20 Min Yoga for Ovulation | Yoga for Your Cycle | Yoga for Fertility | ChriskaYoga

20 Min Yoga for Ovulation | Yoga for Your Cycle | Yoga for Fertility | ChriskaYoga


Hello i’m Christina and welcome to yoga with Christina, ChriskaYoga! Today I will be sharing the third video in my series yoga for your cycle This is all about ovulation So this is during that short period of time where you’re ovulating if you’re tracking your cycle, it is likely that you know When you’re ovulating or around the time that you’re ovulating Also some people experience PMS type symptoms so similar to PMS symptoms such as cramps Tenderness in your for instance things like that headache a little bit fatigue Moodiness all of the fun stuff we deal with drink in your minutes You might be experiencing that during ovulation as well It’s not as long as the end of your cycle, which I will share next video But this sequence will help to aid Ovulation helps to activate and stimulate that area of your body which is in your low belly This is particularly helpful, if you aren’t trying to conceive and although it’s not a guarantee. Nothing ever is Can’t hurt the yoga poses are really good for your bodies So if you’re able to do it, I hope you enjoy the sequence if you miss it If you’re experiencing a different time in your cycle, they’re shared to previous videos the first one was for your mental phase and the second one was for your Follicular phase which is also technically part of when you ovulate so check those out as well and bookmark them for the next time you experience that in your cycle before we get started and don’t forget to subscribe and hit the Notification bell so you don’t miss out on my free weekly yoga videos and the rest of this series There’s one more video in this series. So don’t miss out on that So if you’re ready grab your yoga mat and let’s get started begin by coming down on to your hands and knees Touching your big toe so, you know, they’re behind you Sit your hips on to your heels and bring your forehead to the ground Stretching your arms out in front of you for Child’s Pose relax here for a moment coming inward and breathing deeply And I’ll lift your head up slightly threading the left arm underneath the right Bringing the left side of your head to the ground reaching the left arm out to the right side for a twist in your child’s pose Keeping the rest of your body where it is Slowly lift your head up and switch sides threading the right arm underneath the left Reaching the right arm out to the left bringing the right side of your head to the floor Keep the rest of your body stable in child’s pose and your twist and hold here Slowly come up coming onto your hands on your knees. We’ll take a melting heart stretch or puppy stretch Bringing the shins parallel to one another keep the tops of the feet on the floor Reach the arms out in front of you and bring the forehead to the ground Feel your back coming to an arch Open the chest towards the ground here Once again, we’ll take a twist lifting the head up slightly thread the left arm underneath the right Looking over to the right Hold your twist Lift your head up threading the right arm underneath the left bringing the right side of your head to the ground Remain even with your hips and your legs just twisting it torso and hold here Come up out of your twist take the right leg Step it forward in between your hands coming into a low lunge up to a twist here reaching the right arm up towards the ceiling Looking up towards the right hand Keep the left hand on the ground Twisting your upper body in your low lunge to the right Bring the hand down coming into a low lunge on the right side Keep the knee above the ankle on the right and the left knee is down onto the floor And switch sides take the right leg back and step the left foot forward Bring the knee directly above the ankle on the left. The right knee is down onto the floor Looking down Pump your twist in your low lunge Reaching the left arm up Looking up towards the left hand keep the right hand on the ground twisting the torso Bring the arm down and come to a seated position Cross the right leg over the left and you can keep the left leg straight or bend it in as I’m doing here if you’re able to Bring the left heel in towards the right glute Point the right knee upwards wrap the left arm around The right leg and bring your right arm behind you on the ground Take an inhale and lengthen your spine before you exhale Twisting the upper body to the right remain in your twist and continue to breathe deeply and hold here Unwind from your twist and come to an open twist in this position Just switching the direction of your twist. Keep your legs where they are wrap. Your right arm around the right leg Bring your left arm behind you. Once again, inhale lengthen the spine Exhale twist the upper body fully uncross your legs coming back to the center and switching sides Cross the left leg over the right pointing the left knee up towards the ceiling You can keep the right leg straight or if you’re able to bend the leg Bringing the right heel in towards the left glute once you’re settled Wrap your right arm around your left leg. Bring your left arm behind you inhale sit up taller Exhale twist to the left breathe deeply through the nose and hold your twist Slowly unwind and come to your open twist in this position Twisting the upper body in the opposite direction Dropping the left arm around the left leg bring the right arm behind you and twist the upper body on an exhale To the right keep the length even hips are even on the ground Slowly unwind your twist and come back to the center Come to lying on your back and hug your legs in towards your chest Flexing your feet. Hold on to your shins with both hands Straighten the left leg onto the ground keeping the right leg hugged in Towards the chest holding on to the right chin with both hands flex both of your feet Take the right length the bent leg and cross it over To the left keeping the left hand on the right leg to help keep it over to the side Reach your right arm out to the side looking over to the right Hold here on your twist Come back to the center cross the right ankle over the left thigh Hold on to the hamstrings on the left leg with both of your hands Flexing both feet hug the legs in hold here Keep your legs in the shape with your ankle crossed over the thigh Set the left foot down onto the floor and then twist the lower body over To the left bringing the bottom of your right foot to the floor Take your left hand and keep it on your knee to help keep your right knee in line with your ankle Reach the upper body to the right once again coming to your twist hold here Bring the legs back to Center and switch sides straighten the right leg hug the left leg bent in Towards the chest flexing both of your feet Take the left leg cross it over to the right side of your body keep your right hand on your left leg and Reach the left arm out to the left looking over to the left. Hold your twist Bring everything back through the center cross the left ankle over the right thigh And both of your legs flex both of your feet hold on to the hamstrings with both of your hands on the right leg Hug the legs in and hold Keep your legs in this shape take your hands from the leg set the right foot down on to the floor Take your lower body and twist it over to the right bringing the bottom of your left foot to the floor on the right side of your body lose your right hand to help keep your Left knee in line with the left ankle Reach the left arm out to the side looking over to the left and hold your twist Unwind from your twist come back to the center uncross your legs Briefly hug the legs in towards the chest flexing both feet Take one final twist bring both legs over to the left Keep the left hand on the right leg to help keep the legs over and reach your right arm out to the side Looking to the right Hold your twist and breathe Bring both legs back to the center and bring both of your legs over to the right Reach your left arm out to the side keep your right hand on the left leg out keep the legs over reach your left hand out to the side and Look over to the left Hold here in your twist Gently bring the legs back to the center and straighten them out for shavasana Relaxing your limbs place your hands down by your sides palms facing up. Close your eyes and deepen your breath Breathing through the nose in and out Relax here feel free to practice visualization at this time Perhaps you’re visualizing a successful ovulation Perhaps are even visualizing for fertility Whatever you are visualizing or whatever your goal is Picture it in your mind as you relax here in shavasana and breathe deeply Bring some slow and gentle motion back into your limbs gently moving your hands near feet Your arms and your legs Bend both of your legs and roll to the right side Resting there with your arm under your head for support Use your hands to press yourself up come to a seated cross-legged position Bring your hands to your legs sit up tall close your eyes Bring your hands to meet at the center of your chest bow your head through your fingertips namaste. Thank You so much for watching and we hope you enjoyed this class If you like typical thumbs up, leave your comment button, you know of any questions you might have for future new class requests Don’t forget to subscribe and hit the notification bell so you don’t miss out on upcoming videos! and the remaining video in this series. You can also find me on Instagram and Facebook @chriskayoga and my website, chriskayoga.com Thank you so much again for watching and I will see you next time