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Sioux Falls, SD – 2-Day Spinning Babies® Workshop w/ Nikki Zerfas – Nov 7-8, 2019
November 7 @ 8:30 am - November 8 @ 5:30 pm CST
Spinning Babies® Workshop
Nikki Zerfas is returning home for her premiere 2-day Spinning Babies Workshop.
This course introduces the Spinning Babies® approach to pregnancy comfort, labor progress and easier birth. Participants learn fresh solutions for long and/or posterior labor, labor dystocia and labor pain. Spinning Babies presents a new perspective on the anatomy of fetal positioning and birth, and applies stretch and jiggle techniques for body balancing. Spinning Babies® Balance, Gravity and Movement℠
After this workshop you will be able to:
- Demonstrate fetal movement of rotation and descent
- Explain how uterosacral ligaments may influence fetal position
- Design a daily pregnancy protocol (activity routine) for pregnant people to follow
- Differentiate a progressing from a non-progressing labor
- Apply a maternal position to increase each diameter of each level of the pelvis (inlet, mid, outlet).
- And much, much more!
Who may attend?
We welcome all professionals who serve people in their pregnancy and birth. Specialities may include: midwives, nurses, nurse practitioners, obstetricians, family medicine doctors, childbirth educators, doulas, prenatal yoga instructors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, myo-fascial release practitioners, perinatal case managers, and community health workers. It is recommended for people new to Spinning Babies, as well as those practiced in it for years.
Lunch Break: We will take a 60 minute break mid-day. Bring a lunch or go out with new friends.
Coffee, tea and snacks provided
If you are a birth professional in your final month of pregnancy you may inquire about being our class model.
Continuing Education: ACNM has awarded this workshop with 13 contact hours. Doulas and nurses may use the document of attendance to obtain contact hours.
Scholarship: Registration may be offered free of charge to a birth professional of color as part of the Spinning Babies®️ Commitment to Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression. If you would like more information about this scholarship, please contact Nikki Zerfas at NikkiZerfas@SpinningBabies.com.
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 at NikkiZerfas@spinningbabies.com before the workshop begins. Refunds will not be granted without prior notification.
About the Trainer: Nikki is originally from South Dakota. After a decade living in France, she returned to the US to become a nurse and found her passion of working with patients at all points in their perinatal journeys. She is especially interested in supporting physiological birth in complex medical situations. She continues to work as a Labor & Delivery RN at a teaching hospital.
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.