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
Doulas & Midwives - Ramiro Romero
Four Bloods - Ramiro Romero
Healthy Pregnancy - Ramiro Romero

Gate of Life & Death - Ramiro Romero

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




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

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

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

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



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