Birmingham, UK - 2-Day Spinning Babies® Workshop w/ Rachel Shapiro - July 17-18, 2019
2-DAY SPINNING BABIES® WORKSHOP Spinning Babies® is offering a reformatted workshop to provide more hands-on practice! This workshop will be two full days with techniques practiced to help people with comfort in pregnancy and ease in childbirth. This workshop is open to Doctors, Midwives, Nurses, Doulas, Childbirth Educators, Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Birth Givers, and alternative providers who assist women in pregnancy and childbirth. It is recommended for people new to Spinning Babies, as well as those practiced in it for years. However, having a foundation of practice will greatly help in understanding these tools and how to apply them.
Learn and Relearn the anatomy and physiology that impacts fetal position and physiological wellbeing in pregnancy and birth (we explore the soft tissues of muscle, ligaments, and fascia).
Practice the “3 Sisters of Balance:” Spinning Babies’ techniques to add balance to pregnancy and birth.
Explore the effects of occiput posterior presentation on the length of pregnancy and labor.
Reduce or prevent long, posterior labors during pregnancy – with demonstration on a live model.
Define and understand the difference between comfort measures and rotation techniques.
Learn a new approach to labor progress through the pelvic stations (levels).
Thoroughly explore and practice many spinning techniques for:
– The Inlet (rather than the latent phase) – The Midpelvis (rather than the active phase) – The Outlet (rather than Stage 2)
Identify fetal position without hands-on palpation (touch) and within the doula scope of practice with ‘Belly Mapping®’
Early Bird Registration until April 21 - $375 USD (Approx. £290 GBP or €329 EUR as of Feb 5th 2019)
Regular Registration April 22 - June 1 - $425 (Approx. £328 GBP or €373 EUR as of Feb 5th 2019)
Late Registration June 2 or later - $475 (Approx. £367 GBP or €417 EUR as of Feb 5th 2019)
What can I bring into the event?
Please bring a notebook and pen (or equivalent) if you would like to take notes. Colored pens and markers are recommended (we request no electronic during the workshop, to help the hands on focus)
Rebozo or long scarf
Yoga mat (if you have)
Roller (yoga, pilates, etc)
Pillows for your comfort
One vegetarian (dairy okay) dish for potluck lunch each day, and snacks for yourself!
How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please feel free to email Rachel Shapiro at cmFjaGVsc2hhcGlybyB8IHNwaW5uaW5nYmFiaWVzICEgY29t with any questions.
Local Hostess: Isabelle Karimov at aXNhYmVsbGUgfCBoYXB0b25vbXkgISBjbyAhIHVr
Rachel is a licensed and certified midwife and nurse from MN, USA, practicing for many years in various settings of birth center and home birth practices. She has studied Spinning Babies for over 8 years and contributes to Spinning Babies’ educational materials and DVDs, as well as projects and curriculum development. Rachel completed her BSN (and is currently completing her CNM) at Shaarei Tzedek Medical Center, and has been privileged to teach Spinning Babies to midwives, doulas and physicians in Israel and around the world. She is currently developing a hospital-based research study on Spinning Babies. Rachel has also been a certified massage therapist for over 10 years, and a prenatal and postpartum yoga teacher. She currently has a private practice for body work in Ein Karem, Jerusalem.