Teacher Training

Loving, Dying, and Letting Go Teacher Training

May ~ June 2020

In-person training module June 12-14 in Lowell, Michigan 


*Applications are being accepted now through April 30, 2020. Due to a high demand for these trainings, it is recommend that people apply by the end of 2019.

**The next Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss Teacher Training is slated for summer 2021.


Who should apply?

Individuals who:

  • Are familiar with, and deeply resonate with, insights/reflections shared in Amy’s books/teachings
  • Feel called to the work of bringing more compassion and mindfulness to birth/death & have a background personally and/or professionally that informs them on these topics
  • Have a background in teaching and/or public speaking — communicates effectively and can effectively facilitate group discussions on difficult topics
  • Looking to partner with an innovative and creative organization to bring quality in-person workshops/trainings to their communities (or travel to share with our larger national/international community)

The Teacher Training is two months long and includes the following:

*20-hours of study per month (10 hours online with Amy)

*One 15-hour in-person weekend intensive

*The focus of each training is to equip individuals with both the knowledge needed to teach and the skillful means of crafting transformative and inspiring Loving, Dying, and Letting Go workshops

*Individuals graduate with a 55-hour certificate of completion formally authorizing them to teach in-person workshops with the support of the Institute ~ inspiring lives, easing suffering, and supplementing their income along the way

*Tuition for each training is $2,000 USD.

*Members of the Institute, INELDA, or the NHFA receive a 25% discount

*In order to make these trainings more affordable across the economic spectrum, individuals can set up interest-free payment plans.

*Scholarships for teacher of color and professionals serving marginalized/at-risk communities are available.

*Individuals are responsible for their own meals, lodging, transportation to/from the in-person training.

Contact Amy for more information



Amy has a wonderful ‘humanness’ that allows  her to connect with her audience in a way that is both comforting and useful. ~Bob Mattingly, Executive Director, Center for Spirituality and Ethical Education

I would recommend Amy’s classes to anyone wishing to take an authentic and comprehensive exploration with a true cultural pioneer. ~ Sally Hunt, midwife, Australia

Amy thoughtfully and lovingly teaches and sheds light in a place that is usually associated with so much darkness. She teaches with great courage… I feel very grateful for her work. ~ Nikki Echabarne, birth and postpartum doula, California