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Spinning Babies Workshop in Bay Area - Winter 2018

Come join Spinning Babies trainer, Lorenza Holt for a day of fetal positioning, pelvic anatomy and hands on experience. Learn about the three principles of Spinning Babies and how to apply them in your practice. Midwives, doulas, family doctors, OBs, nurses, prenatal yoga teachers, body workers of all sorts and anyone who works with pregnant people welcome. Spinning Babies workshops often sell out, so register soon.

Lorenza has just finished months of providing Spinning Babies training to labor and delivery nurses in the Boston area. She has developed a curriculum tailored to nurses. She will offer this special L&D nurses session on Friday March 16.

More info about the Nurses workshop here

Location: Leela Yoga, 1706 Lincoln Ave. Alameda, CA 94501

Nurses Date: March 16, 2018
General Date: March 18, 2018

Cost: $195 early bird, $225 regular, $250 late enrollmemt, space permitting.

To register for the General Workshop click here.


To register for the Nurses Workshop click here.

Spinning Babies Workshop with Lorenza Holt, MPH, BDT (DONA), BCCE, SpB Trainer

This workshop is for midwives, childbirth educators, doulas, nurses, nurse practitioners, obstetricians, family medicine doctors, prenatal yoga instructors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, myo-fascial release practitioners, perinatal case managers, community health workers and others who work with birthing women.     

The Three Principles of Spinning Babies are:

Balance, Gravity and Movement

Learn how to encourage and support pregnant women having more comfortable pregnancies and laboring mothers having easier labors by using the Spinning Babies principles and techniques.

Spinning Babies promotes better fetal positioning during pregnancy and labor by using techniques that help soften and balance the pelvic ligaments and muscles that support the pregnant uterus and pelvic floor.  We relate pelvic alignment and mobility to an easier and shorter birth.
Spinning Babies gives your work greater success by teaching you specific techniques. You will learn to know when to do what- and why - to help baby engage, descend and rotate through the pelvis and pelvic floor.  You will practice techniques for when labor stalls due to lack of engagement, a cervical lip or transverse arrest.

Spinning Babies will teach you about:

  • The anatomy and physiology of the pregnant uterus and the soft tissues that support the pelvic structures
  • Belly Mapping - a fun and effective way that encourages mothers to connect with how their babies are positionedinside them during the last weeks of pregnancy
  • The effects of an occiput posterior labor
  • Assessing what a stalled labor pattern is telling us
  • What techniques we can apply to ease labor progress through the three levels of the pelvis
  • How a doula, within her scope of practice, can use the Spinning Babies principles

Spinning Babies will change the way you think about birth interventions.

Lorenza Holt, Spinning Babies Trainer, and approved birth doula trainer with DONA International comes to this workshop with more than 20 years of experience as a childbirth educator, birth doula, and trainer in a variety of women’s health topics.  She is a native of Guadalajara, Mexico who lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

7 hours for DONA International
0.7 units for the American College of Nurse Midwives

IMPORTANT: Your registration is not guaranteed until payment is received and confirmed by email by registrar. Maximum group size: 30 participants.

Full refund if you miss because you are attending a birth and contact the organizer, Zoey, in writing by text to 510 637-8434 by 6:00am on the day of the event.