MASSAGE & REBOZO TECHNIQUES FOR LABOUR
Antenatal workshop for pregnant women & their birth partners.
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
Sue Boughton is a birth and postnatal doula, maternity massage practitioner and Janet Balaskas Active Birth Workshop© teacher.
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:
T: 0203 0959735