“Touch is the most basic, the most nonconceptual form of communication that we have. In touch there are no language barriers; anything that can walk, fly, creep, crawl, or swim already speaks it.”

Ina May Gaskin, Spiritual Midwifery

As body workers use ‘educated touch’ daily with clients, their language is one that is understood at a fundamental level but is more effective the more complete our understanding is of the body we are touching. Come join our guest specialists to further that education and allow yourself to bring more of yourself to your work.

Learn leading edge assessment and treatment techniques for balance in pregnancy.

Expand personal perception and create conditions for yourself to allow more depth in your work.

Explore global techniques that may address 80% of the issues we encounter and learn very specific techniques for the 20% of the time they are needed.


Specific prenatal assessment protocol to identify minor imbalances early and add no additional time to your visits.

Professional coaching for integration of leading edge techniques into your current practice.

Hands-on practice to create flow within yout specific sessions – with professional coaching.


Upcoming Workshops:

  Debra E. McLaughlin    


MAP™ for Better Birth: Prenatal Assessment Protocol & Corrections


January 18, 2020 / 9:30-17:00 / Berlin Chiropraktoren Groom & Partner


January 19, 2020 / 9:30-17:00 / Hebammerie, Berlin

COST: €250 Standard / €200 Student / €150 Student Group Rate (5 or more participants) 

DETAILS: This workshop is designed to prepare birth professionals, body workers, and doulas to immediately implement “MAP for Better Birth Prenatal Visit Protocol” and how to communicate specific patient/client recommendations for corrections. Students will have hands-on practice to confidently identify minor structural imbalances that may lead to fetal malposition in pregnancy and the skills to educate clients/patients specific practices to correct these imbalances for better balance during pregnancy and birth.

  Debra E. McLaughlin    


  Marcello Windolph    


Balance for better Birth training

WHEN: January 25-26, 2020 / 9:30-17:00

WHERE: Berlin, TBA

COST: €450 Standard / €400 Student / €350 Student Group Rate (5 or more participants)

DETAILS: This workshop is designed to: introduce bodywork concepts, relevant anatomy in practical detail, and structural techniques to create space in a pregnant person’s body for the baby to find their best position. Develop assessment skills (MAP – McLaughlin Prenatal Assessment Protocol) to identify structural imbalances throughout pregnancy and appropriate interventions to improve comfort during pregnancy, reduce preterm and long labors, and improve birth outcomes.Improve skills in patient/client education to facilitate greater autonomy and compliance with recommendations.

Explore concepts originating in Fasciatherapy Danis Bois Method (MDB) to provide an introduction powerful enough to transform the presence practitioners bring to their current work. The material presented is designed to guide the participant through perceptual introspections that develop the internal richness of experience. Focus on how to integrate the new principles and techniques learned into participants existing practice and own session flow with pregnant clients/patients.

These two-days immerse practitioners in our Finesse before ForceTM by promoting a gentle approach to care and awareness of the baby, body, and pregnant person. This education is designed give you a deeper understanding and expand on many of the techniques used in the Spinning Babies® curriculum and is a pathway to “Aware Practitioner” status with the Spinning Babies® organization (see their website for details.)

Each day will include a combination of education, training, hands-on practice, and professional coaching by founding educators Debra McLaughlin and Marcello Windolph.


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