Movement for an Easier Birth
with Teresa Howard, CHBE, BOLD
Childbirth & Parenting Educator, Athens Nurturing Nanas Labor & Postpartum Doula
Third Saturday 10-12 pm
January 18, 2020
February 15, 2020
March 21, 2020 (cancelled- Coronavirus)
April 18, 2020 (will update when we know for sure if this class is happening)
May 16, 2020 - See COVID-19 details/location below
June 20, 2020
What Will I Learn?
We are excited to offer a hybrid type class- BOLD techniques & a little bit of Dancing for Birth & a little Spinning Babies. Rebozos, Birth Balls, Breath and Positions will be taught by Teresa Howard. This class is rolled into two packed hours. This is a women only workshop.
A Little More About Teresa
Teresa is a childbirth, parenting and lactation educator, labor and postpartum doula. She was the founder of Labor of Love Doula and Childbirth Services, Inc.and sold that company in 2016 when she moved to Athens. She is now the owner of Athens Nurturing Nanas- labor and postpartum services and Wisdom for Birth Childbirth Classes.
She began assisting in births in 1992, working with water births, natural births, twins, high-risk births & VBACs. She has doula’d for both home and hospital births, with over 700 moms and babies.
She has previously been certified for more than a decade with both Doulas of North America (DONA) and the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA) as a labor doula and childibrth and lactation educator. She is a retired La Leche League leader and previous certified postpartum doula trainer and lactation trainer for several years with CAPPA. She teaches a merger of her over 25 years of training- Lamaze, Bradley, Birthing from Within and BOLD, calling it Wisdom for Birth. She is a certified Happiest Baby on the Block instructor, BOLD facilitator and trained Dancing for Birth instructor. She's also trained to integrate acupressure into pregnancy, labor, and postpartum care and certified in Rebozo use and Spinning Babies.
She is a mom to three children, all married and living in Athens. And the nana to five grandchildren. She and her husband live on the west side of Athens.
Details & Location (COVID-19)
We are doing this workshop with social distancing by meeting at the healing garden in the Athens Regional Community Park behind the Loren Smith Center near Piedmont Athens. Sylvan and Pine Needle Road. We will meet at the labyrinth.
Bring a small blanket and a birth ball. come ready to move and have fun.