Novant Health group offering “Mommy-baby yoga” in baby’s 1st year

Jul 11th, 2017
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Novant Health; spread across North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia; is offering joint yoga classes for mothers and their under-one-year-old babies in Winston-Salem (North Carolina), which end with a massage for baby.

“Practicing yoga with baby is a wonderful way to enjoy your baby’s first year. This one-hour class helps new mothers regain flexibility, strength and confidence. Babies are incorporated into the yoga poses”, announcement says. Starting May four, these classes will continue till December 28.

Meanwhile, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, termed it as a step in the positive direction by a health group to incorporate yoga in the life of infants along with their mothers. Zed urged all major US health/medical groups to explore various benefits yoga offered.

Yoga, referred as “a living fossil”, was a mental and physical discipline, for everybody to share and benefit from, whose traces went back to around 2,000 BCE to Indus Valley civilization, Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, noted…(more)

 

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