Daniele Strawmyre, Owner/ Teacher at Ready Set Grow will teach functional anatomy for the postpartum body, how to break harmful habitual movement patterns and find proper postural alignment in a fun class that incorporates yoga, foundational Pilates and fundamentals of dance. This class will make you sweat, it will definitely make you laugh, and help you to increase your body intelligence so you can feel strong and pain-free while doing all the things that mamas do; like self-care on the go!
Karen Asbury, a Licensed Massage Therapist, will explain what you can you do to support the health of your breasts, digestive and reproductive system naturally. Breasts are amazing organs that receive little attention until there is a problem. What if we started including them as part of regular massage treatments and self-care? Perhaps we could improve circulation and drainage in the breasts and that would promote health. Massage is well documented to reduce pain and swelling, as well as promote circulation and relaxation. Conditions such as breast pain, congestion, pre-menstrual swelling, and fibrocystic breasts may all respond to massage treatment.
If you are a stay-at-home mom in the Camas / Washougal area and are looking for community, connection and support, please join us for the MOMS Club of Camas/ Washougal Meet Up, Sponsored by New Seasons - Fishers Landing. Mothers, infants and children welcome!
Kelly Dean, MPT and Founder of The Tummy Team, will share essential education on how the body was designed and give practical strategies to restore functional core strength that may have been lost in the midst of motherhood. We will explain diastasis recti, why you may still look pregnant far after baby was born, and why your body might feel like it is falling apart and how you can start feeling stronger today. This is information that everyone will benefit from whether you are currently pregnant, never had babies or have had your babies years ago.
Megan Burns, Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist and Haley Vilhauer, Certified High Performance Coach™ and Registered Dietitian & Functional Nutritionist, at Vancouver Wellness Studio will lead a discussion on ways to support the kids and family through season changes. This class will discuss ways to incorporate essential oils, herbs and foods as a way to support the immune system and keep the family healthy as we transition into the fall and winter.
Bryna Sampey, Owner of Doula My Soul, will give postnatal mothers a FAQ for breastfeeding and lactation, as well as some myth-busting and guidance around the internet's best & worst breastfeeding advice. Lots of time for support & questions from nursing parents, too!
Bryna begam serving families in Monterey, CA in 2006. She trained with one of the most experienced and skilled lactation consultants on the Monterey Peninsula, and had 4500 hours of experience before becoming certified as an IBCLC in 2010. She's also a doula that specializes in high-risk and surgical birth, as well as complex cases.
Join Priscilla Gilbert, LMHC and Natalie Chambers, LMHC at Lacamas Counseling for a conversation about adjusting to life during and after baby. Learn how to support yourself and your partner through postpartum transitions that can often lead to feelings of depression, anxiety, and scary thoughts. We welcome birthing and non-birthing partners alike.