All posts tagged: Mom and Baby yoga

Liquid Gold

There is now evidence that breast milk contains stem cells and the implications, both for the health and well being of newborns and infants and healing potential for mankind, are astounding.  It’s overwhelming really……. Posted by Sharon Fennimore Rudyk, an independent yoga instructor and doula based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Find out more about Sharon on her website www.sharonrudykyoga.com.

Yoga for Moms

Me & You Yoga (starts 12/10) Mondays from 9:30-10:30 am Join Sharon and Lady J for an awesome hour of yoga for moms and babies, toddlers and preschool age children. The emphasis here is on yoga for moms that incorporates little ones so that they share in the practice, witness mom taking care of her mind, body and spirit and learn some yoga tricks of their own. Babies love spending time with a calm and happy mom. Make this a shared weekly ritual of joy and light! Mom and Baby Yoga (starts 12/8) Saturdays from 11:15-12:00 pm This class is for mom and babies who are not yet walking to share together. Our practice begins with sounding OM to create a vibration of peace. Then, we do some gentle yoga that is postpartum appropriate to ease tension in the head, neck, shoulders and back. Babies enjoy a few yoga poses, songs and activities just for them! Classes end with some more yoga for mom and a deep relaxation. We have a NEW Little Om Toddler …

Pregnancy and Beyond

Please check out our Matrika Prenatal Website for all our fertility, pregnancy and postpartum classes, workshops and services. Sign-up for our pregnancy and/or postnatal e-mail newsletter! Matrika Prenatal Yoga & Exercise Class Schedule All prenatal yoga classes are offered on an ongoing basis and you can start at any time.   WEDNESDAY 6:00 to 7:00 pm Prenatal Yoga & Exercise at YOGA MATRIKA Pay online and enroll HERE. THURSDAY 7:00-8:00 pm Seated Meditation at YOGA MATRIKA (2nd & 4th Thursdays) [Note: this is not specifically a pregnancy class, but meditation is a safe and relaxing practice for women during pregnancy. A great class to share with a friend, partner or husband during your pregnancy!] Pay online and enroll HERE. SATURDAY 9:30 to 10:30 am Prenatal Yoga & Exercise at YOGA MATRIKA Pay online and enroll HERE.   Benefits of Yoga and Meditation During Pregnancy Physical Gentle movements improve posture so that you carry baby correctly and prevent backache Improved circulation mean less varicose veins, hemorrhoids and fluid retention Relieve fatigue Alleviate minor discomforts such as …

Summer Yoga Deals

Summer tends to be a season of relaxed schedules, road trips, camping and special time spent outside—-walks in the evening after supper, playing out on the lawn late into the night because it is still light out and it is easy to fall out of the routine of your yoga practice. This summer, we want to help you keep your commitment to your practice by offering awesome deals on unlimited yoga. Our studio is kept to a comfortable temperature with air conditioning and you will enjoy taking an hour out of the sun to refresh mind, body and spirit. Our discounted unlimited yoga packages are valid for ALL classes on the drop-in schedule as space permits. As space is limited in classes, we suggest that you enroll in classes online. This will also help you make and keep your commitment to yoga. Please note that the schedule is not, in any way, guaranteed. Individual instructors will take vacation time and may miss one or more weeks of a class. Some classes currently on the schedule …

Mom & Baby Yoga

Mom & Baby Yoga Thursdays 11:15 to noon  $10 (exact cash, check or credit cards accepted on site) This is a class for moms to share with babies up to 6-months or crawling (whichever comes first).  We start our practice with some gentle stretches for mom to relieve head, shoulder, neck and head tension and some exercises to prevent or support healing of carpal tunnel pain.  Then, we move on to yoga for baby.  Yes, you read that correctly—yoga for your baby!  Babies love being gently touched, singing songs and mindful movement.  Then, we close with some stretching and stretches for mom and a deep relaxation for everyone. No experience required!  Just pack some diapers, be prepared to feed your baby on demand during the class and bring a blanket for baby to lie on during class. Doing Yoga Together: Preparations and Expectations You love yoga and now you want to make it a part of your child’s life too. We are delighted that this is the case and we have a few things to …