Category : Practitioners
Paula Gallardo, Coordinator
3 years, 1 month ago 1
Posted in: Birth, Practitioners, Yoga

A founding member of Mamaheaven, Paula Gallardo has been a Doula (birth assistant) and a recognised member of Doula UK since 1995. She has three children and currently works as a pregnancy, birth and parenting teacher and advisor in  London helping many women and their partners on their journey to becoming a parent. Paula is also a trained yoga teacher specializing in pregnancy and post-natal yoga. In her work she covers many areas of the birth and parenting spectrum supporting [...]

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Tania Smith, Coordinator
3 years, 1 month ago 0

Co-founder of Mamaheaven and the first port of call for mothers enquiring about the retreat, Tania Smith lives in Brighton with her two daughters. She is also the creator of the Mamaheaven goodie bag and has a passion for all things organic. She works for Youtous www.youtous.co.uk – alternative ante-natal classes for expectant parents. She specializes in post-natal advice – care of mother and baby, successful recovery during the babymoon, baby’s health, nappy choices and issues surrounding vaccinations. As well [...]

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Erika Tourell, Yoga Teacher
3 years, 1 month ago 0

Mother of two, Erika Tourell has been teaching yoga for over 15 years and working as a holistic massage therapist for over 20 years. She is presently studying cranio-sacral therapy and chi nei tsang – a deep abdominal massage which is a form of Taoist healing.  She also holds a passion for singing/chanting/voice-healing and has been studying Hindustani vocal training with a senior Indian teacher for the last year. From 1992-95 she lived in Thailand and India studying meditation, Buddhism, [...]

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Hetty Los, Psychotherapist
3 years, 1 month ago 0

The lovely Hetty Los is a Jungian psychotherapist and counselor and member of the Guild of Analytical Psychology and Spirituality where she teaches regularly. She has been working with clients for more than 10 years and has gained a lot of experience working with women in all stages of their lives. She is also one of the founder members of Mamaheaven. Pregnancy, childbirth, menopause and aging sometimes bring emotional challenges with them. Challenges also arise when women encounter problems with infertility, [...]

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Alice Maclaine, Creche leader
3 years, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Practitioners

Alice Maclaine is a qualified Montessori teacher and children’s yoga teacher – including children with special needs www.specialyoga.org.uk. She has twelve years of experience in caring for children and babies and is fully trained in first aid. She is currently studying Tibetan Buddhism and meditation. Alice has an 11-year-old son and lives and works in northwest London. The Team at a glance Testimonials

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Petra Moxley, Masseuse and Mctimoney Chiropractor
3 years, 1 month ago 1

Petra Moxley, Mamaheaven Masseuse and Mctimoney Chiropractor Petra is a registered McTimony Chiropractor and has been a massage therapist for over 20 years. Her McTimoney and massage treatments cover a range of issues in the world of menstruation pregnancy & birth. She holds a Batchelor of Science degree in Health Sciences and Complementary Therapies and is a qualified and registered McTimony Chiropractor  www.mctimoney-chiropractic.org  In her pregnant clients she has had great success in treating Pubic Dysfunction Syndrome, often bought about [...]

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Daphne Lambert, Nutritionist & Chef
3 years, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Practitioners

Nutritionist, author and chef Daphne Lambert has been running Penrhos Court with her husband Martin Griffiths for 25 years. Fundamental to the philosophy of Penrhos is the use of organic produce. Penrhos was the first restaurant to be awarded the Soil Association Organic Symbol. The hotel is run by the organic ethos emphasising the importance of a lifestyle that incorporates seasonal, local, community based production with care for the environment and all things that within it. High standards in the [...]

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Natalie Keegan, Cranio-sacral Therapist
3 years, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Practitioners

Natalie Keegan trained at the Craniosacral Therapy Educational Trust and has since specialised in working with pregnant mothers and babies, visceral intelligence and neurology in practice. Craniosacral therapy is a gentle hands-on therapy which has its roots in osteopathy and can help with many physical and emotional problems in mothers and in babies. As a practitioner, Natalie is deeply holistic and intuitive. Her treatments are one-to-one with mothers and/or babies – usually involving home visits – and she works in [...]

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Deborah Hayes, Masseur
3 years, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Practitioners

Deborah Hayes has been a masseur and body worker for ten years she has studied many form of body work including Swedish massage Indian head massage Reiki The journey work and pregnancy massage. She has created a fusion of theses therapies intuitively seeing what her clients need.She is available for al the following holistic therapies and finds that a combination of these are extremely helpful for mothers ante-natal , labour and  post-natal birth : Pregnancy Massage Swedish Massage The Journey [...]

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