Mum to Zachary and Leela, yoga teacher, birth doula and childbirth educator, Thea is passionate about supporting women as they rise to the challenges of pregnancy, birth and motherhood.  

Qualifications

  • Certified Birth Doula (DONA International)
  • Bellies Inc. Certification (Bellies Inc.)
  • Introduction to Birthing From Within Mentor & Doula Workshop (Virginia Bobro)
  • Seminar for Health Care Professionals: Using the Natural Laws to Find Breastfeeding Solutions (La Leche League Canada)
  • yogahour Teacher Training (Darren Rhodes)
  • When Survivors Give Birth (Penny Simkin)
  • Breastfeeding 101 for Birth Professionals (Timea Szalay)
  • Acupressure for Birth Professionals (Tanya Smith)
  • Birth Doula Workshop (Melissa Cowl)
  • Yoga Teacher Training (Parmarth Niketan Ashram)
  • Teaching Yoga & Meditation to Children Ages 2 1/2 - Teens (Yoga 4 Kids)
  • Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training (Sasha Padron)
  • Dru Yoga Teacher Training

Before moving to Kitchener, she worked primarily with Toronto Yoga Mamas, Baby & Me Fitness, and bebo mia, teaching prenatal yoga and birth preparation, mama and baby yoga and vinyasa flow, facilitating a mama group and supporting women through labour. Thea is committed to continued professional development in the fields of yoga, pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and parenting.