Breathwork for Birthworkers

The lifestyle of a Birth Worker can be demanding. As we strive to hold sacred space for our clients’ birth experiences and support them in parenthood it is possible that we hold onto the stories, emotions, energy and experiences of our clients. Self-care practices are necessary to support Birth Workers so that we don’t suffer from burnout or chronic fatigue.

The breath is the gateway to the nervous system. It is a technology for self-healing. Breathwork is an active meditation technique that uses the breath to release physically, mentally and emotionally. This experience can help move stagnant energy and facilitates a release of strong emotions like anger, fear and grief. It most often leaves folks feeling lighter, more open and free.

What to expect:
This FREE 1 hour online workshop will begin with a welcome and check-in. You will be instructed on how to apply the breath technique. The breathwork will be led with music and end with grounding techniques to help your mind and body integrate the experience.

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Tara Tonini She/Her is a lover of nature, movement, color and creativity. Tara is a Hatha and Kundalini yoga and meditation teacher, Birth Doula, Master Reiki Healer and currently working on her Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is a founding member of The Center For Yoga and Trauma Recovery and served for five years as Director of Curriculum Development and Mentorship at Exhale to Inhale where she led yoga training worldwide.

Tara’s classes are accessible to all ages, levels of experience and abilities with a special focus on functional movement. Tara specializes in pre and postnatal yoga supporting birthing people as they prepare for birth and new parents nourish themselves physically, mentally and emotionally.

Each class will offer you an opportunity to destress, increase flexibility and circulation, build strength and connect to the present moment through mindfulness meditation techniques. The goal of each class is to work towards improving your physical and mental wellness.