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San Diego, CA – Spinning Babies® Workshop w/ Tema Mercado – Nov 9-10, 2019

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - November 10, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

Spinning Babies® Workshop

Join Tema Mercado for her first time solo teaching the Spinning Babies® Workshop! 

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.

Who may attend: This workshop is open to all professionals who serve people during pregnancy and birth. Specialties may include: midwives, nurses, doctors, childbirth educators, doulas, prenatal yoga instructors, chiropractors, massage therapists, fascial therapy practitioners, and community health workers.


If you are a birth professional in your final month of pregnancy you may inquire about being our class model.

Scholarships are available for birth workers of color. Please contact TemaMercado@SpinningBabies.com to inquire about scholarship opportunities. Limited scholarships for Nizhoni students also available 

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 TemaMercado@SpinningBabies.com before the workshop begins. Refunds will not be granted without prior notification. 

About the Trainer: Tema is a CPM that has dedicated the past 15 years in the service of women as a Gang Intervention Specialist, Sexual Assault Counselor, and Birth Doula, among others. Tema believes that birth is a physiological and sacred process and that it needs to be treated with reverence from conception all the way to postpartum.

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.


Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery
3944 Murphy Canyon Rd C-200
San Diego, CA 92123 United States

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