Private & Prenatal Yoga Teacher and Doula in Los Angeles

Nurturing Joyous Life

Emily Herakovich: Private & Prenatal Yoga Teacher, Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator and Ayurvedic Consultant in Los Angeles

Classes

SPECIAL CLASSES

Postpartum Support for Partners
November 4, 2017 10:00am - 1:00pm @ Gracefull Birthing
A three-hour workshop dedicated to helping partners and family prepare to take care of the mother after childbirth. The postpartum period is discussed at length including what to expect, warning signs of complications and basic needs for mother and baby. Families will also learn about proper nutrition in postpartum, managing stress, transitioning into life with baby and practices of self-care. This workshop creates the space to begin thinking and planning for this major life transition. A specific postpartum care program is outlined in an easy to use take-home manual as well. Pregnant mamas are welcome to bring up to 2 guests with them. $100 for three guests. Register now!

Labor Support for Partners
December 2, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm @ Gracefull Birthing
A four-hour workshop dedicated to introducing, understanding and practicing comfort measures for pregnancy and childbirth. Couples will learn a wide variety of pain relief and relaxation techniques including massage, breathing, positioning, rebozo, affirmations and connection during labor. A "must do" for all couples attempting an unmedicated birth, this workshop goes above and beyond the basic techniques and exercises taught in any childbirth education class. $100/couple. Register now!

Doula Talk: The Difference Between Obstetrics and Midwifery Care
JANUARY 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm @ Silverlake Yoga
Led by midwife, Jocelyn Brown, and doula, Emily Herakovich, this talk will explain the differences between obstetric and midwifery models of care. Topics discussed will include: roles of the people on the birth team, pre/postnatal care, procedures during labor and delivery, options for pain relief, differing views on childbirth and what to consider when choosing a care provider. The talk is open to all who are interested. RSVP to this FREE event now!

MONDAYS

10:45am – 12:00pm
Baby & Me @ Silverlake Yoga
Bring your baby to a fun, supportive class where you can spending time bonding while getting back into your body! Open to newborns, as well as toddlers. Partners are welcome.

WEDNESDAYS

12:30pm – 1:45pm
Prenatal Yoga @ Silverlake Yoga
Ease the discomfort of pregnancy while developing strength, confidence and relaxation techniques that will help you through labor. No previous yoga experience required. Recommended after your thirteenth week.

FRIDAYS

12:30pm – 1:45pm
Prenatal Yoga @ Silverlake Yoga
Ease the discomfort of pregnancy while developing strength, confidence and relaxation techniques that will help you through labor. No previous yoga experience required. Recommended after your thirteenth week.

MOM WALKS

Every First Thursday
10am Meet Time @ The Hollywood Reservoir
Get some exercise out of the house while meeting other new moms and chatting with other awesome ladies! All are welcome including family, older siblings and in-utero babies. Contact Emily for more details and exact meeting location!