Classes & Workshops

Weekly Classes

Prenatal Yoga : A Monthly Pop-Up

Prenatal + Postnatal Yoga is designed to ease common pregnancy and postpartum discomforts as you gain strength in your pelvic floor.

Whether you are preparing for birth or recovering from labor and birth the breath work and meditations in this class will give you the opportunity to confront any limiting beliefs and transform them into your empowerment tools. As a pregnant person you will build confidence and trust in your bodies ability to birth your baby in a safe and educational environment. Go home feeling invigorated and with actual techniques that will help you through your labor and birth.

Postpartum parents you can bring your new baby with you or come alone for some you time! Your baby will be welcomed into the space and be incorporated into the postures so you can maximize your bonding time. Whether you come alone or bring your baby be assured that you will go home feeling stronger in your core and centered within yourself.

This Prenatal + Postnatal Yoga class offers you the space to build community and ease into the adventure that is parenthood.

When : Once A Month – Click the button below for dates
Where : People’s Yoga 5161 Pomona Blvd, East Los Angeles, CA 90022

Candle Light + Sound and Restore

Candlelight Yoga + Sound is designed to help you release the tension from your day, week, life as you rejuvenate with gentle movement and restorative yoga poses. The sound bowls played throughout the class allow you to get out of your head and get in tune with your body.

This class is designed to give you a moment to slow down, and integrate your everyday and extraordinary life experiences go home feeling refreshed and connected to your bodies intelligence.

Pregnant people are highly encouraged to attend.

When : Fridays 6:30-7:45
Where : People’s Yoga 5161 Pomona Blvd, East Los Angeles, CA 90022

Community Vaginal Steaming

Experience vaginal steaming in a safe and intimate environment.

Vaginal Steaming is an autonomous health practice used across cultures to maintain optimum uterine health. Whether you are wanting pain free periods, to increase your fertility, smell nice for your boo, tone up after giving birth, or ease into menopause, vaginal steaming can support you. Take your self-care to the next level and join me for this empowering workshop. You will be guided through yoga movement focused on uterine health, a 10-15min vaginal steam session and uterine meditation.

Leave feeling replenished and more connected to the wisdom of your own body!

When : Held Bi Monthly at Peoples Yoga – Click the button below for dates (select Community Steaming) / 5161 Pomona Blvd, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
Price : $60 Early bird // $70 Regular price

Limited to 11 spaces

Putting on a retreat or wellness event?

Hire Raquel to lead a Community Vaginal Steam Circle

2-3hr Event
$600
  • Brief Talk
  • Mini Yoga Session
  • Guided Vaginal Steam ( limited to 11 people)
Full Day
$1200
  • Uterine Wellness Discussion
  • Yoga for the Uterus
  • Meditation
  • Making your own steam blend
  • Guided Steam ( limited to 11 participants at a time)
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Workshops

Childbirth Education + Coping Skills

Learn the essentials about labor and birth. Practice hands on practical coping techniques to use during labor.

I have labored with families in hospitals, birth centers and at home. My experience across various settings gives me insight on how to help you and your partner/family member prepare to move through the process and welcome your baby in with more awareness, confidence and joy.

All couples, partners, family members and doulas welcome.

AUGUST 24th, 2019 at People Yoga

1-6pm , Space is limited to 11 couples.
PRICING IS PER COUPLE

$195 Early Bird
$225 Regular Price

Childbirth Prep

MONTHLY at The Family Room

Every woman’s experience with labor is different and there is no way to predict what yours will be like. Knowledge, however, can help eliminate fear and guide informed decisions. From potential obstacles and interventions, to common misconceptions, and a forum to ask questions about labor and delivery, a childbirth class is an important way to prepare you and your partner for this life-changing event.

Whether you are a first time mom, or this is your second time around you want a refresher, this childbirth class provides important basic information on labor and delivery to help empower you as you bring your baby into the world.

DURATION: 3 hours
COST: $135

Childbirth Coping Techniques

MONTHLY at The Family Room

Taken as a stand-alone class or as an extension of the childbirth prep class, this class will teach you additional techniques to cope with the discomfort and pain of labor and delivery. The class is movement based and will fill up your tool bag with lots of great coping options for your unique birth experience.

Learn about: breathing and movement methods to help you manage each contraction, fetal positioning exercises, relaxation techniques, and tools to help partners be the best support they can be.

DURATION: 2 hours
COST: $95

Raquel Lemus is a Licensed Midwife based in Los Angeles who has worked with families since she was 16 yrs old and has been a birthworker and uterine health specialist since 2012. Raquel serves the LA community as a Full Spectrum Midwife, Peristeam Hydrotherapist, Placenta Specialist, Yoga Instructor, and Educator. It is her goal to connect people back to the known wisdom and intelligence of their uterus in order help them experience more joy and alignment with their life purpose!