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The Rebozo, An Advanced Training

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Nov 09 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to study with one of our most exciting birth workers!


Chama Woydak will share the wonderous and vital uses of a traditional pregancy and birth tool - the rebozo - through the Gena Garcia Kirby Method!


What is a rebozo?

A rebozo is a long piece of fabric with it's historical roots in the colonization of what is now Mexico. It is much like a scarf or shawl that is hand woven with love. It can be worn in various ways, usually folded or wrapped around the head and/or upper body to shade from the sun, provide warmth and to carry babies and large bundles, especially among indigenous women.Rebozos have been used for comfort and connection during pregnancy and birth for centuries.

Participants will:

  • Understand and recognize the important historical and spiritual history of the rebozo to the Mexican culture and how you may use a rebozo in a culturally competent and respectful way!
  • Explore how a rebozo can build relationships and create space, privacy and intimacy during pregnancy, labor and birth.
  • Learn how the rebozo can be used during pregnancyto balance and relaxthe pelvis, uterus and ligaments to allow more room for the baby to rotate into the optimal position for birth.
  • Identify techniques to use during labor and birth toease pain,work with contractions to relax and connect with the body and the baby.
  • Identify physical and spiritual uses of the robozo in postpartum period toclose the physical body and spiritual cycle of the birthing person.
  • Thistraining has been approved for6 CEU'sfrom DONA International

Equity Seats are available!

In an effort to foster a culturally sensitive, diverse and better-prepared loss support community.Homegrown Babies offers a limited number of equity seats to help offset thecost of attending a Homegrown Babies continuing education training. Clickhereto apply!

About Your Trainer

In addition to being a certified Rebozo trainer,Chama Woydakis a DONA certified and Full Specturm Birth Doula, DONA Birth Doula Trainer and Lamaze Childbirth Educator anda trainer for the NC Perinatal Association Lamaze Childbirth Educator Program,. Shehas been attending births as a birth doula in Asheville since 1999 and teaching childbirth education classes since 2002. Her speciality is pallitave and loss doula support and pregnancy after loss. She is the ownerof Homegrown Babies, and also the owner of Homegrown Families Health and Education Center, an integrative health center in Asheville, NC.


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