east side yoga mamas blog

Our Yoga Mamas blog is just for our East Side Yoga Mama community. Our expert teacher team will post tips, advice, and answers to your questions on both Prenatal and Postnatal topics.

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If you’re a new mama, rounded shoulders and back pain are common. You’re likely holding baby a LOT, and if you’re breastfeeding, then you’re also sitting throughout the day (and night) and might not...

Pregnancy comes with so many beautiful sensations, like feeling the baby kick, hormone highs, great skin and hair. And some not so great ones, like constipation. Let’s be real, it’s not that glamorous...

Your body does AMAZING thing during pregnancy in order to accommodate a growing baby. One of the things your body does is to temporarily displace your organs to make room for a growing uterus and baby...


Pregnancy and the postpartum period can be a difficult time for a woman’s body image. While some women love their new curves and feel their best pregnant, it’s not universal. Before you have a notice...

August 19, 2015

As your pregnancy develops & your baby grows, the more elusive restorative sleep can seem. It becomes extra important to use props such as pillows, bolsters & blankets to ensure comfort overnight & lo...


Not a lot of mamas realize that pelvic floor muscles are like a hammock, and wrap all around the backside of the body.


This means that there are many different ways to strengthen the pelvic floor bey...

For our next Prenatal Daily pose, we’ll be looking at lunges. Lunges help open the front of the body to allow baby to move freely and helping to decrease pain in labor. Tight hip flexors can seize up...

I have several friends who are very newly pregnant and there is one word that describes them all: exhausted.




The surge in hormones, the changes in your body, and the growing of an entire new human b...

So many new mamas are interested in restoring strength to their pelvic floor after birth. There are a lot of great exercises that I teach in the ESY Postnatal Yoga class, and here is an exercise that...

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