Rebuilding Your Foundation: A Workshop for Postpartum Women
Ended September 23

This workshop is open to women who have experienced childbirth in the past year. In this workshop we will be discussing the physical, mental and emotional aspects of self-care when providing for a child during their first year of life. We will discuss the cascade of physiologic changes that most often occur in women's bodies after childbirth and will offer postural alignment for daily activities, foundational strength building exercises, and breathing routines for healing and stress management. We will also offer some nourishing and simple recipes for snacks and teas.

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Cicely Conway is an acupuncturist, massage therapist and yoga instructor. She has been working with women in all stages of motherhood since 2006. Cicely brings a wealth of experience to her work. Cicely holds a Masters degree in Acupuncture from the Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine (formerly SIOM, 2014). She is a licensed acupuncturist in Vermont and Washington state and board certified through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Cicely has been a licensed massage therapist since 2010 and has specialized perinatal massage training through Kate Jordan for the Childbearing Year (2011). She has been instructing yoga since 2006 and completed additional prenatal/postnatal yoga training with Colette Crawford (Seattle) and perinatal doula training with Penny Simkin, PT (Seattle.) When not seeing acupuncture patients at Open Door Integrative Wellness, Cicely enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children outdoors.

Erin McCabe is a Professional Yoga Therapist  with five years experience and a passion for restoring vitality through breath work and movement. With an educational background in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, she graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2008 with a BS in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine and went on to get her MS in Athletic Training from the University of Kentucky graduating in 2010. Her yoga practice started in 2007 when she took a class in college and loved the mental and physical release felt from the slower pace and inward focus of the practice. After her own knee injury in 2012, she discovered the PYT certification and began teaching in 2013. Since then she has been incorporating yoga and a more holistic approach when leading class and working one on one with clients. You will always leave class feeling as though you have learned something new and created some space.

Cicely and Erin both believe in an individualized, integrative health care approach and are delighted to be offering this course.

Register via email to cicelyandreeconway@gmail.com

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