We already know that yoga has so many benefits from mental to physical health. But did you know that yoga is also good for breastfeeding moms?
Aside from strengthening weakened muscles caused by breastfeeding, it also relaxes your mind and helps you cope with postpartum depression. Most importantly, it promotes a unique bond with your little angel!
Check out these 9 inspiring photos from the fierce and incredible Carlee Benear, who recently made headlines as the yogini breastfeeding while doing yoga poses. Very important: Do NOT try and replicate these photos if you have a lot of trouble finding stability in your asanas.
1. Side Crow Pose
2. Eka Pada Sirsasana / Foot-Behind-the-Head Pose
3. Compass Pose
4. Anjaneyasana / Low Lunge Variation
5. Extended Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose
6. Bow Pose
7. One-Legged King Pigeon
8. Eight-Angle Pose
9. Natarajasana / Dancer Pose
If you want to try practicing poses with your baby, you’ll have to adjust and try variations to make sure that your and the baby’s safety come first. Remember: always, always love your body and nourish your baby, and follow Carlee on Instagram for more yoga momma inspiration!