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Fertile Yoga – Free and Open to All Blog Feature
Lisa Rosenthal

By: Lisa Rosenthal on October 12th, 2016

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Fertile Yoga – Free and Open to All

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fertile-yoga-for-infertility.jpgFertile Yoga was founded and developed eight years ago a year after I arrived at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT). When I was trying to conceive and in fertility treatment over two decades ago, yoga saved my sanity.

My yoga practice kept me able to go for fertility treatment even when I was discouraged. Yoga kept me able to go for treatment when I was convinced it would fail. I wanted to share what I experienced with other people who were trying to conceive and having those feelings of discouragement and disappointment themselves.

Fertile Yoga & Infertility Treatment

Fertile Yoga is offered three times a week, once in Trumbull, once in Norwalk and once in Bethel. It is a gentle, restorative practice that focuses on asanas (physical poses) that are discussed and reviewed with the five board certified Reproductive Endocrinologists (fertility specialists) at RMACT.  Fertile Yoga is a practice that is designed specifically with fertility treatment in mind; accommodating the physiological stresses that medications, regular appointments and procedures can create.

Fertile Yoga also focuses on the mind/body connection with an emphasis on guided meditation, seeing ourselves as people and not just walking infertility diagnoses.

Infertility and fertility treatment can be an exciting venture, those steps towards building your family. They can also be exhausting and demanding.

Come give yourself a well deserved mini-vacation. Fertile Yoga is free, open to the public, calorie-free, caffeine-free, alcohol-free, with only positive side effects.

Join Us for Fertile Yoga & Ladies Night In

Please check our calendar carefully as Fertile Yoga is offered three weeks a month, with one week off (usually the last week of the month). Fertile Yoga is followed by Ladies Night In, three times a month. This Thursday, Ladies Night In will be meeting in Norwalk. Come join a group of strong, funny, helpful women discover the ways to best survive and thrive during infertility. And we feed you dinner! Next week Ladies Night In will be meeting in Trumbull.

Fertile Yoga and Ladies Night In are both free and open to the public, as well as many other programs offered by RMACT. Please note that next week there will be an Egg Freezing Webinar on October 20th.

If you have any questions, posting your questions here will come directly to me. If you would prefer to email me, please do so at lrosenthal@rmact.com.

We are here to answer your questions and help you through this process. I would love to hear from you.

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About Lisa Rosenthal

Lisa has over thirty years of experience in the fertility field. After her personal infertility journey, she felt dissatisfied with the lack of comprehensive services available to support her. She was determined to help others undergoing fertility treatment. Lisa has been with RMACT for eleven years and serves as Patient Advocate and the Strategic Content Lead.

Lisa is the teacher and founder of Fertile Yoga, a program designed to support men and women on their quest for their families through gentle movement and meditation.

Lisa’s true passion is supporting patients getting into treatment, being able to stay in treatment and staying whole and complete throughout the process. Lisa is also a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, which is helpful in her work with fertility patients.

Her experience also includes working with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and The American Fertility Association (now Path2Parenthood), where she was Educational Coordinator, Conference Director and Assistant Executive Director.