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Autumn 2020 updates

After a long summer break, here is an update about my activities around yoga and also around pregnancy in Berlin (some in English, some in Italian). I am looking forward to seeing you soon. You can…

Rebozo closing ceremony

Rituals can be a powerful moment to acknowledge a transition. As a birth and postpartum doula in Berlin, I offer rebozo closing ceremonies, and I have repeatedly witnessed the depth of this act and ho…

Doula or yoga?

When I describe what I do as a doula, I often need to explain how that relates to yoga. And when I describe the way I teach yoga, I often need to explain how it is similar to being a doula. I have alw…

Online Yoga

STARTING FROM MARCH 16: Yoga classes will be held online for the time being.

Inviting calm

Both in my practice and in my experience, I often deal with feelings of anxiety and stress. Sometimes we react by looking for more things to do *against* these feelings. This happens to many of us, ev…

Companioning

Here I would like to share a beautiful text that I keep close to my heart as a doula, or birth companion: “Eleven Tenets of Companioning the Bereaved”, by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Companioning is…

Fascia and touch

One of the tools I have learned in my doula practice at the Center for Doula Pathways, with Marcello Windolph and Camalo Gaskin, is a kind of touch that works on the fascia. It has an incredible power…

Yoga is Art

For a long time I tried to define what makes a yoga practice feel like magic. As a yoga teacher, I have been asking myself what is the combination that makes some practice feel like alignment with the…

Why would I need a doula?

A birth doula remains by your side for the whole duration of labour and birth. You are already familiar with her, she knows your birth preferences, and she is entirely dedicated to you and to make tho…

The journey of yoga

Over the years I have had the luck of meeting several yoga teachers who constantly reminded me that yoga is not a race to an objective. I remember reading somewhere that “your ego is where you think…

What kind of yoga?

When you say yoga, what do you mean? We say “yoga” referring to such a wide variety of practices. Some of us think of yoga as a physically challenging practice; others consider it as still as meditati…

The birth story of Aga

This birth story is a very moving memory for me as a doula. As the medical personnel made sure that Aga and her baby were safe at all times, I was deeply touched by her strength and softness at the sa…