At this time, I am only teaching online classes and events. New offerings are being added daily. If you don’t see what you are looking for below, please contact me to request a class or schedule a private Zoom session with me.
~ONLINE CLASSES + EVENTS~
FOR EXPECTANT + NEW PARENTS:
Saturday, April 4 from 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Series + individual classes starting April 1.
Listen to a short interview with Virginia about mindful, courageous childbirth preparation. Link>
FOR BIRTH PROFESSIONALS:
March 30, 5:00-6:30 pm (Pacific).
This is Part 2, a real-time online class for perinatal professionals and new/expectant parents. Registrants receive access to a 90-min video recording of Part 1 and handout. I hope you can attend the class “live,” but if you cannot, you’ll have access to the recording, as well as to my private Facebook group about processing birth experiences.
Nourishing virtual spaces for birth professionals to gather and connect. I provide guidance, inspiration, and time to reflect. Two hours long.
Next retreats: April 4 and May 3.
June 2-30, 2020.
This course ~ this story ~ is for you. We offer you a creative, soul-nourishing pathway to self-discovery, meaning, reconnection, and healing, as you return, whole yet transformed, to your authentic self.
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Emerging Birth Stories: Explore Your Experience of Giving Birth (online course & community): TBA
Helping Parents After a Difficult Birth (professional online course & community): TBA
Through thought-provoking teachings and experiential processes, we explore the power of birth stories (whether disappointing, traumatic, or triumphant), how they emerge and evolve, and how to look at any birth through a nuanced and compassionate lens. This workshop is designed for perinatal professionals, including nurses, midwives, doulas, educators, yoga teachers, social workers, therapists, breastfeeding counselors, and support group leaders.
SELECTED PAST EVENTS
“Plant a Seed: Grow a Village” CAPEA Conference (Childbirth and Parenting Educators of Australia)
Keynote Speaker and Workshop Presenter
Melbourne, Australia; May 23-25, 2018. Virginia’s Sessions: Childbirth Education and the Roots of Emotional Birth Trauma; Teaching About Caesareans: A Compassionate, Honest, and Effective Approach; Solution-Focused Childbirth Preparation.
Watch video of Virginia discussing her sessions at this conference!