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.
Jaiya talks about what inspired her work on postpartum health, how her sexuality shifted after becoming a mom, what the Erotic Blueprints are and why they’re important. She explains how to understand and feed your blueprints through the Erotic Blueprint Breakthrough Course
Bethany Saltman drafted the nation's first "affirmative consent" policy at Antioch College in the 90s. That means she's been having the #metoo conversion and talking about the politics of pleasure for a good long time. She is now at work on a book about attachment- rejecting or revising the work that has been popularized and categorized as "attachment styles." Recorded right before the Kavanagh confirmation, we talk about the behavior during the hearings- body language and attachment style.
In this episode, “Mindfulness mama mentor” Hunter Clarke-Fields talks about the importance of practicing mindfulness in parenting and how she helps stressed-out moms become more grounded in their daily lives. Hunter also shares about her life as an artist and the role that painting played in own pregnancy and entry into motherhood.
Magamama and Shannon Aganza talk about how astrology relates to the body, relationships and our sexuality. We look at the role of the planets Mars and Venus in our charts, as well as the current transits and what that means for our romantic lives.
Rachael Maddox and Kimberly Johnson share about healing sexual trauma, boundary repair, and birth.
How somatic experiencing can help us connect to our core self The pervasiveness of “sexuality trauma” in our society The pushback against sexuality in the United States and how it has affected practitioners’ training Ariel’s unique journey to somatic experiencing and what she has learned from over 40 years of being involved in the healing arts
Marcia uses the old ways in new ways and has been achieving extraordinary results in female reproductive health dysfunction, infertility, and sexual trauma recovery. She blends her expansive knowledge and initiations with her own healing/recovery journey to create a space that is safe, profound, healing, and empowering.
Racha Tahani Lawler is a California licensed midwife and founder of Crimson Fig Midwifery. She has owned and operated a community birth center, and received many awards for her work as a community midwife. She address systemic racism in healthcare, specifically birth and midwifery.
Molly Caro May, author of Body Full of Stars: Female Rage and My Passage into Motherhood talks about the inspiration for Molly’s memoir, her exploration of postpartum rage, the connection between storytelling and healing, anger in our culture today, how it connects to the postpartum period, what anger can teach us about ourselves.
Christiane Pelmas shares her personal experiences with her cycle, abortion, perimenopause and menopause—and the intelligence of these initiations. She shares that rather than closing down and going inward, menopausal women have the medicine the world needs. The menopausal initiation has the potential to awaken whole listening, erotic sex, generative power and a QUEEN existence. She sees this initiation as having a deep global purpose.
Dr. Zagone talk about what’s missing from the current medical approach to fertility. Her unique, holistic work combining environmental, physical and emotional components. She shares her 100% success rate with women under 40 and how the fertility journey can be a process of internal growth and maturity.
Jaguar Round Table- Five women share what changed for them from Activate your Inner Jaguar - Stopped picking skin on their hands (a longtime habit that had been addressed many different ways) - Learning to how to stay present with what feels good during sex (instead of what doesn't) - How to learn what her system needs and to ASK for it- changing her relationship - Learned better boundaries and said "no" and the person accepted it! - How to deal with introversion when you need to be social
Nikki Coffelt- Licensed Psychologist, a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, provocateur and shamanic artist talks about addiction, somatic recovery, two-spiritedness and how to find our way back to ourselves.
Ale Duarte travels the world helping educators, therapists and parents tune in to children.
Eileen Rosete is the founder of Our Sacred Women and a Marriage and Family Therapist. She is the mother of one daughter and has experienced two losses, which I was honored to be a part of. This episode is about honoring all kinds of births- how to do that and what that process is like. Eileen has an enormous heart of service and is infiltrating the fashion world with her message “Women Are Sacred.” It's about Motherhood, Miscarriage, Loss and Trauma