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About Jessica Jennings

Jessica Jennings is a yoga teacher, lifestyle educator and Certified Feminine Power Transformational Facilitator. She created Ma Yoga® for Pregnancy, Motherhood & Beyond in 2009 to address the specific challenges and opportunities for this exciting time of life. After over 10,000 people came through Ma Yoga classes in Southern California, she and her senior Ma Yoga teachers started an online global studio for moms and moms-to-be. Get free guidance and inspiration for wherever you are on your journey at MaYogaLiving.com!

4 Natural Nausea Remedies

I spent most of my entire first trimester on the floor, watching my husband renovate our bathroom. I remember loving it there - it was just my happy place. If you’re feeling out of it, and finding yourself staring at the open fridge wondering what you wanted - I want you to know that’s normal! The first trimester isn’t called the “Bleary”

Wave Breathing for Moms and Moms-to-be

When we lengthen and expand our breath - especially the exhale - we return to a natural rhythm, ground our energy and reset our nervous system.

How Two Minutes of Daily Meditation Can Change Your Life

Mama Talk: Sharing Yoga with Kids is about simple ways to playfully share yoga with kids. In this chat with Ma Yoga teacher and Mom Jamie Hanson, we share games to teach kidsto use their breath, their bodies and their minds to discover who they are and how powerful they are to change themselves and the world.

Postpartum: A Celebration of the Birth of YOU

Mama Talk: Sharing Yoga with Kids is about simple ways to playfully share yoga with kids. In this chat with Ma Yoga teacher and Mom Jamie Hanson, we share games to teach kidsto use their breath, their bodies and their minds to discover who they are and how powerful they are to change themselves and the world.

Pregnancy and Exercise: Is it Safe?

Mama Talk: Sharing Yoga with Kids is about simple ways to playfully share yoga with kids. In this chat with Ma Yoga teacher and Mom Jamie Hanson, we share games to teach kidsto use their breath, their bodies and their minds to discover who they are and how powerful they are to change themselves and the world.

Tips on Dealing with Anxiety During the First Trimester

Mama Talk: Sharing Yoga with Kids is about simple ways to playfully share yoga with kids. In this chat with Ma Yoga teacher and Mom Jamie Hanson, we share games to teach kidsto use their breath, their bodies and their minds to discover who they are and how powerful they are to change themselves and the world.

4 Prenatal Yoga Tips for Yoga Teachers

In this quick video, Colleen and Jamie share 4 Prenatal Yoga Tips for teachers so we can make sure we are guiding, supporting,and inspiring our moms-to-be as much as possible. Also, grab your free ebook, The Yoga of Pregnancy for Teachers! Above are three prenatal yoga tips from Colleen Hieber and Jamie Hanson, both amazing Ma Yoga® Teachers and Teacher Trainers.

Sharing Yoga with Kids

Mama Talk: Sharing Yoga with Kids is about simple ways to playfully share yoga with kids. In this chat with Ma Yoga teacher and Mom Jamie Hanson, we share games to teach kidsto use their breath, their bodies and their minds to discover who they are and how powerful they are to change themselves and the world.

  • Playing Small or Choosing Highest Self

Are You Playing Small or Choosing the Highest?

When we become conscious of a choice (and many choices that we make throughout the day are automatic, like make the coffee, wake the kids), we can choose to act in the “highest” way.  What is the highest way? It is simply acting in the most life-enhancing, beautiful, nurturing, wise and powerful way...

Creating a Loving Universe for Our Children

To me, the universe has always had wisdom and love in it - always. When I found yoga in my 20's, I knew I had come home to a place that had language for this: universal Consciousness, intelligence...

  • easy green smoothies

EASY GREEN SMOOTHIES: 6 Reasons I Love Them

There’s nothing better than starting your day off with an easy green smoothie. All you need are leafy greens, fruit, spices, plant-based protein, and water to concoct your own creation. Full of important vitamins and minerals, green smoothies pack a healthy punch to help keep your body and mind in tip-top shape. These are just a few of the reasons why they’re one of my go-to snacks as a busy mom...

  • colds - MAyurveda and the Neti Pot

Colds: MAyurveda, the Neti Pot, and Other Essential Weapons in the Fight

I’m the cold master. The Queen of Colds. I’ve gotten them for a good portion of every winter ever since my daughter was born, and canceling teaching gigs is just part of the season. Even as a kid, I had terrible allergies to cats and dust and pollen and was mucous-y a lot.

  • Ma Yoga Living Founder

Meet Jessica Jennings, Ma Yoga Living Founder

Meet Jessica Jennings, Ma Yoga Living Founder Jessica is a lifestyle educator, transformational group facilitator and prenatal teacher trainer. Meet Ma Yoga Living founder, Jessica! Ma Yoga’s curriculum grew out of Jessica’s training and experiences. Jessica is a Certified Anusara Yoga teacher, with a Masters in Kinesiology. She also spent six years teaching in the

  • Yoga Instructor Training

Meet Rachelle Luczynski, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Birth and Postpartum Doula

Meet Rachelle Luczynski, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Birth and Postpartum Doula Certified Ma Yoga® Instructor

  • Yoga Instructor Training

Meet Colleen Hieber, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Ma Yoga® Teacher Trainer

Ma Yoga Living Instructor Colleen Hieber Certified Ma Yoga® Instructor, E-RYT 500, RPYT, YACEP I’ve been teaching yoga since 2011, shortly after completing my 85-Hour prenatal teacher training with Jessica Jennings in Los Angeles through Ma Yoga®. I have worked closely with Jessica to build a large prenatal yoga community in Orange County, CA...

  • Yoga Teacher Training

Meet Lauren Horn, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Ma Yoga® Teacher Trainer

Ma Yoga Living Instructor Lauren Horn Certified Ma Yoga® Instructor, RYT-500, RPYT I discovered yoga in 2003 with the intention to relieve chronic low back pain and it worked! Since then I have experienced the benefits of yoga at all stages of life; as a single woman, in marriage, during pregnancy, and now as a mother...

  • Yoga Instructor Training

Meet Jamie Hanson, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Mom Yoga Teacher

Ma Yoga Living Instructor Jamie Hanson Certified Ma Yoga® Instructor, E-RYT, RPYT I began teaching prenatal yoga with Ma Yoga® in late 2014 after suffering the loss of two pregnancies. In 2015 my daughter Luisa was born and I entered the journey of motherhood at which time I also began teaching Mommy and Me Yoga classes as well...

  • Yoga Instructor Training

Meet Rebecca Hackett, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Yoga Therapist

Ma Yoga Living Instructor Rebecca Hackett Certified Ma Yoga® Instructor and Birth Doula, C-IAYT, YTRx-800C, RYT-500 I have been doing yoga since 2000 after having multiple back surgeries in 1998, 2003, a spinal fusion in 2012, and two abdominal surgeries including a cesarean section. In 2013 I became a yoga teacher so I could to others the many benefits of yoga...