Prenatal Workshops & Birth Preparation Courses       

 

Register for Any of these programs here or Call 215 238 0989      

 

Pre-registration is required and non-refundable. We encourage early registration in order to ensure that your space is reserved and alternatively, to ensure that programs are not canceled due to low enrollment. Most programs require a minimum enrollment of 5 participants.

                                    
      

Program Day Date Time Facilitator Cost
Moving Through Labor

Thurs


Sat

5-31-12


11/3

7:30-9pm


3-5pm

Gail


Gail

$99

$125


Couples Prenatal Yoga

Sat



Sat

3-31



7-14

3-5pm



3-5pm

Meredith



Meredith

$60


$60
Mind Body Birth
(Fall course)
Saturdays 9/29/12-11/10/12 3-5pm Kathlen/Gail $499

Zen breastfeeding &

postpartumcare

Sat

9-8-12

3-6pm

TIA

$100

Come Back and see us with your Baby.

Om Mamma - a one day mother baby yoga workshop with Gail Silver

Yoga Babies  sessions with Brittany are ongoing. Please pre-register.

 


Workshop Descriptions

Ayurveda for you and your pregnancy-Encouraging a healthy pregnancy
with Vishnu, MA.ayu, RYT

The period of motherhood is a powerful time for a woman where she connects directly with  the amazing process of recreating life.  This workshop is designed to work with mothers-to-be by providing some essential tools to encourage a healthier baby, healthier you and address possible concerns, issues and fears.  We will discuss some dietary and lifestyle adjustments, along with the psychology that supports such an experience.

 

Couples Prenatal Yoga
with Meredith Jacoby,


Founder of the Maternal wellness center, Meredith Jacoby, comes to Yoga Child once each season to teach this esteemed 2 hour, hands-on class to help educate and empower couples as they prepare for labor. It will provide birth partners with useful applications to support the physical & emotional needs of mothers as they experience the birth process. You can enjoy partner yoga to ease discomfort during late pregnancy & labor, massage techniques to relax & soothe, ways to communicate needs & feelings during birth, guided breath work, relaxation techniques an so much more.

 

Zen Breastfeeding & Postpartum Care

With Tia Zlotnikoff




A one of a kind preparatory course for expectant mothers and new mothers

Course description coming soon!





Moving Through labor, with Gail Silver,


Learn to Navigate the Pain of Labor

In these two valuable hours you will learn to use mindfulness, breath awareness and rhythmic intuitive movements and positions for your body to help you effectively navigate through each contraction as well as the entire journey of labor. It will provide birth partners with useful applications to support the physical and emotional needs of mothers through pregnancy and through the birth process. Your partner will also learn comforting massage techniques, gentle pressure applications and will be bestowed with the confidence to understand and meet your needs during labor.


Baby Bliss



An informative and experiential opportunity for couples seeking a one-day birth preparation course.



Mind Body Birth Preparation Course,  -Please click the link for the Full description
with Gail Silver, ERYT, and Beth Goldberg, CPM.



Yoga Child's Signature Birth Preparation Course for Couples

This is our signature 5 week birth preparation course which comes with 4 weeks of complimentary yoga classes. Please click on the link above for the course information, dates and registration. You can also register by calling us at 215 238 0989. 



Combination Moving Through labor AND Couples Prenatal Yoga & Birthing Awareness, with Gail Silver,

Connecting deeply with your partner, Understanding Birth, Navigating Labor

This workshop is a hands-on class which combines our moving through labor workshop together with couples prenatal yoga. It will provide birth partners with useful applications to support the physical and emotional needs of mothers through pregnancy and through the birth process. You will learn some simple partner yoga exercises designed to help ease discomfort during late pregnancy and to help deepen the lines of communication within your relationship. Your partner will learn comforting massage techniques to help relax and soothe, and you will be learn and practice and specific techniques to help you to navigate the journey and the pains of labor.


Useful Information to know when attending classes

Eco friendly, non-slip Jade Yoga Mats and Kulae ECO mats are available for purchase and rent. Rentals are $3 and include an Eco-friendly Jo-Sha scented mat wipe. Choose from Lavender, Peppermint, Eucalyptus or Tangerine, and enjoy a fresh scented practice!

All other props are plentiful and complimentary.

Bottled water is available for $2

Please plan to arrive 10 minutes prior to class so that classes may begin and end on time.

Mat Storage: $10 month if you would like us to store your mat for you at Yoga Child. Just check in with the front desk staff and we can help you with this.

Atttire: Wear comfortable clothing that allows for freedom of movement

 


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