Yoga | Birth | Babies

Guest Blogger: Jyothi Larson Yoga improves heart health. A yoga practice reduces stress and reduces blood pressure, ultimately reducing the risk of heart disease. Studies published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found yoga to have a significant benefit on cardiovascular health (Lakkireddy et al, 2011;...

A few months ago during the beginning of one our prenatal yoga community classes, a new student caught my attention. I am not sure what it was about her that I focused on, there was nothing peculiar about her that spoke out to me, just...

Once you turn the corner into your third trimester, you may notice the pregnancy "honeymoon" is over. Your baby's growth is accelerating and you may be experiencing a whole new batch of aches and pains. Yoga within the third trimester focuses on preparing the body...

I will rarely make a blanket statement about birth. However, one thing I can say with certainty is to be open to the unexpected. Recently, I have been having an ongoing conversation with a student who has presented me with her very well...

Several weeks ago, I attended an all day birth lecture with Australian doctor, Sarah Buckley. Dr Buckley, a trained medical professional, author of Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering, mother of 4 and well respected birth advocate, presented a fascinating lecture called, "Undisturbed Birth: The Science...

A few weeks ago, a student quietly pulled me aside after class to talk to me about my recommendation for papaya enzymes to help relieve her heartburn. She said that she asked her doctor about it and her doctor said it was fine. However, after...