Chandigarh/ Mohali/ March 08, 2020: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Fortis Mamma Mia aw, Mohali organized a workshop “Yoga for Pregnant Women” to celebrate the spirit of holistic health. The session was led by Dr. Rabia (PT) as more than 40 women from tricity participated enthusiastically to do yoga here today. The hour long yoga session started with breathing exercises followed by the simple ‘asanas’ and finally concluded by the ‘yog-nidra’ session. The session was well received and request for such more sessions also solicited.
Fortis Mamma Mia organises Yoga session for Women
Yoga, as defined in Ministry of AYUSH, is a spiritual science for the integrated and holistic development of our physical, mental and moral spiritual aspects of being. The philosophy of Yoga is practical and applicable in our day to day living[i]. The art of practicing yoga helps in controlling an individual’s mind, body and soul. It helps manage stress and anxiety, improve respiration, energy and vitality.
According to Dr. Rabia, “Regular yoga practices ensure a balanced mind, body and soul coordination. Yoga teaches how to rejuvenate and relax while preparing for the arrival of your bundle of joy.The special breathing techniques, Pranayama, which enhances physical and emotional health of women by managing the stress levels, improving their ability to deal with mood swings, increasing the sense of well-being and self-awareness.”
Speaking about the benefits of yoga for women, Dr Rabia further elaborated, “ Prenatal Yoga is safe along with appropriate medical management can have many benefits for pregnant women and babies ,it improves sleep, reduces stress and anxiety and increase strength, flexibility and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth . it decreases lower back pain ,nausea and shortness of breath.
Fortis Mamma Mia is one-stop comprehensive destination for expecting and new mothers. The session emphasised the advantage of working out with a partner. Before the session ended, she discussed an easy- to- follow regime with the participants and gave them some special tips that would help them stay in shape.