Elizabeth Crenshaw, E-RYT 500, YACEP

Yoga Therapy for Moms-To- BE

Elizabeth Crenshaw is an E-RYT 500, a Certified Yoga Therapist, a Holistic Life Coach, Mindfulness/ Meditation Teacher, and is the Owner and Founder of Yaktown Yoga, a mobile Yoga/ Wellness Studio serving all Michiganders.

Elizabeth Crenshaw has been sharing yoga therapy and mindfulness practices with mommas, children, teens, adults, and seniors for over a decade.

It is her hope to make yoga and yoga therapy accessible to anyone who wants to experience the benefits of this ancient and powerful tradition. She is dedicated to educating yoga teachers, doulas, and midwives on how to use the tools of yoga and yoga therapy for a positive pregnancy, labor and birth experience and sharing with new parents and mommas how to honor the changing body, in a supportive and nourishing environment. It is her goal to help mothers prioritize their selfcare and to guide and inspire mamas and mothers-to-be the importance of making time for themselves.

Elizabeth is deeply committed to creating and holding spaces for all to breathe, heal and to promote self-discovery and looks forward to sharing all that yoga has to offer both on and off the mat.

Session Summary:

The holistic focus of yoga therapy integrates the mind, body, and spirit and utilizes a wide range of therapeutic modalities focusing on the whole mom-to-be. Prepare for a more mindful approach to labor and birth, while finding focus through balance and the breath.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn how to breathe deeply and effectively to support overall health and prepare for the challenge of birth. 
  2. Learn positive affirmations to use during pregnancy and labor. 
  3. Learn about bandhas or pelvic floor exercises called Kegels for expectant mothers and postpartum.