How Prenatal Yoga Has Changed in 20 Years

Don't do abdominals, don't do twists, and definitely don't do a strong practice that would make you sweat. Over the years, I saw how we need our strength when we're pregnant maybe more than any other time: when else are we carrying an item around that weighs as much as a bowling ball, 24/7? But it wasn't until I asked myself, "What is

How Prenatal Yoga Has Changed in 20 Years2019-09-19T07:04:17-07:00

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 Presence2019-09-20T01:00:29-07:00
  • 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

4 Natural Nausea Remedies2019-09-20T01:00:29-07:00

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 Life2019-09-20T01:00:29-07:00

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.

Postpartum: A Celebration of the Birth of YOU2019-09-20T01:00:29-07:00

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 Teachers2019-09-20T01:00:29-07:00

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.

Sharing Yoga with Kids2019-09-20T01:00:29-07:00
  • 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?2019-09-20T01:00:30-07:00
  • Pregnancy Health

Easy Meditation for Moms

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. We all know that meditation is a great way to calm our mind and body down. It's like pressing the

Easy Meditation for Moms2019-09-20T01:00:30-07:00
  • 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...

Finding Community Through Prenatal Yoga2019-09-20T01:00:30-07:00
  • 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...

Pairing Yoga Practice and Motherhood2019-09-20T01:00:30-07:00
  • 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 Experience2019-09-20T01:00:30-07:00
  • Jess Jennings, MS

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

Meet Jessica Jennings, Ma Yoga Living Founder2019-09-20T01:00:30-07:00
  • 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 & Beyond2019-09-20T01:00:30-07:00