2017 Class Schedules

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To attend class, all patients must be registered. If class is cancelled or rescheduled, you will be notified using the information provided during registration. Also remember that class space is limited.

 

Yoga

Mindful movement, including Yoga principals empower a woman to awaken herself physically, emotionally and spiritually. Class can also be tailored to pregnant women and can be an aid as they prepare for labor & birth, embracing their role as a mother.  Class is taught by Certified Nurse Midwife, Colleen Brezine and other certified yoga instructors. Each session will be conducted in a calm, peaceful environment to help strengthen the uterus and pelvic muscles, improve circulation, aid in digestion, exercise the spine and increase overall comfort. Breath work and meditation techniques will also be taught to instill a feeling of trust in one's own inner wisdom during this time of change. This class is offered to all including prenatal moms and supports women in all stages of pregnancy.  No prior experience is necessary. Please bring yoga mat, towel & water.

  • Saturday Mornings: 8:00am until 9:00am; excluding holidays
  • Wednesday Late Afternoons: 5:00pm until 6:00pm; excluding holidays
  • Location: UH St John Medical Center, 29101 Health Campus Dr, Bldg. 2, 1st floor, Aud B
  • Please call to register as space is limited (max occupancy per class: 20): 877-597-6348
  • Cost: $5-$10 donation

 

Holistic Birth Options

This class will be taught by Certified Nurse Midwife, Susan Dornan. Class will cover a variety of birthing options including an introduction to our “Holistic Birth Center” program, which will discuss the criteria for utilizing the birth center. We will share topics surrounding natural childbirth options, including the use of hydrotherapy during labor & birth, aromatherapy, therapeutic use of music and relaxation techniques in an effort to achieve a satisfying birth experience. During the class you also be introduced to the unique services offered by a midwife and a doula. This class is open to anyone interested in exploring childbirth options. A tour of the Holistic Birthing Center & Family Suites will complete the class. A light snack will be provided and registration is required.

  • When: 2nd Monday of the month
  • Dates: January 9th, February 13th, March 13th, April 10th, May 8th, June 12th, July 10th, August 14th, September 11th, October 9th, November 13th and December 11th.
  • Time: 7:30pm until 9:00pm
  • Location: UH St John Medical Center, 29101 Health Campus Dr, Bldg 2, 1st floor, Aud B
  • Please call to register as space is limited: 877-597-6348
  • Cost: No charge

Dancing For Birth

Feel great and prepare for the birth you want with dance! Learn how to work with gravity and movement to help become mentally and physically ready to embrace the birth experience. Class will be offered to both prenatal and postpartum moms. Please ring yoga mat, towel & water.

  • Date: *Please call office 440-827-5483
  • Time: 9:30am until 11:00am
  • Location: UH St John Medical Center, 29101 Health Campus Dr, Bldg. 2, 1st floor, Aud B
  • Please call to register as space is limited: 877-597-6348
  • Cost: $10 per class or $20 a month; collected prior to start of class

 

Holistic Waterbirth

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Waterbirth Facilities

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