These are yoga poses that are easily done while wearing baby. Please make sure to consult your doctor or midwife before resuming any exercise regimen and listen to your body, stopping if you feel any discomfort. Before you start, make sure baby is fed and happy. That way, you're set up for success on this adventure.
Stand up straight, big toes together. Inhale arms out to sides and overhead. Exhale arms down to Mountain Pose. Repeat 3-5 times.
Modified Sun Salutations
Stand in Mountain Pose. Inhale arms overhead and bend knees for Chair Pose. Hold for 3-5 breaths. Exhale arms down, straighten legs, coming back into Mountain Pose. Repeat 3-5 times.
Sit on your mat with your legs straight. Ground sitting bones into the mat, engage quadriceps and push through the heels of the feet. Ground palms next to hips and lift chest. Hold for 3-5 breaths.
Bound Angle Pose
Sit in Staff Pose. On the exhale - bend knees, pull heels toward pelvis, then drop knees out to the sides and press the soles of the feet together. Hold toes or ankles. Inhale, lifting chest and stay in position for 3-5 breaths.
Sit in Staff Pose. Bring legs into cross-legged position. Place the backs of your hands on tops of knees, with the thumbs and first fingers touching. Take 5-10 full breaths.
Legs should be wider than your shoulders, with feet turned out slightly. On exhale, bend the knees. Hold 3-5 breaths and come back up on the inhale. Repeat 3-5 times.