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Deb Flashenberg

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Summer Podcast Series - Childbirth Education and Support: 5 Questions You MUST Ask Before Birth with Deb Flashenberg

Pure Nurture Pregnancy and Birth

Deb Flashenberg is the founder and director of the Prenatal Yoga Center in NYC. She is a yoga teacher, labor support doula, Lamaze childbirth educator and has completed a midwifery assistant program at The Farm in Tennessee with Ina May Gaskin and The Farm midwives. On this episode of the Pure Nurture Podcast, Deb is sharing all about five essential questions to ask your care provider before birth. When you’re in labor, it’s not a good time to start negotiating your delivery wishes. You need to feel heard, respected, and supported BEFORE your big day and be sure you and your support team are all on the same page. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Who is Deb Flashenberg & how she got into supporting pregnant women before she became a Mom (2:35) Prenatal Yoga Center in NYC Yoga | Birth | Babies Podcast Who’s Afraid of the Pregnant Yogi? online program When you meet your doctor for the first time, ask these 5 key questions to make sure you’re on the same page (5:36) Is it too late to switch care providers in your 3rd trimester? (25:00) "As a doula, Deb has heard this lament time and time again: “I received the name of my doctor from a friend, and if I had known what to ask, I probably would have switched doctors a long time ago. Now I feel it’s too late to change!” Ideally, it’s best to have a very important conversation with your doctor at the beginning of your pregnancy to make sure that the way he or she practices medicine matches up with the way you want to birth. If you’re already into your pregnancy and a relationship with your doctor, be sure to ask these key questions at your next appointment! When you’re in labor, it isn’t a good time to start negotiating your labor and delivery wishes. It’s essential that you feel heard, supported and respected long before the big day!" - Via www.prenatalyogacenter.com Click here to read more about the 5 questions Deb recommends you ask your doctor.  If you found this podcast helpful and want more, visit Deb at her Prenatal Yoga Center, on Instagram, and Facebook. Check out her prenatal yoga teacher training (if you’re ready to dive deeper) and when you’re in New York City, pop in for a yoga class! Best part? You can practice yoga wherever you are with Deb’s free yoga videos.


30 Aug 2022

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The Power of Postpartum Yoga- Interview with Deb Flashenberg

The Milk Minute- A Lactation Podcast

Yoga gets thrown around as a lifestyle 'cure-all' for a lot of pregnancy and breastfeeding issues, but can it really help? Today Maureen and Heather interview Deb Flashenberg, founder and director of the Prenatal Yoga Center in NYC and host of the podcast Yoga | Birth | Babies. Join the Milk Minute to learn all about postpartum healing through the practice of yoga!Learn more about Deb and her yoga classes at PrenatalYogaCenter.com or find her on social media.Facebook - Prenatal Yoga Center Instagram - @PrenatalYogaCenterPodcast - Yoga | Birth | BabiesTHANK YOU TO THIS EPISODE’S SPONSORSGet your breastfeeding journey BACK ON TRACK with a Lactation Consult with Heather! Telehealth available and some insurance accepted. Click HERE for the deets. If you have Blue Cross Blue Shield, Anthem, Cigna PPO or Provider Network of America– you can fill out a short form to get pre-approval to get your visits with Heather 100% approved! Click HERE to access the form.Book a Lactation Consult today! Booking a virtual consult with Maureen is now easier than ever. Click HERE to get started!Dairy Fairy - Click HERE for free shipping by using code MILKMINUTE.Welcome and THANK YOU to our New PatronsTina Trickel & Maddie CampListener Question: I am 7 weeks postpartum and want to return to exercising, but I have large boobs and am experiencing discomfort. Will this discomfort subside?Other ResourcesDavin & Adley - Click HERE to save 10% off Davin & Adley Bras with Promo Code MILKMINUTE10.Kindred Bravely - Breastfeeding Friendly Sports BrasPrefer to read the transcript?- Click Here to read the edited version of this episode!All of the resources cited in this episode are available on our professional transcript.Support the showCheck out Milk Minute Podcast's website here!Become a VIP Click here to get exclusive access and more!Send us an e-mail! MilkMinutePodcast@gmail.comFacebook | Instagram | TikTok


5 Aug 2022

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EP126- How to Find Body Balance when Pregnant & Prepare for Birth with Deb Flashenberg

Mamas in Training: Preparing for Pregnancy & Motherhood

If you were doing yoga and cycling routinely while you’re pregnant… that should be enough to prepare you physically for birth, right?In fact, it might not be enough and you could STILL feel out of balance physically when you go into labor. For today’s guest, Deb Flashenberg, this was her story. She thought she had covered all the bases for smooth labor, but instead, she was in labor for hours and found that her baby was asynclitic  or not in line with her birth canal because her pelvic was out of balance. So, what IS balance when we’re preparing for childbirth and labor? How can we achieve balance before we give birth? Deb teaches us the important key to finding balance during your pregnancy to help create less obstruction for baby's birth during labor. You will learn where to start and what not to forget when training to be a future mama.  Learn where to start and the important keys to finding balance during your pregnancy and create less obstruction for birth in this episode of the Mamas in Training Podcast. FOLLOW on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mamasintrainingpod/ WRITE a Review: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1474667560?mt=2&ls=1 JOIN our Facebook Community: https://urlgeni.us/facebook/mamasintrainingpod Click HERE for the Full Show Notes ___________________________________________________


27 Jul 2022

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104: Postnatal Considerations in Asana with Deb Flashenberg

The Mentor Sessions

Deb Flashenberg (she/her) is the founder and director of the Prenatal Yoga Center which she founded in NYC in 2002.  Along with being a prenatal yoga teacher, she is also a labor support doula, Lamaze childbirth educator, mother of two and self proclaimed "birth and anatomy geek”. After the challenging birth of her first child, Deb became incredibly interested in pelvic health and has since earned her Pelvic Floor Yoga Certification with Leslie Howard. Deb is currently knee deep in an intensive program with Dr. Sarah Duvall to earn her Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist certification.


15 Feb 2022

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#144 | Restrengthening from Within through Yoga with Deb Flashenberg of The Prenatal Yoga Center

Down to Birth

How is yoga like birth? They both ask us to get uncomfortable and sit with that discomfort. How long can we sit with it? Where does our mind go when we get uncomfortable? How quickly do we reach for distraction? Yoga prepares us for birth not only physically but also by integrating the mind/body connection and strengthening our intuition and our physical body. Today, Deb Flashenberg of the Prenatal Yoga Center in NYC speaks with us about how to get safely uncomfortable and learn to use your body, breath and mind to get to the to other side, whether on your yoga mat or at your birth.  We also discuss postpartum recovery, and the importance of recovering physically from inside to outside, such as when it comes to diastasis recti and posture.  This show is sponsored by:Silverette USA*Beautiful Births and Beyond*Postpartum Soothe**Use promo code DOWNTOBIRTH********** Connect with us on Patreon for our exclusive content.Email Contact@DownToBirthShow.comInstagram @downtobirthshowCall us at 802-GET-DOWN Work with Cynthia: 203-952-7299 HypnoBirthingCT.com Work with Trisha: 734-649-6294 Please remember we don’t provide medical advice. Speak to your licensed medical provider for all your healthcare matters.


19 Jan 2022

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The Secrets Of A Truly Sustainable Studio with Deb Flashenberg

The Business Of Teaching Yoga

In today’s episode, Deb Flashenberg, founder of the Prenatal Yoga Center in NYC shares the secrets behind how she built, and maintained a sustainable business over almost 20 years - even while many other yoga centers have come and gone in that time. I was thrilled to speak with Deb, and shout out to Mado Hesselink (our guest on episode 72) who introduced us. Deb is not only a true expert in her field, but she is also a kick ass business woman.PODCAST HIGHLIGHTSDeb’s “dirty” yoga secretHow Deb started focusing on prenatal yogaHow Deb started her yoga studio, even without a business backgroundDeb’s approach to building a business from scratchHow Deb successfully transitioned her in person studio, to teaching online during the pandemicHow going online allowed Deb to grow her student base by about ⅓Why getting super clear on your niche can have a massive positive impact on your businessThe importance of keeping overheads low when you have a physical spaceHow Deb built an incredible team to support and grow her businessHow Deb decided to take the leap, and hire her first studio managerThe biggest lessons & biggest mistakes Deb has learned from working with her teamHow Deb structures her sales funnel to help new followers on Instagram, turn into studentsWhy going slow is an essential element to building a sustainable businessFIND DEB FLASHENBERGPrenatal Yoga Center InstagramPrenatal Yoga Center WebsiteFIND CORACora’s NewsletterCora’s InstagramFor links & resources mentioned in this episode go to www.corageroux.com/episode87Support the show

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18 Oct 2021

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Yoga, Birth, and Babies with Deb Flashenberg

Prism Parenting: Looking at Behavior in a Different Light

This week Heather interviews Deb Flashenberg. She is the founder of the Prenatal Yoga Center in New York, and she is the host of the Yoga | Birth | Babies podcast. Her mission is to “empower pregnant people to take an active role in their birth so they can emerge feeling heard, seen, understood and supported."


23 Sep 2021

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Deb Flashenberg: Finding Autonomy in Pregnancy and Birth | WAM140

Well-Adjusted Mama

Deb Flashenberg is the founder and director of the Prenatal Yoga Center in NYC. Along with being a prenatal yoga teacher, she is also a labor support doula, Lamaze childbirth educator, mother of two and self proclaimed "birth and anatomy geek." Deb received her first vinyasa yoga certification with Shiva Rea and then added to her education by completing the OM Yoga advanced yoga teacher training with Cyndi Lee. After the challenging birth of her first child, Deb became incredibly interested in pelvic health and has since earned her Pelvic Floor Yoga Certification with Leslie Howard. For the past 4 years, Deb has also greatly enjoyed being the host of the podcast, Yoga | Birth | Babies, where she speaks with some of the world’s leading experts in pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and parenthood. You can find out more at https://prenatalyogacenter.com/ I'd really appreciate it if you would click the like button above and leave a review if your favorite podcast app has that ability. Thank you! Visit http://drlaurabrayton.com/podcasts/ for show notes and available downloads. © 2021 Dr. Laura Brayton


17 Aug 2021

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Prenatal Yoga | Deb Flashenberg

MomTalks with Christa

In today's episode we talk to Deb Flashenberg, the founder and director of the Prenatal Yoga Center in New York City. She talks about how the key benefits of prenatal yoga and how ultimately it can help you prepare for labor!  Here are the things we have discussed in the interview:- Intro- More info about Deb Flashenberg- Difference between typical yoga and prenatal yoga- At what point in pregnancy can a woman start doing prenatal yoga?- For doing yoga, is there a benefit for a woman who wants to conceive?- Deb talks about postnatal yoga- Yoga classes during the pandemic- Deb's online support communities- Words of encouragement for moms regarding the benefits of doing the yoga- What are her tips for moms out there?Follow Deb on Instagram: @Prenatalyogacenter  MomTalks with Christa and Mommy Knows Best is committed to providing informational, motivational, and inspiring videos to all moms. Statements in this video are for informational purposes only and are not to be taken as medical advice or recommendation. Any health concern or condition should be brought to the attention of your doctor.  Mommy Knows Best YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/MommyknowsbestJoin our Private Facebook Group: New Moms - Breastfeeding & More Support Group by Mommy Knows Best: https://bit.ly/3gQIF9zThis episode was sponsored by Mommy Knows Best. Mommy Knows Best is a brand dedicated to empowering all moms on their journey with support, tips, and products to help boost their milk supply.  Visit Mommy Knows Best at www.mommyknowsbest.com or follow us on Instagram @mommyknowsbest  


21 Jul 2021

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Achieving Balance in the Pelvis for Pregnancy and Birth with Deb Flashenberg

Pregnancy & Birth Made Easy

Tune into this excellent conversation we had with prenatal yoga instructor, doula, Lamaze Childbirth Educator, and mother, Deb Flashenberg as we discuss why it's so important to have balance in the pelvis throughout pregnancy and birth.  Deb shares her personal and professional experience including how she went from a five-hour pushing stage with her first baby to a five-minute pushing stage with her second baby all due to balance in the body and mind. We also discuss how having the proper preparation for the mind and body is crucial to your birth experience no matter how you're choosing to birth.  Don't forget to follow us on Instagram @myessentialbirth and for even more great info head over to www.myessentialbirth.com to check out our totally FREE Pregnancy Guide & other incredible downloads.  Looking for all the FREE downloads and links mentioned in this episode? Go to www.myessentialbirth.com/podcast, click on this week's episode, scroll to the bottom of the page and download away!GET IN TOUCH! 🤩Reach out at any time to hello@myessentialbirth.com. We love hearing from you! Looking for more info on the birth course? CLICK HERE! 💜For the THREE FREE EXERCISES - Get your FREE Download here!Follow us here on INSTAGRAM!


19 May 2021