RYT, Prenatal Yoga Certified
Martha was called to yoga several years ago to become a better listener and to balance body-mind-spirit. She earned her 200 hour yoga certification from Yoga Institute in 2016.
Q&A with Martha Wasserman
Q. How long have you been a teacher?
A. Since 2017
Q. What areas do you specialize in?
A. I specialize in Prenatal Yoga.
Q. What brought you to your current style of practice?
A. Working as a birth and postpartum doula lead me to teaching Prenatal Yoga. I am also a Reiki practitioner and practice Kundalini Yoga as well.
Q. What can a new student expect?
A. Expect an all-welcome viewpoint. Each person opens to yoga in their own way. In a typical class, expect hatha alignment-focused instruction, a bit of flow, breathwork and guided meditation.
Q. What recent industry trends have you found most noteworthy?
A. I appreciate that yoga is increasingly recognized as a means to relax the body as meditation relaxes the mind. Yoga is now suggested and recommended by OBGYN’s, midwives, and mental health professionals. This is a great step.
Q. What are your current personal wellness goals and how are you addressing them?
A. So my goal is to do what I do now: breathe, give thanks, walk whenever possible, release attachement to outcome, love, practice yoga, run, swim, and learn.
Q. What is your favorite beautiful spot in Milwaukee?
A. The Milwaukee River.
Q. What is your favorite place to eat in Milwaukee?
A. Home! Eating out, I go to Riverwest Co-op.
Q. What are your top three favorite things to do/hobbies?
A. Being outside, spending time with family and friends, and being a Doula.
Q. What do you do to de-stress?
A. Go outside, run, walk and practice yoga.