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Pillow-Supported Poses for Lower Back and Pelvic Discomfort for Pregnant Yoginis

on January 29, 2013

Pelvic tilt exercises are a staple in Pilates and yoga classes, where great emphasis is placed on developing strong pelvic floor muscles. The pelvic floor muscles attach to the pelvic bone and help to control urination. A strong pelvic floor is also linked to postural stability and a decrease in lower back pain. Pelvic tilt exercises are gentle exercises that are often recommended for pregnant yoginis or mamas who have just given birth, but feel wonderful also if you are experiencing period pains. If you are still recovering from delivery or a recent lower back injury, you may wish to perform the exercises listed below with a pillow for extra support.

Items you will need

  • Pillow

Pelvic Tilts

1 Lie on a bed or other soft surface and place a pillow directly under your hips and buttocks…

Continue reading Nicole Carlin’s original article on AZCentral.com 

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