Category Archives: Pregnancy

Mindfully Powerful in Pregnancy

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Are you a pregnant yogi who loves power vinyasa and is craving a good sweat? Look no further, my new dynamic class "Mindfully Powerful" on oneOeight is perfect for you! Before the physical practice begins, this class offers a discussion on how to modify your powerful practice during pregnancy so that you’re still feeling strong while also caring for your body and your baby. We’ll talk about poses or movements to avoid, why you should avoid them, and substitute postures you can do in their place to ensure a safe practice. Once we start to...

Finding Balance in General, Pregnancy

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Expecting mamas! Ground yourself in the present moment, root down into the earth, and find stability from within! Practice "Finding Balance" with me on oneOeight! Starting in a tall seat, we’ll check in and begin to transition into a place of inner-balance. We’ll connect to our breathing, creating a beautiful dance of the breath between inviting in on the inhales and letting go on the exhales. Through grounding stretches we’ll gently move from our center, challenging our stability early on in the practice before moving into an invigorating balancing sequence. This class will help you...

oneOeight Prenatal Series: Move with Ease in Pregnancy

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To all my expecting mamas out there, this one is for you! Create space in your body for you and your baby and get grounded in present moment! Practice "Move with Ease" with me on oneOeight and gently open up tight spaces - especially the hips, hamstrings, and inner thighs. The short 20-minute class provides many opportunities to release and let go, incorporating lots of gentle folding postures, variations of squat, and a yummy Frog pose. Class ends with a seated meditation, inviting you to carry the balance and ease from your practice into your day....

Calming Flow in Pregnancy

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Pregnant or not, we could all use a little bit more peace in our lives this week. Join me in a restorative new class on oneOeight, "Calming Flow"! Together, let's wind down, ground our energy, and calm the body and mind! This prop-filled prenatal class will utilize a pillow, bolster, blanket, and three blocks to ensure you feel extra supported in your practice. To begin, we’ll take time to consciously bring our awareness to the breath, create space in our day, and energetically arrive at our practice. We’ll start with slow side-body stretches before moving into...

oneOeight Prenatal Class: Meditation to Embrace Change in Pregnancy

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Hello beautiful ones! As part of my Prenatal Yoga series on oneOeight, I created a meditation to help other pregnant women celebrate the joy of pregnancy and embrace change during this exciting but often challenging transition time from maidenhood to motherhood!   This meditation will help to ground you in the present moment, moving awareness through your body and tuning inward. Shift energy away from your mind to listen and receive from your heart-space.   Reflect on the inner transition of stepping into motherhood, and what that means for you. Explore any resistance, fears, or...

oneOeight Prenatal Class: Wake Up and Go! in Pregnancy

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Friends and expecting mamas! I wanted to share another class with you from my Prenatal Yoga Series on oneOeight.com. "Wake Up and Go" is my favorite class for days my energy could use a good boost! This class is perfect for any trimester, but especially in the beginning stages of pregnancy. Get ready to replace your tired sluggish energy with revitalized vigor!   This short 20-minute flow will start on the back, taking time to get present and observe the energy of the current moment. Before diving into the practice, we’ll start with gentle hamstring...

oneOeight Prenatal Class: Deep & Slow Hip Openers in Pregnancy

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Have you checked out my Prenatal Yoga series on oneOeight yet? If you are expecting, this Deep & Slow Hip Opening class feels *especially* good! This yummy 45-minute practice moves gently and focuses on opening the hips, glutes, and groin. It will offer you a sense of full body release both physically and energetically, leaving you feeling light, connected, and renewed! This class can, of course, be practiced and blissfully enjoyed even if you are not pregnant! :)   Starting in a tall seated posture, we’ll begin with a conscious awareness of the breath to presence...

New Prenatal Classes on oneOeight in Pregnancy

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I am so excited to have released a new prenatal series on oneOeight! Have you checked it out?   This class below, "Calming Flow" will help you wind down, ground your energy, and calm your body and mind! It's a great class for those who are pregnant, but also suitable for those just looking for a slow moving, grounded practice. This prop-filled class will utilize a pillow, bolster, blanket, and three blocks to ensure you feel extra supported in your practice. To begin, we’ll take time to consciously bring our awareness to the breath, create...

Hormones. Or Sadness. Or Both. in Pregnancy

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Today has not been great. It hasn't been awful, just not great. We had a very busy weekend and I think I may have overestimated my abilities to stay on the go because today I feel like all the energy I've had these past weeks just up and left me. I have a ton of work to do, as always, but feel no motivation to dive into my inbox or write or even blog. But here I am, blogging, just to get my feelings off my chest. I haven't been very emotional this pregnancy up...

Prenatal Yoga – check! in General, Pregnancy

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Today I am s o r e ! Filmed a total of 8 prenatal yoga classes for www.oneoeight.com yesterday and everything went great. We had a new beautiful location - for every shoot we do we try to look for new spots to shoot; I love outdoor shots the most, and the location we got yesterday was amazing. I filmed these prenatal-focused classes: Deep & Slow Hip-Opening (this class is exactly what it sounds like; deep, slow, delicious hip-openers!) Energizing Flow (a flow to give you a pick-me-up whenever needed) Grounding Flow (a slow flow,...