Calendar

February 27~ Understanding Trauma for Birth & Death Doulas 

Join Amy Wright Glenn, Melissa Ming Foynes, PhD, and Jonathan Labman, former Director of The Trauma Treatment Program at the Penn Foundation for a 10-hour exploration of understanding trauma ~ in a way that is evidenced-based and drawing upon best practices. Such an approach is key to deepening the work doulas are called to do in this world. While this course is geared to support birth and death doulas in their work, all are welcome.  Learn more and sign up today.

March 2 ~ Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss in Atlanta, GA

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 5-hour, in-person training at the Atlanta Birth Center on Saturday, March 2. This training is open to all ~ midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, nurses are particularly welcome. Learn more and sign up today.

March 9 ~ Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss

Join Institute teacher Joanne Zerdy, PhD for a 5-hour, online live Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss training. This training is open to all ~ midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, nurses are particularly welcome.  Learn more and sign up today.

April 2 ~ Yoga for Grief

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 4-part (every other week) gentle yoga practice specifically focused on holding compassionate space for the experience of grief in the breath, body, and heart. All levels of practice are welcome. Participants meet online. Classes are not recorded. Learn more and sign up today.

April 6 ~ Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss in Portland, ME

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 5-hour, in-person training at Birth Roots in Portland, Maine on Saturday, April 6. This training is open to all ~ midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, nurses are particularly welcome. Learn more and sign up today.

April 16 ~ Music through the End of Life

Join palliative care/hospice physician Aditi Sethi, MD and board certified music therapist Jay Brown for this 6-hour course presented live and online. In “Music for the Dying,” Jay and Aditi will co-lead a dynamic, inspiring, and transformation course exploring the role music can play in the dying journey. Both Aditi and Jay are professional musicians and they draw upon their work in hospice as well as their creative work as a husband-wife musician duo. Music is included in this experience! Learn more and sign up today.

April 20 ~ Loving, Dying, & Letting Go Teacher Training begins

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 21-hour Teacher Training. Participants will gain the skills and receive support to teach 3-hour Loving, Dying, & Letting Go workshops in their communities in person and/or online. Learn more and sign up today. 

May 31 ~ Institute International Study Trip

Join Tobie Spears, Wilka Roig, and Amy Wright Glenn for week-long immersive experience in San Miguelle de Allende, Mexico. This is the third annual Institute International Study Trip. It is life changing, life affirming, and full of wisdom/adventure. Learn more and sign up today. 

June 15 ~ Understanding Suicide

Join Amy Wright Glenn for an important course (offered for the first time) focusing on deepening our understanding of suicide. Key themes include: understanding the biological, psychological, and cultural factors that help explain suicide, strengthening the network of support around those who are facing suicidality and drawing upon healing rituals in the wake of suicide loss. Learn more and sign up today.

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May the nourishment of the earth be yours,
May the clarity of light be yours,
May the fluency of the ocean be yours,
May the protection of the ancestors be yours,
And so may a slow
Wind work these words
Of love around you,
An invisible cloak
To mind your life.

~ John O’Donohue

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