Sphere Mama - Yoga Classes, Support and Education. Serving Women, Men and Children, all Body Types. Specializing in Classes for Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Postpartum/ Parenting Time. Santa Fe / Los Alamos, NM.

About Christa

Christa Corsaro Tyson ~E-RYT, E-RPYT, Doula, CLC, CCE

I am a certified yoga instructor with specialized training in prenatal and postnatal yoga.  I am also a doula, lactation counselor and childbirth educator.  I act as a voting member of the Ten Moons Collective.

I began my yoga practice in 1999 while living in Maui, HI. As my practice unfolded various kinks within my physical body, emotional being and mind began to dissipate. With further maturation as a yogini I became interested in yogic philosophy, texts and teachings from various lineages, incorporating different styles into my personal practice. In 2003 I attended an accredited 9-month yoga teacher training program through Yoga Yoga in Austin, TX, where I received my 200-hours Hatha Yoga Certification. My instructors included-MehtabGuru KaramJessica Montgomery and Sharon Moon.

In 2005 I completed additional training toward my 500-hours Certification under Srivatsa Ramaswami and Leslie Lytle, specializing in Vinyasa Flow as well as Prenatal Yoga and Postnatal Yoga. I’ve been teaching Prenatal and Postnatal yoga since 2005 and loving every minute! In 2012 I studied Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training with Seane Corn to deepen my personal practice and further my knowledge of postpartum exercise.

My experience teaching yoga to children stems from management of a childcare center and school for medically fragile, developmentally delayed and typically developing infants and toddlers, where I observed physical therapists and incorporated yoga into the healing process of special children. I practiced and taught yoga with my two children; Jaia (2008) and Ahma (2010) when they were young enough to participate in my Parent and Baby yoga classes and continued to teach baby yoga ever since 2008.  I combine yoga and appropriate infant development exercises into a fun and informative class for both mom and baby.

Prior to moving back to Rochester, NY in June, 2007 I completed a 15,000 mile cross-country road trip with my husband Brian in which we studied with leading yoga instructors all over the United States. As your yoga instructor I bring to each session an East meets West approach created through a-holistic understanding of the fundamental mind/body connection. I integrate my academic background in biology, psychology, anatomy and physiology with the ancient modes of Yogic healing to make the exploratory journey from mind to body to heart. My yoga classes nearly always include a Vinyasa component. I strive to make my classes mirror life: at times tough, at times rhythmic; at times completely personal and inwardly tuned. My classes are fun, inspiring, challenging and dedicated to helping people of all ages, sizes and abilities discover the joys of yoga practice and conscious living.

In October of 2007 I completed the DONA Birth Doula Workshop at Patricia Predmore, the Education Director of DONA International (this is like taking acting lesson from Meryl Streep)! I have a passionate interest in perinatal womens health, birth and infant development. The education I received in college, during my prenatal and postnatal yoga  certification and during doula training have given me the relaxed confidence needed to assist women during very challenging and beautiful times in their lives.  To further my perinatal education I studied Lamaze Childbirth Classes, Hypnobirthing Classes and Bradley Childbirth Classes.

In 2009 I developed my own personal childbirth education program for expecting parents…a blend between Lamaze, Bradley, Hypnobirthing, Doula techniques and Perinatal Yoga!  The BEST of it all! Every parent that attends my childbirth classes expresses how informative and FUN the workshops are. I have personal experience birthing THREE kiddo’s; Jaia was born in 2008 via a completely natural birth in a hospital, Ahma was born at home in NY in 2010 and  Aven Kai was born here in NM at home in 2013.  I also attend births as a doula and help other couples through the amazing process of Childbirth.

In the summer of 2012 I studied and received my Lactation Counselor certification.  CLC training was one of the most interesting educational experiences of my career!  To learn about CLC’s click here. Prior to 2012 I studied breastfeeding education and guidance through my doula training and through childbirth classes. I breastfed my children and truly know how wonderful of an experience this can be for both baby and mother. I am honored to help women let go of fear and feel confident breastfeeding.

Christa ALSO has a Skin Care and Supplement line!  Check out www.ChristaTyson.Nerium.com for FREE samples;)

Please feel free to call 512-289-2554 or email me with any questions!

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