Nourishing the Mother Within: A Prenatal Retreat
April 27-29 in Pawling, New York
Whether this is your 1st pregnancy or your 4th, you deserve some time to rest, connect with other women, and focus on your growing babies as you journey into motherhood. Expect a tribe of supportive women, delicious and nourishing foods, tools to support your self-care practice now and in early postpartum, restorative and active yoga practices, silent and guided meditation & deeply transformative chiropractic adjustments. All activities are optional, as this is a time to take care of yourself.
The weekend will include:
- Ayurvedic meals & cooking lessons
- Four yoga sessions
- Meditation instruction with optional guided and silent meditations
- Two Chiropractic adjustments
- Tips for working with discomfort in pregnancy and postpartum, and tips for preparing the pelvis for birth
- Make and take special pregnancy and postpartum self care
- Free time for nature walks, naps, art, or any other activities
We have picked a lovely farmhouse roughly two hours outside the city to house our retreat.
Growing Heart Farm
25 Jeans Drive
Pawling, NY 12564
We will provide shuttle service from the Harlem Valley Wingdale train station to Growing Heart Farms for the following trains leaving from Grand Central.
3:43pm arriving 5:32pm
4:35pm arriving 6:23pm
5:17pm arriving 7pm
Metro North Train to Harlem Valley Wingdale (Hm Valley Wingdale) Station from Grand Central or Harlem 125
Schedules are here
We will also do our best to help accommodate ride sharing, if that is of interest.
All accommodations are in a shared room with one other attendee. Each participant will have her own bed.
About Your Hosts:
Dr. Megan Hondru DC is a holistic chiropractor and mother to a baby boy. Specializing in perinatal care for over a decade, she has supported countless women in their journey into motherhood. Dr Megan uses gentle and advanced chiropractic techniques to help women unlock their own innate healing intelligence in their spine and nervous system that is so vital to pregnancy and birth. She finds great joy in supporting women to feel good in their bodies and confident for the transition that lies ahead.
Aimee Karr is the mother of two young boys. She has supported thousands of women throughout their pregnancy, birth, and post-partum since 2007, bringing almost 20 years of yoga and meditation practice to her teaching. She is a 500 hour certified prenatal and postnatal yoga teacher, labor support and postpartum doula, and childbirth educator. She is the founder of Williamsburg, Brooklyn based Zen Mommas.
Liz Montgomery Craig is a Brooklyn-based yoga teacher and mother of one. Since receiving her Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga certification in 2011, Liz has worked with countless students in creating a yoga practice that resonates with them. While pregnant with her son, Liz began studying to become an Ayurvedic Health Counselor. She is wildly excited to share the cooking and personal care practices that were so instrumental in her own transition into motherhood.
Workshop & Discussion Group - Brooklyn Holistic Parents
Where do we even start when we know we want to raise our children naturally and support their optimum development?!
Join our supportive community and discussion group, as we can expand our knowledge of natural, conscious parenting. This is the place to be to share parenting techniques and stories, dive into cutting edge issues in child rearing and wellbeing, and ask questions about how to be the best parent you can be.
Our group has the added bonus of being a Pathways Connect group, a nonprofit network of holistic practitioners and like minded parents with chapters all over the world. We have their Pathways to Family Wellness magazine as our fantastic resource on all things family wellness. All of you will receive a copy to support our discussions!