Both Karen Safire and Barrie Raffel successfully used yoga while they were trying to conceive, and now they are sharing their knowledge on yoga and infertility with others. Studies have shown that stress can be a barrier to conception, and yoga can be a highly beneficial practice to reduce stress and anxiety. With regular practice, restorative poses may regulate hormonal function, increase circulation to the pelvic organs, and uncover habitual patterns of holding or tension. It can also work as a coping strategy for those feeling overwhelmed by the process of trying to conceive. (more…)