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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

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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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

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

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.

4 Prenatal Yoga Tips for Yoga Teachers2020-07-16T20:23:51-07:00
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Easy Meditation for Moms

Easy Meditation for People who Hate Meditating 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 run from task to task for days on end, without connecting to our big picture. If you've tried meditation and decided it wasn't for you, ask yourself this:

Easy Meditation for Moms2020-07-10T17:11:36-07:00
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Finding Community Through Pregnancy Yoga

My experience with pregnancy 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...

Finding Community Through Pregnancy Yoga2020-07-16T14:18:25-07:00
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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...

My Ma Yoga Teacher Training Experience2020-07-16T20:54:44-07:00
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Benefits of Yoga For Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond

One of my great joys is watching pregnant women emerging into motherhood as they go through my Prenatal Yoga and into Mom + Baby Yoga classes. There are so many fears and concerns for most women...

Benefits of Yoga For Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond2020-07-17T18:45:20-07:00
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3 Tips For Writing A Birth Plan

Birth Plan Tip 1: Learn about your birth place’s policies Before writing your wishes down, make a call or go online to see what's already in place. Your chosen birth place might surprise you by already being on the same page about something that matters to you...

3 Tips For Writing A Birth Plan2019-09-20T01:00:30-07:00
  • Yoga Instructor Training

Meet Shoshana Bennett, Ph.D., Postpartum Assistance Expert

Internationally recognized as a leading maternal mental health expert, clinical psychologist Dr. Shoshana Bennett has inspired and transformed countless lives worldwide through her radio shows, books, lectures, interactive tele-classes, consultations, and videos. Affectionately known as “Dr. Shosh”, she educates, engages, and empowers her audiences...

Meet Shoshana Bennett, Ph.D., Postpartum Assistance Expert2020-07-17T19:33:42-07:00
  • 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...

Meet Lauren Horn, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Ma Yoga® Teacher Trainer2020-07-17T19:38:54-07:00
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Meet Linda Eifer, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Mom Yoga Expert

Ma Yoga Living Yoga for Pregnancy Teacher Linda Eifer Certified Ma Yoga® Instructor I’m a native of Los Angeles, mother of two, and more recently, a yogi. I joined the Anusara community in 2000, began teaching yoga in 2004, yoga for pregnancy in 2007. I draw on experiences, family, my students, and the natural world for inspiration in contemporary life...

Meet Linda Eifer, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Mom Yoga Expert2020-07-23T07:09:58-07:00
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