1. Heart & Hands Midwifery Intensives, Sebastopol, CA, Fall Series, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/27, 11/3, 11/4 (a Sunday), 11/10, 9 AM to 3 PM.

The HEART & HANDS MIDWIFERY INTENSIVES course was founded by Elizabeth Davis in 1982, at the request of birth assistants seeking to acquire practical midwifery skills. Over the years and by demand, the course evolved to include basic introductory information and emphasis on the intuitive, interpersonal skills essential to effective midwifery care. The purpose of the HEART & HANDS MIDWIFERY INTENSIVES course is to provide students with a strong and integrated foundation in the art and science of midwifery.

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2. Intuition, Boundaries, Protection, and Healing for Birth-Workers, Sebastopol, CA, 9/16, 2018

Intuition, Boundaries, Protection, and Healing for Birth-Workers “This class helped me to clearly set my boundaries, and also to see a pattern that I had been perpetuating regarding boundaries in both birth work and my personal life. I was surprised by my ability to tap into my intuition and delve into the journeying that we […]

3. Shamanic Pro-Activity for Birth-Workers, one day workshop, Paris, France, 10/13/2018

Contact: Message Viviane Lemaigre Dubreuil on Facebook for details.

4. Midwifery Today Conference, Bad Wildbad, Germany, 10/17–10/21, 2018

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5. Heart & Hands Advanced Workshops, March 2019, dates posted soon!

“If the first course was about absorbing midwifery into the skin, this course is about beginning to feel it in your bones, think like a midwife, and trust that indeed you already are.” The Advanced Workshops focus on application and refinement of skills leaned in the basic intensive course. A practical, hands-on workshop format builds […]