HypnoBirthing: Holistic Birth Preparation

5-week course with Kasia Pokrop

Join our 5-week HypnoBirthing Course with Kasia Pokrop at Delight Yoga Weteringschans in Amsterdam. This holistic birth preparation course will support you throughout your pregnancy and prepare you for labour and the early weeks after.

2023 starting dates: 9 May, 20 June, 5 September, 31 October

Where: Delight Weteringschans, Amsterdam

Price: € 410 per couple

About the course

What you will learn

The course consists of 5 weekly sessions, covering the topics of: deep relaxation, special breathing techniques for labor, self-hypnosis, massage techniques, visualisations, affirmations, and education that supports you throughout the whole pregnancy and are there to use during labor and birth. The classes also offer the opportunity to prepare an individualised birth plan with Kasia in preparation for birth.

Additionally, Kasia will share with you:

  • Poses to relieve sensations during labor
  • Poses to relieve common pregnancy pains
  • The Labor Circuit
  • Positions for birthing
  • Partner Practices to support you during labor and birth

The course includes:

  • Around 12-12½ hour of tuition in 5 HypnoBirthing sessions for mum and birth companion in a small group
  • HypnoBirthing relaxation audio tracks
  • Handouts & materials for the course
  • Birth preferences tailored to individual needs
  • Contact with Kasia via email/telephone for the duration of the course, but also before and after for any questions

The benefits of HypnoBirthing

  • Eliminates the Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome before, during and after birthing
  • Reduces, often eliminates, the need for chemical anaesthesia, episiotomy and other interventions
  • Lessens fatigue during labor
  • Reduces risk of pelvic floor damage by using breathing techniques rather than pushing
  • The birthing companion is an integral part of the birthing, not an onlooker
  • Babies are better adjusted and happier, resulting in better eating and sleeping routines

Practical information

Language: English Type: 5-week course Teacher: Kasia Poprok Location: Delight Yoga Weteringschans, Amsterdam Time: Tuesday 19:00 - 21:00

2023 starting dates: 21 March 9 May 20 June 5 September 31 October

Price: € 410 per couple

Requirements for participating: after 14th week of your pregnancy, and not later than 35 weeks when starting the course.

Required literature: Please make sure to have the HypnoBirthing, Marie Mongan book at hand when we start the course

About the teacher

About the studio

Weteringschans, Amsterdam

Weteringschans 53

1017 RW Amsterdam



About studio

This yoga studio is located on the South side of Amsterdam city centre and has a beautiful view of the Rijksmuseum. At this location, you can practice Vinyasa, Ashtanga Led, Hatha, Yin, Yin Yang, Yoga Nidra, Healing Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal Yoga and Circular Breathing. The studio has two large yoga shalas. Please note that this is the only Delight Yoga studio without showers.

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