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Joie Russo in Mark Blanchard's Progressive Power Yoga

Mark Blanchard's Progressive Power Yoga: Prenatal Pregnancy Routines

2009 NR

Expecting moms can improve health and minimize weight gain with this power yoga routine designed specifically for them by yoga expert Mark Blanchard. Appropriate for each trimester, the routines help relieve stress, minimize back pains and more. Blanchard also teaches ujjayi breathing, a practice beneficial in labor. Other benefits of power yoga include more restful sleep, easier delivery and reduced odds for postpartum depression.