Michelle Alva Blog / 27.03.2012

Did you know that your body is naturally designed to love, digest, heal, energize, birth, breastfeed and sleep soundly?       So many pregnant women today are too stressed out to be in alignment with their true nature, which is peace and balance so that all systems work to support optimal growth and development for you and your baby. ¬†Nurturing Moves¬Æ teaches you to reduce chronic stress by teaching you to reconnect to your natural energy and innate power so that your baby may grow healthy and strong before birth and for a lifetime. We all posses an innate ability to heal, energize, de-stress and love to the fullest. All we need is to re-learn how to tap into this power. Nurturing Moves¬Æ serves as a highly effective, practical and fun way to bring us back home‚Ķ to the experience of our Divine Essence and peace. Nurturing Moves¬Æ is an...

Michelle Alva Blog / 23.03.2012

When was the last time you nurtured and appreciated your Belly? Did you know that the way you feel about your belly affects your digestion, stress level, sleep, libido, immunity and mood? Do you need more Belly Love?¬† The skin over your chest and abdomen has the most receptors for the love hormone. Relax, re-energize and raise your own levels of love hormone (aka Oxytocin) by adding a few simple mind-body-breath exercises into your "morning wake up" or "go to sleep" routine. Nurture yourself with these Nurturing Moves: 1. Breathe IN Belly Love with Diaphragmatic Breathing. Get in a comfortable position. Take the fullest inhalation. Feel the lengthening and expansion of your chest and abdomen. Exhale passively.¬† Let go of stress and tension when you exhale. Remember: LENGTHENING is the Opposite of STRESS.¬† Feel LENGTHENING in your belly to de-stress your whole body.   2. Clockwise "Circles Of Love"...