prenatal yoga

4 Ways My Doula Training Transformed My Pregnancy

By Monica Carr, ASY Alumni At the start of this year, riding on the coattails of freshly declared resolutions, I signed up for Awakened Spirit Yoga’s online doula and prenatal yoga teacher training. My top-ranked goal for the year—to conceive—motivated me. I thought it’d be a brilliant way to communicate loudly with the Universe my

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You Are Not Out of Shape. You Are In Recovery.

By Alexa Rittichier, Prenatal Yoga Facilitator & Doula THE PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF PREGNANCY The New York Post reported on a study of pregnant people in 2019. Researchers studying the limits of human endurance have determined that the physical intensity of pregnancy is basically like running a 40-week marathon. “Pregnancy is the most energetically expensive activity the

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Prenatal Modifications for Yoga Practice

Every pregnancy and pregnant person experiences the birth journey differently. Most individuals are able to continue a regular yoga practice through their first trimester with some slight modifications. Others really benefit from rest in their first trimester. The important thing is to turn to practices that meet your needs as your body, mind and spirit change during this deeply transformative time. Here are some simple guidelines on modifying your practice…

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