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Childbirth 101: Preparing for Birth and Beyond – 4-week class

$300 + HST / couple


4-week series: 2.5 hours / week

Join us for this informative and hands-on 4-week childbirth education class. 

Childbirth 101: Preparing for Birth and Beyond will teach you about the birthing process, coping techniques, medical supports and the early postpartum period.

York Region
Wed Feb 5 - Feb 26
7:00pm - 9:30pm

This class will give you the opportunity to explore your needs and expectations for birth and learn about concrete coping techniques for labour and beyond, including movement and mindfulness based techniques.

Topics covered in this class:

  • Stages of labour
  • Coping and mindfulness techniques
  • Medical supports and interventions
  • How to push
  • Baby feeding
  • Early postpartum care and recovery.
  • This experiential, integrative and engaging class will help you develop realistic expectations for birth and beyond and prepare you for all potential possibilities for birth.


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Class / Workshop Facilitators

  • Kira LissKira LissDoula, Childbirth Educator

    Kira Liss is a yoga instructor and childbirth educator. She has been passionate about pregnancy, birth and babies for as long as she can remember. Kira has additional training in Birthing from Within, Prenatal Yoga and HypnoBirthing® with Sasha Padron, Bellies Inc and HypnoBirthing® for Birth Professionals. Kira strives to provide inclusive, holistic and dedicated care to each of her clients and students.

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Class / Workshop Facilitators

  • Krystal Lea, Childbirth Educator at West End MamasKrystel LeaCertified HynoBirthing Instructor and Child Birth Educator

    Krystel’s passion is to help people prepare physically, emotionally and spiritually for the birth of their child. She aims to help provide the power and strength to instinctively birth a baby in a safe and gentle way.

    Coming from a very big family, Krystel has always been surrounded by pregnant women and babies. She naturally took to tending to her baby cousins and helped in any way she could. During her last year of Registered Massage Therapy School, Krystel learned about Breast and Prenatal massage. She realized that she found great pleasure and purpose in helping women and their partners prepare for the best birth specific to each couple. She dove deeper into this passion and took more continuing education in Post partum massage, Thai Yoga Massage, Reflexology and even Belly Wrapping.

    Aloha is a word that Krystel holds very deeply in her heart because her family is from Hawaii and the term has a meaning that is special to her. Aloha translates to “breath of life” or “presence of breath”. Not only does Krystel live by giving aloha love to everyone she meets, but she also lives by the Buddhist teaching of Metta which means “loving kindness”.

    Through her work, she hopes to inspire, educate and mentor people to achieve a positive birth experience.

Class/Workshop Details


Upcoming Dates

York Region
Wed Feb 5 - Feb 26
7:00pm - 9:30pm