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Debra Flashenberg is the Director of the Prenatal Yoga Center in New York, NY. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music with a degree in Musical Theater, she has spent most of her life performing and was introduced to yoga through a choreographer in 1997. After several years as a yoga... Full Bio
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Relax & Restore to Stay Healthy! with Deb at PYC by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Beat the flu season and enjoy this rest and restore sequence with Deb! Read on »
Who Do You Want With You During Labor? by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My friend, Valerie, chose to have the support of her mom with her during her labor. She found it extremely comforting and calming. Renowned midwife, Ina May ... Read on »
Have A Better Birth; Take Childbirth Education! by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility In the hecticness of planning for the arrival of a new baby, taking a formal Childbirth Education Class (CBE) sometimes get put on the back burner and forgotten ab ... Read on »
Guest blogger Rachel Cedar: The Bedtime Routine Star Chart by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Rachel Cedar is the founder of You Plus 2 Parenting & Beyond the Basics of Toddler Development who regularly teaches workshops at the Prenatal Yoga Center. She spe ... Read on »
Dying to Have a Baby?! US is ranked 50! by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Take a close look at this chart about maternal mortality and you will see the sad fact that the US is ranked 50 in the world! Despite the fact that the US spends ... Read on »
Inspirational Birth Pictures by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I love writing about birth related topics hoping to inspire, excited and create thought provoking conversations. But many times a picture can say more then words. ... Read on »
Considering Induction, Know Your Bishop Score by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility If you are considering an elective induction or facing a medical induction with some wiggle room for negotiating a few more days before the induction is determined ... Read on »
Getting Warm in Winter! video with Deb by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Generate some warmth with this gentle flow practice. Read on »
3 Common Aches and Pains of Pregnancy and How to Address Them by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Many women encounter some sort of discomfort during their pregnancy. Here are a few examples of common issues and how to find relief. Edema Most women expe ... Read on »
Waterbirth Video by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Check out this beautiful waterbirth video! It was filmed at the 21 century Henri Surruys Hospital, Belgium in 2007. Mom and baby look so happy and peaceful. Too ... Read on »
High-Risk Pregnancy and Yoga by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A new study, “The Effects of Yoga in Prevention of Pregnancy Complications in High-Risk Pregnancies: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” conducted by SVYASA University ... Read on »
Miscarriage by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This is not quite the blog I thought I would be writing at the beginning of the New Year. I was planning on announcing my second pregnancy, although many of my st ... Read on »
Here’s Your Baby With A Side Of Placenta by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The last couple of days I have been talking to my classes about the placenta encapsulation blog I have been working on. So far I have been getting quite the wide r ... Read on »
Understanding “Labor Lingo” by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Sometimes walking into a hospital leaves you feeling like you just landed without warning in a foreign country. So many names and terms used today in hospitals may ... Read on »
How Fear Affects Labor and What You Can Do About It by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility During a recent yoga class I was taking, my teacher discussed our natural reaction to fear. She explained that students tend to make their poses smaller and constr ... Read on »
Preparing Your Pelvis for Labor! by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Most women spend countless hours preparing for the arrival of their little one. Picking out names, decorating a nursery (or rearranging a one bedroom apartment, fo ... Read on »
Embodying Durga by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Last weekend, I attended workshop with my former teacher, Shiva Rea . About 10 years ago, I studied quite regularly with Shiva. Her teaching has greatly influenced ... Read on »
Postnatal Yoga and The Power Pose by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I recently watched a very interesting TED talk lead by Amy Cubb, social psychologist. Her talk was titled “Your body language shapes who you are.” Throughout it ... Read on »