Pregnancy Yoga: Third Trimester Poses

Here is a sample sequence of yoga exercises suitable for the third trimester of pregnancy taken from Mel Campbell’s book ‘The Yoga of Pregnancy’ (Findhorn Press 2012).

  1. Baddha Konasana – Bound Angle Pose (Practice a Breath for Labour)
  2. * Seated Namaste Flow
  3. ** Tabletop Pelvic Rotations – Standing Forward Fold
  4. ** Balasana – Child’s Pose
  5. Savasana – Relaxation and Visualization

* Do this practice sitting on your heels with your knees together placing a cushion between your sitting bones and your heels to bridge any gaps if you suffer from pelvic girdle discomfort

** Use a birthing ball or the seat of a chair to rest your arms and head on if you suffer from pelvic girdle discomfort

*** Avoid these poses if you suffer from pelvic girdle discomfort

exercises while pregnant from www.yogawithmelcampbell.com

1. Baddha Konasana – Bound Angle Pose

 

2a Seated Namaste Flow - third trimester

2a Seated Namaste Flow – third trimester

 

2b Seated Namaste Flow - third trimester

2b Seated Namaste Flow – third trimester

 

2c Seated Namaste Flow - third trimester

2c Seated Namaste Flow – third trimester

 

3a Tabletop Pelvic Rotations - third trimester

3a Tabletop Pelvic Rotations – third trimester

 

3b Tabletop Pelvic Rotations - third trimester

3b Tabletop Pelvic Rotations – third trimester

 

3c Tabletop Pelvic Rotations - third trimester

3c Tabletop Pelvic Rotations – third trimester

 

4 Balasana - child's pose - third trimester

4 Balasana – child’s pose – third trimester

 

5 Savasana - third trimester

5 Savasana – third trimester

 


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