Yoga and Exercising Caution

It is a common perception that yoga is a mild, safe form of exercise. However, even yoga has become an extreme sport in some circles — such as the kind you might experience in “Hot Yoga,” “Power Yoga” and other similar varieties.

I counsel many of my fertility and pregnant patients on yoga positions to avoid during pregnancy and during certain times in the menstrual cycle. I also show them some positions that can enhance fertility.

Here is an article from today’s New York Times on potential dangers of yoga.

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