Take a look at our current training offerings below:


 

Haumea Empowerment Series: Birth Essentials Part 1 & 2

With Angie Traska
Thursday April 18 and Thrusday April 25 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

$150

You can and deserve to have an empowering and fulfilling experience no matter how your birth unfolds! The first step is gaining the knowledge and tools you’ll need- your birth essentials. Join us for an informative, relaxing and fun tour through all things birth, starting with ways to prepare your body and mind for a smoother experience, how to recognize the signs of early labor, and what you can expect in each stage. We'll cover coping strategies, what to bring or have with you, how to explore your birth preferences, and how to gracefully navigate changes in plans. You'll also learn what happens after baby arrives, about postpartum healing and wellness, and ways to ease this major transition for both parents and child.

This class is broken into two parts on consecutive Thursday evenings. Please bring a pillow and a yoga mat or blanket for comfortable hands-on practice.

 

 

Haumea Empowerment Series: Breastfeeding Essentials

With Alix Loniello
Thursday May 02, 2019 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

$75

Hoping to breastfeed but not sure what to expect? Gain familiarity with the process as we cover the basics of breastfeeding in the early days postpartum. Gather tools for success and become empowered to develop a foundational relationship with your baby that will help you learn this new skill together. You will develop confidence in your ability to meet your baby's needs, whatever challenges and joys the experience brings! Partners and primary support persons strongly encouraged to join.

 

 

Haumea Empowerment Series: Mind, Body, Birth

With Angie Traska
Thursday May 09, 2019 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

$75

Our Mind, Body, Birth class delves deeper into the tools and techniques you’ll need to have the smoothest, most positive birth experience possible. What your brain is doing during labor is just as important as what your body and baby are doing! Together we’ll explore simple mindfulness techniques used for millennia to help relieve pain, as well as a several other tried and true coping methods such as birth hypnosis, breathwork, movement, position changes, hydrotherapy, and hands-on support techniques such as massage, counter pressure, and acupressure. Partners or loved ones are encouraged to attend, and will learn tips for providing encouraging and comforting support. There will be lots of opportunity for practice, feedback, and questions!

Please bring a pillow and a yoga mat or blanket for comfortable hands-on practice.

 

 
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Haumea Empowerment Series: Infant & Child CPR

With Rachel Chenowith
Thursday May 16, 2019 • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

$50

Haumea's introductory infant and child life-saving skills class is taught by a registered nurse, AHA instructor, and fellow mama. Using the AHA’s Family & Friends curriculum, participants will leave feeling prepared in emergency situations for infants and children. Skills taught include: infant and child CPR (compression and breaths), infant and child choking relief, and introduction to AED use. This classroom, hands-on format provides real-time feedback from an instructor so that you can leave feeling prepared and confident in case of an emergency.

*Please note that this course does not fulfill the need for a course completion card for a job or other requirements.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

 

 

Haumea Empowerment Series: Pump & Store

With Alix Loniello
Thursday May 23, 2019 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

$75

We know the thought of returning to work or school while breastfeeding can be daunting. Let us help ease the transition. We will discuss pumping and storage of breastmilk in preparation for separation from your baby, while providing an emphasis on maintaining the treasured relationship you've already developed. Appropriate to attend while pregnant or postpartum. Babes in arms are welcome.

 

 

Haumea Empowerment Series: Birth Essentials

With Angie Traska
Saturday June 1, 2019 • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

$150

You can and deserve to have an empowering and fulfilling experience no matter how your birth unfolds! The first step is gaining the knowledge and tools you’ll need- your birth essentials. Join us for an informative, relaxing and fun tour through all things birth, starting with ways to prepare your body and mind for a smoother experience, how to recognize the signs of early labor, and what you can expect in each stage. We'll cover coping strategies, what to bring or have with you, how to explore your birth preferences, and how to gracefully navigate changes in plans. You'll also learn what happens after baby arrives, about postpartum healing and wellness, and ways to ease this major transition for both parents and child.

This class is offered as a single 6 hour Saturday session (with a 1 hr lunch break), Please bring a pillow and a yoga mat or blanket for comfortable hands-on practice.