Yoga is known for numerous health benefits and even to cure several health disorders. Practicing yoga on a daily basis will help your mind to relieve stress, maintain hormonal balance, increase blood flow throughout your body, help you lose weight and even increase your chances of conception.
How does yoga increase your chances of conception?
Yoga helps you conceive and highly increases your chances of getting pregnant by-
· Relieving stress
· Maintaining hormonal balance; as hormones tend to highly influence your chances of conception.
· Increasing blood flow in your abdomen; especially increasing the blood to your reproductive system.
· Stimulating your reproductive system
Some of the yoga poses that might increase your chances of conception are:
1) Alternate Breathing Pose:
This is one of the best and easiest yoga poses you can practice at home. All you have to do sit down on the yoga mat with your back straight. Place your index finger on your nostril and breathe with the other. Repeat the same on the other nostril. Practice this pose for 20 minutes a day.
2) Stand forward bend:
This is another yoga pose that is easy to practice at home and will help you relieve stress. Stand straight with your back straight and breathe calmly. Now raise your hands and bend your body without bending your back. Try touching ankle with your hands and stay in the same position until 5-10 seconds. Repeat this pose for 20 minutes every day for better results.
3) Butterfly pose:
For this pose, you will have to sit down with your back straight and your legs in front. Now bend your knees such that the feet touch the other. Pull your legs as close you can to your body. Now, flap your knees similar to that of a butterfly flapping its wings. Practice this pose for at least 20 minutes every day.
4) Legs wall up:
To practice this pose, you must lie down on the floor with your back straight. Place your hands behind your head and breathe slowly. Now, place your legs against the wall such that they are straight as well as stretched; and remain in the same position for as long as you can.
5) Shoulder stand:
Lie down on your back and relax. Now gently lift your lower abdomen and raise your legs as high as you can without bending your knees or body. Remain in the position for 5-10 seconds and go back to your normal position. Repeat the same.
6) The Bridge Pose:
Firstly lie down on your back and bend your knees while your feet are firmly placed on the ground. Lift your back, basically your hips from the mat such that you’re in a position of a bridge. Place your hands straight on the mat to hold your abdomen and bottom. Stay in the same position for 10 seconds and slowly release your body.
7) Child Pose :
Start by sitting on the floor and bend your head on the mat such that your stomach touches the thighs. Stretch your hands forward and place them parallel to your body. Stay in the same position until you’re comfortable.
8) The Plank Pose:
This is similar to the plank exercises you practice at the gym. All you have to do is begin by lying on your stomach and lift your body from the mat by using your hands. Your body should be straight and make sure your knees don’t bend. Stay in the same position for 10-15 seconds and slowly get back to your normal position.
9) Corpse Pose :
You should go for this pose after you perform all the above-mentioned poses. This is to relax your body and help it get back to normal. Start by lying down on your back and place your arms on the ground. Lay down calmly by spreading your legs and breathe slowly by relaxing your body.