Ma Yoga® Prenatal Yoga transforms pregnancy.

I want to have a healthy pregnancy but I’m just really low energy.”

“I’m so anxious all the time about all the changes and unknowns.”

“I had my baby and I don’t even recognize my body!”

Connect to wisdom. Stand in your power.

Become the Ma you want to be.

Ma Yoga® for Pregnancy, Motherhood & Beyond:

  • uses alignment to relieve aches and pains
  • strengthens your core
  • tones your muscles
  • grounds your energy no matter how busy you are
  • prepares you for labor physically and mentally if you’re pregnant
  • heals and revitalizes your body if you’re a mom
  • connects you to baby whether your little one’s inside or out
  • supports you in being present for your loved ones and yourself
  • helps you stand strong in who you are

Jessica Jennings, MS, prenatal yoga teacherHi I’m Jessica. I’ve been teaching prenatal yoga since 2001, when I fell in love with this exciting time.

As a Lifestyle Educator in the Kaiser Permanente OB/Gyn department, Certified Feminine Power Transformational Group Facilitator and yoga teacher trainer, I saw clearly that with the right kind of guidance and support, we can learn to change the challenges of this time to opportunities to step into our greatest possibilities.

When I was pregnant, I loved being part of a community of pregnant women in prenatal yoga. Unfortunately, when I became a mom, I couldn’t afford childcare to go to a yoga class.

I felt isolated, depleted and stressed, and I needed my support and strengthening yoga as a new mom more than ever.

That’s why I created Ma Yoga® – so that women could have the guidance, inspiration, and community we all need to have a transformative pregnancy as well as a healing, nurturing postpartum. More than 18,000 women came through our 10 Southern California “Mama Circles”.

Once we created the online Ma Yoga Living Room with our prenatal yoga, birth education, and nourishing and nurturing routines for busy moms, we became a growing, global community of women seeking to embody their highest, most powerful, wise “Ma” Self.

It all starts with saying YES to support, guidance, and inspiration.

And yes, you can have it all – in your pajamas!

Individualized, calming, balancing

Love Ma Yoga! It’s individualized, calming, balancing, strengthening and nurturing for both body and the nervous 1st-time mom soul.

Kristina D, New Mom

Ma Yoga Living™
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2017-05-19T16:04:02-07:00

Kristina D, New Mom

Thank you for all the great classes, it was really excellent to feel strong and confident throughout pregnancy, knowing that I could make it through an intense yoga class kept me from being afraid to exercise and really use my body the whole way through.

Best thing I could have done for myself

I started doing Ma Yoga when I was 16 weeks pregnant. It was the best thing I could have done for myself.

Kristin L - Occupational Therapist

Ma Yoga Living™
5
2018-10-10T17:19:14-07:00

Kristin L - Occupational Therapist

“I started going to Ma Yoga® when I was 16 weeks pregnant. It was the best thing I could have done for myself.”

Such a rewarding experience

Practicing yoga with my baby next to me is such a rewarding experience – even if I only get to do a few poses, a little goes a long way… Class is challenging, but gentle.

Tiffany F. Certified Yoga Instructor

Ma Yoga Living™
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2018-10-10T17:36:04-07:00

Tiffany F. Certified Yoga Instructor

“Practicing yoga with my baby next to me is such a rewarding experience – even if I only get to do a few poses, a little goes a long way… Class is challenging, but gentle.”

Highly recommend

I highly recommend these classes to any pregnant woman, but especially yoga-nitwits like me… I always felt a lot better after class than before, more relaxed and with less aches and pains.

Trynke DeJong - PHD Researcher, UC Riverside

Ma Yoga Living™
2018-10-10T17:38:31-07:00

Trynke DeJong - PHD Researcher, UC Riverside

“I highly recommend this class to any pregnant woman, but especially yoga-nitwits like me… I always felt a lot better after class than before, more relaxed and with less aches and pains.”

Ma Yoga was a lifesaver

"I’d give 10 stars if I could! Ma Yoga was a lifesaver to me during the last trimester of my pregnancy last year.

I had pretty intense lower back pain and used the 'Happy Back Practice' routine to help relieve the pain and regain mobility.

Jess was SUPER helpful, followed up and provided additional recommendations on how to get some relief.

I ended up using the short practice almost daily and still go back to it now, more than a year after delivery, whenever my back flares up."

 

Fatimah

Ma Yoga Living™
5
2019-06-12T20:46:25-07:00

Fatimah

"I’d give 10 stars if I could! Ma Yoga was a lifesaver to me during the last trimester of my pregnancy last year. I had pretty intense lower back pain and used the 'Happy Back Practice' routine to help relieve the pain and regain mobility. Jess was SUPER helpful, followed up and provided additional recommendations on how to get some relief. I ended up using the short practice almost daily and still go back to it now, more than a year after delivery, whenever my back flares up."  

Classes for every stage

I am a mom of a toddler and "trying" for my second child now. I love how there are classes for every stage... strengthening for moms, yoga for fertility, and there are so many more classes for pregnancy and preparing for labor! But ALL classes are great for tuning into your body, heart, breath, openness, peace, and gratitude...so they are really for every woman.

Victoria Pecheco

Ma Yoga Living™
5
2019-08-16T11:25:48-07:00

Victoria Pecheco

I am a mom of a toddler and "trying" for my second child now. I love how there are classes for every stage... strengthening for moms, yoga for fertility, and there are so many more classes for pregnancy and preparing for labor! But ALL classes are great for tuning into your body, heart, breath, openness, peace, and gratitude...so they are really for every woman.

I could practice at home after my son went to bed

When I became pregnant a second time, I knew there would be no chance of making it to 5:30 yoga practice so I joined Ma Yoga Living so I could practice at home after my son went to bed.

I really appreciated the ability to pick a session based on length of time I had to practice, and being able to participate in prenatal yoga from home.

Kristin Rodriguez

Ma Yoga Living™
5
2019-08-16T11:26:39-07:00

Kristin Rodriguez

When I became pregnant a second time, I knew there would be no chance of making it to 5:30 yoga practice so I joined Ma Yoga Living so I could practice at home after my son went to bed. I really appreciated the ability to pick a session based on length of time I had to practice, and being able to participate in prenatal yoga from home.

Helps Keep Me Calm During Morning Chaos

I have been committing to a few minutes of meditation and pranayama each morning and I’ve noticed that it really helps keep me calm during the morning chaos of trying to get the kids out the door.

Jennifer R.

Ma Yoga Living™
5
2019-08-16T11:49:03-07:00

Jennifer R.

I have been committing to a few minutes of meditation and pranayama each morning and I’ve noticed that it really helps keep me calm during the morning chaos of trying to get the kids out the door.

Huge benefit to my life

When I saw the online membership that offers a community, advice and videos I immediately signed up. I've watched a couple videos... great success in reducing lower back pain!!!! I think this will be a huge benefit to my life as well as my baby.

Anna G.

Ma Yoga Living™
5
2019-09-16T12:27:52-07:00

Anna G.

“I highly recommend this class to any pregnant woman, but especially yoga-nitwits like me… I always felt a lot better after class than before, more relaxed and with less aches and pains.”

I wouldn’t be painting right now if I hadn’t done Happy Back

As a painter I often get back pain and I didn't understand why until I did this program. I honestly wouldn't be painting right now if I hadn't taken Happy Back. Jessica walks you through each step so it's so easy. Now I do simple things to change how I'm standing while I'm doing my work, and I'm pain free. At night I do the Rescue Poses just because they feel so good and relaxing.

Michelle R.

Ma Yoga Living™
2019-09-16T12:40:17-07:00

Michelle R.

As a painter I often get back pain and I didn't understand why until I did this program. I honestly wouldn't be painting right now if I hadn't taken Happy Back. Jessica walks you through each step so it's so easy. Now I do simple things to change how I'm standing while I'm doing my work, and I'm pain free. At night I do the Rescue Poses just because they feel so good and relaxing.

A Gift from the Universe!

I love that you provided encouragement to meditate regularly even if it’s only for a short time, And structure for short meditation sessions. This is hard to find! I find myself meditating for a minute sometimes and just doing deep breathing much more often then I used to, even when I don’t have time for longer sessions.

I’m very list-oriented so I loved how the Ma Meditation program listed the steps and then checked them off as you completed them. Very encouraging!

Thanks so much for developing this program and making it accessible online! I loved that it was so specifically tailored to the needs of pregnant women and moms. To be honest, I forget how I even heard about the program. Obviously a gift from the universe!

Cate H.

Ma Yoga Living™
2019-09-17T05:27:21-07:00

Cate H.

I love that you provided encouragement to meditate regularly even if it’s only for a short time, And structure for short meditation sessions. This is hard to find! I find myself meditating for a minute sometimes and just doing deep breathing much more often then I used to, even when I don’t have time for longer sessions. I’m very list-oriented so I loved how the Ma Meditation program listed the steps and then checked them off as you completed them. Very encouraging! Thanks so much for developing this program and making it accessible online! I loved that it was so specifically tailored to the needs of pregnant women and moms. To be honest, I forget how I even heard about the program. Obviously a gift from the universe!

Live online class was great

The live online class was great! Viviana was very friendly and knowledgeable and made sure to incorporate moves based off of the body aches we all had, so it was a great class... I will definitely be back in her class.

Kayla C.

Ma Yoga Living™
2020-05-10T18:36:57-07:00

Kayla C.

The live online class was great! Viviana was very friendly and knowledgeable and made sure to incorporate moves based off of the body aches we all had, so it was a great class... I will definitely be back in her class.

I love its flexibility

I want to say how much I appreciate the thoughtfulness of the Ma Yoga program! I love its flexibility, and the mix of focus and intensity. My first video was a simple 15-minute moon salutation and, on a night where something longer felt overwhelming, having that option to do just a little helped.

Colleen Fitzsimmons

Ma Yoga Living™
5
2019-05-01T19:57:05-07:00

Colleen Fitzsimmons

I want to say how much I appreciate the thoughtfulness of the Ma Yoga program! I love its flexibility, and the mix of focus and intensity. My first video was a simple 15-minute moon salutation and, on a night where something longer felt overwhelming, having that option to do just a little helped.
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Ma Yoga Living Member Benefits

MA YOGA® ANYTIME

Over 60 Ob/Gyn-approved searchable Prenatal Yoga, Mom Yoga and Mom + Baby Yoga classes are designed for right where you are on your journey. Whether you have 10 minutes or an hour, you’re pregnant or a mom, or you’re just someone who wants to do alignment-based yoga, there are wonderful classes for you. In our Prenatal Yoga classes, you’ll be able to relieve pregnancy aches and pains, support optimal position for baby, make space for baby and open your hips for baby’s exit.

In our Mom Yoga classes you’ll strengthen, heal, release tense shoulders and connect to baby – all in the comfort of your living room.

online prenatal yoga and mom yoga in a searchable library

LIVE ONLINE MA YOGA® CLASSES

Our expert Certified Ma Yoga® teachers are trained doulas, postpartum and parenting professionals, and therapeutic alignment specialists. We’ll guide you step-by-step through strengthening, opening, grounding and super fun practices – all in the friendly, casual, Ma Yoga Zoom Room.

Members receive 40% off Prenatal YogaMom Yoga, Mom+Baby and Kids yoga – and enjoy Ma Yoga for Anyone classes with Jessica for FREE.

live online Ma Yoga prenatal yoga and mommy and me yoga

CUSTOM PROGRAMS

Select your focus for the week: would you like to relieve your aches and pains? Get stronger and more powerful? Prepare for labor? Feel overall energized and radiant?

Set your intention for the week and you’ll receive specific practices and programs to help you make it happen.

A unique program of prenatal yoga or mom yoga to support your goals for your body.

GUIDANCE

More than 40 Pregnancy & New Mom guides for the challenges ahead, as well as Radiant YOU Care Package guides for later – with nourishing food, healthy weight-loss and nurturing self-care routines you can do even on your busiest days.

SUPPORT

Share in our “Ma Circle” when you need a answers or support from yoga teachers, birth and parenting educators, and healthy lifestyle coaches. If you need a little extra support, go to “Ask Dr. Shosh”, our mommy mood expert.

DISCOUNTS ON ALL PROGRAMS

Create your unique Ma Meditation & Power Practice that works for your schedule and needs, keep your back pain-free with Happy Back in 5, and join Jessica for I WILL (Ideal Weight/ Ideal Lifestyle Lab) to create a nurturing relationship with food and your body – all at 20% off the already super affordable costs.

You may cancel any time.

RELIEVE ACHES AND PAINS

Ma Yoga®’s unique, therapeutic, alignment-based yoga teaches you simple, subtle adjustments that make a world of difference for the common pains like back, wrist, shoulder and neck.

PREPARE FOR LABOR

If you’re pregnant, choose Prenatal Yoga and then whatever you need, including “Prepare for Labor”, “Relieve Aches and Pains” and lots more.  You’ll receive a Custom Program that teaches you what you need to know before the big day. Using breath, movement, hip and pelvic floor techniques, you’ll move forward with confidence.

CONNECT TO BABY

We know part of your heart is always connected to your little one. In both our Prenatal Yoga and our Mom + Baby classes, you’ll enjoy that connection as you get strong, open, and grounded. You’ll receive so much nurturing so you can keep giving to baby without feeling depleted. And you’ll have a super fun time doing it.

LET GO OF ANXIETY AND WORRY

Whether you’re pregnant or a dad, stress affects every part of you. It makes you more vulnerable to illness and aches and pains, less energized and not present for you or your loved ones. In one hour, you will shift on every level into feeling calm, supported, and connected – so you can step into your greatest possibilities.

You may cancel any time.

Ma Yoga® Anytime clips

Prenatal Yoga practice:
"Optimal Positioning for Baby"

Mom Yoga practice:
"First Time Back as a New Mom"

Take a moment and breathe

I just want to take a quick minute to thank you SO much for these classes, Jess.  I REALLY look forward to them.  Not only can i feel my (now plumper) body strengthening, but I have noticed that when I am stressed (even unknowingly stressed) I have hard time breathing deeply.  A month ago I thought I was sick, but I've determined that it is simply how I am manifesting some fear.

Anyway, your class, the breathing and mostly YOU have helped me realize what that is and learn to take a moment and breathe.  I REALLY appreciate it.  Truly.

Gina S.

Ma Yoga Living™
2020-05-10T18:51:04-07:00

Gina S.

I just want to take a quick minute to thank you SO much for these classes, Jess.  I REALLY look forward to them.  Not only can i feel my (now plumper) body strengthening, but I have noticed that when I am stressed (even unknowingly stressed) I have hard time breathing deeply.  A month ago I thought I was sick, but I've determined that it is simply how I am manifesting some fear. Anyway, your class, the breathing and mostly YOU have helped me realize what that is and learn to take a moment and breathe.  I REALLY appreciate it.  Truly.

Wonderful gift

Thank you so much for your wonderful gift of Yoga today. My legs are still shaking but I feel less anxious. You are amazing!! Can’t thank you enough for your encouragement to join you this morning. I needed it emotionally and physically.

 

Rosibel R.

Ma Yoga Living™
2020-05-10T18:51:38-07:00

Rosibel R.

Thank you so much for your wonderful gift of Yoga today. My legs are still shaking but I feel less anxious. You are amazing!! Can’t thank you enough for your encouragement to join you this morning. I needed it emotionally and physically.  

Wiped

Thank you for the class this morning. I am sooo wiped out I can't believe it!

 

Gary K.

Ma Yoga Living™
2020-05-10T18:52:11-07:00

Gary K.

Thank you for the class this morning. I am sooo wiped out I can't believe it!  

F-ing Awesome

That was f-ing awesome. I feel so much better!!!!! You are an amazing teacher. Your ability to explain is crazy good.

Erica B.

Ma Yoga Living™
2020-05-10T18:54:19-07:00

Erica B.

That was f-ing awesome. I feel so much better!!!!! You are an amazing teacher. Your ability to explain is crazy good.

Virtual classes saving my life

 

Awesome! Thank you so much! The virtual classes have been saving my life and I truly love these classes.

 

Laurie S.

Ma Yoga Living™
2020-05-10T18:54:48-07:00

Laurie S.

  Awesome! Thank you so much! The virtual classes have been saving my life and I truly love these classes.  

Best online yoga class I’ve attended

[Ma Yoga for Anyone] was so wonderful! It was the best online yoga class I've attended, as your attention to us, feedback, and nurturing was so amazing! Thank you for sharing your energy and beautiful ma presence to help us move energy.

 

Dr. Carley C.

Ma Yoga Living™
2020-05-10T18:55:15-07:00

Dr. Carley C.

[Ma Yoga for Anyone] was so wonderful! It was the best online yoga class I've attended, as your attention to us, feedback, and nurturing was so amazing! Thank you for sharing your energy and beautiful ma presence to help us move energy.  

Actually loved the class

I actually loved the class. I say actually because, as you know, yoga has never been my "thing" and computer stuff is also not my "thing" but Jess! I forgot how much I loved the way you speak in images and teach through such personal attention. THANK YOU! I've been walking around for 5 weeks with such pain in my knee/leg and all the stretching made me feel SO much better!

Sue B.

Ma Yoga Living™
2020-05-10T18:55:50-07:00

Sue B.

I actually loved the class. I say actually because, as you know, yoga has never been my "thing" and computer stuff is also not my "thing" but Jess! I forgot how much I loved the way you speak in images and teach through such personal attention. THANK YOU! I've been walking around for 5 weeks with such pain in my knee/leg and all the stretching made me feel SO much better!

Enjoyed the hour of moving, stretching, and centering

I was glad to be able to finally come to a class now that they’re online! I am going to keep coming...my body really enjoyed the hour of moving, stretching, and centering.

Jelena P.

Ma Yoga Living™
2020-05-10T18:56:34-07:00

Jelena P.

I was glad to be able to finally come to a class now that they’re online! I am going to keep coming...my body really enjoyed the hour of moving, stretching, and centering.
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Ma Yoga Living Membership

  • Ma Yoga® Anytime: Ob/Gyn-approved prenatal & postpartum yoga classes, from 10 minutes to 1 hour
  • Live Online Yoga: FREE Ma Yoga for Anyone classes with Jessica in the Ma Yoga Zoom Room, twice weekly
  • Member Discounts: 40% off live online Prenatal Yoga, Mom, Mom + Baby and Kid classes; 20% off all online programs including birth education, I WILL, Ma Meditation Menu, and Happy Back in 5
  • Customized Program: set your intention each week and get your recommended classes and programs so you can make it happen
  • Care Package Guides: tips and tricks for pregnancy, labor, and motherhood
  • Ask Dr. Shosh: for “mommy mood” support
  • Ma Circle: with birth, parenting, and healthy living experts
  • Support, guidance, and inspiration every step of the way

Free for 2-weeks, only $18/month after that

You may cancel anytime.