts, mom fitness and exercises for a mindful and healthy pregnancy. So a combination of both physical training an relaxing techniques.
Section 1 consists of getting relief from typical pregnancy ailments like sciatic pain, back pain, spinal difficulties and straightening of your upper body with exercises that will carefully work on particular muscles to help flex, stretch and build on endurance.
Section 2 consists of exercises that are mainly focused on overall body fitness with workouts targeting a full body flow for 2nd and 3rd trimester moms. It will also target straightening, an essential factor as you enter your second trimester to build on all the muscles will have to do all the heavy lifting and support your growing body.
All the added weight and pressure applied to certain parts of your body needs extra care and should be worked on as it is very crucial to keep pain at bay.
Section 3 dives into relaxing techniques to soothe both your mind and body. Relaxing techniques like stretching and yoga not only help combat anxiety and stress but also stretches the right muscles, improves posture, increases blood circulation and relaxes your body from all negative thoughts and emotions.
Keep in mind having a healthy pregnancy doesn’t only mean eating the right nutrients but also depends on physical areas like building strength, endurance and having a clear and positive mind. Your state of mind does take a toll on your bay and the environment he/she grows up in. So, always remember to take time out for yourself, stay active but also rest when you need to.
Wishing you a happy and mindful pregnancy!
Who this course is for:
- The Mind & Mom pregnancy wellness class has curated moves from licensed professionals to provide relief, prevent pregnancy discomforts and give you an all-rounder healthy pregnancy.