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I have discovered "Radiant Pregnancy'? DVD. Hala Khouri, a renowned yoga teacher and somatic counselor integrates practical tools from yoga and therapy to enhance the practice. She addresses the psychological affects of pregnancy while practicing during her own pregnancy. Hala has created specific practices for each trimester, and each section includes a gentle warm up, more challenging poses to strengthen and support a woman'??s changing body, restoratives to allow for deep rest and relaxation, and a meditation specific to what might be occurring during that specific stage of pregnancy. The DVD is so soothing between the music and positions, I not only feel extremely relaxed afterwards but also feel super energetic. This video is great for on the go preggers, like me.
Radiant Pregnancy: A Comprehensive Prenatal Yoga Practice for Each Trimester is available on Amazon and retails for $23.99.
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Brianne was once a fashion showroom owner now turned mom and blogger/writer. She lives in NYC with her husband, two children and one on the way, and enjoys her fast paced city life. Her blog Stroller In The City boasts about kids fashion and things that are mommy. Find her on twitter @strollerincity.
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