Birth Preparation Class
Birth preparation class is a two day, six hour class taught in a small group setting or privately in your home. It is a class designed to prepare the expectant parents for labor and delivery and the early days thereafter. This class is best taken between week 32 and 36 of pregnancy.
- Recognizing Birth as a Natural Process
- Signs of Labor
- Stages of Labor
- Breath in Labor
- Positioning during labor & delivery
- Hormones of labor
- Basics of Breastfeeding
- Benefits of Skin to Skin
- Basic Newborn Care & Safety
- Care of Self in the Postpartum Period
Group cost-$200 per couple, $100per person. Please note, you only need to book the first Tuesday to ensure your spot in the second Tuesday. Booking once automatically reserves your spot for both days. The class is the third and fourth Tuesday of every month. All classes are nonrefundable, but can be made up within one month if missed. 24 hour cancellation required. Classes are taught online via Zoom.
Breastfeeding Preparation Class
A 2 hour class taught in a small group setting designed to teach the parents-to-be about the basics of breastfeeding. Learn the benefits of breastfeeding to both mom and baby, essentials of proper positioning, proper latch, and troubleshooting in the early days. Partners are strongly encouraged to attend.
Cost- $50per couple. All classes are nonrefundable, but can be made up within 2 months if missed. 24 hour cancellation required. Classes are taught online via Zoom.
This workshop is for the partners. Are you curious how you can support your partner through the labor process? A doula is a labor support person or coach (non medical) that helps the expectant mama both emotionally and physically through the labor process. Join us and gain some extremely effective hands on techniques for helping her through this journey to meet your baby. This workshop is an excellent addition to our Birth Preparation class or on its own. Bring your partner, become your partner’s doula. Classes are taught online via Zoom.
Cost $50 per couple.
Why Prenatal Yoga? Prenatal Yoga allows new and seasoned yoga students to practice yoga for the pregnant body in a safe, modified environment. The benefits of prenatal yoga are endless from relief of insomnia and anxiety, to increased circulation, reduced swelling of the extremities, and increased breathing capacity. Learn positioning specific for the labor and delivery process. The gift of yoga to the expectant mother is the tool of breath control which is essential in the labor process. Prenatal yoga, above all, gives the expectant mama the opportunity to bond deeply with her baby. It also creates a network of support. Meet other expectant moms and find friends for life. Classes are taught online via Zoom.
8 Weeks, $80
Mommy & Me Yoga
Beginning around six weeks after natural childbirth or a little longer for cesarean birth (midwife discretion), we offer Mom/Baby yoga. The focus is on gently restrengthening and energizing the body following birth-with emphasis on the pelvic floor, back, and abdominal muscles. Find renewal and restoration post birth here. Babies (pre crawl) are welcome and included in the class. Classes are taught online via Zoom.
8 Weeks, $80
Baby Yoga is a soft and playful way to encourage your baby’s development. Join in as we gently stretch and play while encouraging babies development toward sitting standing, crawling, and walking. This class is ideal for more active babies ranging from 4 months to walking. Classes are taught online via Zoom.
4 Weeks, $40
Gentle Flow Yoga
Gentle Flow combines both the intensity of a traditional Hatha Yoga class with a sprinkle of restorative poses, breath work, and focus on relief from day to day 21st century ailments. This is the perfect class for the new parent to destress. Lori teaches with a love for alignment, safety, and a light heart. Classes are taught online via Zoom.
8 Weeks, $80
Developmental Baby Massage Course
Developmental Infant Massage is a four week, one hour a week class where you learn to massage your baby in a way that encourages baby’s growth and development. Designed by expert, Peter Walker, a physical therapist with over 35 years of experience teaching infant massage to both parents and professionals the world over, the class offers many benefits for your baby. Learn to soothe and calm your baby while gently stretching and strengthening your baby’s body in preparation for sitting, standing, and walking. Learn also the most essential element of tummy time. This course is best beginning after 8 weeks of age until your baby begins to crawl. Classes are taught online via Zoom.
4 Weeks, $50
All classes are nonrefundable, but can be made up within 2 months if missed. 24 hour cancellation required.