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Copenhagen, DK – 2-Day Spinning Babies® Workshop w/ Rachel -19-20 Oct, 2021

October 19 @ 9:00 AM - October 20 @ 5:00 PM

2-Day Spinning Babies® Workshop

2-Day Spinning Babies® Workshop

This is a 16 hour Spinning Babies® Workshop, offering in depth exploration of the soft tissues of the uterus and pelvis in pregnancy and birth and how it affects baby’s flexion and positioning.  Discover and practice how to add balance for comfort in pregnancy and an easier birth.

Where dilation stalls, rotation solves! Spinning Babies® reduces unnecessary cesareans with a paradigm-shifting approach to physiological birth. Spinning Babies® goes beyond fetal positioning with our contribution to addressing all labor progress issues. Revolutionize your practice!

After this workshop you will be able to:

  • Facilitate comfort in pregnancy and ease in childbirth for your clients
  • Improve fetal position with techniques for uterine ligaments and pelvic muscles
  • Identify when to take action to avoid a long labors or cesareans
  • Use fresh solutions for long and/or posterior labor, labor dystocia and labor pain
  • Resolve labor stalls with Spinning Babies® Three Levels Solutions℠
  • And much, much more!

Spinning Babies® offers the world’s first complete system of matching birth positions and labor progress techniques to “Where’s Baby?” in the pelvis. Find out how you can change the effective size of the pelvis.

Hosted by: Kristiane Waldhausen, doulakristiane@gmail.com

Assisted by: Judith Shapiro

We are having a potluck community lunch, please bring one dairy or vegetarian food option to share each day (no meat, but tuna and salmon are ok!)

Who may attend: We welcome all professionals who serve people in their pregnancy and birth.  Ideal for: midwives, nurses, nurse practitioners, doulas and childbirth educators. Also attended by obstetricians, family medicine doctors, prenatal yoga instructors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, perinatal case managers, and community health workers. It is recommended for people new to Spinning Babies®️, as well as those practiced in it for years.

Continuing Education: ACNM and ANCC have awarded this course 13 CEU’s for CPM’s and LM’s.14 CEU’s awarded by MEAC

Scholarships are available for birth workers of color. Please contact RachelShapiro@SpinningBabies.com to inquire about scholarship opportunities.

Cancellation Policy: Attendees can request refunds up to 30 days before the event’s start date. A $25 administrative fee will be withheld from your refund. Exceptions may be made if you miss due to attending a birth. You must notify the trainer that you are on call at least 30 days before the workshop. If you are called to a birth, email the trainer RachelShapiro@SpinningBabies.com before the workshop begins. Refunds will not be granted without prior notification.

Participants are responsible for their own travel, accommodations, and related expenses and Spinning Babies® is unable to refund these expenses.

About the Trainer: Rachel Shapiro is a bodyworker, midwife, Spinning Babies® Approved Trainer, and teacher and developer of Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioner workshops. Residing near the Jerusalem forest, her midwifery has spanned over ten years in homebirth, birth center, and high-volume hospital practices. She offers advanced courses for midwives and pelvic floor physical therapists on internal vaginal release work with a focus on ligamental and fascial releases. Rachel owns and directs Equilibrio: School of Birth and Bodywork which runs year-long courses integrating bodywork in pregnancy, birth, postpartum and the newborn. Rachel teaches advanced midwifery courses with a special focus on VBAC and breech vaginal birth, labor and birth complications, gynecological wellbeing, and holistic care in the childbearing year.

Advanced Offerings: The Spinning Babies® Workshop is required before taking any further trainings, such as Spinning Babies® Certified Parent Educator Training or Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioner Workshop.

See SpinningBabies.com for more information on Spinning Babies®.

Interested in bringing Spinning Babies® to your city?  See the current list of Provisional and Approved Trainers on our Spinning Babies® website or request a workshop with this form.


Bernhard Bangs allé 25, Frederiksberg C
Copenhagen, 2000 Denmark

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