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.
Three women share how the Activate Your Inner Jaguar changed their lives. magamama.com/jaguar
Kris Gonzalez, LAC, on Female Reproductive Health, Menstruation, Postpartum and Perimenopause. She talks about her personal journey as a mother of two children with autism, the effect it had on her health, and how she restored her wellness. She breaks down what is Jing, how it affects us and if it is renewable. The Golden Opportunities: menstruation, postpartum and menopause are windows for healing and strengthening.
Jennifer Lang recently published an open letter as an OB-GYN who supports women who seek alternative, holistic, and awakened care. Jennifer Today she speaks on her journey from ‘surgical cowboy’ to an advocate for bodily autonomy, discovering embodiment through birth, empowering low income communities to screen for and treat cervical cancer, and supporting women in building personal agency within a medical system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.