"Your guidance before and during the labor and delivery were invaluable. We greatly appreciate your help on such an important day!” – C.G., Brooklyn, New York
“Thank you so much for all of your help! We couldn’t have done it without you.” – C.S., Brooklyn, New York
Our Childbirth Education Classes will educate you on how to have a positive labor experience and provide you with the skills needed for when baby arrives. Topics are covered through discussion, videos and exercises. By enabling yourself with knowledge you allow yourself the best possible pregnancy and birth.
This class is unique and a has been quoted as “a must for every woman and her partner” by other participants. Classes offered at the hospitals provide you with the basics of birth education. Our program will provide you with an in depth understanding of labor and a process to turn information into action. You will learn how to work through the decision making process to prevent unnecessary interventions, how to use yoga postures and breathing techniques that help encourage labor progression and manage discomfort and hands on assistance for partners to offer full support.
We use the Yoga Birth Method developed by Dorothy Guerra (RYT, Doula, CBE), incorporating prenatal yoga and pranayama (breathing) techniques suitable for each stage of labor. This method uses 8 principles of yoga philosophy that help you become connected with your body and teach you to mindfully deal with labor pain. The Yoga Birth Method also referred to as “Yogini Birthing™”, encourages an enlightened and natural approach to childbirth.
Can’t get to a class? Call us to arrange private session in your home or at the studio.
This can be arranged as a full day or divided over 2 sessions.
The Yoga Birth Method
Childbirth preparation learning how to use yoga during your labor. The Yoga Birth Method is a technique that uses specific postures, comfort measures and breathing intentions in each stage of labor to create an enlightened and mindful childbirth experience. Often called yogini birthing this method is the best way to achieve natural childbirth and also use informed birthing choices.
Childbirth Preparation - Yoga Birth Method
Enjoy your prenatal yoga practice while we cover the following topics:
|• Nutrition in Pregnancy
||• Understanding Pregnancy
|• Understanding Labor
||• Relaxation and Breathing
|• Variations in Labor
||• Cesarean Birth
||• Newborn Care
||• The Yoga Birth Method hands on technique taught in every class
-excerpts from Birth Yoga Studio