Yoga During Menstruation
Updated: May 18, 2022
To soothe, relax & release tension during menstruation.
Stay up to 15 minutes in each pose.
Use other props if you do not have a bolster.
This time of the month can be supported with a restorative, soothing and cooling yoga practice that will help relax and release tension in your abdomen, and calm your mind.
Poses to PRACTICE DURING MENSTRUATUON: poses that keep the abdomen soft, release tension from abdomen & back, promote mental calmness, are cooling, relaxing and nurturing (supported forwards, supported reclined & breathing practice).
Poses to AVOID DURING MENSTRUATION: Poses that reverse the flow (inversions), poses that compress the abdomen, uterus or create heat (deep twists & deep backbends).