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Pelvic Floor Basics for Birth – currently held ONLINE

FREE

1 Hour

This class is currently being taught ONLINE in a live-taught, interactive format.  

We have all heard about our pelvic floor at some point! But what is it? And what impact does pregnancy and birth have on Your pelvic floor?

Come and learn the basics of pelvic floor health, taught by one of our Pelvic Health Physiotherapists!

We will provide you with prenatal exercises, labour tips, optimal pushing practices AND postnatal recovery tips.

This workshop is for anyone who is preparing for birth, whether it’s your first child or your fifth. We love how supportive your partners are, however, this workshop is for birthing people only.

York Region
Mon Apr 13
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Please note - during the COVID-19 Crisis, our classes are being held online in a virtual, live-taught (never pre-recorded!), interactive online format. Prior to the class start date, you will receive a message from your instructor with a zoom link for the class.

York Region
Mon May 11
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Cancellation Policy

This event is free and requires pre-registration. If for any reason your plans change and you can no longer attend, please let us know by emailing us at info@westendmamas.ca or cancel your registration online, so that someone else may take your spot and so that we can plan appropriately.

Class / Workshop Facilitators

  • Amy GildnerAmy GildnerPhysiotherapist - Pelvic and Orthopaedic

    In addition to being an orthopaedic physiotherapist, Amy is a certified pelvic floor physiotherapist. She uses internal and external manual techniques to evaluate the function of the pelvic floor muscles to address a multitude of conditions and improve overall quality of life.

    Amy has taken extensive continuing education courses in manual therapy, acupuncture, and has become a certified Pilates instructor which allows her to treat a multitude of patients and conditions. Amy completed a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. After hours, you can find her engaged in one of a variety of sports but probably soccer.

Class / Workshop Facilitators

  • Kirsten Seth, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist, West End MamasKirsten Seth – On maternity leavePhysiotherapist - Pelvic and Orthopaedic

    PLEASE NOTE: KIRSTEN IS CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE

    Kirsten believes that every person should be given the opportunity to feel their best. She utilises her knowledge and skills in pelvic health and orthopaedic physiotherapy to deliver holistic care to an array of women’s pelvic health conditions.

    Kirsten completed an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology at McMaster University and a Master of Physiotherapy Studies at University of Queensland. She has continued this education and built her repertoire with courses in manual therapy, acupuncture, Pilates and pelvic health from leading experts based in Canada, USA and Australia.

    In her spare time, you will find Kirsten at a rock climbing gym, training for a half marathon or undertaking a creative art project.

  • Alison RibeiroPhysiotherapist - Pelvic and Orthopaedic

    Alison completed her Honour’s Bachelor of Kinesiology at McMaster University and her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. Alison is a firm believer in holistic care and the benefits of involving the health care team in each patient’s recovery. Alison has a passion for education and has completed courses in pelvic health, acupuncture, manual therapy and McKenzie MDT, all of which have helped to enhance her practice. When Alison isn’t working at the clinic, she enjoys travelling, running, hiking and spending time with family and friends.

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Upcoming Dates

York Region
Mon Apr 13
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Please note - during the COVID-19 Crisis, our classes are being held online in a virtual, live-taught (never pre-recorded!), interactive online format. Prior to the class start date, you will receive a message from your instructor with a zoom link for the class.

York Region
Mon May 11
7:00pm - 8:00pm

York Region
Mon Jun 8
7:00pm - 8:00pm

York Region
Mon Jul 13
7:00pm - 8:00pm

York Region
Mon Aug 10
7:00pm - 8:00pm

York Region
Mon Sep 14
7:00pm - 8:00pm

York Region
Mon Oct 19
7:00pm - 8:00pm

York Region
Mon Nov 9
7:00pm - 8:00pm

York Region
Mon Dec 14
7:00pm - 8:00pm

During the COVID-19 outbreak, to keep everyone safe, we are not seeing patients or clients in the clinic.

Our classes and workshops are running online!

Check out our calendars for more information.

ONLINE Appointments are currently available for the following services:
Chiropractic, Psychotherapy, Naturopathic Follow-up Visits, and Lactation Support.

We look forward to welcoming you back to West End Mamas, in person,
when it is safe for all of us to do so.

Stay safe, everyone!