Are you limited in terms of time or budget but would still like to benefit from active hypnobirthing?
This workshop offers you the key elements of my approach, without committing to a full course. Even if you are in the later weeks of pregnancy, it is never too late to prepare for a calm and confident birth.
Are you looking for updated or additional birth preparation?
Perhaps you are looking for a refresher for a 2nd or 3rd birth, or perhaps you’re already attending an antenatal education class, but have heard lots of positive hypnobirthing stories. This workshop will empower you and your partner with these valuable tools for your birth.
Would you like to include your partner in your birth preparation?
The workshop is designed to bring you and your birth partner up to speed on everything I normally cover in birthing classes but in one intensive session. I go through all the basic principles, breathing techniques and movements so that they know how best to support you on the day.
Learn key skills to prepare for birth...
The workshop is designed to give you and your birth partner a complete picture of the birth process in one intensive 4 hour session.
It is based on my holistic approach of active hypnobirthing to prepare both body and mind, and covers:
- What to expect at each stage of labour
- How to work with your body to ensure it is as positive an experience as possible
- Breathing techniques to help you feel calm and in control
- Understanding and deciding upon various interventions that you might be offered
- Massage and other techniques that your birth partner can use to help you stay more relaxed during labour
You will leave feeling calmer and more confident about your birth. With tools and techniques to enable the best possible experience.
I run workshops in Staplegrove Village Hall (Taunton, TA2 6AL) or online.
Dates and times are shown below (please scroll down for link to book on).
Workshops are held in a Covid safe space with 2m social distancing and recommended precautions.
Next Workshop (in person):
Saturday 11 December
Each workshop runs for 4 hours 10.00 - 14.30 (with breaks)
I also run full hypnobirthing courses online if you would like more in depth preparation and support leading up to your birth (please click here for more details).
11 Dec Workshop
Intensive (4 hour) workshop that will give you the key elements you need to prepare for a calm and confident birth
- Antenatal education (understand the birth process and any interventions)
- Hypnobirth breathing and mindset
- Active birth movement and positions
- Birth partner massage and rebozo demonstration
- Opportunity to ask questions up until birth
- 3 x MP3 guided relaxations for pregnancy/birth
- Hypnobirthing manual to back up what you have learned
Please click below to pay in full OR pay £60 to secure your place on the workshop. Cost is for 2 people.Book Workshop
What people say about my classes...
“Ali is amazingly supportive and genuinely caring about the Mamas she's teaching! This is my second pregnancy attending her birthing classes and this time they have been online because of lock down. I can honestly say that I do not feel like I have missed out at all. She's gone out of her way to provide the info and support we have needed as a group and to ensure we feel connected with it being virtual rather than face to face, often over and above what we've paid for or expected. I cannot rate her highly enough.”
“My husband and I attended Ali’s active birthing workshop when pregnant with our second baby after our first son was stillborn. We were understandably apprehensive about the class but when I contacted Ali she was incredibly caring and understanding. The course content is invaluable. Ali is so knowledgable and the course gave us the skills and confidence to feel calm and in control about labour, and to have the positive birth experience we wanted.”
“I attended Ali's classes during my pregnancy and my partner and I attended the couples course. I found the women only class very useful and it was great to take time out for myself and had the chance to meet lots of other lovely mums to be as well. The classes gave me the knowledge and confidence to approach the birth of my little girl calmly. My partner also found the couples class extremely useful and he understood how he could help me during my labour. I certainly believe that attending classes with Ali was a key element to my natural, drug free birth.”
I'm Ali (Good Enough Mama). I've been running active birth and hypnobirth antenatal classes and workshops for the past 8 years. I originally trained with The Daisy Foundation, and I now offer hypnobirthing programmes with The Little Birth Company.
As well as my passion for helping you to have a more positive birth experience, I am a qualified counsellor and mindfulness teacher.
This means I can be there to truly support every step of your journey through parenthood, from reducing fear and anxiety about birth, to helping you in the early days (potentially dealing with PND or birth trauma), and beyond, with all the joys and challenges that come with having a baby.