Join Aglaée as she interviews Amelia Barnes to first talk about the benefits of yoga for moms and the important role yoga has played in her life, including during both of her pregnancies and postpartum periods.
In the second part of the interview, you will learn about Amelia’s incredibly inspiring story with her first baby, Landon, unexpectedly passing away only 4 days after he was born and how he saved his sister’s life.
Enjoy the listen! 🙂
Amelia Barnes’s bio:
Amelia Kathryn Barnes is a yoga teacher, retreat facilitator and small business owner. She teaches at Moksha Yoga Winnipeg and is a guide at the yoga and wellness website oneOeight.com. She is also the creator of PranaVidaStyle, a unique line of inspired and Canadian-made yoga apparel.
Amelia lives in Winnipeg, Canada with her husband Justin, daughter Lily and their big white mutt Cody.
[3:27] Welcome Amelia! – Let’s talk about yoga for moms!
How she got started with yoga
Pros and cons of practicing at home vs at a studio
[8:27] Yoga beyond the physical practice
[11:25] Yoga for better immunity
[12:40] Yoga as a tool to reconnect to our bodies
[14:10] Anxiety about going to a yoga studio for the 1st time!!!
[17:35] Yoga and body image / self-acceptance
[22:10] Amelia’s 3 favorite poses for moms
[27:05] Landon’s story
[33:10] Tips for moms dealing with baby loss
[37:30] Amelia’s thoughts on “letting go” vs “setting free”
[39:44] Lily’s story and why you need to know about ICP
(ICP stands for Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy)
[50:15] Where to find more about Amelia
- Online yoga platform: oneOeight.com
- Amelia’s yoga apparel: PranaVida Style
- Amelia’s book: Landon’s Legacy: The Power of a Short Life
- Other resources:
ICP (intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy) icpcare.org
Yoga Body Coalition on Instagram
- Steph’s Healthy Mama, Happy Baby Virtual Pregnancy Handbook
- Aglaée’s Free 7-day Bloat-Free Forever Online Course