Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 20
Rated 5 out of 5 by JWash I'm Smaller than I was pre-pregnancy!!
When I became pregnant with my 5th child, my husband and I were very happy. I do recall suffering from backaches and pains and was not looking forward to it. My 3rd pregnancy, we went out and purchased a very expensive mattress set thinking that would be the solution to my problem. It was only temporary. During my OB appt. one of the RNs recommended Yoga to me. I was also concerned that I had not lost all of my "baby weight" from my previous pregnancy and I had gained a lot of weight on birth control. I began the workout DVD toward the end of my 1st trimester. I worked out with the DVD 4 to 5 times a week and walked on my treadmill 1-2 a week. One thing I noticed immediately....no back pains. I also really enjoyed the relaxation part and the fact that I would actually fall asleep right on the mat! The exercises were easy but you still felt a "good stretch" in certain poses. I also liked the fact that you are able to watch different variations of the poses from the various different women on the DVD just in case you need to modify. Moreover, it is VERY relaxing! (Great for us moms with multiple children. The DVD really gives a peace of mind.) Pre-pregnancy, I was 184lbs. While working out with this DVD, I only gained 10lbs and my son was 8lbs. 7oz. (I was also not on a restricted diet and never had gestational diabetes.) I ate when I was hungry, I ate what I wanted, and I drank lots of water. When I went to my six week check up, I was 156lbs!!! My pre-pregnancy clothes are TOO BIG!! I am amazed! I also had a C-section so I was not able to do any sort of workout during those 6 weeks. During my workout regimen, I did begin to feel "leaner" but with an every growing abdomen, you really don't see it. However, I see it now!! I am very happy and pleased with my results. I am feeling more like myself now and I am now back to purchase another Yoga DVD. This DVD is for all mommies to be in all beautiful shapes and sizes.
February 17, 2010
Rated 4 out of 5 by SunnyAli great for beginner or relaxation
Even if you're fit and used to doing more involved/physical yoga, this dvd is worthy for it's breath, bloodflow, and opening benefits. I was looking for something prenatal that was safely CHALLENGING and toning as well. This one is not challenging, but will be good to have around for late second/third trimester.
She has easily defined sections which make it easy to jump to certain sections if you don't wish to do entire practice.
February 15, 2010
Rated 4 out of 5 by ortiz Wonderful purchase
This video is wonderful! This is my first pregnancy and I was afraid to continue my regular yoga practice at home without instruction from a professional. This video is perfect and gentle enough to do on your own. I love it!
February 4, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by JB1stpregnancy A back saver!
I don't know what I would have done without this yoga video. My backpain started in the 3rd month of pregnancy and nothing worked to relieve it. Then I bought this video and like magic...relief. In my 6th month now and I can still complete each pose and feel great when I finish. I will be sharing this with all my friends when they are pregnant.
January 15, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by JessieM Great video and easy to follow
I am on my second pregnancy and for my first I didn't stay very active. I was so swollen and miserable, and then I had to go through a 30 hour labor. I promised myself that the second time around I was going to get into prenatal yoga. I ordered this soon after I found out I was pregnant and have been using it since. I love it! And even though I have never done yoga in my life, this video is very easy to follow. I have a feeling that this is going to help me succeed in having a healthy pregnancy and hopefully a faster delivery!!
December 11, 2009