EMPOWER and educate yourself, for a Healthy, Happy and Fulfilling pregnancy, birth, and beyond.
Join Kimberly Motill, Prenatal Yoga Specialist, Doula and Owner of Family Tree Yoga, and a mindfully curated selection of other prenatal wellness practitioners, for this eight week series to guide you on your journey to an EMPOWERED pregnancy.
Education and tools for pregnancy, labor and delivery, which include, prenatal nutrition, labor education, breast-feeding education, infant CPR, choking and first aid and so much more,
At the end of the eight weeks, you will have a sense of community with other pregnant people, and their partners. You will feel informed, inspired and empowered for your journey into parenthood.
See our classes page to join the next Zoom information session to get your questions answered.
Here is our tentative schedule and class details.
Monday, March 27th 7:00-8:30 pm
Introduction Zoom (with partner) with Kimberly Motill
Our group will gather on Zoom to discuss the upcoming series and to connect and get to know the other couples in the series.
Kimberly will answer any questions you have.
Thursday, March 30th 6:00-9:00 pm - Family Tree Yoga Studio
Welcome Circle/Following your Intuition and Fear Release Workshop with Kimberly
Learning to trust your inner knowing is a crucial part of the journey of motherhood. Kimberly will guide you in connecting and beginning the process of trusting your intuition. We all have fears, and fear can be a roadblock to a fulfilling pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience. We will identify your fears and work with them to transform them into tools to enable move you forward.
Monday April 10th 7:00-8:30 pm
Create a Birth Plan/Preferences Zoom (with partner) with Labor & Birth Doula, Grace Morningstar
A wonderful opportunity to meet Grace, and begin to formulate your birth preferences.
Not sure of what those are? No worries, Grace will guide you there.
Thursday, April 13th 6:00-8:30 pm- Zoom or Family Tree Yoga Studio (TBD)
Prenatal Nutrition with Labor & Birth Doula Silvie Falschlunger
This class is an incredible opportunity to learn from the knowledgeable, intuitive and wonderful Silvie!
New research and ancient wisdom will be combined to learn about nutrition to support a healthy pregnancy. Silvie will discuss basic guidelines based on the physiological changes of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period, and how food can be a supportive component in this journey. You will walk away with clear orientation points, recipes and scientific backed research.
Thursday, April 13th 6:45- 8:45 pm
Labor Education Zoom (with partner) with Labor & Birth Doula, Colleen Myatt
Colleen will guide you through an informative visual presentation of what to expect during the 3 stages of labor. She will discuss the signs of labor, how to know when it’s time to go to the birth location and much more. There will be ample time to ask questions, so you leave feeling informed and ready.
Saturday, April 22nd 11:00 am- 12:30 pm (directly following prenatal yoga class) Family Tree Yoga Studio
Healthy Pregnancy & Home with Essential Oils and other natural products and remedies with Kimberly Motill
Kimberly will share with you the importance of creating a low-toxin home and how by making simple swaps and mindset shifts, you can improve your wellness and that of your growing family. Learn how to use Essential Oils to support a healthy lifestyle and toxin free home. We will cover using essential oils to support pregnancy, labor and postpartum health.
We will focus on the Young Living essential oils starter bundle and show how and why to use these oils to support stress, sleep, digestion, skin, aches & pains, the immune system non-toxic cleaning and much more!
Saturday, April 29th 6:30- 5:45 pm – Stamford Church of Christ
Infant/Child CPR, Choking and First aid class (with partner ) - with Terry Robustelli, RN and Certified American Red Cross Instructor
This Pediatric CPR/First Aid course for parents, soon to be parents and other family members or caregivers, will teach you how to recognize and treat medical emergencies, including CPR, choking, first aid & common childhood illness. Terri Robustelli, a Registered nurse of 35 years, has taught this class for hundreds of families in the area. She will answer all of your questions and you will leave this course with the knowledge and confidence to treat your child safely and effectively.
Thursday, May 4th 6:30-8:30 pm – Family Tree Yoga Studio
Labor Review and Hands on Partner Labor Support Techniques (with partner) – Kimberly Motill
Couples will learn techniques to access a calm presence in preparation for pregnancy, labor and delivery. Birth partners will learn useful ways to support the physical and emotional needs of the birthing partner.
Saturday, May 6th 11:00 am -1:00 pm – Family Tree Yoga Studio
Breastfeeding Class (partners welcome)
You will learn everything you need to know to get breast feeding off to a good start, and the tools to sustain your feeding journey. All of your questions will be answered in our post class Q & A.
Saturday, May 13th 11:00 am 1:00 pm - Family Tree Yoga Studio
Baby Care Basics (with partner) - with Susie Shortsleeve of Newborn Care CT
This class will educate and instruct you on baby care topics such as feeding, changing, swaddling, bathing, and more. You will leave feeling ready to care for your baby at home and have all of your questions answered.
Monday, May 15th 7:00-8:30 pm
Community Zoom (with partner) with Kimberly Motill
Our group will gather on Zoom to discuss any unanswered questions.
Thursday, May 18th 6:15-9:00 pm – Family Tree Yoga Studio
We will meet for a wonderful night of connection, with a special guest and closing circle. *
8 Week Series March 27th – May 18th
(no classes 4/1- 4/9)
Early Registration Pricing: $625 until March 4th $675 thereafter
Pricing Includes attendance to all workshops listed above.
Free access to online video content.
We will have an online community platform just for this Series.
Please reach out to me with any questions.
If you cannot attend one or more of the classes, please let me know and we can offer
a make-up, or a recording.
Payment plans available.
EMPOWERED Pregnancy625$Birth Education SeriesValid for 5 months
- Access to all Empowered Pregnancy events
- Access to Prenatal Video Content
- Access to our exclusive Empowered Pregnancy Online Group