Pregnancy is a perfect time to begin a gentle yoga practice. Prenatal Yoga or Pregnancy Yoga can help prepare expectant mothers, both physically and mentally for the process of labor. Learn to connect with your baby and body through breathing, meditation, visualization, kriya (energetic body movements), and asana (yoga postures). Prenatal Yoga classes have a number of benefits for expectant moms. It can help alleviate common discomforts associated with pregnancy, prepare women both physically and mentally for the rigors of labor, connect mothers-to-be with their babies and connect women with others sharing a similar experience. Any pregnant woman can join the class after being cleared by her doctor to exercise.