All posts tagged: Pittsburgh yoga doula

Birth Doula Services

Please note that this is an older blog post from two-years ago.  I am not currently taking birth doula clients. I recommend:   Shining Light Doulas Ola Olabasi, Ola’s Herbs I am able to offer birth and postpartum doula services in the City of Pittsburgh to a limited number of women and families each year.  I give priority to my prenatal yoga, birth and coaching students and clients who wish to invite me to support them during their birth and the weeks after their birth.  It is such an honor and joy to provide continuity of care.  I also consider attending births for women that may need or desire either a doula with Mandarin Chinese language skills, yoga and meditation based pain management techniques or who are planning a family-centered cesarean birth.  I primarily prefer to attend hospital or birth center births. For postpartum care I can work with families that reside within the City of Pittsburgh only and am not available for overnights. As I am only able to accept a small number of births …

Yoga for Meditators

YOGA for MEDITATORS A workshop facilitated by Sharon F. Rudyk SUNDAY, April 28, 2013  from 1:00-3:00 pm $25 Register by calling Sharon (412) 855-5692 or by sending an e-mail to: sharon@yogamatrika.com In this workshop, we will explore a variety of yoga-based movements for body and breath that help prepare the body, mind and spirit for meditation.  Sharon will introduce practice ideas for meditators who want to do yoga to help solve common obstacles faced by adults with a regular meditation practice.  We look at ways to increase energy, calm agitation, relieve stress, open the hips and ease back tension.  In this active workshop we explore asana that provide support for a seated meditation practice and a few restorative and rejuvenating tricks that super-charge the benefits of meditation.  You will learn how to find a more comfortable seat, address aches and pains associated with a seated practice and find relief for physical obstacles that may be preventing you from enjoying a rewarding meditation practice experience. Location: möökshï wellness center, above Biddle’s Escape Café at 401 Biddle …

What You Don’t Know About Your Period is A LOT!

PERIOD. A workshop for women facilitated by Sharon F. Rudyk SUNDAY, April 14, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:30 pm $35 (tuition includes a cycle tracker kit and all handouts) Register by calling Sharon (412) 855-5692 or by sending an e-mail to: sharon@yogamatrika.com In this workshop, you will be re-introduced to your amazing menstrual cycle on physical, spiritual and energetic levels.  The cost of the workshop includes a kit with everything you need to learn about fertility signs and tracking the length and phases of your own unique cycle.  Never be surprised by your period again!  You will learn a unique yoga-based meditation to tune into the energy your moon cycle to help you time creative projects, big decisions and times for rest and rejuvenation.  Respect your natural energetic rhythms and learn self-care techniques for PMS, painful periods and pelvic pain from the seemingly mysterious to ovarian cysts and other challenges to fertility and reproductive health for women.  This workshop is for women of all ages and in all phases of cycling.  Young women under the …