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Journey of the Lotus. 

Postpartum and PMADs 8-Part Class & Support Class!

What is Journey of the Lotus?

A space where Postpartum mOMs and mOMs experiencing Perinatal Mood or Anxiety Disorders can come and feel safe, supported, move, connect, ground and share their practice with baby. This 8 petal (part) support class takes mOM on a journey to a mindful  recovery, each class is designed to explore the important matters of the path, providing tools and resources while building a blooming community. 

Using powerful tools such as Peer Support, Breath-Mindfulness, mOMmy-Baby Yoga and Reiki, the path of recovery is much stronger. The Benefits are endless.

Up to 20 percent of all pregnant women and new mOMs will develop a perinatal mood or anxiety disorders (PMADs) that requires treatment. These include postpartum depression or anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and (rarely) postpartum psychosis. pmads postpartum support. 

"Each Class is a Petal designed in a

90 min Journey"

30 minutes exploring the Petal of the Day, Introductions-emphasizing support, followed by 30 minutes of mOMmy & Baby bonding Yoga Flow, gaining strength, connecting with the body, mind and spirit. The space is created allowing mom and baby as many breaks as needed, focusing on self-care. 30 minutes Creating Community Sisterhood Support!

Newborns up to pre-crawling (around 9moths in age) are welcomed. I asked that you are cleared from your physician to practice yoga. Anywhere from 3 weeks post delivery vaginal birth, 5-8 for C-section.

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Class Intention

Petal 1. The News! (You are Pregnant!) Exploring the feelings when learning “My Life is about to change forever”

Petal 2. Pregnancy. Talking about the 9 month transformation. Bliss?

Hell? or in between? Mind Body Soul. My Environment.

Petal 3. Delivery. Sharing the Birth Experience and everything that embodied the process.

Petal 4. Home Arrival. Baby is home and may be attached to me 24/7. We discuss the transition from 1 to 2 or from 2 to 3 or from 2 to how many is that…?

Petal 5. Mental State. Motherhood the most Amazing time of my life !/? Why do I feel this way? Is this normal?

Petal 6. The Diagnosis. Now what? I am not my Diagnosis! We talk about where we are and where we want to be to feel our Best!

Petal 7. The Journey. We are NOT ALONE! Now that we know where we are, what can we do to empower each other? Providing Tools and resources for additional support.

Petal 8. I’m starting to feel like myself again! Yes this won’t last forever! Keeping each other accountable in the Journey of Recovery