Abhaya Kids

KidsWebPageEvery Tuesday at Abhaya Kids Yoga mothers, babies and kids can find a class to suit each stage of pregnancy and development!

2:30-4:00 PM Prenatal Yoga with Mia Borgatta

Focus on you, your baby and the changes pregnancy brings within a supportive community. Safe, specialized asanas and deep relaxation techniques alleviate the common physical discomforts of pregnancy while creating tone and physical strength. This holistic class focuses on emotional well being to restore a feeling of calm and harmony. Embrace and address the changes occurring within our body and free ourselves from any inhibitions, anxiety or doubt, enjoy the sacred experience of pregnancy, birth and the journey into motherhood.

1:15-2:15 PM Mommy & Me with Mia Borgatta

Safely guide your body back from its life giving journey while bonding and having fun with your baby! Specialized asana with emphasis on toning the abdominal wall and pelvic muscles to restore alignment and strength for overall health. Breathing and restorative techniques address the emotional well being of the new mom. Options will be given to incorporate baby into poses. Have fun with movement and dance for an energy boost and lots of baby giggles. Feel support within a community of mothers, reclaim strength and tone.

Regular class prices apply

4:30 PM – 5:15 PM Lil’ Yogis (2-5 years old) with Danielle Romeo-White

Stimulate your child’s body and mind, with this fun yoga based class. We use movement, music, games and stories to promote body awareness, sensory integration, flexibility, balance, breath and fun! Each class takes your child on a physical and imaginative journey off the mat and into a world of fun and fantasy, fostering their inner yogi.

Regular class prices apply

Mia Borgatta, RN, the founder and director of the Ma Yoga program was born in New York City. She has an extensive background in yoga, dance, massage, and women’s healing arts. Mia attended her first birth as a doula and received her Yoga Certification both in 1989. The merging of these two disciplines has resulted in the Ma Yoga prenatal technique – an invigorating and empowering practice that includes instinctive positioning and movement in preparation for birth. Mia has taught yoga since 1990 and prenatal yoga since 1994. She has taught at various centers including Jivamukti and dance festivals, and currently teaches and runs the Ma Yoga Programs at Lila Yoga and Wellness Center in New York. As a doula, she has been present for the wonder and magic of over 160 births and applies the depth of these experiences to her teaching. Mia is a mother to spirited and inspiring Jaya, born at home in 1994; Jaya proves to be the most demanding and perceptive of Mia’s teachers, and brings great joy to her life. Mia is also a Licensed Massage Therapist and practices deep therapeutic massage. Mia thanks all of her teachers especially Genny Kapuler, Zjenja la Rosa, Robert Moses (Shankarananda), Alison West, and Eden Fromberg who have deeply enriched her life and have influenced her work.

Danielle Romeo-White was introduced to yoga at the age of 16 while battling a chronic illness, but it wasn’t until she was guided to Abhaya in 2010 that she found true healing. With a creative mind and child’s heart, she delves into the human body and spirit with wonderment. Danielle is a graduate from the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and completed the Abhaya Yoga Teacher Training with Tara Glazier and Sara Neufeld. Danielle pieces together performance, dance and yoga to create a safe, vibrant and exploratory environment.