"1 round of the Larson technique and BOOM! Back labor gone, baby in optimal position. "
- Rachel Snow, CO

14 CEU
Dancing For Birth

Toronto, ON
April 28-29, 2018
On call for births?  You won't lose your fee if you miss while at a birth!


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Calling all Pregnant Women, Birth and Wellness Professionals and Aspiring Professionals
Now you can learn our groundbreaking techniques for
shorter births, fewer c-sections and higher birth 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 - April 28, 2018: Dancing For Birth Techniques for Birth Preparation and Labor 
(No pre-requisites required)
Level 2 - April 29, 2018: Instructor Training (Pre-requisite - Must have attended 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

Date/Location not working for you? Check our Training Schedule.

Training Location: 
Rhythmic Rainbow Studio
175 Birmingham St.
Etobicoke, ON M8V 2C5

Logistics to help you with your planning:
Suggested Airport
Suggested Hotel

Who should attend:  Pregnant women; Aspiring or practicing birth professionals: midwives/doulas/nurses/doctors/childbirth educators/administrators/policy makers; Aspiring or practicing health and wellness practitioners; massage therapists/body-workers/fitness instructors/dance instructors/yoga instructors/social workers; 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)


About Your Presenter

Leslie Switzer
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. 

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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What the Birth Professionals are saying...

Products Included with your registration:

Level 1 
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)
7 CEUs  fom DONA International and DFB

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.]


Early Bird Registration Pricing:
Until February 28th, 2018
Level 1: $299 USD
Level 1-2: $399 USD
Repeat: $200 USD
Registration will autoclose without notice when we reach capacity.
This training is the first step towards optional Certification.  See Certification tab at top for process and fee.


Here’s Who We Are:

Acclaimed Training - Approved for 14 CEUs by DONA International
 CEUs also accepted by Lamaze, ICEA, and other boards 

Dancing For Birthis 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, mom of four and former birth doula. The classes are currently offered on four continents.

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