Urdhva Dhanurasana at 31 Weeks Pregnant-Video

4 Sep

I do not suggest for EVERY PREGNANT WOMAN to go out and do this backbend 😉 I do not recommend beginners to attempt to do this, and for most pregnant folk, my personal opinion is that if you wanna go for it, and have a pretty strong practice, you have a trusted, qualified instructor by your side, to facilitate the process 🙂

Having said that it is possible.

In my body, at this stage in my life, with this particular pregnancy, doing Urdhva Dhanurasana feels very good to me. I need these backbends! I sometimes do 3 or maybe only 1. I also make sure that I warm up and open up my body so that when I move into these type of stronger backbends, my body is ready 🙂 Also, I don’t practice deep backbends daily, sometimes once a week or even once every 2 weeks.

As I grow with my baby, listening to both my body and her is the key to the KNOWING of what I can and cannot do at any given time.

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9 Responses to “Urdhva Dhanurasana at 31 Weeks Pregnant-Video”

  1. Clara Harris September 5, 2008 at 3:30 am #

    You are truly a warrior birthing goddess and inspiration!

  2. Inge September 5, 2008 at 11:44 am #

    Elsie! I have decided to give you a Brilliant-Weblog-Award. Check my blog for the rules!

  3. Inge September 5, 2008 at 11:48 am #

    My blog can be found at http://taquoriaan.com/

  4. Elsie September 5, 2008 at 1:15 pm #

    thank you Clara! and Thank you Inge! Fancy, a Brilliant Weblog Award, that sounds kinda neat 🙂

  5. Yseult September 5, 2008 at 1:48 pm #

    Wow, Elsie. How incredibly touching and amazing. If you knew how this resonated in me, you’d probably cry as I am now.

    Thank YOU!

  6. Elsie September 5, 2008 at 2:59 pm #

    @Yseult!!! Aghhhhh!!!! Glad that it resonated, and very receptive of your thanks, I do hope that those tears are of love and blessings!!!! kisses to you dear one 🙂

  7. Yseult September 5, 2008 at 7:59 pm #

    Ah, Elsie. More of longing and wishing. But also of feeling with you in that wonderful time where you’re discovering and re-discovering. So beautiful.

  8. Molly September 9, 2008 at 2:13 am #

    Wow, lovely. Somewhere I have a photo of a very very pregnant mama of twins in warrior pose. You and she, man. Life force bearing mamas. xox

  9. Elsie September 9, 2008 at 1:19 pm #

    Thank you! Love Life force bearing Mama! 😀

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