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Yoga for lower back pain during menstruation

Most of the time, lower back pain during menstruation is caused by contractions of the uterus and yoga helps to relieve this pain. When the uterus contracts too strongly it can cut off the supply of oxygen to the nearby muscles, which is the reason pain occurs in the abdomen and radiates to the lower back and even to the thighs. A feminine approach to yoga develops flexibility and fluidity easing the unpleasant physical sensations and reducing lower back pain.…

Adho Mukha Virasana

Yoga during menstruation

During the first days of menstruation, the key word is resting: yoga helps to relax and experience your bleeding with respect and consciousness. A feminine yoga practice is fundamental in this momento of the menstrual cycle. Menstruation manifests differently form woman to woman. Many might not feel any pain; others will suffer awfully. Either way, we are energetically occupied to allow this natural process to happen. Taking the time to allow menstruation to happen undisturbed and in calmness will open…

Feminine yoga

Yoga is incredibly beneficial for women if practiced with respect for the different stages of our life. Pranayama and asanas have an impact on our body and our mind and therefore must be executed with awareness and respect for the particular phase in which we are.  Menarche, menstruation, pregnancy, post-natal period and menopause, are very important milestones of womanhood, therefore they have to be considered when doing yoga. If practiced with a feminine approach, yoga will support women’s health in…