MagaMama with Kimberly Ann Johnson: Sex, Birth and Motherhood show

MagaMama with Kimberly Ann Johnson: Sex, Birth and Motherhood

Summary: Cutting-edge, pioneering conversations on holistic women's health, including sex, birth, motherhood, womanhood, intimacy and trauma with doula, certified Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Experiencing practitioner, and author of The Fourth Trimester, Kimberly Ann Johnson.

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  • Artist: Kimberly Ann Johnson: Author, Vaginapractor, Co-founder of the School for Postpartum Care
  • Copyright: Magamama 2017

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 EP76: Fourth Trimester Vaginal Steaming Study Results | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:31:04

Keli Garza, Steamy Chick, and Kimberly Johnson, Magamama discuss the results of The Fourth Trimester Vaginal Steam Study results.  We are defining what postpartum recovery looks like. In this podcast we will walk you through the study design- what we did, how we did it, what the results are and what we think the groundbreaking implications of those results mean for future postpartum health and future studies. 

 EP75 Cece on Modern Sex Ed, Body Love, and Navigating the World as a Bi-racial Middle Schooler. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:09

EP75 Cece on Modern Sex Ed, Body Love, and Navigating the World as a Bi-racial Middle Schooler.

 74: Steve Hoskinson on Creating Resiliency, Ending Trauma, and Orienting Towards Pleasure | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:50

Steve Hoskinson is the creator of Organic Intelligence and was a longtime teacher of Somatic Experiencing. He teaches about the End of Trauma, and the importance of joy and pleasure, seeing our humanness through the map of complexity science.

 73: Katie Silcox of the Shakti School on the Winding Yogini Path- Questioning, Disillusionment, Redefinition and Reclamation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:38

Katie and I talk about what it's like to be young female yoga teachers in the yoga world, what to do with disillusionment, and what nervous systems understanding has to do with it.

 EP72: Levina and Caleb on Sex Journaling, The Power of Communication, and Slowing Down for Connection | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:49

Levina and Caleb have been journaling together about their sex life for nearly a year. They quickly discovered that creating this intimate and authentic space allowed them to learn more about themselves and each other, both within and outside of sex. They’ve been able to unearth and heal old dynamics, foster curiosity and communication, and continue building an electric sex life.

 EP71: Sabia Wade, the Black Doula, on Birthwork, Activism, Privilege and Full Spectrum Doula Care | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:06:24

Sabia Wade began her birth work with incarcerated people. A full spectrum doula, she is an educator, doula trainer and activist. She says there's no separating activism and birthwork and wants all people to have access to care. She is the founder of For the Village, a non-profit setting out to address disparities in birth and provide community for birthworkers. 

 EP70: Gia Lynne on Pleasure-Positive Comprehensive Sex Education for Teens | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:03

Gia Lynne is offering a pleasure-positive comprehensive sex education in On Blossoming- the book she wrote for her inner 12-year-old. She talks about sensuality, friendship and an expanded definition of sex.

 *69: MotherCircle-- 5 Women Share their Experiences | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:20

Five very different women share their experiences in MotherCircle: a monthlong dive into the physical, emotional, psychological, relational, sexual and spiritual shifts of becoming a mother. 

 EP68: Azita Nahai on Transforming Pain into Purpose, Navigating Spiritual Practice as a Mother, and Healing Trauma Somatically | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:26

Azita Nahai is a Kundalini yogini, an activist, and a trauma specialist. She is the founder of Trauma to Dharma, and specializes in integrating practical spirituality with therapeutic work to promote transformational healing. We chat about her journey through abuse into purposeful living, and navigating recovery and a spiritual practice during motherhood.

 EP67: Kendra Cunov on Relating Authentically, Single Motherhood, and the Sacred Masculine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:03:29

Kendra talks about single parenting, and being raised by a single parent. She shares her realization that there is no mythical ‘daddy’ figure that she missed out on, the parts of single parenting that work really well for her, and the parts of her pregnancies that brought forward wisdom

 EP66: Alexandra Sacks on Preparing for Matrescence and Preventing Postpartum Depression | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:28

Dr. Alexandra Sacks talks about the history of women and psychiatry, how some medical research data is currently being safely collected on pregnant women. She talks about centering "matrescence," as a transitional period in a woman's life as significant as adolescence.  

 EP65: Rachelle Garcia Seliga on Healing Ancestral Grief, Blood Memory, and the Life Force That is Community | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:03:23

What is ancestral grief and how is it showing up postpartum, how and why to find community support as if your life depends on it, how she found her own life partner. Rachelle shares about new paradigms and new models in partnership and business, as well as her personal story of financial health and transformation, how financial need and breadwinning has not allowed her to hide, and insisted she give her gifts.

 64 *Forging A Feminine Path Roundtable- Women Speak! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:15

Five women share their stories about what changed for them after taking the Forging a Feminine Path course. Women share how they claimed their sexuality, had conversations they could never have with partners, doctors, and Republicans. They also share how it informed their yoga teaching, bodywork and birthwork practices.

 EP63: Healing Prolapse without Surgery with Kimberly Ann Johnson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:48

It's possible to heal prolapse and not just "manage the symptoms." Prolapse is an increasingly common outcome of birth and postpartum practices. To work with prolapse, you need to understand the contributing factors. In this episode, Kimberly breaks down how to figure out what's contributing to your prolapse and how to deal with it. 

 EP62: Jenna Furnari on Ayurvedic Postpartum Care for Long Term Health | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:30

Ayurvedic Postpartum Care for Long Term Health ·      The importance and specificity of food provided during postpartum care ·      The what and why of postpartum bodywork ·      The timeline of maternal care ·      What she teaches mamas for infant massage ·      Understanding how much work your body is required to perform after birth

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