EMPOWER yourself to have 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.
Meditation and breathing education and tools for pregnancy, labor and delivery, 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 wonderful community of women around you, you will feel informed, inspired and empowered for your journey into motherhood.
Here is our schedule and class details:
6/2-7/28 - No classes the week of July 4th
Week 1 - Prenatal Nutrition with Silvie Falschlunger, Ph.D, CCE, CD, CLC
Thursday, JUNE 2nd 7:00-7:30 pm Check-in with Kimberly & 7:30-9:00 with Silvie via Zoom
Our first class is an opportunity to learn from the knowledgeable, intuitive and wonderful Silvie!
New research and ancient traditions alike talk about the benefits of nutrition for a healthy pregnancy for you and your baby. She 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. Get ready to feast like a queen.
Week 2 – Welcome Circle, Following your intuition and Release Fear Workshop with Kimberly Motill
Thursday, June 9th 6:30-8:45 pm - The Stone House
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, but fear can be a roadblock to a fulfilling pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience. We will work to identify fears and work with them to transform them into tools to enable move you forward.
Week 3 – Labor Education and all about working with a labor/birth doula - with Coleen Myatt, CD/PCD(DOÑA), CLC, PES, ICCE
Thursday, June 16th 7:00-7:30 p m Check-in with Kimberly 7:30–9:00 pm with Collen via Zoom
Colleen will guide you through a beautiful and informative visual presentation of what to expect during the 3 stages of labor. She will answer your questions and talk about the benefits of working with a labor and birth Doula and her services.
Introduction to Essential Oils for Pregnancy & Beyond with Kimberly Motill
Saturday, June 18th 7:00 – 8:15 pm via Zoom
Join Kimberly to 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!
Week 4 – Infant/Child CPR, Choking and First aid class for you and your birth partner, or other guest. - with Terry Robustelli, RN and Certified American Red Cross CPR Instructor
Thursday, June 23rd 7:00 - 8:45 pm – The Stone House
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.
Week 5 – Community Building & Healthy Home Class with Kimberly Motill
Wed – June 29th 6:45-8:45 pm Kimberly’s Home in North Stamford
Gather for some mocktails, snacks and connection.
Then 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.
We will have an easy DIY to bring home for your baby’s nursery.
+++No classes week of July 4th+++
Week 6 – Breastfeeding Class with Trisha Ludwig
Thursday, July 14th 6:30-8:30 pm – Location TBD – Kimberly's House or The Stone House
A great opportunity to learn from Trisha, who is an experienced midwife and leader in the birth and postpartum community.
What will be covered: The first 2 hours after birth, Initiating the first latch, Colostrum feeding in the first 3 days, Day 4 and when your milk comes in, Breastfeeding in the first two weeks, Feeding on demand versus scheduling, Normal feeding patterns, How to know baby is getting enough, Hunger and satiety cues, Normal infant weight gain, Warning signs and what to watch for, When does breastfeeding end, Back to work.
Trisha will answer all your questions and you will be informed and ready for your breastfeeding journey.
Week 7 –Prenatal Partner Workshop –with Kimberly Motill
Saturday, July 23rd 7:00pm – 9:00 pm -The Stone House
A beautiful way for expecting parents to connect with each other and their growing baby.
Couples will learn techniques to access a calm presence in preparation for pregnancy, labor and delivery. Techniques will include, gentle yoga postures, breath work, visualization and meditation.
Birth partners will learn useful ways to support the physical and emotional needs of the birthing woman. Enjoy meeting other parents to be, in a fun, and relaxing environment.
Week 8 – Closing Gathering with Dinner
Thursday July 28th 6:30-9:00 pm – Kimberly’s Home in North Stamford
Postnatal Chat with Kimberly & Special guest about what to expect in the first few weeks. Advocating for your family, Make a baby toy DIY, Dinner & Closing Ceremony
EMPOWERED Pregnancy575$8 Week Series 6/2-7/28Valid for 3 months
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- Access to Prenatal Video Content
- Access to our exclusive Empowered Pregnancy Online Group
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