Mum Breastfeeding While Doing Yoga Kinda Makes Us Tired Just Looking At Her 5 years ago

Mum Breastfeeding While Doing Yoga Kinda Makes Us Tired Just Looking At Her

We've had 'yogalates' (a fusion of pilates and yoga) and 'voga' (a fusion of yoga and, well, posing – yes really it exists!) and now we've got 'Yo-got-milk?'.

Okay that is my lame attempt to make a portmanteau to describe breastfeeding while doing yoga, as practised by a 29-year-old mum-of-three in Texas.

Sneak a peek at her Instagram posts, seeing is believing. While I could barely eat while breastfeeding this bendy mama is practically doing headstands.

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Carlee Benear is mum to five-year-old Milam, two-year-old Cale, and Maramaylee who is just one month.

The 29-year-old spoke to HuffPostUK:

“I flourished in my yoga practice throughout my entire pregnancy.”

“Once my daughter was born, we were inseparable. After a few weeks of staring at her every move I felt the urge to get back on my mat and step back into my practice with this fresh new joy surrounding me."

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“Breastfeeding and caring for a newborn are a full-time job on their own. So, gradually I took her on the mat with me."

“Once we started feeding and flowing, a spark ignited. We were connected again in harmony.”

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Carlee is obviously very confident in her yoga practice, though she wasn't always:

“I used to be very clumsy, yoga changed that. Yoga helped me understand gravity and the grace that comes along with it.”

She explained that while some of the poses may look complicated but "you discover how it’s done and what your own body is capable of."

If the latest yoga hybrid catches on we're going to have a new generation of yogis who will be down dogging before they can walk!

Images by RealTeelPhotos via Carlee Benear's Instagram