Oct
30
7:00 pm19:00

Massage & Rebozo techniques for Labour

MASSAGE & REBOZO TECHNIQUES FOR LABOUR

Antenatal workshop for pregnant women & their birth partners.

£25pp

Workshop Dates:
Wednesday October 30th - 7-9.30pm at The Well Garden, Hackney

This 2.5hr workshop gives pregnant women and their birth partners the confidence to use the invaluable tools of massage & rebozo technique in preparation for, and during labour. It can help a birthing woman to relax, feel more comfortable and to trust her birthing instincts

You will learn simple massage and shiatsu techniques that help to release muscular tension, calm the nervous system, balance your partner’s energy and increase the release of birthing hormones that can improve labour progress.

A rebozo is a long piece of cloth often worn by Mexican women and a traditional midwifery tool for pregnancy, labour and post-partum. Using a rebozo during late pregnancy & labour can encourage babies to move into a better position, it can also provide comfort & relaxation for the labouring woman. These are really useful tools for birth partners. The workshop will also include information on movements and positions for labour and birth and birth physiology.

Please wear comfortable clothing for sitting on a birth ball & lying and kneeling on a yoga mat

About Sue

Sue Boughton is a birth and postnatal doula, maternity massage practitioner and Janet Balaskas Active Birth Workshop© teacher.

Booking

Please note that its only possible to book one place per person online, if you'd like to book for both you and your partner please contact us:

E: info@thewellgarden.co.uk
T: 0203 0959735

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Nov
16
1:00 pm13:00

Nourishing Pregnancy Retreat @thewellgarden

Embracing Change: A Nourishing Retreat for Pregnancy

Join us at The Well Garden for a unique afternoon honouring pregnancy, guided by specialists from the Born Together team. £65 per person

A sharing circle with psychotherapist Caitlin and hypnotherapist Katrina will open this transformative experience. Doulas Sue, Yolande and Kat will incorporate traditional blessingway ceremony throughout the afternoon. Cultivate energy with Yoga guided by Yolande and we’ll conclude with a deeply restorative hypno-gong session combining the power of self hypnosis and sound bath. With grounding snacks and a closing circle to finish, you will leave feeling nourished, supported and inspired. This exclusive soulful offering is a chance embrace pregnancy and birth in a positive and inspired way.

You’ll also receive a goodie bag to take home .

“Wow! I feel lighter and brighter! It was so great - it really felt like we were getting 1-1 treatment, totally nourishing and I feel totally spoilt.” Olivia

The retreat will be held by the Born Together team:
Katrina Berry
Sue Boughton
Yolande Diver
Grazia Gatti
Caitlin Paterson

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Jun
29
1:00 pm13:00

Embracing Change -A nourishing postnatal retreat

Join the Born Together team at The Well Garden for an afternoon's retreat honouring and celebrating your journey into becoming parents or extending your family.

Having a baby can be overwhelming, especially in the first several months. Sharing the joys and challenges of motherhood with other mums can make a huge difference as you transition into this role.

Beginning with a sharing circle guided by psychotherapist Caitlyn, and hypnotherapist Katrina to explore the changes you've been through, and embrace this new chapter in life. Release tension and re- energise with a gentle postnatal yoga with Yolande, followed by a taster of the deeply relaxing Cerrada [closing the bones] ceremony.with Yolande and Sue (This is a South American ceremony using rebozo shawls which helps to close the body, physically and emotionally after birth.)

This time we are opening the retreat up to partners too, there will be a baby yoga session for partners and babies run by the wonderful Karen James, followed by a sharing circle for partners while the mums have their postnatal yoga session. Then everyone will come together for the hypno-gong meditation, a deeply restorative session combining the power of hypnosis and a gong sound bath. With delicious snacks and a closing circle to finish you will leave feeling nourished, grounded and refreshed.

You’ll also receive a goodie bag to take home including a bespoke homeopathic remedy from our homeopath Grazia.Gatti and healing herbs for bathing or steaming for mothers.

See https://thewellgarden.co.uk/workshops/4582778054/ for booking info

 

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Nov
26
7:00 pm19:00

MASSAGE & REBOZO TECHNIQUES FOR LABOUR

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This workshop is held at The Well Garden, Hackney,  it aims to give pregnant women and their birth partners the confidence to use the invaluable tools of massage & rebozo technique in preparation for, and during labour.

You will learn simple massage and shiatsu techniques that help to release muscular tension, calm the nervous system, balance your partner’s energy and increase the release of birthing hormones that can improve labour progress

A rebozo is a long piece of cloth often worn by Mexican women and a traditional midwifery tool for pregnancy, labour and post-partum. Using a rebozo during late pregnancy & labour can encourage babies to move into a better position, it can also provide comfort & relaxation for the labouring woman. These are really useful tools for birth partners. The workshop will also include information on movements and positions for labour and birth physiology.

Cost £25pp For more information & to book see https://thewellgarden.co.uk/workshops/4582778054/

The well garden t- 020 30959735 or call Sue on 07811 953277

Sue wearing a rebozo
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Sep
19
7:00 pm19:00

Massage & Rebozo Techniques for Labour

 This workshop is held at The Well Garden,  it aims to give pregnant women and their birth partners the confidence to use the invaluable tools of massage & rebozo technique in preparation for, and during labour.

You will learn simple massage and shiatsu techniques that help to release muscular tension, calm the nervous system, balance your partner’s energy and increase the release of birthing hormones that can improve labour progress

A rebozo is a long piece of cloth often worn by Mexican women and a traditional midwifery tool for pregnancy, labour and post-partum. Using a rebozo during late pregnancy & labour can encourage babies to move into a better position, it can also provide comfort & relaxation for the labouring woman. These are really useful tools for birth partners. The workshop will also include information on movements and positions for labour and birth physiology.

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Jul
14
1:00 pm13:00

EMBRACING CHANGE -NOURISHING PREGNANCY RETREAT at The Well Garden, Hackney Downs

Join us at The Well Garden for a unique afternoon honouring pregnancy, guided by specialists from the Born Together team. Incorporating a sharing circle, yoga, restorative hypno-gong and much more, this soulful offering is a chance to embrace pregnancy and birth in a positive way, so that you leave feeling nourished, supported and inspired.

Only £60 per person book here http://thewellgarden.co.uk/workshops/4582778054/

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May
14
7:00 pm19:00

MASSAGE & REBOZO TECHNIQUES FOR LABOUR

A new workshop at www.thewellgarden.co.uk for women in late pregnancy and their birth partners with Sue Boughton, birth and postnatal doula, maternity massage practitioner and Janet Balaskas Active Birth Workshop teacher.

Birth partners will learn simple massage and shiatsu techniques that help to release muscular tension, calm the nervous system and increase the production of endorphins - our feel good hormone. You will learn simple shiatsu techniques to balance your partners energy, helping the flow of labour. Gentle massage helps to calm and relax a women in labour and encourages the release of birthing hormones. These are very useful tools for birth partners.

A rebozo is a long piece of cloth often worn by Mexican women and a traditional midwifery tool for pregnancy, labour and post-partum. Using a rebozo during labour can encourage babies to move into a better position, it can provide comfort & relaxation and  also helps the mother to make the swaying, rhythmical movements that can improve labour progress. The workshop also includes information on movements and positions for labour and birth and some physiology. 

Please wear comfortable loose clothing as you will be sitting and kneeling on a yoga mat and leaning over a birth ball ...

Cost is £50 per couple, contact Sue for more information and booking 07811 953 277 or souladoula@gmail.com

 

 

photo by @ritaplattsphoto

photo by @ritaplattsphoto

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Apr
28
1:00 pm13:00

EMBRACING CHANGE- A NOURISHING POST-NATAL RETREAT FOR NEW MUMS

Join us at The Well Garden for an afternoon's retreat honouring motherhood, guided by specialists from the Born Together team.

Having a baby can be overwhelming, especially in the first several months. Sharing the joys and challenges of motherhood with other mums can make a huge difference as you transition into this role. Guided by psychotherapist Caitlyn, and hypnotherapist Katrina to explore the changes you've been through, and embrace this new chapter in life.

Release tension and re- energise with a Yoga practice, followed by deeply relaxing and nourishing Rebozo ceremony. (This is a South American ceremony using rebozo shawls which helps to close the body, physically and emotionally after birth.)

The afternoon will conclude with a deeply restorative hypno-gong session combining the power of hypnosis and sound bath. With grounding snacks and a closing circle to finish you will leave feeling nourished, grounded and refreshed.

You’ll also receive a goodie bag to take home including a bespoke homeopathic remedy from Grazia.
 

Held by Born Together team:
 

Katrina Berry
Hypnotherapist, Hypnobirthing teacher

Sue Boughton
Active Birthing Teacher, Maternity Massage Therapist, Doula

Yolande Diver
Yoga Teacher, Doula

Caitlin Paterson
Psychotherapist

Grazia Gatti
Homeopathy

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Jun
12
to 19 Jun

Janet Balaskas Active Birth Workshop with Sue Boughton

An Active Birth Workshop will provide you with many practical skills for you and your birth partner.  It includes breathing techniques, understanding the hormonal process of birth and how to create an ideal birthing environment, massage for labour and in depth knowledge of birth physiology. It will help you to make informed decisions, give you the confidence to follow your instincts and trust your body's innate ability to give birth.

The workshop is split over 2 evening sessions at The Well Garden. Contact Sue for further information and bookings on 07811 953277 or souladoula@gmail.com

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