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CROSSING THE THRESHOLD - $497 for a limited time only!

Crossing the Threshold is a two-and-a-half day in-person retreat, followed by a four-week online course, Heart of Mentoring. The cost of these two courses together is $497 in 2019, $597 in 2020.  Register for any 2020 Crossing the Threshold before January 1, 2020, for the 2019 price. Use coupon code '2019cttprice' at checkout.

Attendance at one of our Crossing the Threshold retreats, and completion of the four-week online course, Heart of Mentoring, is required before enrollment in either of our online doula or mentor certification programs.

*Please see the packages available below for additional savings.

BIRTH AS A HEROIC JOURNEY: MENTORING AND DOULA FROM WITHIN™ - $697 for a limited time only!

'Birth as  Heroic Journey: Mentoring and Doula From Within™ is Birthing From Within's dual-track certification program.  It is an interactive nine-month, nine-module online course which will lead you to certification as a childbirth educator and/or birth doula. The cost of the Birth as a Heroic Journey™ program is $697 in 2019, $797 in 2020. Register for any 2020 Birth as a Heroic Journey before January 1, 2020, for the 2019 price. Use coupon code '2019pkgprice' at checkout.

*Please see the packages available below for additional savings.

Prerequisite: You must have completed our CROSSING THE THRESHOLD live workshop, as well as the four week Heart of Mentoring course, to enroll in this program.

BIRTH AS A HEROIC JOURNEY: DOULA FROM WITHIN™ IN-PERSON TRAINING - $797-1297*

Doula From Within™ in-person training is a comprehensive hands-on birth doula training which will lead you to certification as a birth doula. Pre- and post-course online modules complement the in-person sessions.

*Please see the packages available below for additional savings.

Prerequisite for courses marked with **: You must have completed our CROSSING THE THRESHOLD live workshop, as well as the four week Heart of Mentoring course, to enroll in this program. >> REGISTER NOW.

INTERNATIONAL MENTOR AND DOULA CERTIFICATION PATHWAY - $797 for a limited time only!

The International Pathway to Mentor and/or Doula Certification is an interactive nine-month, nine-module online program which will lead you to certification as a childbirth educator and/or birth doula. The cost of this dual-certification program, including the prerequisite course Heart of Mentoring, is $797 in 2019, $897 in 2020. Register for any 2020 International Program before January 1, 2020, for the 2019 price. Use coupon code '2019intlpkgprice' at checkout..

Prerequisite*: You must have completed our four-week Heart of Mentoring online course to enroll in this program.

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BIRTHING FROM WITHIN TRAINING PACKAGES

Register for Crossing the Threshold, Heart of Mentoring and one of our certification programs all at once to save up to $197!

Register for 2020 bundles before January 1, 2020, and save an additional $200! Use coupon code '2019pkgprice'.

CROSSING THE THRESHOLD
+
HEART OF MENTORING
+
BIRTH AS A HEROIC JOURNEY 

= $1394 $1197 (save $197)

SPECIALTY WORKSHOPS

In addition to our certification programs and Birth Story Listening training, Birthing From Within also offers free-standing specialty workshops. Some of these workshops are designed for a specific group (certified mentors and doulas, for example), others are open to all members. Listed here you will find our upcoming specialty workshops. Check back often, as we will frequently be adding more!

Mindful Communication 201: October 21st - November 18th, 2019

What: Mindful Communication 201: A Solution-Focused Approach to Working with Expecting Parents

For Whom: Open to those who have completed Mindful Communication 101 or are Birthing from Within members.

When: Mondays, October 21 - November 18, 2019
(Live Calls: November 4th and November 18th 9:00-10:00 am PST)

Where: Online

Facilitator: Nikki Shaheed

Cost: $75

Prerequisites: Mindful Communication 101 and/or membership in Birthing from Within.

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Description:

Learn the art of deep listening, as you explore a solution-focused approach to birth preparation. This course will show you how to guide your clients through self-exploration, and help them build a resilience mindset. The way you interact with parents will be forever changed. 

In this course you will receive written and video lesson materials to help you learn the art of mindful communication. Two weeks after the initial lesson, the class will have a live call where we can answer your questions, explore case studies, and use role plays to deepen your comprehension of the material. Another lesson will be released following the first live call, and the course will conclude two weeks later with the final group call.

Mindful Communication 301: November 18th - December 16th, 2019

What: Mindful Communication 301: Advanced Dialogue Skills for Birth Professionals

For Whom: Open to those who have completed Mindful Communication 201 or are Certified Birthing from Within Mentors/Doulas.

When: November 18 - December 16, 2019 (Live Calls: December 2nd and December 16th, 9:00 - 10:00 am PST)

Where: Online

Facilitator: Nikki Shaheed

Cost: $75

Prerequisites: Mindful Communication 201 and/or Birthing from Within Certified Mentor/Doula.

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Description:

You've got the basics of mindful communication. Now let's take your skills to the next level. Learn the nuances of dialogue while expanding on your mentoring skills. You'll learn to incorporate visualization into your work with pregnant parents, and help them access their deep reservoir of internal resources. 

In this course you will receive written and video lesson materials to help you learn the art of mindful communication. Two weeks after the initial lesson, the class will have a live call where we can answer your questions, explore case studies, and use role plays to deepen your comprehension of the material. Another lesson will be released following the first live call, and the course will conclude two weeks later with the final group call.

Galveston, TX: Mentor Mash Beach Retreat - October 26, 2019

What: Mentor Mash Beach Retreat

For Whom: Open to all birth professionals! Birthing from Within members receive a 20% discount. 

When: October 26, 2019 - 9:00am-9:00pm

Where:13128 Buccaneer Parkway, Freeport, TX 77541

Facilitator: Nikki Shaheed

Cost: $150 early bird before 10/9. $197 after 10/9. (Birthing from Within members can use their 20% member discount!)

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Description:

Are you a childbirth mentor who is longing to gather with like-minded birth pros and dive deeper into the beauty of Birthing from Within? Join us for a retreat full of self-reflection, skill-building, understanding archetypes, birth art, and ceremony.

This retreat will take place at a beach house near Galveston, TX. The weather should be just dreamy in late October. Two rooms with a queen bed in each are available for rent for Friday night (10/25) and/or Saturday night (10/26).

This event is catered to Birthing from Within mentors, but is open to all birth, postpartum, and perinatal professionals. 

Business Basics for Birth Professionals

What: Business Basics for Birth Professionals

For Whom: Open to All (members receive a discount)

When: TBA

Where: Online

Facilitator: Carrie Kenner

Cost: $50

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Description: Once you have completed your training course, there lurks the necessity of creating your birth business.  This part of being a successful birth professional often gets overlooked, and is a leading cause of burnout. 

There are many important skills a birth professional needs to know in order to run their business smoothly. This workshop is for those just starting out, as well as those who need some fine-tuning on the behind-the-scenes part of being a birth professional. While this course is geared for birth professionals, it is open to anyone who is opening or running a small business.  If you are planning to enroll in the Birthing From Within certification programs, this course may be taken before or after your mentor or doula training.

In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • Differentiate the pros and cons of business structures that a birth professional may use
  • Research the laws, regulations and licensing requirements for your business in your area
  • Get tips on how to set your fees, and about how to volunteer while creating a healthy income
  • Track income & expenses into financial spreadsheets
  • File taxes for various entities
  • Develop a business plan
  • Develop forms for use in your business
Birth Work as a Heroic Journey

What: Birth Work as a Heroic Journey

For Whom: Open to All (Birthing from Within members receive a discount)

When: TBA

Where: Online

Facilitator: Nikki Shaheed

Cost: $97

Description: Birth professionals are amazing caregivers, but sometimes their needs and experiences fall to the back burner. This course is an opportunity for an energy infusion - to reinvigorate yourself and reconnect with why you're passionate about birth work. In this course you'll come to understand your work through the lens of the heroic journey, and engage in process work and self-reflection to nurture your spirit. 

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Birth Art Distance Course

What: Birth Art Distance Course

For Whom: Open to All (members receive a discount)

When: TBA

Where: Online

Facilitator: Nikki Shaheed

Cost: $225

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Description: Birthing From Within's unique Birth Art Process has been helping expectant parents and birth professionals for over 30 years. This fantastic and popular five-week online distance course is designed by Pam England for people who work with pregnant parents and their partners. Each week you will experience and embody the Birth Art Process for yourself, as you learn through readings, lessons, assignments, and live conference calls. In addition, you will practice leading private birth art sessions and how to use birth art in group classes. 

All homework assignments are due 24 hours prior to the live call. Please plan accordingly. *Should circumstances prevent you from attending a live meeting, you can still listen to the recorded webinar lesson at your earliest convenience, then join plan to join the next week's live meeting.

Mindful Communication 101

What: Mindful Communication 101: Five Ways to Create Powerful Dialogue and Learning for Parents

For Whom: Open to All (members receive a discount)

When: TBD

Where: Online

Facilitator: Nikki Shaheed

Cost: $97

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Description:

Learn how to make your communication with your clients more mindful, dynamic, and effective. This course will give you powerful tools to engage in dialogue in a way where parents feel truly heard, you have a solid understanding of their needs, and you co-create tailored learning for families preparing for birth.

In this course you will receive written and video lesson materials to help you learn the art of mindful communication. Two weeks after the initial lesson, the class will have a live call where we can answer your questions, explore case studies, and use role plays to deepen your comprehension of the material. Another lesson will be released following the first live call, and the course will conclude two weeks later with the final group call.

BIRTHING FROM WITHIN RETREATS & CONFERENCES

Advancing the Sacred Feminine:  A Retreat for All People!

This new offering from Birthing From Within is for all people, all genders, who care about the future of humanity and our planet.  Many sources say this is the era for the Feminine to rise up and shift consciousness towards a model of nurturing and healing.   This retreat will steep you in the ways of the sacred feminine and explore your relationship with feminine energy, and ways to recognize, develop and sustain it.  Facilitated by Carrie Kenner, co-director of Birthing From Within; held at Breitenbush Hot Springs in Detroit, Oregon.

November 4-7, 2019
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BIRTH STORY LISTENING

You can find more information on how to become a Birth Story Listener and help parents change their relationship with a difficult birth story at BirthStoryMedicine.com

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