Spinning Babies® 2 Day Workshop

Dates: October 27-28, 2020- SOLD OUT

November 18-19,2020- SOLD OUT

December 2-3,2020- LAST SPOTS

Location: Assaf Ha'Rofeh Medical Center

Price: 1550-1750nis

This workshop is open to Doctors, Midwives, Nurses, Doulas, Childbirth Educators, Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Birth Givers, and alternative providers who assist women in pregnancy and childbirth.

It is recommended for people new to Spinning Babies, as well as those practiced in it for years. However, having a foundation of practice will greatly help in understanding these tools and how to apply them.



8:00 – 10:00   Spinning Babies Workshop
10:00 – 10:30  Break
10:30 – 13:00  Continued Workshop 
13:00 – 14:00  Lunch
14:00 – 14:30  Break
14:30 - 17:00  Continued Workshop

​What will I receive from the course?

  • Learn and Relearn the anatomy and physiology that impacts fetal position and physiological wellbeing in pregnancy and birth (we explore the soft tissues of muscle, ligaments, and fascia).

  • Practice the “3 Sisters of Balance:” Spinning Babies’ techniques to add balance to pregnancy and birth.

  • Explore the effects of occiput posterior presentation on the length of pregnancy and labor.

  • Reduce or prevent long, posterior labors during pregnancy – with demonstration on a live model.

  • Define and understand the difference between comfort measures and rotation techniques.

  • Learn a new approach to labor progress through the pelvic stations (levels).

  • Thoroughly explore and practice many spinning techniques for:

    1. The Inlet (rather than the latent phase)

    2. The Midpelvis (rather than the active phase)

    3. The Outlet (rather than Stage 2)

    4. ​Identify fetal position without hands-on palpation (touch) and within the doula scope of practice with "Belly Mapping"


What can I bring into the event?

  • Please bring a notebook and pen (or equivalent) if you would like to take notes. Colored pens and markers are recommended (we request no electronic during the workshop, to help the hands on focus)

  • Rebozo or long scarf

  • Yoga mat (if you have)

  • Roller (yoga, pilates, etc)

  • Pillows for your comfort

  • One vegetarian (dairy okay) dish for potluck lunch each day, and snacks for yourself!

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please feel free to email Talya Freitag attalyasimcha@gmail.com or Rachel Shapiro atrachelshapiro@spinningbabies.com with any questions.

What is the refund policy?

If you are at a birth and are unable to attend, your money will be refunded fully if you call by 7 am the morning of the first day (aside from a 250 NIS down payment). Due to limited space, if you are unable to attend for another reason, refunds are available until 1 month before the workshop.

Emma Hemed - Course Coordinator


Rachel Shapiro - School President