Empty Presence

Empty presence is a way to show up for our little ones so that they can explore life without our constant input and explanations.

  • First trimester nausea

4 Natural Nausea Remedies

4 Natural Nausea Remedies I spent most of my entire first trimester on the floor because of nausea, watching my husband renovate our bathroom. Naturally, 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

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 Pregnancy

We worry about things we did, about things that might happen, and then about the worry itself. Thankfully, there's an easy way to let anxiety during pregnancy go!

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...

  • Pregnancy Health

Easy Meditation for Moms

Easy Meditation for Moms and Busy Nurturers of People and Projects Step Out of the River Whether you're a new mom whose life is in chaos, or a mom-to-be running from doctor's visits to Target, or just someone who's super busy, it's easy to live life from task to taskfor days on end, without connecting to our big picture.

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...

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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.

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New Mom Care Package: The First Seven Weeks

Welcome to the New Mom Care Package! I'll be sharing support, tips, and freebies along the way that I hope will make your postpartum time easier. You'll find the first seven weeks can be the hardest...

  • Pregnancy Yoga

Finding Community Through Prenatal Yoga

My experience with prenatal yoga went way beyond the physical. I found myself transforming from a very self-centered person to an open book ready to receive all the love and support from my new community...

  • Mom and Baby Yoga

Pairing Yoga Practice and Motherhood

As a mama of two littles, it is HARD to find time for my own yoga practice. While it is still a dream to make it to a studio and take a full yoga class with no children in tow, it does occasionally happen but doesn't do much for me day-to-day. I realized early on, that developing ways to incorporate yoga at home was key...

  • Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

My Ma Yoga Teacher Training Experience

While my family and I were living on the small island of Bermuda, I completed my 200 hours of Yoga Teacher Training in Italy in August 2016. Completing my training made me realize this was just the start of a journey and there was so much more to learn and develop. As a highly knowledgeable and experienced school teacher, I had to leave my ego aside, leave my comfort zone, and not listen to the doubts and fears about not being good enough to teach yoga...