Hollywood Chiropractor Dr. Christine Anderson, producer of Dr. Christine Anderson's Prenatal Yoga, has an article, Yoga and Pregnancy, published in the 2006-07 winter issue of Evolve Magazine, described as A Magazine of Evolutionary Products, People, and Ideas. Anderson, who was also a featured expert on the subject for Whole Life Times, goes through the various benefits of practicing yoga during pregnancy by breaking them down into various subjects. Comparing the preparation for child birth to training for a marathon, Anderson notes that "it makes sense to use yoga to prepare your mind, body and spirit for the labor of, well, labor" Her top-selling DVD has been praised as one of the best on the market.
The 5,000 year old discipline will not only help you breath and relax properly, but "can also strengthen and tone your body, preparing you for the physical and emotional demands for labor, childbirth and motherhood," she says. Having taught Yoga for over 20 years, Anderson brings her medical knowledge in treating many pregnant women with chiropractics along with teaching a weekly prenatal yoga class. She advises finding a yoga class designed for expectant mothers, as some postures may be difficult or dangerous to do during pregnancy. The article breaks down the benefits as follows: Body Knowledge, Better Body Functioning, Mood Moderation, Breath of Life, Weight Management, Have a Better Birth and Posture Perfection.
Christine is a truly singular chiropractor in that she also holds degrees in pediatrics and homeopathic medicine, while also being an expert in nutrition. One needs only a brief conversation with Dr. Chris, as her patients call her, to realize that she is not only brilliant but a healer in the true sense of the word.
A native of Connecticut, Dr. Anderson has been practicing in Hollywood since graduating Summa Cum Laude from Cleveland Chiropractic College (CCC-LA) in Los Angeles in 1989. She completed a 3-year post graduate program which gives her diplomate status and Board Certification in Chiropractic Pediatrics and Pregnancy (DICCP). She received her Diploma in Homeopathy (DiHom) from the British Institute of Homeopathy in 1996 and completed Craniosacral Therapy I and II training from Upledger Institute in 2002.
Her unique office, just south of Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, is in a converted two-story house that offers a comfortable atmosphere for patients and visitors alike. More than half of her patients of are children, this by virtue of the fact she treats the pregnant mothers and very often both parents.
Dr. Anderson is the Featured Expert in the December 2005 issue of the Whole Life Times Article titled "Power Through Your Pregnancy"