5 Fusion Wellness POSES for FERTILITY

Fusion wellness mind + body

The main Fusion Wellness Yoga poses and Pilates movements that aid with conception aim to nourish the body, detoxify for hormonal balance/optimal health, support uterine tone, build the blood, and support healthy stress response.

Professor Mark Bowman, medical director of holistic fertility clinic Genea, says studies have found about 40 per cent of couples challenged with infertility meet the criteria for a diagnosis of anxiety or depression, or both, at their first consultation. “There is evidence that stress reduction is beneficial to fertility” he says. “Yoga promotes relaxation and may improve physical health and reduce stress.”

Yoga has proven to support in fertility as in recent Harvard-based study, women participating in yoga practices and relaxation program nearly tripled their chances of conceiving baby.

With each of these 5 Fusion Wellness poses it is encouraged you practice a Lateral Thoracic Pilates breathing technique whereby you breathe deep and wide into the lungs and exhale engaging your core, by drawing your navel slowly towards your spine (activating around 15%) and pulling up on your pelvic floor muscles (the muscles that prevent you from going to the bathroom). Attempt to keep these muscles engaged throughout the movement as you continue to breath deeply into your lungs.

 1) Viparita Karani

  • Stimulates blood flow to the hips and pelvis
  • Calms the mind, nervous system and heart rate
  • Relieves mild backache
  • Helps keep you young and vibrant
  • Relieves tired or cramped legs

ViparitaKarani

2) Baddha Konasana 

  • Stimulates abdominal and digestive organs
  • Relieves fluctuating emotions
  • Increasing flexibility of inner hips and groin
  • Stimulates heart and improve blood circulation

BaddhaKonasana\

3) Halasana

  • Great for balancing hormones
  • Elongates the spine
  • Stretches the shoulders
  • Stimulates abdominal organs and the thyroid gland
  • Reduces stress
  • Relives insomnia
  • Calms headaches
  • Massages internal organs
  • Aids with digestion

Halasana

4) Setu Bandha Sarvangasana

  • Increase spinal flexibility
  • Nourishes the body
  • Promotes a self detox with the inversion
  • Rejuvenates tired legs
  • Stimulates thyroid glands
  • Relives anxiety

Bridge

5) Adho Mukha Svanasana  Extension

  • Energises the body
  • Increases stamina and endurance
  • Balances the hormonal system
  • Aids with sciatica
  • Reduces mental fatigue
  • Encourages acceptance

AdhoMukhaSvasana

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