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Kids & Parents


Weekly Prenatal Yoga Classes

Thursday 7:30 – 8:45 pm with Jesse Pournaras

at Jaya Park Slope

Sunday 7:00 – 8:15 pm with Liz Walker

at Jaya Yoga East

Jaya Yoga is so pleased to offer Prenatal Yoga with esteemed teachers Jesse Pournaras and Liz Walker

Jesse has been practicing yoga since 2002 and completed her 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher certification at Jaya Yoga Center in Brooklyn in 2014. She is a DONA trained Birth & Postpartum Doula and a Certified Breastfeeding Counselor.

As a doula, Jesse is given unique insight into the birthing process and strives to incorporate the lessons she has learned in labor and delivery into her prenatal yoga classes. She is dedicated to reducing fear around pregnancy and childbirth, and to giving pregnant persons the tools, strength and confidence they need to move through labor and into their new roles as parents and caregivers.

Liz has over a dozen years of yoga teaching experience, Liz completed her Prenatal Yoga certification with renowned Prenatal teacher Mia Borgatta of Ma Yoga, who guided Liz through her pregnancy and prepared her for a conscious and empowering birth experience. Whether you are in your first few weeks of pregnancy or further along, Liz will provide a wonderfully informative and restorative class.

Girl and Boy

JAYA Kids Yoga Classes

with Jenna Martinez-Lynch

at Jaya Yoga East

Tuesday 4 – 4:45 pm

Check workshops page for current dates.

10-week series

$180 for the series preregistration required. $25 to drop in.

Jaya East: Twist into a pretzel, hiss like a snake and walk up a wall like a spider. Though the poses may be the same as in an adult yoga class, techniques like partner yoga, yoga dancing, ball activities, and yoga songs make for a fun and engaging class. The kid class is for ages 5-10. This class runs throughout the year as a 10 week series. Please visit the workshop page to register for upcoming series.


Breastfeeding Circle

with Jesse Pournaras

at Jaya Yoga East

Monday 11 am – 12 pm

A weekly meeting for lactating, breast or chest feeding individuals. Facilitated by Jesse Pournaras, Certified Breastfeeding Counselor and Birth & Postpartum Doula, weekly topics may include: latching, how to pump, plans for returning to work, the mindbody connection of lactation among others. Connect with others that are experiencing similar challenges, build your community, and receive support and guidance in a safe space open to all.


baby and me yoga

Baby and Me

with Annabeth Rousakis

at Jaya Yoga East

Tuesday 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Jaya East: This class is for YOU (mommy, daddy, guardian) and your baby! You get to stretch, strengthen, and relax while the children play in a fun and safe environment. Infants, as young as 6-8 weeks, up to toddlers (age 2) are welcome to this class. Class happens on a weekly basis every Tuesday from 12:15-1:15. Each class is a drop-in rate of $18. There is no need to sign up in advance. Please feel free to come when convenient for you and the child.

Music Together

Music Together

For more information & to register, call Hootenanny anytime at 718-369-0528, or visit their website. When in session:

Monday 4:00 – 4:45 pm

$305 for 10-week session. Pre-registration is required.

Jaya East: The Music Together® program is an internationally respected, research based early childhood music program that will build upon your child’s natural enthusiasm for music and movement. Classes are designed for newborns through age four with their caregivers.

This fills up fast!

Jaya Yoga Center: Serving Brooklyn since 2000