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Jessica L. Molleur is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and massage therapist in Massachusetts and California.  She currently maintains a private acupuncture practice in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, which was awarded Best Acupuncture Center by Boston Magazine. Areas of specialty include women's health, pregnancy, infertility, pediatrics, and sports medicine. Jessica also serves as a health care consultant for integrative medical institutes, infertility centers, and green spas.

Prior to her consulting work, Jessica founded an integrative health center in Boston. The eco-friendly center was one of the first twenty-five companies certified as a Sustainable Business Leader in Boston. The center was the recipient of several awards, including Mayor Menino's Green Business Award, a multiple recipient of Boston Business Journal's Best Workplace, Boston Magazine's Best of Boston Award for Massage Therapy as well as Best Acupuncturists in Boston, Best Eco-Friendly Massage, Eco-Beauty Bar, Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, Pilates, and Workout.

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Why Prenatal Yoga?

From the desk of Vanessa Green, RYT...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our prenatal classes are filling up fast! Is there something in the water or are moms-to-be just more aware of the benefits to yoga and their health? It could be a little bit of both so I thought it seemed like a good idea to explain the great benefits of a yoga practice during pregnancy. Hey, everyone is doing it, right?

Is prenatal yoga right for me?

Our prenatal yoga classes are designed for pregnant women who are both new to yoga and for those who have a continuing practice. Similar to starting any exercise routine during pregnancy, it's best to consult with your physician in case there are any reasons to not begin yoga right away or there are special circumstances around your pregnancy. Please always talk to your yoga instructor prior to taking a class if you have any concerns.

What are the classes like?

Students will learn poses and modifications for all stages of pregnancy, with a focus on increasing strength, flexibility, and tone. We have various props available to help with positioning, modifications and to ensure comfort throughout the class.

How will this translate to when I have my baby?

Women will bond with their babies through relaxation practice and develop breathing techniques that will be valuable throughout pregnancy, as well as during the labor and delivery process. Prenatal yoga is an excellent way to nourish and to develop a deeper trust in the body during pregnancy and beyond.

I teach hour-long prenatal  yoga classes every Thursday at 6:30pm and every Saturday at 10:30am. Hope to see you in the next class!

 

 

 

 

Vanessa Green, RYT

Registered Yoga Teacher
Vanessa Green, RYT Registered Yoga Teacher Vanessa completed her 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification with Eileen Muir at Karuna Center for Yoga & Healing Arts in Northampton, MA. During the comprehensive year-long teacher training course, she gained knowledge of classical yoga asanas and yoga philosophy, meditation and pranayama (breath control) techniques, and yoga therapeutics. Vanessa teaches Ashtanga yoga in an Iyengar-style emphasizing precision in the alignment of bones, muscles and joints while holding poses. The use of props like bolsters, blankets, belts and blocks facilitates learning and adjusts postures to individual needs, allowing every body access to the benefits of the practice. During classes she assists students in releasing stress, correcting imbalances, and gaining vitality, clarity and evenness of temper. Vanessa offers students a gradual approach to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.
Vanessa holds an International Masters degree in Social & Political Ethics from Utrecht University in The Netherlands and the Norwegian School of Science & Technology. Her aim is to help students experience yoga and meditation as practices that integrate mind and body, facilitate self-awareness, and reduce suffering in all aspects of life.
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