Vijayalakshmi Natarajan

Viji is a 21+ year veteran of the healthcare industry. As an Ayurvedic Birth Support Coach and Certified Yoga Teacher, Viji supports women through the journey of pregnancy and birth. Her knowledge, love of healing and sense of compassion has allowed her to support hundreds of families successfully achieve a healthy and happy birth journey.

6 Yoga Poses To Avoid During Pregnancy

Avoid fast flowing poses in the first trimester. Avoid Boat, Moon and other twisting or compressing poses that can limit blood flow to the uterus. Avoid prone poses like Cobra, Locust, Bow, Swan. Avoid stretching poses like Wheel, Fish, and Camel that can damage pregnancy-weakened joints and ligaments. Avoid inversions. Avoid Savasana or poses where you lie flat on your back.

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