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
Level 1 - November 18: Advanced Techniques for Birth Pros
Level 2 - November 19: 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
9:30 am to 5:30 pm each day
42 Wellington St.
Free parking is located a short walk away.
Learn more about Stratford here.
Date or location not working for you? View our complete training schedule
Toronto Pearson International with airport service to Stratford
Waterloo International Airport
London International Airport
Who should attend: Aspiring or practicing birth professionals: midwives/doulas/nurses/doctors/childbirth educators; aspiring or practicing health and wellness practioners; 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 avoid failure to progress (level 2)
- Health benefits and evidence for utilizing dance and movement (level 2))
- Class facilitation skills (level 2)
Trainer, Dancing For Birth™, DFBT, CD(DONA)
Leslie has earned the prestige of becoming Canada's first DFB™ Trainer. This charismatic leader also became the very first Certified DFB™ Instructor when DFB™ originated. She has spent her life dancing and supporting people at times of change in their lives with her joyful presence. Leslie is a Certified Dancing For Birth™ Instructor and Trainer, a DONA Certified Birth Doula, and a Nia Instructor.
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Leslie says, "It is a great honour to support families during their childbearing years, empowering women to believe in their body wisdom to guide them through the birth and mothering process."
She lives with her husband on a beef cow/calf and cash crop farm north of London where they raised three now grown daughters.
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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 (see Certification tab at top for additional process and fee) [Certification includes: Certified Credential - DFB, corresponding Certified Instructor Seal, license to lead DFB classes for expectant and new parents]
Level 1: $320 USD
Level 1-2: $429 USD
Repeat: $299 USD
Registration fees are collected in USD.
For other currencies, a conversion will be made by your credit card company according to the daily rate, so your actual fee may be higher or lower than what is listed here.
Registration will autoclose without notice when we reach 15 registrants.
This training is the first step of the optional Certification. See 'Certification' tab at top for certification 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.