reclaiming reverential, nurturing + therapeutic touch for pregnancy
is the safest place on earth
The wombspace is holy.
The source of life.
All systems in the female body
exist to support + nourish the womb.
Human life exists for the exchange of relational touch.
We yearn + crave this from birth to death.
It is our deepest privilege to honour the womb + growing baby through nourishing massage.
Wombspace is a one day gathering for bodyworkers to
learn the art of
abdominal + womb massage
Acquaint yourself with the unique anatomy of pregnancy + its relationship to the baby.
Bring softness + balance to layers of the abdomen from fascia to uterus.
Increase comfort, decrease pain.
Explore palpation + fetal position.
Support intimacy between your client and their body + baby.
...did your education include teachings on abdominal massage in pregnancy?
...do you want your prenatal massage to include the most fascinating part of a woman's body in pregnancy?
...are you ready to gain confidence offering therapeutic touch for uterine alignment + balance?
...do you have pregnant mamas in your clientele?
...want to incorporate nourishing abdominal massage in your offerings?
...this is for you too, whether you are licensed or not!
come + Learn:
female posture + movement for pain resolution
understand foundational movements to support optimal function of the female pelvic organs + musculature
massage + fascial release of the wombspace, uterus + ligaments
gain confidence providing therapeutic touch to the most integral part of the pregnant body.
increasing space for breech + transverse + OP positioned babies
is there such a thing as optimal fetal positioning? learn how to support clients who come to you with 'fetal malposition' + develop knowledge of anatomical + physiological relationships between the wombspace + the baby (or babies!).
pelvic girdle complaints
SI joint pain, symphysis pubis pain, round ligament pain, lightening crotch, coccyx pain, swelling, and more! explore posture, movement, and release techniques for common pregnancy complaints.
//This workshop is tailored to massage therapists and bodyworkers (physiotherapists, naturopathic doctors, cranio-sacral therapists, physiologists, etc.) Please be in touch if you're curious about integrating this practice into your work!
//We will practice on each other + through self-massage for the first half of the day. Pregnant clients will be invited for the second part of the day for guided integration. You are encouraged to invite a client of yours in their 3rd trimester for this portion. Detailed information will be sent out closer to the workshop date.
//This is a 6 hour workshop with a 1 hour lunch + a shorter afternoon break. Lunch and afternoon snack are included in your ticket and will be provided by The Rooted Table.
//100% refundable 2 weeks prior to the workshop date. 50% refundable 1 week prior to the workshop date. Not refundable within 1 week.
Hi, I'm Mandy Verghese!
a midwife, bodyworker, and herbalist.
click to read more about me...