13 October: Birthing Trauma Release

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DATE: 13 October 2019

TIME: 2pm - 5pm

PLACE: Nourish'd Obs - 186 Lower Main Rd. Observatory

FB EVENT:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1141752412696548/

Everyone dreams of having the perfect birth. For me, it was meant to be a divine experience of otherworldly bliss and connection as my child entered effortlessly into the world through a warm pool of water in the safety and comfort of my family home.
But alas, life had other plans and I ended up having a different (and somewhat traumatic) birthing experience as little miss Marion-Mae chose to enter in another way. Since then I have been consciously working to release everything I am still holding from this experience, to fully celebrate the miracle of life that lies so perfectly before me.
And so, in an effort to support myself, and the many mothers I know who have undergone a similar birthing experience I have partnered with my incredible Doula Gayle Friedman to offer mothers a space to share, heal, release and nurture themselves into a wholesome and happy relationship with themselves and their children once more.
We will sit together in a warm coloured,  safe space supported by light, sound and aroma to share feelings, experiences and unravel emotions that may have become tangled.
We will then embark upon a mandala art process to express and acknowledge the wounds we have experienced, before finishing with a sacred ritual of release so that we may all move forward as lighter, brighter beings.



The ritual sharing will be followed by canape's and nourishing drinks to ground and centre ourselves before we move back into life.


- Babies are welcome! We will have a trained caretaker there to look after them.

- There will be a security guard present at all times!

- The event will be limited to 15PAX to keep the afternoon intimate.


Gayle Friedman is a registered Member of Allied Health Professions Council of SA and has worked in the Health Care Field for over 30 years. She is a founding member of Therapeutic Massage, a qualified Aroma Therapist, Colour Therapist, Reflexologist, Pregnancy Therapist as Doula (Child Birth support) and Yoga Teacher for Pregnant Women and Moms with Babies. She incorporates Aromatherapy Essential Oils, Breath-work, Colour Energy balancing, Meridian Massage and Pressure Points, Reflexology Visualisation and Meditation in all her modalities. She also teaches Baby Massage. Gayle has been serving WOMBS (woman offering mothers birth support) as Chairlady since 2014 to motivate and encourage Doulas to be accepted into Public and Private Maternity Care, to bring the human heart caring element to new Mothers Babies and Families and the Medical Team.


- A 2-hour sharing ceremony, art process and trauma release ritual.

- Canape's and drinks to ground before leaving.

- A curated gift bag to take home with you.

- Tickets are R300/pp (Or R500 for two) and include the talk, cannape's, drink and a small gift to take home.
- We've limited the number of people to 16 to make sure that the afternoon stays intimate so be sure to book fast.

I am so excited to be able to offer this workshop in the Nourishing womb of my Observatory space. It was always my dream that Nourish'd would serve people in more ways that just food, and now these dreams are coming to fruition. 

See you all there <3


Tash & Gayle xx