Advanced Mindfulness Doula Training

Now you can bring comprehensive support to your clients, that honors body, mind, and soul!

Are you a seasoned doula with years of experience, or just starting out?

Have you wished for more tools in supporting your clients from a mind + body perspective, not just mentally/informationally?

You've found your way here for a reason!

 

This training will not only transform your life, but it will enhance every aspect of your doula practice. Mindfulness is a mindset and process of self-awareness that can improve birth outcomes, increase maternal satisfaction, invite clarity and healing, and foster empowerment. Too often our clients are preparing for both in an "outcomes-based" way and defining their birth experience solely by those met ("My birth was a successful VBAC!" "I had an unmedicated water birth.") or unmet expectations ("I ended up with a c-section." "I had a failed hypnobirth.") We can continue help our clients in their outcomes-based preferences while also teaching them how to foster a mindset of "accepting what is" without judgment, shame, self-blame, victimization, or trauma. This way of preparing for birth is both compassionate as well as transformative, allowing all birthing individuals to experience birth as a rite of passage regardless of outcomes—and not as a "pass or fail." Mindfulness—which yokes mind, body, emotions, and breath—is the single most powerful tool I have been able to share with my clients for improving birth outcomes and personal empowerment.

 

You also have the option of collaborating with Bhava Birth to add our unique prenatal resources and/or comprehensive childbirth education course to your services! Whichever path you choose, you will gain an entirely new skillset to add to your repertoire:

  • How to help your clients prepare through mindset, emotions, and connection

  • The 3 Gates of Mindfulness: Body, Breath & Brain

  • Mindfulness scripts for prenatal, labor, and postpartum scenarios

  • Simple and effective emotional processing tools for the childbearing year

  • Ideas and template for hosting Birth Circles (gatherings for honoring birthers in their rite of passage)

  • Better self-care practices to prevent burn out and help you grow and maintain a vibrant business

 

Bhava Birth is based in yoga philosophy and builds on the foundation of movement, meditation, and breath. This advanced doula training is overflowing with mindfulness immersion, hands-on teaching, yoga, community, and opportunities for personal growth. Once you have completed the course requirements and attended the full event, you will be qualified to advertise yourself as a Bhava Birth Mindfulness Doula (with affiliation status)!

 

What are the prerequisites for the Bhava Birth Mindfulness Advanced Doula Training?

  • You must be a trained or certified Birth Doula

  • You are strongly encouraged to read the booklet (which will be shipped to your home) before the training

 

What is the cost, and what's included?

  • Total investment: $425

  • One full day of connection, nourishment, and mindfulness (lunch and snacks provided)

  • Bound + printed booklet 

  • Online community support: Bhava Birth Mindfulness Doula FB group

  • Your name (with affiliation status) will be added to our directory of Bhava Birth Mindfulness doulas which will increase your exposure and online presence!

 

What are the different levels of affiliation I can have with Bhava Birth after I am trained?

  • Option 1: ALL THE THINGS. You incorporate the Bhava Birth Course (which includes online content, manual, and in-person retreat) into your doula packages. This is a great option for doulas who LOVE what Bhava Birth is all about and want their clients to have access to EVERYTHING. This is a great way to stack value in your packages through collaboration with Bhava Birth. This also allows you to charge top of the market prices even as a brand new doula. Plus, you will have the skillset, training, and permission to market yourself as a Bhava Birth Mindfulness Doula and be on our online doula registry! (This option is a contractual agreement between yourself and Bhava Birth.) Requirements:

    • Attendance at the Advanced Doula Training 1-day event

    • Assistance/Guest teaching at a Bhava Birth couples retreat (minimum 6 hour commitment)

    • Completed reading list (found in booklet)

    • Applying the techniques learned at two live births (when possible) and filling out feedback forms

  • Option 2: ONLINE CONTENT. You incorporate the Bhava Birth online content (3 albums, 4 yoga classes, 7 interviews) into your doula package. This is a great option for doulas who want to incorporate aspects of the Bhava Birth curriculum to provide a more well-rounded preparation for their clients. Plus, you will have the skillset, training, and permission to market yourself as a Bhava Birth Mindfulness Doula and be on our online doula registry! (This is a contractual agreement between yourself and Bhava Birth.)

    • Attendance at the Advanced Doula Training 1-day event

    • Assistance/Guest teaching at a Bhava Birth couples retreat (minimum 6 hour commitment)

    • Completed reading list (found in booklet)

    • Applying the techniques learned at two live births (when possible) and filling out feedback forms

  • Option 3: NO AFFILIATION/TRAINING ONLY. You attend the training and expand your doula toolbox that will go with you wherever your practice takes you! his training stands alone and will provide a solid foundation for a mindfulness approach to doula work. (No contract or further requirements!)

 

What are the benefits of an affiliation with Bhava Birth for my doula business?

  • Adding HUGE value to your packages, allowing you to charge top of the market prices even as a brand new doula!

  • Being able to provide comprehensive mindfulness childbirth education to your clients, which leads to better birth outcomes and maternal satisfaction

  • An automatic welcome package for your clients, depending on which level of affiliation you choose (see above) that you can deliver to them upon contract signing

  • Community support with other mindfulness doulas

  • Continued interaction with Stephanie, the Founder of Bhava Birth

  • Multiple streams of marketing for your business, and ours—everyone wins!

 

You will leave this interactive training invigorated and confident, ready to introduce mindfulness concepts into your birth practice. Are you ready to start changing lives? We warmly welcome you!

2022 Trainings

 

April 23rd

Bhava Birth / Orem, UT

$425

September 24th

Bhava Birth/ Orem, UT

$425

Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

(lunch + snacks included)