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Academic & Educational Accomplishments

BA Cultural Anthropology, specialized in Medical Anthropology, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
BA Anthropology/Arts & Dance, Exchange Program, UCLA, USA
MA Gender Studies, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

Holistic Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Doula Training, JJ Doula Trainings, the Netherlands
Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Moves, the Netherlands
Birthlight trainings in Well Women Yoga & Fertility Yoga & Pelvic Health with Francoise Freedman, Yoga Moves, the Netherlands
Mandala of Asanas & Prana Flow Training - Coral Brown
The Art of Teaching Prana Vinyasa Yoga - Shiva Rea
Lomi Lomi Massage, De Zonnevlecht, the Netherlands
Internship with medical anthropologist Robbie Davis-Floyd, Austin, USA

Online courses with:
Nicole Jardim, Aviva Romm, Alisa Vitti, Claire Baker, Rika Lukac, Dr. Gauri, Sacred Pregnancy

Attended workshops & talks:
Complications of Labor, Birth and the First Hour after Birth - Gail Hart & Tine Greve
Comfort Techniques for Midwives & Doulas - Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Breech Birth in Water - Cornelia Enning
Breech Skills - Carol Gautschi & Gail Tully
Autonomous Midwifery: The Key to the Future - Jan Tritten, Cornelia Enning & Elisabeth Davis
Demedicalizing a Physiological Process - Michel Odent & Verena Schmid
Dance for Birth - Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Birth Models That Work - Robbie Davis-Floyd
Biological Nurturing - Suzanne Colson
Spinning Babies - Gail Tully (2013), Jennifer Walker (2015)
Language of Birth - Elisabeth Davis
Fear in Midwifery & Birth - Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Waterbirth - Cornelia Enning
A Day with Ina May - Ina May Gaskin
Pregnancy Care: Problem Solving as a Method of Informed Choice - Verena Schmid
Rebozo Techniques and Practice - Thea van Tuyl, Mirjam de Keijzer & Eneyda Spradlin-Ramos
Prenatal and Intrapartum Assessment Skills - Elisabeth Davis
Honouring & Celebrating Women's Life Cycles - Angelina Martinez-Miranda
Certificated Foundation Rebozo Training - Angelina Martinez-Miranda
From Womb to World | The Journey that Shapes our Life - Anna Verwaal

The Fifth Vital Sign - Emily Varnam & Kelsey Knight
Menstrual Education: #periodpositive & The Gender Respect Project - Chella Quint
Breathe To Heal - Max Strom
10 Steps of iRest Yoga Nidra - James Reeves


Attended conferences:
Midwifery Today, Society for Menstrual Cycle Research (member), Women Deliver, European Doula Network

Locations of workshops/talks given:
the Netherlands, Belgium, USA, Brazil, Czech Republic, Germany, Malta

Profound learning experiences and teachers:
all the mothers who birthed their children in my presence, and all the midwives and gynecologists, and doctors in the room; the body-stories of my clients and students


Starting 2019/2020
BA in Midwifery, University of Malta, Valetta, Malta
Sex & the Psoas, Liz Koch
The Psoas in Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum, Liz Koch

 


 

Media


Written for:
MindBodyGreen, re:Cycling, OneWorld, Elephant Journal, Motherheart Magazine, Motherheart blog

Mentioned:
Het Parool, Volkskrant, NRC, Kyra's Kitchen, Ze.nl, &C, Allure Magazine, Red Web Foundation, Women's Health Magazine, Amayzine, Glamour, Libelle, Girlscene, 'Van Vulva tot Vagina', Tijdschift Lover, Happinez

Appeared on:
RTL Late Night, EditieNL, RTL Boulevard, Meer Voor Vrouwen, Period Piece Documentary

Collaborations:
Jade Beall Photography, The Conscious Club, Motherheart, Kyra's Kitchen, Stability for You, Stability BASE, Innervibez, Yoga Moves, Yoga Point, Happinez