Tuesday, April 20, 2010

'Doula' Workshop and Retreat!

Niara Healing Arts in association with River and Mountain Midwives
Professional Labor Companion Certification Workshop and Retreat

Where: Powell House Quaker Conference and Retreat Center
             524 Pitt Hall Rd
             Old Chatham, NY, NY 12136

When:  June 10, 2010 at 06:00 PM
             June 13, 2010 at 01:00 PM

Dear Everyone,

You're invited to an introductory workshop for aspiring Professional Labor Companions (also known as doulas). This workshop will be presented by a nationally certified, licensed midwife and childbirth educator, Susanrachel Condon. Susanrachel is also a licensed massage therapist and will provide in depth, comprehensive information on the entire birth experience. This workshop is designed for both beginners and experienced doulas.

We will cover the physiology of labor, birth and the postnatal period, the needs of women in labor, hands-on techniques, various approaches to support in challenging situations, professionalism, marketing and networking. Those who complete this training will be prepared to begin attending labors/births immediately. Ongoing mentorship from the instructor will be offered for those participants who wish to obtain certification. Requirements for certification completion are set forth by Niara Healing Arts and are fulfilled through independent study.

The retreat will be held at the beautiful Powell House Quaker Conference and Retreat Center located in Old Chatham, NY. Situated on 57 acres of woods, Powell House Retreat Center is home to trails, gardens, a bird sanctuary and a swimming pond. Tuition for this event includes B&B style accomodations and all meals. For more information on the site visit www.powellhouse.org

Click on the link below to register or RSVP.
Register Now!
If you have any questions visit the website: www.niarahealingarts.com 


Susanrachel Condon
Niara Healing Arts in association with River & Mountain Midwives

May all babies be born into loving hands...

K. Michelle Doyle, CNM, NYS LM


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