Calling all Birth Professionals and those with a passion to improve women's birth experiences.
Now you can learn our groundbreaking techniques that have even the most seasoned birth-pros seeing
shorter births, fewer c-sections and higher client satisfaction.
Love Certifications and broadening your skill set?
Dancing For Birth™ Certification is the Trifecta:
Pre/Post Natal Fitness + Childbirth Ed + Support Circle in One
9:30am to 5:30pm each day
Level 1 - Sept. 9, 2017: Dancing For Birth Techniques for Birth Pros
Level 2 - Sept. 10, 2017: Instructor Training (pre-req - Level 1 )
Aspire to get Certified? Take both Levels.
On call for births? You won't lose your fee if you miss while at a birth! Policy
Dates or location not working for you? Check our Training Schedule.
11 Peekskill Rd.
Cold Spring, NY 10516
Cold Spring village, located in the Hudson Highlands, sits at the deepest point of the Hudson River, directly across from West Point. Cold Spring serves as a weekend getaway for many residents of New York City. Cold Spring is located 50 miles north of Manhattan. It is steeped in history and rich in natural treasures.
Commuter service to New York City is available via the Cold Spring train station, served by Metro-North Railroad. The train journey is about an hour and ten minutes to Grand Central Terminal.
Who should attend: Aspiring or practicing birth professionals: midwives/doulas/nurses/doctors/childbirth educators; aspiring or practicing health and wellness practitioners; massage therapists/body-workers/fitness instructors/dance instructors/yoga instructors/social workers; pregnant women, and those with a passion to support empowered pregnancy, birth and mothering.
In this training, you will learn...
(click level 1 and level 2 links below to see full agendas)
"Birth I.N.S.T.I.N.C.T.S" to support primal birth physiology (level 1)
- "Powerful Woman" to open the pelvic outlet (level 1)
- "Mighty Mama" to avoid and resolve shoulder dystocia (level 1)
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"The Larson Technique" to re-align malpositioned fetus and resolve 'failure to progess' (level 2)
- Health benefits and evidence for utilizing dance and movement (level 2))
- Class facilitation skills (level 2)
Founder & Master Trainer, Dancing For Birth™
Larson is a leading world expert on supporting birth through movement and instinct. She is the Founder and Master Trainer of Dancing For Birth™ . She calls for an end to forced lithotomy position, and for a worldwide shift to primal, powerful, euphoric birth. Her speaking engagements and TV appearances include DONA International, Lamaze International, CAPPA, ICAN, CIMS, ICEA, CAPPA Canada, AWHONN, CBS, NBC and FOX. She 'danced out' her four babies in birth center, hospital and home births.
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Products Included with your registration:
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DFB Manual e-book
Certificate of Completion
1 year complimentary listing on DFB Birth Pro Locator
Inclusion in DFB Private Facebook Group
Credential: Professionally Trained (and corresponding seal)
Level 1-2 All of the above, plus
Additional 7 CEUs (14 total)
Eligibility to apply for DFB Certification Requires completion of Certification checklist and an additional fee. Certification includes the Certified Credential: DFB, corresponding Certified Instructor Seal, and license to lead DFB classes for expectant and new parents for three years.
Level 1: $320 USD
Level 1-2: $429 USD
Repeat: $229 USD
Registration will autoclose without notice when we reach 20 registrants.
This training is the first step towards optional Certification. See "Certification" tab at top for process and fee.
Here’s Who We Are:
Acclaimed - 14 CEUs
Accepted by DONA, Lamaze, ICEA, and other boards
Dancing For Birth™ is an approved provider of continuing education for professionals who work with expectant and new moms. Our techniques help shorten labor, reduce c-sections and epidurals, avoid shoulder dystocia, encourage natural birth and increase birth satisfaction. Our Certified Dancing For Birth Instructors teach weekly Dancing For Birth classes—the “trifecta” of birth preparation: pre/post natal fitness, essential birth wisdom, and celebration of the birth journey in one. Dancing For Birth™ was founded by USA’s National Birth Hero, Stephanie Larson. The classes are currently offered on four continents.