Sep
13
Fri
Ontario Flock Yeah 2019 @ Five Oaks Retreat Centre (Summer Centre)
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm
Ontario Flock Yeah 2019 @ Five Oaks Retreat Centre (Summer Centre)

 

This event is going to be held at the Five Oaks Summer Centre, and 2 nights accommodations (bunk beds, summer camp style, rustic) are provided onsite and included in the ticket price. Food will be potluck and organized near the time of the event. While the ticket price includes accommodation, there is no discount if you choose to sleep elsewhere.

This beautiful retreat centre is located in Paris Ontario. It is within an hour drive of both Toronto and London, and less than an hour from Hamilton, Guelph, and Kitchener-Waterloo. There is cellphone reception, and the event would be on-call friendly for doulas in both London and the GTA.

Pre-mobile babies in arms are welcome to attend the event, but are not allowed to sleep over. Mobile babies/toddlers are not allowed for safety reasons. If you are breastfeeding and are concerned about this policy and how that would work for you, please get in touch to talk about your specific situation. We support breastfeeding, and want to make this as inclusive as possible while also respecting the venue and other participants.

Our Speakers for this event will be Whapio Diane Bartlett and Lesley Everest.

Please check out their websites to learn more about these incredible birth gurus!

http://thematrona.com/
www.motherwit.ca

Tickets:  https://vancouverdoulaevents.com/product/ontario-flock-yeah-2019/

$282.50 ($250+HST) Early Bird (before November 1)
$310.75 ($275+GST) after November 1

Payment plans are available for as low as $29 per month depending on how many months you spread it over – $29 would be spreading it over 10 months.

Payment for partial payments can be made by email money transfer to jcolpitts@me.com .

There are no refunds for tickets, but tickets are fully transferable, so if you can’t come you can sell your tickets. There are no refunds for partial payments that are part of a payment plan, and tickets must be paid for in full for admission to the event (but you can sell a partial ticket as well and the buyer would just need to pay the difference).

WARNING! FLOCK YEAH! mini birth conferences are FUN, INFORMAL and IRREVERENT. Most folks expect birth workshops to be about increasing skills to “do” more stuff. This is about learning to REALLY understand the needs of the birthing family and BE an effective companion.

Flock Yeah! will be a gathering unlike any other birthy event you have attended. There may be “mild” swearing and loads of laughing. There WILL be transformation. If you are okay with all of this then sign up right away!

Learn ways to release self limiting beliefs and learn how what you really ARE is more important than what you DO. If you are down and OPEN to have your world rocked and your mind blown, COME TO THIS WORKSHOP. If you are down to have your hair blown back and your ideals rocked then by all means please come read on. This event will be BYOC (Bring your own Chocolate, we will be having a chocolate bar exchange).

 

Sep
15
Sun
Ontario Rebozo Training with Gena Kirby @ Five Oaks Retreat Centre (Summer Centre)
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

WARNING: THIS IS NOT A TYPICAL WORKSHOP
THIS IS AN IRREVERENT SOMETIMES SILLY WORKSHOP
THERE WILL BE LAUGHTER TEARS AND MILD CUSSING
BE WARNED THAT GENA IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL SPEAKER, SHE IS RADICAL
UNREFINED AND INFORMAL
Please note: Your feelings will be respected and know you can walk out and anytime if you don’t feel like participating.
If you are okay with all this, sign up!
She can’t wait to meet you!
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This 1-day event will change how you doula and if it doesn’t, it will certainly add to your experience and career as a doula. Join Gena Garcia-Kirby as she shares her heritage, her passion, and her love of the Rebozo.
You will be immersed in all aspects of using the Rebozo from the prenatal period through birth.
During the workshop, we will concentrate on relaxation, comfort, and connection with your client in a way that will promote positive outcomes.
We will get to know one another and the Rebozo’s rich history. We will focus on relaxation techniques that will help the laboring person connect with her care providers and Gena will share ways to include the birthing person partner and ways to help you connect with the hospital or birth center caregivers.
We will also focus will be on comfort measures in labor, pushing and postpartum.

WHAT YOU GET FROM GENA
Specific instruction on how to use the Rebozo with your clients
Practice opportunities with class peers on using the Rebozo
Demonstration of Rebozo in live action
A Rebozo Certified™ logo for your website and other promotional material
Invitation to join Gena’s Rebozo facebook group
Six Hours of continuing education credit from ICEA

Nov
9
Sat
Butterfly Baby Loss and Grief Doula Training @ Camp Capilano
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm
Butterfly Baby Loss and Grief Doula Training @ Camp Capilano

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9am-6pm
Sunday, Nov. 10 9am- 6pm
Monday, Nov. 11 11am-5pm (may use nearby alternate venue this day … TBA).

Early Bird Pricing until AUGUST 31: $250+GST
After August 31: $350+GST

This event is happening at beautiful Camp Capilano in North Vancouver, and includes bunk bed accommodation (optional, but no price difference if you choose to sleep elsewhere).
Admission to the Red Panties Retreat is included in the ticket price.
No meals are included, but there is food near by and a full kitchen onsite. There will be a potluck during the Red Panties Retreat which happens from 6pm on Sunday to 11am on Monday.

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As Birth workers we all know that at some time or another we will come across loss, be it known or unknown.

This training will enable you to enter those situations with knowledge and compassion.
My biggest goal working with pregnancy and infant loss has always been to support people so they can enter into this journey without regret.

In this 3 day in person training we will cover:

– Miscarriage
– Ectopic pregnancy
– Medical termination
– Fatal diagnosis
– Stillbirth
– Infant death
– Adoption
– TTC/Pregnancy after loss
– The grief and loss that people experience with typical postpartum, as well as postpartum after having a loss with baby and without
– Supporting family and friends through loss, including siblings
– What you can do to help, how you can be prepared
– Who to reach out to for support for yourself as well

Randi lost her sister at the age of four years of age.
She has had 7 first and second trimester losses, her first being multiples.
Randi started supporting families through loss in 2009 as a peer support, and started professionally in 2015.

Randi has very intimate knowledge when it comes to walking the veil between life and death; the inner knowing of a birthing person as well as young children.
Randi also has extensive trauma and bereavement training and experience through practice.

To learn more about Randi, please visit her website:  https://butterflybabydoula.com

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