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Preparing for Childbirth with Yoga: Eagle

  • Venue & Location

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    St. Luke's Eagle Medical Plaza
    3101 E. State Street
    Eagle, ID 83616
  • Fee & Registration

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    $20.00, Registration Required


In this workshop, we’ll discuss the beneficial use of simple movement and yoga postures to prepare for positions used in labor. Using movement in labor can help foster optimal fetal positioning and may lessen the length of labor. 

Women will learn breath awareness and relaxation techniques helpful to cope with the intensity of contractions. These skills can help a woman in labor remain calm and confident, and can even alter her perception of pain. 

Partners will learn various techniques to support a woman in labor, including the use of massage, hot and cold packs, staging the birth environment, and supportive language. No yoga experience is necessary.

This class includes:

  • Practice of birth positions
  • Breathing techniques
  • Practical ways to use passive relaxation in labor
  • Working with a stability “birthing” ball
  • Massage, counter-pressure, aromatherapy, and other partner-supported techniques to provide comfort for a woman in labor
  • Practice working together through faux contractions





We recommend that you participate in this workshop during the second or third trimester. Attend with your partner or other support person. Wear loose, comfortable clothing suitable for relaxation, gentle movement, and practicing birth positions. Cost: $20 per couple. This workshop is led by Mindy Goodman, E-RYT 500®, RPYT®, YACEP®. Please email Mindy with any questions: 100% payment is due at time of registration.

Registration Instructions

Registration is required. Please note that if there are less than 5 people enrolled in the class, the class may be cancelled. You will be notified before the class if this occurs.

Register Online | Call to register or for more information: (208) 381-9000

Special Instructions

Wear comfortable clothing.

Highlights & Resources

  • Article

    Certified Nurse-Midwives for Pregnancy and Birth

  • Article

    Labor and Delivery

  • Article

    After Childbirth: Coping and Adjusting

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    <p>HypnoBirthing is a philosophy and a technique that's holds that babies should enter the world in an atmosphere of gentleness, calm, and joy.</p>