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Advanced Doula Skills Training Workshops

Workshops for the 2017/2018 academic year will meet on First Wednesdays of every month from 10am until noon, unless otherwise noted.  Workshops are $40 each. Please RSVP either to teri@harmonydoula.com or via the event listing.


Oct 4, 10am-noon: Using a Rebozo (shawl) for Bodywork, Comfort, and Connection before, during, and after Labor (Mountain House, CA)

Nov 1, 10am-noon: Using Acupressure for Relaxation, Comfort, and Energy Release Work for Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum (Mountain House, CA)

Dec 6, 10am-noon: Variations on Normal and Optimal Fetal Positioning: Recognizing and Understanding Labor Patterns, with Suggestions for Improving Position (Mountain House, CA)

Jan 3, 10am-1pm: Working with Trauma Survivors: Understanding the Special Role of Doulas and Care Providers When a Client Is a Survivor of Sexual Abuse or Birth Trauma (Mountain House ) *please note this is a 3-hour session

Feb 7, 10am-noon: Mindfulness Practice for Doulas and Their Clients (Mountain House, CA)

Mar 7, 10am-noon: Understanding and Using Self-Hypnosis Modalities for Childbirth (Mountain House, CA)

April 4, 10am-noon: Writing Great Guided Meditations (Mountain House, CA)

May 2, 10am-noon: Supporting VBAC Clients: From Evidence-Based Facts to Panic Attacks (Mountain House, CA)

June - no sessions

July - no sessions

Aug 1, 10am-noon: Essential Oil Safety in Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery, and Postpartum (Mountain House, CA)

Sept 5, 10am-noon: Business Building: How to Open a Group Practice for Doulas (Mountain House, CA)


Advanced Doula Skills Training Workshops are open to doulas, nurses, midwives, other birth workers, and anyone else who might interested. Instruction assumes some experience and knowledge of the birth process at a more than fundamental level. CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for doulas are often available. Please inquire about CEUs if you require them.

Workshop Topics Available

Interested in scheduling a workshop for your local doula community? Teri is available and willing to travel throughout the US to teach on a variety of topics. Combine topics to make a half day, full day, or full weekend Advanced Training Experience. Inquire to teri@harmonydoula.com to check date availability and travel fees.