I’m pregnant with my first child and I love baby yoga.
My husband and I are both yoga teachers and baby yoga is one of our favorite things to do.
I love the flexibility of baby yoga because you can do anything with your arms and legs, which is a huge benefit for babies.
And because yoga poses are so natural and easy to do, I feel like I have an incredible amount of freedom to do whatever I want when it comes to my pregnancy.
But baby yoga poses can be a little challenging, especially for the first time, so I figured I’d share a few of my favorite baby yoga moves and some of my best practices.
I also want to share some of the most common baby yoga mistakes, because it’s important to learn from them so you don’t have to make the same mistakes again and again.1.
Too Many Yoga Moves!
This is a common mistake and it’s something that I’ve noticed in many yoga videos.
A lot of baby yogis will just try a bunch of different poses and do a bunch at the same time.
But this doesn’t necessarily mean you should do them in the same way.
I’m so glad that baby yoga comes with a few beginner moves, because they help you get used to baby yoga’s basic movements and can help you focus on what works best for you and your baby.
I always recommend starting with one of my favorites, and then adding one of the more advanced poses.
I recommend adding one to the bottom of the pose you’re practicing to start out.
If you’re struggling with this pose, I highly recommend taking a break and working on the pose again, because you’ll learn so much about baby’s body and mind from doing it again and over and over.
I like to do yoga poses that are light, like a belly massage, or light, slow, or slow, but not too much of either.
You can try doing these poses in different poses while still working on your poses and your technique, but if you’re trying to practice for a baby, I recommend practicing these poses first.2.
Too Much Hip Flexion!
I love hip flexion, and I think baby yoga does a great job of getting you in hip flexor mode.
You’ll be able to do a hip flexors stretch while baby is in the pose and then slowly work your way up from there.
For most people, hip flexions are a great way to build strength and endurance while working on baby yoga, so keep that in mind when you’re working on this pose.
I’ve found that when I’m doing a hip stretches pose, my hips are so tense that I can’t move them as easily as I would normally.
If your hips are tight, then it’s a lot easier to do hip flexes while baby yoga stretches.
I would also recommend practicing a hip stretch pose on your knees and then doing a back extension pose on the other side of the leg that’s the same height.3.
Not Enough Yoga Headaches!
Many people find baby yoga yoga to be a lot more challenging than yoga poses, so it’s nice to have a few simple poses to work with.
But it’s also nice to know that when you do yoga with baby, you’re also going to be able do some yoga headaches.
When baby is not feeling well or if she’s tired, baby yoga can be really hard for her to focus on.
I personally find baby’s head posture to be more relaxed than yoga’s, so that’s a great place to start.
But sometimes baby yoga head pain is more severe than I usually notice, so be sure to check with your health care provider about baby for head pain or if you feel a little woozy.4.
Too Close to the Baby!
Some people get a little scared that baby’s yoga poses could be too close to the baby’s skin or that baby might get irritated by the baby being so close to them.
This is just not the case.
The best yoga poses you can take with baby are a couple of feet apart and then one foot out of the poses.
If baby is very sensitive to her skin, she might find it easier to hold her poses a little farther apart than it would be with a baby yoga pose.
You want to do baby yoga as close to her body as possible, so if she can hold her pose a little closer to the body, she’s going to feel more comfortable.5.
The Head Shoulder Can’t Stand Up!
I know that yoga poses like the head and shoulders can be difficult for babies, but it’s so important that they’re balanced and comfortable so they can do their yoga poses correctly.
Baby yoga poses aren’t easy to hold and pose them at the proper height for baby so you can balance them and your back while baby’s breathing is really quiet.
I have a really tight back so I always start baby yoga with my shoulders on