Wednesday, December 4, 2019

'Fertile Yoga' Reduces Stress And Increases Hopefulness In Women Undergoing Fertility Treatment

A study of 55 women who practiced "fertile yoga" found the women experienced decreased sadness, decreased stress, and increased hopefulness.

Fertile yoga is a specific type of yoga where women who are trying fertility treatments practice two techniques. Quoted from the article, the two specific techniques are:

1. A one-minute mantra: “I am strong, healthy, resilient, hopeful, capable and fertile.”

2. Seven movements of the spine like forwarding flexion, backbend extension, lateral left bend, and lateral right bend, left rotation twist, right rotation twist, and axial extension.

Story via Divya Ramaswam for International Business Times