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Prenatal Yoga teacher training

Why I Believe Every Yoga Teacher Should Receive Prenatal Training

It’s true, not everyone wants to teach prenatal yoga. Still, most of us will know someone we care about who gets pregnant, and most yoga teachers will find themselves teaching with a pregnant woman in the room. Knowing how we can best support them – and not pass along more anxiety and fear – is the greatest gift we can give a mom-to-be.

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My Spiritual Awakening: Channeling

I practice meditation and breathing and I’m grateful to have had many moments of feeling that the universe is supporting me and my intention to serve in inexplicable ways.

But I had an experience the other day that helped me realize I was missing something the whole time.

It came out of the blue and suddenly things became so much clearer, even what I’ve been saying for years suddenly had a deeper meaning.

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exhale before taking a deep breath

Why I Say “No Thank You” to “Take a Deep Breath”

For me, one of the most annoying things someone can say is “Relax! Take a deep breath.”

It’s not just because it’s embarrassing when people point out how stressed I am, and ask if I’ve ever meditated, considering I’ve been teaching yoga for 20 years and practicing for 25.

It’s even more that it’s actually not that helpful for me to take a deep breath – and it can make me MORE stressed.

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pregnancy and covid

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.

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Pregnancy in the Time of Covid

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.

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Pregnancy in the time of Covid

Postpartum in Covid Times

Being a new mom is not easy. Postpartum comes with many challenges, and Covid has only added to them. Get some tips from pediatrician Dr. Jeon, UCLA to make it a little easier.

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Prenatal Yoga teacher training

Why I Believe Every Yoga Teacher Should Receive Prenatal Training

It’s true, not everyone wants to teach prenatal yoga. Still, most of us will know someone we care about who gets pregnant, and most yoga teachers will find themselves teaching with a pregnant woman in the room. Knowing how we can best support them – and not pass along more anxiety and fear – is the greatest gift we can give a mom-to-be.

Read More »

My Spiritual Awakening: Channeling

I practice meditation and breathing and I’m grateful to have had many moments of feeling that the universe is supporting me and my intention to serve in inexplicable ways.

But I had an experience the other day that helped me realize I was missing something the whole time.

It came out of the blue and suddenly things became so much clearer, even what I’ve been saying for years suddenly had a deeper meaning.

Read More »
exhale before taking a deep breath

Why I Say “No Thank You” to “Take a Deep Breath”

For me, one of the most annoying things someone can say is “Relax! Take a deep breath.”

It’s not just because it’s embarrassing when people point out how stressed I am, and ask if I’ve ever meditated, considering I’ve been teaching yoga for 20 years and practicing for 25.

It’s even more that it’s actually not that helpful for me to take a deep breath – and it can make me MORE stressed.

Read More »
pregnancy and covid

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.

Read More »
Pregnancy in the Time of Covid

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.

Read More »
Pregnancy in the time of Covid

Postpartum in Covid Times

Being a new mom is not easy. Postpartum comes with many challenges, and Covid has only added to them. Get some tips from pediatrician Dr. Jeon, UCLA to make it a little easier.

Read More »

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