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meditation

How Five 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.

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pregnacy-and exrecises

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.

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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.

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kid yoga conscious mama

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.

Read More »
highest self yoga

Are You Playing Small or Choosing Your Highest Self?

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…

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moms meditation yoga

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 run from task to task for days

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easy green smoothie

EASY GREEN SMOOTHIES: 6 Reasons To 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…

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Elizabeth-Clark-Ma-Yoga-Instructor-with-kids

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…

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ma 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…

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AmandaCagle-class

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…

Read More »
Dr. Shoshana Bennett

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…

Read More »
meditation

How Five 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.

Read More »
pregnacy-and exrecises

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.

Read More »
prenatal-yoga-tips

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.

Read More »
kid yoga conscious mama

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.

Read More »
highest self yoga

Are You Playing Small or Choosing Your Highest Self?

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…

Read More »
moms meditation yoga

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 run from task to task for days

Read More »
easy green smoothie

EASY GREEN SMOOTHIES: 6 Reasons To 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…

Read More »
Elizabeth-Clark-Ma-Yoga-Instructor-with-kids

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…

Read More »
ma 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…

Read More »
AmandaCagle-class

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…

Read More »
Dr. Shoshana Bennett

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…

Read More »

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The Yoga of Pregnancy

Discover the do’s and don’ts, how to safely adjust regular poses and the amazing benefits of prenatal yoga.