Class Syllabus

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Opening Solstice Welcome Ceremony

December 21st


Looking Back + Forward​

WEEK ONE, DECEMBER 23, 2019

A deep beginning to our journey, we will explore where we’ve been, where we are going and how to integrate both to bring our essence into our work.

Non Judgement

WEEK TWO, DECEMBER 30, 2019

Moving from our look within and ahead, we will move into the seat of non judgement, exploring how this perspective enriches all aspects of doula work.

​ Self + Care

WEEK THREE, JANUARY 6, 2020

​In Week Three, we journey through the medicine of the over used and frequently misunderstood practice of self care, exploring it through an expansive and inclusive lens, one that can aid in nourishing us, rather than triggering. If you cringe when you read the words self care, this module is for you.

Ask The Doulas #1

Our first Q&A is Thursday, January 16th 2020 at 12:30pm-1:30pm Eastern time! Click here to convert to your time zone. The week of the Q&A, there will be a thread in the Facebook group to submit questions if you won't be able to attend live (or send us an email with your question if you don't have Facebook). As well, the Q&A will be recorded and made available in the course platform.

Value + Exchange

WEEK FOUR, JANUARY 13, 2020

In Week Four, we dive deeply into the exploration of value and exchange, learning about grounding our professional value while blending it with our essential nature, all the while building inner trust and outer worth.

Role + Scope

WEEK FIVE, JANUARY 20, 2020

In Week Five, we question and explore the role and scope that comes from within, approaching problem solving from a holistic approach, using creativity and self exploration to find answers to these tough questions.

Partnerships

WEEK SIX, JANUARY 27, 2020

In Week Six, we open up to partnerships, exploring our connection to ourselves and others. How sharing, relating and building together can benefit all.​

Owning Your Space + Branding

WEEK SEVEN, FEBRUARY 3, 2020

In Week Seven, we move into owning our spaces and learning to take the space we need to build our brand.

Boundaries + Contracts

WEEK EIGHT, FEBRUARY 10, 2020

In week eight, we tackle loving boundaries and sacred contracts,  how to interpret desires and dislikes into written word, the basics of energetic protection and emotional boundaries, expanding your practice and defining your own crucial code of ethics.

Space + Holding

WEEK NINE, FEBRUARY 17, 2020

In week nine, we ground into space holding; for ourselves, our clients and our community. Listening normalizing and regulating is a gift doulas can bring to their clients and their practice.

Ask The Doulas #1

Our second Q&A is on the Full Moon on Thursday, February 20th 2020 at 12:30-1:30 pm Eastern time! Click here to convert to your time zone. The week of the Q&A, there will be a thread in the Facebook group to submit questions if you won't be able to attend live (or send us an email with your question if you don't have Facebook). As well, the Q&A will be recorded and made available in the course platform.

Community + Building

WEEK TEN, FEBRUARY 24, 2020

In week ten, we being to build our offerings in relation to the community that surrounds us in person and virtually. Allowing our practice to expand outward beyond one to one and enriching the people and places we call home.

Inequities in Birth

WEEK ELEVEN, MARCH 2, 2020

Addressing the inequities in birth and postpartum and the maternal morbidity index is our commitment and obligation. We hand the mic over to one of our favorite leaders in this conversation, Chanel Portia-Albert, to guide us through the landscape of reproductive justice.

Yin Business Design

WEEK TWELVE, MARCH 9, 2020

In week twelve we explore seating ourselves at the center of our businesses making space for our seasons and cycles and honoring what emerges with each ebb and flow.

Sacred Spiral

WEEK THIRTEEN, MARCH 16, 2020

In our final week, we explore the spiralic nature of this work and of ourselves. Looking at death as rebirth and over again we see that this journey is never ending and also never the same, We end with a sacred closing ceremony honoring the journey of each mentee.


Equinox Closing Ceremony

March 20th 2020