Qigong for Fertility
Experience the Joy of Mindful Movement for Fertility
Watch this 30-minute intro to theory and science of qigong with Kevin Yee-Chan and Lorne Brown, then join them for a 30-minute foundational practice.
In this Course…
Kevin shares 6 self-care and qigong practices which support varying stages of a fertility journey. These gentle exercises are safe for the body and calming for the mind. By working with the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis (known as the microcosmic orbit in Chinese medicine), hormones like progesterone, estrogen, luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, cortisol, oxytocin are regulated, which helps:
Videos included with the course:
A brief look into the anatomy and science of movement that supports qigong for fertility through the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis and the microcosmic orbit.
Learn techniques to soften the muscle and connective tissue, and flush the lymphatic system. Increase circulation and flush out toxins.
Optimal during the follicular phase of a natural cycle, or before a frozen embryo transfer or IUI. Deep belly breathing with movement exercises to encourage healthy blood production and collection toward the reproductive organs.
Optimal around ovulation, or before a frozen embryo transfer or IUI. Encourage circulation of blood and qi throughout the body.
Optimal post-conception (natural or transfer) and through the first trimester of a pregnancy, or in preparation for an IVF retrieval. Bring energy upward to support new life.