Jane Austin has worked with pregnant women and their families since 1990. She is a certified yoga teacher and trainer. Jane is the founder and director of Mama Tree, a prenatal yoga school dedicated to educating yoga teachers, doulas and midwives on how to use the tools of yoga to support pregnant women and new moms in all stages of the childbearing year and beyond. She weaves her experience as a midwife, doula, childbirth educator and mother into her work.
Jane’s teacher training program attracts students from all over the world interested in learning how to utilize the practice of yoga to support pregnant and new moms physically, mentally and emotionally. By training teachers, it is her hope to make yoga accessible to any mama that wants to experience the benefits of this ancient and powerful tradition.
Jane also teaches the Yoga in Pregnancy component of many yoga teacher training schools and serves as the perinatal director of Yoga Tree in San Francisco. She currently teaches yoga to over 200 mamas a week, and her mission is to offer women a mindful, supportive and nourishing environment using both humor and compassion to create a sacred but authentic place to connect to themselves and their babes inside and out.