Regular Posts Tagged : ‘Pregnancy’
Happy Birthday Mamaheaven
2 years, 6 months ago 0
Posted in: Blog

It will be hard to narrow down the most important things that I have learnt in the ten glorious years of caring, guiding and listening to new mums at our Mamaheaven Retreats. As founder of Mamaheaven, the most extraordinary element that has stood out and made Mamaheaven such a unique and wonderful experience for both the mothers and ourselves has been the Mamaheaven team. A wonderful group of women that magically came together to create little moments of bliss, care, [...]

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Craniosacral
5 years, 11 months ago 1
Posted in: Post-Natal, Services

Craniosacral therapy involves listening to the natural cranial sacral rhythm in the body, a subtle tidal fluid motion of the cerebralspinal fluid which bathes and cushions the brain and spinal cord. The practitioner is trained to listen to the rhythmic flow of the living system the central nervous system, bones, fluids and tissues. Areas of contraction caused by physical or emotional impact inhibit this flow and can indicate the root of the problem. The therapist provides an opportunity for the [...]

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Mamatime
5 years, 11 months ago 3
Posted in: Services

At Mamaheaven we felt it was necessary to create a one-to-one counseling session, known as Mamatime, which is available to all our mothers during each retreat. Pregnancy, childbirth and relationships bring about a variety of emotional challenges. Other issues could include struggling with guilt when you return to work or, conversely, stay-at-home mums feeling they’ve given up too much. Raising confident children and remaining happy yourself in a culture of conflicting expectations and social pressure is a daunting task and [...]

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Paula Gallardo, Coordinator
6 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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Erika Tourell, Yoga Teacher
6 years, 1 month ago 1

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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