The next Doula Cafe will be on Tuesday, April 24th from 11am-12pm at the Tokyu Plaza on the Meiji Dori/Omotesando crossing.
The topic will be post-partum support and my friend and post-partum doula Candice will be joining us to talk about her work.
For those who are interested in having a doula at their birth, please come along to find out more while we chat over tea or coffee. I now have limited space to take birth clients on between now and July as I’ve been booked already by a few ladies, and then a very open schedule from October. Please get in touch if you are considering it!
If you’d like to come, please let me know at the email address here.
My Breathing for Birth classes have continued to go well, and it’s been really great to hear how women have found the breathing useful in their own labours for so many reasons.
The class details are below and I’ve updated the schedule for the next quarter of 2018.
The classes will be held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month for one hour. The class size will be limited to 8-10 women.
In this one hour class, we will be getting in touch with our bodies and minds in preparation for labour and birth. We will focus on our breathing and the ways in which it can help us during labour – as an essential tool for relaxation in labour as well as the crucial role our breathing plays in helping us manage our contractions more effectively.
Breathing is the most natural thing in the world for us to do, and we breathe without even thinking that we are doing so. Yet in labour it can be one of the most challenging parts – breathing regularly and effectively through contractions to help your uterus work as well as possible and giving you a way to stay in control of your labour can be hard work. Through these classes, you’ll have the chance to focus just on your breathing for labour, and learn how you can use it to relax and prepare your mind for each stage of labour.
Combined together with other gentle relaxation techniques and massage, this one hour class should leave you feeling refreshed, more empowered and more in touch with your body.
It’s a great compliment to any other comprehensive birth preparation class you are doing or may do, and I encourage women to come to as many classes as they like to get the full benefit.
Day: Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
Place: My Body My Pilates https://www.mybodymypilates.com/contact-studio-location/
Class fee: 1,500 yen per participant (limited to 8-10 women)
RSVP: Please let me know if you’d like to come by RSVP’ing to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule for the next few months:
January 10, 24
February 14, 28
March 14, 28
April 11, 25
May 9, 23
June 13, 27