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

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
  • 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...

Are You Playing Small or Choosing the Highest?2020-07-08T15:48:31-07:00
  • Pregnancy Yoga

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
  • 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...

My Ma Yoga Teacher Training Experience2020-07-16T20:54:44-07:00
  • Pregnancy Exercise

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
  • Yoga Instructor Training

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

Meet Rachelle Luczynski, Ma Yoga® Instructor Birth and Postpartum Doula Rachelle Luczynski, Ma Yoga® Instructor I am honored to be an Inspired Anusara therapeutics, prenatal and postnatal yoga instructor, and Birth and Postpartum doula. I do private lessons and public classes and workshops in Los Angeles, CA, and I've helped hundreds of women transition beautifully to motherhood.

Meet Rachelle Luczynski, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Birth and Postpartum Doula2020-07-26T13:43:52-07:00
  • 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...

Meet Colleen Hieber, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Ma Yoga® Teacher Trainer2020-07-17T19:37:35-07:00
  • 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
  • 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...

Meet Jamie Hanson, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Mom Yoga Teacher2020-07-16T15:59:49-07:00

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...

Meet Rebecca Hackett, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor and Yoga Therapist2020-07-17T19:40:21-07:00
  • Yoga Instructor Training

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
  • Prenatal Teacher Training

Uncovering The Divine Feminine

Uncovering the Divine Femine Discovering the "Ma" in my prenatal yoga teacher training journey. I recently embarked on my journey to become a Prenatal Yoga teacher with Ma Yoga, and participated in the Yoga of Pregnancy and Therapeutics for Mamas teacher training programs. Throughout the course of both of these beautiful weekends, I uncovered several truths. I discovered truths...

Uncovering The Divine Feminine2019-09-20T01:00:31-07:00