Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting

When
Event has passed (Wed Sep 11, 2013 - Wed Mar 26, 2014)
Where
UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Time
6:45–9:45 pm
Cost
$295 - $590
Tags
Health & Wellness

Description

This program is an invitation to begin or deepen the practice of mindfulness for meeting the profound changes in our bodies and minds during pregnancy, childbirth and parenting.

Through mindfulness meditation, yoga, and group dialogue we will learn a way to fully live the joys and challenges of this transformative time and cultivate lifelong skills for healthy living and wise parenting. Read about The Mindful Birth in Greater Good Magazine.

In this course, you will:

~ Access deep physical and mental relaxation
~ Learn to engage the mind to work with pain during labor
~ Understand the physiology of childbirth, breastfeeding, and babies
~ Practice prenatal yoga for strength and flexibility
~ Increase confidence and courage for labor and delivery
~ Develop tools for managing stress in pregnancy, parenting, and daily life

Fee: $590 per couple, $295 per single
Plus $40 material fee, including Mindful Birthing book, workbook and two audio CDs

Instructors:
Barbara Boehler, CNM, MSN and Nancy Bardacke, CNM, MA

Location

location
  1. UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

    1545 Divisadero Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA