Connected Core for New Mamas with Torrey Mansur
Oct
17
to Nov 21

Connected Core for New Mamas with Torrey Mansur

This series is taught by my dear friend and Colleague Torrey Mansur!

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mommas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (please note, no guarantee on baby holder, TCB has a volunteer baby holder program)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours (1-3pm) and the rest of the weeks will meet for 75 minutes (1-2.15pm).

Thu Oct 17 12.30-2.30 (2h class)

Thu, Oct 24 - Nov 21, 12.30-1.45pm

Price: $165/6 weeks


Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your enrollment in the entire series, there can be a 100% class credit to Then Comes Baby or 75% series refund if cancelled 10 or more days prior to the series beginning. If cancellation is within 10 days of the series beginning, or after it started, the class fee will not be refunded. If you need to miss an individual class, the class itself can not be scheduled for a "make-up," but the class materials/ videos for that day will be sent to you for your home practice.

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Connected Core for New Mamas with Annemaria
Oct
18
to Nov 22

Connected Core for New Mamas with Annemaria

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mommas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (please note, no guarantee on baby holder, TCB has a volunteer baby holder program)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours, and the rest of the weeks will meet for 75 minutes.

Fri, Oct 18, 1-3pm (2h class)

Fri, Oct 25 - Nov 22, 1-2.15pm

Price: $165/6 weeks


Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your enrollment in the entire series, refund can be issued, minus a $25 processing fee if cancelled 14 or more days prior to the series beginning. If cancellation is within 14 days of the series beginning, or after it started, the class fee will not be refunded. If you need to miss an individual class, the class itself can not be scheduled for a "make-up," but the class materials/ videos for that day will be sent to you for your home practice. 

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Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice
Oct
27
1:30 PM13:30

Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop
Nov
10
1:00 PM13:00

Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop

Come join Annemaria and Julie Anne for this special workshop! 

Yoga can be a valuable tool to birthing mothers and their partners to remain calm, grounded and present during the transitions of pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood. This workshop is designed for mamas and their partners to learn tools to ease labor, create deeper connection to each other and prepare for the journey ahead. Perfect for all trimesters. No yoga experience needed!

 

In this workshop you will explore:

  • Yoga postures that can support you and your partner in pregnancy and labor

  • Breath techniques to calm and relax you for all stages of labor

  • Positions for labor and birth and optimal baby positioning

  • Partner facilitated massage techniques

  • Tools for self care and preparing for parenthood

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes to move in

  • A notebook and pen

  • A wide non-stretchy scarf

  • Eat a light meal about an hour before, and bring a snack

Price $85/ Couple

 

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Connected Core for New Mamas with Torrey Mansur
Nov
11
to Dec 16

Connected Core for New Mamas with Torrey Mansur

This series is taught by my dear friend and Colleague Torrey Mansur!

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mommas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (please note, no guarantee on baby holder, TCB has a volunteer baby holder program)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours (1-3pm) and the rest of the weeks will meet for 75 minutes (1-2.15pm).

Mon Nov 11, 12.30-2.30 (2h class)

(No Class on 12/2)

Mon Nov 18 - Dec 16, 12.30-1.45pm

Price: $165/6 weeks


Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your enrollment in the entire series, there can be a 100% class credit to Then Comes Baby or 75% series refund if cancelled 10 or more days prior to the series beginning. If cancellation is within 10 days of the series beginning, or after it started, the class fee will not be refunded. If you need to miss an individual class, the class itself can not be scheduled for a "make-up," but the class materials/ videos for that day will be sent to you for your home practice.

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Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice
Nov
17
1:30 PM13:30

Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Connected Core for New Mamas with Annemaria
Jan
10
to Feb 14

Connected Core for New Mamas with Annemaria

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mommas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (please note, no guarantee on baby holder, TCB has a volunteer baby holder program)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours, and the rest of the weeks will meet for 75 minutes.

Fri, Jan 10, 1-3pm (2h class)

Fri, Jan 17 - Feb 14, 1-2.15pm

Price: $165/6 weeks


Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your enrollment in the entire series, refund can be issued, minus a $25 processing fee if cancelled 14 or more days prior to the series beginning. If cancellation is within 14 days of the series beginning, or after it started, the class fee will not be refunded. If you need to miss an individual class, the class itself can not be scheduled for a "make-up," but the class materials/ videos for that day will be sent to you for your home practice. 

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Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice
Jan
12
1:30 PM13:30

Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Connected Core for New Mamas at Namaste
Jan
18
to Feb 22

Connected Core for New Mamas at Namaste

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mamas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (**please note that the Saturday series will not have a baby holder**)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours (1.30-3.30pm) and the rest of the weeks will meet for 90 minutes (1.30-3pm).

Sat, Jan 18, 1.30-3.30 (2h class)

Sat, Jan 25 - Sat Feb 22, 1.30-3pm

Price: $170/6 weeks

Cancellation policy: *All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Namaste account credit (minus a $10 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop. If you need to miss an individual class, there are no "make-up” classes or partial refunds available for this series, the class materials/video for the day will be sent to you for your home practice.

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Plan to Thrive: a Workshop for Pregnant Mamas About Your Fourth Trimester
Jan
19
1:00 PM13:00

Plan to Thrive: a Workshop for Pregnant Mamas About Your Fourth Trimester

A Workshop for Pregnant Mamas About Your Fourth Trimester

with Annemaria Rajala and Karen Hodges

You might have done a great job planning and preparing for your birth, but what about the important early weeks and months right after birth? This life-altering time can present unforeseen challenges and having resources and a care plan for your early postpartum time can make your transition into motherhood a smoother ride. Come join Annemaria and Karen for this special workshop all about your fourth trimester.

In this workshop you will:

  • Have a short prenatal practice

  • Learn how to care for your postpartum body

  • Learn about some of the common issues that might affect you in the postpartum period

  • Learn tools to set you up for a successful transition

  • Get a heap of resources to have at your fingertips

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes to move in and a yoga mat for practice

  • Notebook and pen

  • Water and a snack

    Annemaria Rajala, E-RYT 500, RPYT, YACEP teaches weekly classes and leads workshops at several Bay Area Studios and is a guest lecturer for Namaste teacher trainings in Pre and Postnatal yoga. She is known for her grounded and energetic classes that invite you to explore your edge mindfully and cultivate a meaningful dialogue with your body. Annemaria is a mother to a lively little boy and deeply passionate about supporting women through the journey of pregnancy and early motherhood. annemariayoga.com

    Karen Hodges received her doctorate in physical therapy at UCSF/SFSU and then went on to become a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) through the Institute of Physical Art. As a lifetime athlete, she is dedicated to helping patients get out of pain and meet their fitness goals. After becoming a mom, she pursued pelvic floor therapy to be able to uniquely address therapy needs of moms. She works closely with birth practitioners to help mothers throughout the entire peripartum period. karenhodgesdpt.com

     

    Price: $50


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Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice
Feb
9
1:30 PM13:30

Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Connected Core for New Mamas with Annemaria
Feb
21
to Mar 27

Connected Core for New Mamas with Annemaria

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mommas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (please note, no guarantee on baby holder, TCB has a volunteer baby holder program)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours, and the rest of the weeks will meet for 75 minutes.

Fri, Feb 21, 1-3pm (2h class)

Fri, Feb 28 - Mar 27, 1-2.15pm

Price: $165/6 weeks


Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your enrollment in the entire series, refund can be issued, minus a $25 processing fee if cancelled 14 or more days prior to the series beginning. If cancellation is within 14 days of the series beginning, or after it started, the class fee will not be refunded. If you need to miss an individual class, the class itself can not be scheduled for a "make-up," but the class materials/ videos for that day will be sent to you for your home practice. 

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Connected Core for New Mamas at Namaste
Mar
14
to Apr 18

Connected Core for New Mamas at Namaste

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mamas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (**please note that the Saturday series will not have a baby holder**)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours (1.30-3.30pm) and the rest of the weeks will meet for 90 minutes (1.30-3pm).

Sat, Mar 14, 1.30-3.30 (2h class)

Sat, Mar 21 - Sat Apr 18, 1.30-3pm

Price: $170/6 weeks

Cancellation policy: *All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Namaste account credit (minus a $10 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop. If you need to miss an individual class, there are no "make-up” classes or partial refunds available for this series, the class materials/video for the day will be sent to you for your home practice.

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Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice
Mar
15
1:30 PM13:30

Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Connected Core for New Mamas at Namaste
Apr
3
to May 8

Connected Core for New Mamas at Namaste

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mamas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (**please note that the Saturday series will not have a baby holder**)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours (1.30-3.30pm) and the rest of the weeks will meet for 90 minutes (1.30-3pm).

Sat, Apr 3, 1.30-3.30 (2h class)

Sat, Apr 10 - Sat May 8, 1.30-3pm

Price: $170/6 weeks

Cancellation policy: *All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Namaste account credit (minus a $10 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop. If you need to miss an individual class, there are no "make-up” classes or partial refunds available for this series, the class materials/video for the day will be sent to you for your home practice.

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 Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice
Apr
12
1:30 PM13:30

Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Mothers Day Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice
May
10
1:30 PM13:30

Mothers Day Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Connected Core for New Mamas at Namaste
May
15
to Jun 19

Connected Core for New Mamas at Namaste

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mamas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (**please note that the Saturday series will not have a baby holder**)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours (1.30-3.30pm) and the rest of the weeks will meet for 90 minutes (1.30-3pm).

Sat, May 15, 1.30-3.30 (2h class)

Sat, May 22 - Sat Jun 19, 1.30-3pm

Price: $170/6 weeks

Cancellation policy: *All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Namaste account credit (minus a $10 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop. If you need to miss an individual class, there are no "make-up” classes or partial refunds available for this series, the class materials/video for the day will be sent to you for your home practice.

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 Plan to Thrive: a Workshop for Pregnant Mamas About Your Fourth Trimester
May
17
1:00 PM13:00

Plan to Thrive: a Workshop for Pregnant Mamas About Your Fourth Trimester

A Workshop for Pregnant Mamas About Your Fourth Trimester

with Annemaria Rajala and Karen Hodges

You might have done a great job planning and preparing for your birth, but what about the important early weeks and months right after birth? This life-altering time can present unforeseen challenges and having resources and a care plan for your early postpartum time can make your transition into motherhood a smoother ride. Come join Annemaria and Karen for this special workshop all about your fourth trimester.

In this workshop you will:

  • Have a short prenatal practice

  • Learn how to care for your postpartum body

  • Learn about some of the common issues that might affect you in the postpartum period

  • Learn tools to set you up for a successful transition

  • Get a heap of resources to have at your fingertips

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes to move in and a yoga mat for practice

  • Notebook and pen

  • Water and a snack

    Annemaria Rajala, E-RYT 500, RPYT, YACEP teaches weekly classes and leads workshops at several Bay Area Studios and is a guest lecturer for Namaste teacher trainings in Pre and Postnatal yoga. She is known for her grounded and energetic classes that invite you to explore your edge mindfully and cultivate a meaningful dialogue with your body. Annemaria is a mother to a lively little boy and deeply passionate about supporting women through the journey of pregnancy and early motherhood. annemariayoga.com

    Karen Hodges received her doctorate in physical therapy at UCSF/SFSU and then went on to become a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) through the Institute of Physical Art. As a lifetime athlete, she is dedicated to helping patients get out of pain and meet their fitness goals. After becoming a mom, she pursued pelvic floor therapy to be able to uniquely address therapy needs of moms. She works closely with birth practitioners to help mothers throughout the entire peripartum period. karenhodgesdpt.com

     

    Price: $50


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Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice
Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop
Aug
25
1:00 PM13:00

Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop

Come join Annemaria and Torrey for this special workshop! 

Yoga can be a valuable tool to birthing mothers and their partners to remain calm, grounded and present during the transitions of pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood. This workshop is designed for mamas and their partners to learn valuable tools to ease labor, create deeper connection to each other and prepare for the journey ahead. Perfect for all trimesters. No yoga experience needed!

 

In this workshop you will explore:

  • Yoga postures that can support you and your partner in pregnancy and labor

  • Breath techniques to calm and relax you for all stages of labor

  • Positions for labor and birth and optimal baby positioning

  • Partner facilitated massage techniques

  • Tools for self care and preparing for parenthood

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes to move in

  • A notebook and pen

  • A wide non-stretchy scarf

  • Eat a light meal about an hour before, and bring a snack

Price $85/ Couple

 

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Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Self Care for Mamas: a Postnatal Practice

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop
Jun
2
1:00 PM13:00

Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop

Come join Annemaria and Julie Anne for this special workshop! 

Yoga can be a valuable tool to birthing mothers and their partners to remain calm, grounded and present during the transitions of pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood. This workshop is designed for mamas and their partners to learn tools to ease labor, create deeper connection to each other and prepare for the journey ahead. Perfect for all trimesters. No yoga experience needed!

 

In this workshop you will explore:

  • Yoga postures that can support you and your partner in pregnancy and labor

  • Breath techniques to calm and relax you for all stages of labor

  • Positions for labor and birth and optimal baby positioning

  • Partner facilitated massage techniques

  • Tools for self care and preparing for parenthood

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes to move in

  • A notebook and pen

  • A wide non-stretchy scarf

  • Eat a light meal about an hour before, and bring a snack

Price $85/ Couple

 

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Connected Core for New Mamas
May
18
to Jun 22

Connected Core for New Mamas

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mamas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (**please note that the Saturday series will not have a baby holder**)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours (1.30-3.30pm) and the rest of the weeks will meet for 90 minutes (1.30-3pm).

Sat, May 18, 1.30-3.30 (2h class)

Sat, May 25 - Sat June 22, 1.30-3pm

Price: $170/6 weeks

Cancellation policy: *All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Namaste account credit (minus a $10 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop. If you need to miss an individual class, there are no "make-up” classes or partial refunds available for this series, the class materials/video for the day will be sent to you for your home practice.

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Connected Core for New Mamas with Annemaria
May
1
to Jun 5

Connected Core for New Mamas with Annemaria

Stepping into movement and exercise and finding time for self care after baby and is not always an easy task. Your body went through an incredible transformation creating and birthing a tiny human (or a few of them!), and the impact of that journey on your body can be profound. Parts of your body might feel disconnected, stretched out and others tight and achy. Maybe you are noticing abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) or are having a hard time connecting with your pelvic floor. Your care provider gave you the green light to start exercising again, but what is a mindful way to begin? 

Connected Core for New Mamas is a series built for new mama bodies. The recovery of core function after birth begins with finding optimal alignment, good breathing, and a meaningful dialogue with our deep core muscle layers.

**Appropriate for any mama with a baby 6-weeks or older AND after receiving an ok to exercise from your care provider.**

During the series you will:

·Meet for a weekly guided practice with hands on assistance 

·Have short daily video practices for at-home support (and access to the material for 6 more months after series ends)

·Get practical advice on how to care for your body in your daily life activities with baby to aid in your recovery

·Learn how to strengthen your core layers in a progressive manner 

·Learn how your pelvic floor functions as a part of your deep core system and why kegels might not be a fix-all recipe for all mamas

·Have a network of new Mommas to engage with and a community of support

·Lots of patience, compassion, and loving kindness toward your body is encouraged and there is room to progress at your own individual pace

·Pre-crawling babies are welcome to weekly classes (please note, no guarantee on baby holder, TCB has a volunteer baby holder program)

The practices will allow you to rebuild a strong foundation and empower you to move with awareness as you work to strengthen a dialogue with your new mama body.

Schedule:

Please note, the first week will meet for 2 hours (12.30-2.30pm) and the rest of the weeks will meet for 75 minutes (12.30-1.45pm).

Wed, May 1, 12.30-2.30pm (2h class)

Wed, May 8 - Jun 5, 12.30-1.45pm

Price: $165/6 weeks


Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your enrollment in the entire series, refund can be issued, minus a $25 processing fee if cancelled 14 or more days prior to the series beginning. If cancellation is within 14 days of the series beginning, or after it started, the class fee will not be refunded. If you need to miss an individual class, the class itself can not be scheduled for a "make-up," but the class materials/ videos for that day will be sent to you for your home practice. 

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Self Care for Mamas (Postnatal Practice)
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

Self Care for Mamas (Postnatal Practice)

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Thriving After Delivery (Prenatal Workshop)
Apr
7
1:00 PM13:00

Thriving After Delivery (Prenatal Workshop)

A Workshop for Pregnant Mamas About Your Fourth Trimester

with Annemaria Rajala and Karen Hodges

You might have done a great job planning and preparing for your birth, but what about the important early weeks and months right after birth? This life-altering time can present unforeseen challenges and having resources and a care plan for your early postpartum time can make your transition into motherhood a smoother ride. Come join Annemaria and Karen for this special workshop all about your fourth trimester.

In this workshop you will:

  • Have a short prenatal practice

  • Learn how to care for your postpartum body

  • Learn about some of the common issues that might affect you in the postpartum period

  • Learn tools to set you up for a successful transition

  • Get a heap of resources to have at your fingertips

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes to move in and a yoga mat for practice

  • Notebook and pen

  • Water and a snack

    Annemaria Rajala, E-RYT 500, RPYT, YACEP teaches weekly classes and leads workshops at several Bay Area Studios and is a guest lecturer for Namaste teacher trainings in Pre and Postnatal yoga. She is known for her grounded and energetic classes that invite you to explore your edge mindfully and cultivate a meaningful dialogue with your body. Annemaria is a mother to a lively little boy and deeply passionate about supporting women through the journey of pregnancy and early motherhood. annemariayoga.com

    Karen Hodges received her doctorate in physical therapy at UCSF/SFSU and then went on to become a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) through the Institute of Physical Art. As a lifetime athlete, she is dedicated to helping patients get out of pain and meet their fitness goals. After becoming a mom, she pursued pelvic floor therapy to be able to uniquely address therapy needs of moms. She works closely with birth practitioners to help mothers throughout the entire peripartum period. karenhodgesdpt.com

     

    Price: $50


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Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop - SOLD OUT
Mar
17
1:00 PM13:00

Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop - SOLD OUT

Come join Annemaria and Torrey for this special workshop! 

Yoga can be a valuable tool to birthing mothers and their partners to remain calm, grounded and present during the transitions of pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood. This workshop is designed for mamas and their partners to learn valuable tools to ease labor, create deeper connection to each other and prepare for the journey ahead. Perfect for all trimesters. No yoga experience needed!

 

In this workshop you will explore:

  • Yoga postures that can support you and your partner in pregnancy and labor

  • Breath techniques to calm and relax you for all stages of labor

  • Positions for labor and birth and optimal baby positioning

  • Partner facilitated massage techniques

  • Tools for self care and preparing for parenthood

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes to move in

  • A notebook and pen

  • A wide non-stretchy scarf

  • Eat a light meal about an hour before, and bring a snack

Price $85/ Couple

 

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Self Care for Mamas
Feb
10
2:00 PM14:00

Self Care for Mamas

A two hour practice that any Mama will love!

This practice is designed specifically for mamas with babies or children of any age. We will address the common spots of tightness in the shoulders, chest, and upper back and get to core and pelvic floor strengthening. We will flow and move and breathe and at the end leave ample time for restorative postures. You’ll be in the company of other amazing women, having a whole two hours to yourself, and no babies.

Come immerse in self care, nourish your body, mind and soul... 

...and leave ready to parent again.

 

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Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop
Jan
27
1:00 PM13:00

Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop

Come join Annemaria and Julie Anne for this special workshop! 

Yoga can be a valuable tool to birthing mothers and their partners to remain calm, grounded and present during the transitions of pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood. This workshop is designed for mamas and their partners to learn tools to ease labor, create deeper connection to each other and prepare for the journey ahead. Perfect for all trimesters. No yoga experience needed!

 

In this workshop you will explore:

  • Yoga postures that can support you and your partner in pregnancy and labor

  • Breath techniques to calm and relax you for all stages of labor

  • Positions for labor and birth and optimal baby positioning

  • Partner facilitated massage techniques

  • Tools for self care and preparing for parenthood

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes to move in

  • A notebook and pen

  • A wide non-stretchy scarf

  • Eat a light meal about an hour before, and bring a snack

Price $85/ Couple

 

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Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop
May
6
1:00 PM13:00

Prenatal Partners Yoga Workshop

Come join Annemaria and Torrey for this special workshop! 

Yoga can be a valuable tool to birthing mothers and their partners to remain calm, grounded and present during the transitions of pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood. This workshop is designed for mamas and their partners to learn valuable tools to ease labor, create deeper connection to each other and prepare for the journey ahead. Perfect for all trimesters. No yoga experience needed!

 

In this workshop you will explore:

  • Yoga postures that can support you and your partner in pregnancy and labo

  • Breath techniques to calm and relax you for all stages of labor

  • Positions for labor and birth and optimal baby positioning

  • Partner facilitated massage techniques

  • Tools for self care and preparing for parenthood

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes to move in

  • A notebook and pen

  • A wide non-stretchy scarf

  • Eat a light meal about an hour before, and bring a snack

Price $85/ Couple

 

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