nurturing and empowering mothersand the people who support them
Welcome to our MamaNurture site. Wether you are a mother, birth support partner, health care provider, doula, yoga teacher or student we are sure that you will find helpful information for pregnancy. Here are some of our topics:
- Prenatal Yoga Sequences
- Music & Playlists
- Breath Practices for Pregnancy
- Common Ailments in Pregnancy
Grab a tea, put your feet up and browse our growing website, let us know what you would like us to add and comment on the posts that you see. We love to hear from you.
Shannon & Kim
Online Teacher Training
In this 1.5 hour online workshop you will learn about:
* The benefits of prenatal yoga
* The contraindicated poses/breath practices in pregnancy
* Cautioned poses for prenatal yoga
* The basics of teaching to pregnant students
* How to modify poses and breath practices for pregnancy
* Our favourite prenatal yoga sequence
Investment: $45 including the training and your own printable booklet
Limit of 15 participants are able to sign up for this course, so that we have time to answer questions from everyone.
This 1.5 hour course counts towards the 10 non-contact hours required to become an RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher). If you are not planning to take the full 85-hour RPYT course – you are still able to use these hours towards your C.E. credits needed.
Enjoy this Yoga for Piriformis Syndrome sequence to help relieve the tension in the piriformis muscle. Our language in this flow is for the prenatal yoga student, but anyone will benefit from it.read more
Piriformis Syndrome occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed by the piriformis muscle. The piriformis muscle is located under the gluteal (buttock) muscles and it is involved in almost all movements of the hip and leg.read more
Prayer for Nurturance is a poem written by Shannon Crow and published in 365 Days of Angel Prayers, a book that was created by Elizabeth Harper, Cathleen O’Connor and many other authors from around the world.read more
As part of our MamaNurture 100-hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training we have four free prenatal yoga classes.read more
Amanda Eriksen is a graduate of the 2014 London MamaNurture 100-hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher training. This year she is part of the MamaNurture course in Owen Sound as an assistant. She led a beautiful Sunday morning 2-hour practice last weekend and here is her yoga playlist.read more
You can click here to download an editable version of our prenatal student waiver and information form to add your own information or to change it to suit your business.read more
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Powerful, Nurturing, Informative, Inspiring, and Sacred. These are only a few words that describe what MamaNurture is all about.
Shannon and Kim have created a program that gives expecting women a space to embrace the wonders of their changing body, learn about childbirth and how using yoga poses can help facilitate an easier birth, information on a variety of pregnancy and birth topics, and most important…..how to relax and enjoy this special time in a women’s life.
This program encompasses everything to do with the mind,body, and soul connection. Shannon and Kim represent one of my favourite quotes…”be the change you want to see in the world”….look out birthing world…..change is happening!!Sande Irwin