United Yoga Studio

Maia Mamas

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Maia was the Roman and earth goddess of spring time, warmth, increase and fertility. Her name literally means, "She who is great" or "She who brings, increase". 

As mamas, we can all agree motherhood is the most fulfilling job and most important ministry. It is our pleasure to grow great human beings. What we bring to the table daily increases the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspect of our little ones. Therefor, we aim to be increased in order to increase those around us. 

One of our favorite things about being a mama, is the community. We need each other for support whether it is allowing each other to vent or cry, asking for advice, relating to each other's experiences, or just laughing and being present with one another. We have the ability to also increase each other in this journey of motherhood.

Maia Mamas is our community of mamas here at United Yoga Studio. We offer prenatal & postnatal yoga, labor prep and birth education, doula & placenta encapsulation services, lactation consulting & breastfeeding support, and mommy + me classes/activities. 

Mama + Me Yoga

Whether you are a new mama or a seasoned mama, Mama & Me Yoga will be a reason to get out of the house and put a pause on your to-do list. Not only will you break a little sweat, but baby will have the chance to be exposed to new stimuli and you will both have fun at the same time. Babies will be on their backs, tummies, or in your arms while you strengthen your arms, legs, and core. Toddlers will experience a little more independence by using their own mat next to mama trying to replicate as many poses as they can. We will work on common problematic areas such as the neck and shoulders from feeding and holding your baby. Being in the studio let's you also strengthen her mental practice to focus on the breath despite the chaos that surrounds you. Join us for a class where you feel comfortable if baby starts crying or toddler runs around and gain the support from fellow mamas.  

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FAQ:

What is the age limit?  2 and under

Can I bring my older kiddo? Sorry right now this class is aimed for babies and tots but please check out our seasonal Family Yoga & Kids Yoga classes.

Can I bring two little ones? Absolutely. It's completely up to you and how comfortable you will be.

Can dads or grandparents attend? Yes, of course. 

Mindful Mamas Friday

We have officially changed up our twice a month Friday meet up to "Mindful Mamas". This is a our book club and our readings will be used as a forum to promote dialogue about how we can transform and empower ourselves to raise mindful children. Please join us even if you haven't had a chance to read, everyone will have something to contribute! This is a space to be educated, encouraged, & empowered by being surrounded by other like-minded mamas. Refreshments are always provided with our menu including Kombucha and water, organic fruit, healthy snacks, and most definitely something for your sweet tooth. However, feel free to bring additional snacks for your little ones. Invite your mama friends and bring in the babies & tots. 

Drop In- $5

Meet Ups

Other monthly meet ups are:

  • Parks. This is a free session. Bring your blankets and sack lunches. We rotate local parks
    • Finkbinker, Glendora
    • Pioneer Park, San Dimas
    • Kuns Park, La Verne
  • Hikes: This is a free session. Bring carriers &, hiking packs (strollers not recommended). Here are a few of our favorites:
    • Bracket Field, Bonelli Park
    • Horse-thief Canyon, San Dimas
    • Marshal Canyon, La Verne
  • Mom's Night Out: This is sporadic special night that we plan to maybe go to dinner, the movies, drinks & dessert. We leave the kiddos and hubbies at home.

For up to date info follow us on Instagram and subscribe to our monthly newsletter. 

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Education Classes

It is our joy to be a hub of resources for all our local families. The following are just a few of the education classes we offer upon rotation whether through our Maia Mamas Friday or on the weekends at your convenience. 

  • Breastfeeding 101
  • Essential Oils
  • Nutrition 
    • Prenatal/Postnatal
    • Baby
    • Toddlers
    • Baby Led Weaning
  • Cloth Diapers 
  • Mama Posture Therapy 
  • Postpartum Depression/Anxiety
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Mamaprenuers
  • Birthing From Within
  • Fourth Trimester
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Rates

 
 

Mindful Mamas Fridays

  • Includes refreshments
$5
 

 Yoga Single- Drop In

  • No expiration
$12
 

8 Class Bundle

  • 2 Month Expiration
$80
     

    One Month Unlimited

    • Unlimited Maia Mama
    • No contract necessary
    $59

    Monthly Membership

    • Unlimited all Maia Mamas
    • 8 UY classes/month 
    • Does not include education classes
    $49
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    Membership Terms: Contract duration, agreement to pay recurring fees, and automatic renewal:

    Monthly memberships automatically withdraw on the sale date of the month every month and will automatically renew unless notified 30 days in advance of the next billing date. Without this notice, a $25.00 processing fee will be applied. Maia Mama memberships are final sale and non-transferable. No refunds or exchanges are available.

    Schedule

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    Mama + Me Yoga

    Tuesdays 11am with Becky

    Thursdays 11am with Katherine

    Pre-registration required by 9am

    Mindful Mamas Friday

    Two Fridays a month ($5 drop in)

    Maia Mama Meet Ups

    Hikes, Parks, Outtings, (FREE)

    Connect

    Monthly Mama Encouragement


    Doubt is being unsure or uncertain and it derives from fear. So many times our thoughts, words, and actions are driven by fear. As a mama, we all have a daily dose of doubt. Am I a good mother? How do people see me? Am I jacking up my kid? Will my kid grow up to be destructive? The list goes on. Then you have a second kid or third or fourth and now there is a cloud of doubt hanging over you constantly. All these doubts are deeply rooted in fear. No, there is not a magic ingredient and anyone who says they have it... well, that sounds like a recipe for disaster. Because our kiddos were uniquely designed which requires unique parenting and all we can do is the best that we can. We can read all the books, listen to all the podcasts, attend all the conferences, seek all the wisdom from our predecessors, and pray all the prayers. At the end of the day, they will grow up and have to take responsibility and be held accountable for themselves. So just like we can't take all the credit, we also cannot fully blame ourselves. Instead of living in fear of making mistakes which we are bound to do and then sulking ourselves in doubt afterwards. Let's reroot ourselves in truth. The truth is love and love casts out all fear. So let's keeping loving fiercely not only on our little ones, but ourselves. 

    I give myself permission to make mistakes and practice self-compassion. I stay rooted in truth. I love fiercely. 


    Before having babies we had a pressure to be a specific number on the scale, look a certain way with the latest fashion and hairdo, have the perfect guy on our side, and be where we want to be professionally. Now we have a little one or two or even three, and the reality is those pressures STILL exist.

    On top of the day-to-day nursing, diaper changing, food making, house cleaning, laundry folding, errand running, school pick up and drop off, grocery funs, and playdates to name the few we still have this pressure to get back to our pre-pregnancy weight, look like we are not the hot mess that we actually are, keep our "perfect" man on our side, and be doing something that we love. 

    Let's be real. Being a female is tough in our culture but throw in the mom role and tough is now an understatement. Before it was, "Am I pretty enough? Am I smart enough? Am I witty enough?". But now it's ALSO, "Am I doing enough? Am I good enough? Am I patient enough? Am I structured enough? Am I go with the flow enough? Am I cool enough? Am I even enough?"

    We are here to remind you and tell you that you are. Your pure existence is enough. You don't have to do or be anything extra. It's easier said than done. But it's the truth. May we cling to this truth when the lies are whispered into our ears during those midnight feeds and amongst the chaos of the evening dinner & bedtime routine. 
     

    I am enough. This is enough. We are enough. 


    Happy Valentine's Mamas!

    This month we get to celebrate love. Let's not fall into the temptation of the cliche commercial consumer spending love with flowers, cards, and jewelry but let us commit to real love. Let's choose love over fear. Let's choose love over impatience. Let's choose love over scarcity. Let's choose love over and over again with our partners, our children, our friends, our co-workers, and especially ourselves. May we love with kind words, gentle tones, fully present eyes, long embraces, tender touches, just because notes, and extra praises. May we choose our battles and trying loving like this.... 

    "I'm sorry"

    "I'm here"

    " I understand"

    "I'm grateful"


    Being a mom is a high calling. It demands everything from us every single day. There are no sick days. There is no PTO. We have to show up moment to moment. Yes, it's a gift and a privilege, but that does not mean it isn't hard. That doesn't mean that we do not sacrifice. Our freedom, our friendships, our jobs, our education, our goals, our dreams, our self. 

    This is not a secret. We see it happen to mom after mom. But at some point we will break if we sacrifice everything. May we not let our calling as a mother stop us from caring for ourselves. Take a moment and think about what area(s) of your life needs more attention and write 3 intentions to give back to yourself this year.

    "In the past I left you alone. I went away from you. Now, I am very sorry. I am going to embrace you. Darling, I am here for you. I will take good care of you. I know you suffer so much. I have been so busy. I have neglected you, and now I have learned a way to come back to you." -Thich Nhat Hanh


    I commit to self-care, self-nurturing, self-love, self-kindness. I commit to my SELF.