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Zoom with an Expert – Pregnancy in the Time of Covid

Covid has changed so much - let's talk about pregnancy, labor, & postpartum with OB/Gyn Revana Lukman from UCLA. She'll answer questions like What happens if I develop Covid-19 while I'm pregnant? and How has Covid-19 changed prenatal visits, labor and delivery care, and postpartum care? Plus hear from doulas about what it's like supporting mamas in Covid times.

Zoom with an Expert – Pregnancy in the Time of Covid2020-11-18T19:30:23-08:00
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Zoom with an Expert – Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic floor issues don't get the attention they deserve, but they are super common. Yet there are things you can to do prevent and treat leakage, prolapse, and tightness. Pelvic Floor expert Physical Therapist Whitney Sippl provides tips for pregnant mamas and new moms for keeping pelvic floor happy.

Zoom with an Expert – Pelvic Floor Disorders2020-10-28T20:09:09-07:00
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The Evolution of Ma Yoga’s Online Yoga Zoom Room

The Evolution of Ma Yoga's Online Yoga Zoom Room I received an email from a mom-to-be looking for prenatal yoga in Tokyo. The email read,  "I’ve read about Ma Yoga classes, she said. Are there any here?" I told her I wished there was a way we could send a teacher over. I believe so strongly in the support, alignment, and education that

The Evolution of Ma Yoga’s Online Yoga Zoom Room2020-07-22T07:57:57-07:00

Coronavirus: Go To Yoga Class Or No?

Coronavirus: Go To Prenatal Yoga or Mom + Baby, Or No? Being pregnant or a new mom is known to cause anxiety. Add in Covid-19, and it can feel overwhelming. Of course, yoga is great when we want to feel more calm, clear and grounded - especially when we're pregnant. But should we go to prenatal yoga and risk catching or spreading it?

Coronavirus: Go To Yoga Class Or No?2020-07-16T20:27:08-07:00
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7 Questions To Ask Your Midwife or OB/GYN

7 Questions To Ask Your Midwife or OB/GYN Are you expecting? Make sure you bring this list of questions to ask your midwife or OB/GYN to your next appointment. Life - and birth - happens while we're making plans. And yet, if we are clear about what we want, we increase the chances that it'll happen. When we understand what will happen in

7 Questions To Ask Your Midwife or OB/GYN2020-07-08T15:33:17-07:00
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What is a Doula?

What is a Doula? If you're pregnant, choose your labor team wisely.   A doula is anyone who's been through labor before, and can help guide, support, and inspire a mom through it. Whether your doula is a loving family member, a mom friend, or a trained support person - women in labor benefit from having someone there for emotional support. Just ask

What is a Doula?2020-07-08T15:34:05-07:00
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How to Reconnect With Yourself

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

How to Reconnect With Yourself2020-07-16T20:40:36-07:00

How Pregnancy Exercise Has Changed in 20 Years

How Pregnancy Exercise Has Changed in my 20 Years of Teaching Don't do abdominals, don't do twists, and definitely don't do a strong practice that would make you sweat. That's what I learned in my first prenatal yoga teacher training, and many after that. Over the years, I saw first hand how we need our strength when we're pregnant maybe more than any

How Pregnancy Exercise Has Changed in 20 Years2020-07-24T19:27:24-07:00
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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.

Empty Presence2020-07-16T20:33:12-07:00
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4 Natural Pregnancy Nausea Remedies

Natural Pregnancy Nausea Remedies I spent most of my first trimester on the floor, watching my husband renovate our bathroom. I remember loving it there - it just became my happy place. If you’re feeling out of it, and basically spending your first trimester on the couch or wherever YOUR happy place is, don't worry. It's totally norma. The first trimester isn’t

4 Natural Pregnancy Nausea Remedies2020-07-14T03:39:51-07:00

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.

How Two Minutes of Daily Meditation Can Change Your Life2020-07-17T19:16:54-07:00

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.

Pregnancy and Exercise: Is it Safe?2019-10-12T06:51:02-07:00
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