Can a yoga pose relieve period pain? My answer on asked me to chime in on period relief. Check out my favorite yoga pose for menstrual pain.

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Moving around might sound like the absolute orst thing when you're sidelined with period cramps, but in this case, you'll be happy you did. "Oftentimes while I am going through mind-numbing cramps, I will lay flat out on my belly to get into Bow Pose," says Stephanie Birch, California-based yogi and photographer. "I used to curl up in a ball hoping for relief, but there is something so beneficial in lying face-down, adding weight to the cramping areas of the bod."