The Nesting Place offers prenatal yoga, baby & me yoga, toddler & me yoga, mommy and me fitness, postpartum fitness – something for everyone!
Check out our full schedule here.
Prenatal Yoga – Connect with your mind and your body in this one hour pregnancy safe prenatal yoga class. Stretching and yoga is a wonderful way to stay active during your pregnancy. This gentle flow helps mamas get in tune with their bodies and connect with their baby. This class meets in person and virtually. Check our schedule for classes.
Baby and Me Yoga – We offer weekly yoga classes for you and your little one to bond while getting in a good stretch and moving your body. This class is a wonderful way to connect with your baby, assist in baby motor development, and learn simple baby soothing touch techniques. Moms will also get a great stretch and movement session in this class. Appropriate for ages 6-weeks to pre-crawlers. Class is offered on Saturdays at 10:30am. Register here.
Toddler and Me Yoga – We offer regular mommy and me style yoga classes for mamas and their toddlers too. This class gets the toddlers involved in the gentle movements and mindfulness. This class also is a great opportunity for mama to get moving and stretching alongside her little one. The class incorporates a bit of story time and song as well. Ideal for crawlers to 3 years old – Takes place some Sundays. Register here.
Postpartum Fitness Class – A combination of core strengthening and total body toning. Pre-crawling babies are welcome. Register here.
Kids Yoga – We also offer children’s yoga classes weekly with Ms. Margot for ages 3 to 7 in Merrick and Farmingdale. This class is a drop off but parents are welcome to stay if they prefer.
Jen is a mother to two girls and a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. Jen first found yoga to ease the stress of her corporate career. After seeing the benefits yoga had on both her mind and body, Jen deepened her studies and received her 200 hour yoga teaching certification in 2014. At the end of her training, Jen discovered she and her husband were pregnant with their first daughter. Prenatal yoga replaced her vinyasa flow practice and helped Jen connect to her changing body and the life that she was growing. Jen believes practicing prenatal yoga during her pregnancy resulted in the beautiful (and relatively easy!) births of both her daughters.
Jen is committed to sharing her yoga practice with expecting and new moms and their families. Jen has completed over 100 additional hours of training specializing in prenatal, postnatal, and baby & me yoga and is also trained as a Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist. Jen’s classes will leave you feeling strong, confident, prepared and capable during your pregnancy, labor and transition to motherhood.
Jen provides private yoga and strength training for all stages of motherhood – preconception, pregnancy and postpartum. Private sessions are the ideal choice if you want a personalized plan that is tailored to your goals. Find more info at www.moveformotherhood.com.
Single Session: $125 – expires 1 month from purchase
6 Sessions: $720 – expires 2 months from purchase
12 Sessions: $1410 – expires 4 months from purchase
Margot is a certified children’s yoga and mindfulness teacher based on Long Island, NY with a background in early childhood education. Margot teaches baby and me and toddler and me yoga at The Nesting Place. She taught as a classroom teacher for over 10 years. In 2015 she left the classroom to pursue teaching yoga and mindfulness to children as a full time independent contractor. She’s honored to work with Yogi Beans, and Little Flower Yoga providing school based programming, and enrichment. She mentors new children’s yoga teachers, and has led professional developments for hundreds of educators. Additionally, Margot teaches in schools across Long Island and in parts of Brooklyn and Queens under her own budding brand: Calm Cookie Kids Yoga. As well as schools, she’s taught at Lifetime Athletics, World gym, The Nesting Place; A supportive community for Mothers, local libraries, family services, and with private clients. She serves children as young as 6 weeks, all the up through high school.
Margot is certified through Little Flower Yoga, Yogi Beans, Trauma Informed Teaching from United We Om, and Baby Yoga and Development from Karma Kids Yoga. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education, and a Masters of Science in Literacy education. A graduate with honors from SUNY Cortland, and Long Island University at C.W. Post, she always knew that teaching was her calling.
After practicing yoga on and off for over ten years in various gyms and at school Jamie was introduced to the serenity that yoga studios provide. It was there that her passion for yoga was ignited, loving the way that she felt physically and mentally after each and every class. In 2012 she received her 200-hour vinyasa yoga teacher certification at Sonic Yoga in NYC. Two months later she completed training for her favorite style, restorative yoga at Revolution Yoga in Rockville Centre, NY. Jamie is also certified to teach Yin Yoga through the teachings of Corina Benner as well as Kids Yoga from Kidding Around Yoga program. Jamie intends to spread her love of yoga even further through her teaching, with classes focused on tuning inward, connecting with the breath and moving energy throughout the body. Her students and clients leave feeling relaxed, strengthened and empowered to take their yoga off the mat and into their daily lives.