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Calling all mamas! This groups is designed to celebrate pregnancy and birth. In our gatherings we will meet up to discuss different pregnancy related topics, such as nutrition in pregnancy, prenatal yoga, breast feeding, and many others. This group is for pregnant women, new mothers, women desiring to be pregnant, mothers, sisters, midwives, nurses, doulas, and anyone looking for connection with the feminine. Our community offers a place for women to bond with each other and to create support around this transformative and empowering experience in life. "Your spirit as a woman has all the knowledge and power you need to give birth and to nurture your baby. It is in your genes. it has been there since you yourself were conceived. You can trust its wisdom." --Gurmukh Khalsa

Karen and Katie are a mother and daughter team dedicated to helping women discover empowerment through pregnancy and birth. Karen Carola has been a Ceritified Nurse Midwife for over 30 years and is currently the Director of Midwifery for Ocean Gynecological and Obstetrical Associates. Karen has delivered more than 3,000 babies. She strongly believes that prenatal yoga gives women the support they need to fully experience and enjoy their pregnancies. After witnessing the powerful effects of prenatal yoga on her patients, she became certified to teach and brings her immense knowledge into all facets of her classes. Katie Carola has been a Certified Yoga Instructor for 14 years and is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified in Prenatal and Perinatal Massage. Katie specializes in caring for mothers pre-and postpartum. She has developed her own Fear Release rituals designed to help women move through some of the fear that holds them back from fully embodying their true power.

Upcoming events (5+)

Breastfeeding 101

River Yoga

$35.00

Breastfeeding 101 Wednesday, March 20th 5:00 pm at River Yoga 111 Princeton Ave, Brick $35/Mama MUST PRE-REGISTER: Please rsvp to Katie at [masked] Experience the power of pregnancy with Karen Carola. Karen has assisted more than 3,000 women in delivering their children and is currently the Director of Midwifery for Community Medical Center. Bringing together the unique perspectives of a registered midwife, 30 years of OB-GYN experience, and a 500 hour RYT, Karen shares the secrets to a safe and empowering pregnancy, labor, and birth. Using her experience as a medical professional, Karen will discuss helpful tips on successful breastfeeding. She will teach about preparation, positioning, pumping, and tuning into your natural intuition. Please bring any questions or concerns you may have as we explore ways to enjoy this beautiful experience. With the increase in cesarean section rate, Karen sought more positive methods to empower and support her patients. She became certified to teach yoga in order to give women the support they need. She believes that pregnancy grants the wonderful gift of self-knowledge and insight. As a devoted yogi, Karen recognizes that yoga is the doorway to knowing yourself and your baby. Karen Carola graduated from Columbia University with a Masters of Science in Midwifery in 1986. Karen holds a 500 hour yoga certification with Yoga Works, a 200 hour yoga certification with Laurie Greene from Yoga Nine, a prenatal certification with Jacci Reynolds at Kripalu Center for Health and Healing, and a prenatal immersion with Sue Elkind at Dig Yoga. http://www.spiralpathyoga.com http://www.meetup.com/AsYourBabyGrows

Prenatal Yoga Class at River Yoga -Wednesdays 6:30 pm

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$10.00

$10 Drop In Join Katie Carola for a prenatal yoga class! Having a Midwife as a mother has given Katie has a strong desire to assist women in finding strength and empowerment through pregnancy and motherhood. Her prenatal classes are designed to offer pregnant women ways to safely enjoy moving their ever-changing bodies, while incorporating breathing techniques for labor and birth. Katie fell in love with yoga 18 years ago. Having studied classical ballet from a young age, she has always been inspired by movement. At the age of 13, she became a Reiki practitioner, which sparked her interest in energy and healing; and through yoga, she found the beautiful combination of movement and healing. After completing her BA in Philosophy, she went to Kripalu Yoga Center in MA in 2005 to earn her 200-hour yoga instructor certification. She has since returned to Kripalu to work in their marketing department and to assist in their teacher trainings. Continuing her study of health and wellness, Katie received her 600- hour massage therapy training at New Jersey School of Massage. Katie is also a Certifed Prenatal and Perinatal Massage Therapist. www.spiralpathyoga.com

6 - WEEK PRENATAL/POSTNATAL YOGA SERIES AT BEE YOU YOGA

Bee You Kids Yoga Studio

We are so excited to be offering a 6- week Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Series at Bee You Yoga in Manasquan!!! $90/6 weeks or $20 Drop In Begins 2/28!!! To register: www.beeyouyoga.com Experience the power of pregnancy with Spiral Path Yoga! Join Mother/Daughter Team, Karen and Katie Carola, for a 6-week Prenatal Yoga Series at Bee You Kids Yoga. Pregnancy is a time when women are more open to growth physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Karen and Katie’s prenatal yoga classes are designed to offer pregnant women ways to safely enjoy moving their ever-changing bodies, while emphasizing the importance of good alignment, strength building, and specific pranayamas (breathing techniques) for labor and birth. Karen and Katie are dedicated to helping women feel empowered through pregnancy and birth, while creating a community of support around motherhood. Karen Carola, Director of Midwifery for Ocean Gynecological and Obstetrical Associates, has been a Certified Nurse Midwife for over 30 years and has delivered more than 3,000 babies. She brings her immense knowledge into all facets of her classes. Katie Carola has been a Certified Yoga Instructor for 14 years and is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified in Prenatal and Perinatal Massage. She specializes in caring for moms both pre- and postpartum. Karen and Katie work together to give women the support they need to fully experience and enjoy their pregnancies.

Prenatal Yoga Class at River Yoga- Saturdays 8:30 am

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$10.00

$10 Drop In Experience the power of pregnancy with Certified Nurse Midwife and the Director of Ocean Gynecological and Obstetrical Associates, Karen Carola. Karen Carola is a Certified Nurse Midwife with over 30 years of experience. She graduated from Columbia University with a Masters of Science in Midwifery in 1986 and has since helped more than 3,000 women birth their babies. Karen is the Director of Midwifery for Ocean Gynecological and Obstetrical Associaton at Kimball Medical Center, in Lakewood, NJ. With the recent increase in cesarean section rate, Karen sought more positive methods to help her patients. She became certified to teach yoga to give women the support they need to fully embrace the power of pregnancy and birth. Karen holds a 500 hour-certification through Yoga Works, a 200 -hour yoga certification with Laurie Greene at Yoganine, a prenatal certification witih Jacqui Rynolds at Kripalu Center for Health and Healing, and a prenatal immersion with Sue Elkind at Dig Yoga. Karen's classes emphasize the importance of good alignment, building strength, focusing on breathwork and tuning in to your intuition. www.spiralpathyoga.com

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Slow Flow Vinyasa -Postnatal

River Yoga

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