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Anna Verwaal

Anna is an outspoken birth advocate and long term member of APPPAH, the Association of Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Health, (www.birthpsychology.com)
Combining their latest research and findings with a wealth of international experience, professional knowledge, indigenous wisdom and sensitive photography, she is on a passionate quest to help transform the future of childbirth and the way babies are welcomed into the world.

Ina May Gaskin

Ina May Gaskin, MA, CPM, PhD(Hon.) is founder and director of the Farm Midwifery Center, located near Summertown, Tennessee. Founded in 1971, by 2011, the Farm Midwifery Center had handled approximately 3000 births, with remarkably good outcomes. Ms. Gaskin herself has attended more than 1200 births. She is author of Spiritual Midwifery , now in its fourth edition. For twenty-two years she published Birth Gazette , a quarterly covering health care, childbirth and midwifery issues. Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth was released in 2003 by Bantam/Dell, a division of Random House and has been translated into Italian, Slovenian, German, and French. Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding was published in 2009 by Bantam/Dell, and her newest book, Birth Matters: A Midwife’s Manifesta , was published in 2011.

Indra Mohan

Indra Mohan was one of the few people to receive a post-graduate diploma in Yoga from Sri T. Krishnamacharya. She has been teaching and practicing Yoga for over 25 years. She is known for her skill as a yoga therapist. With her husband, A.G. Mohan, co-founder of the Krishamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Indra founded The Svastha organization and teaches around the world. The word Svastha in Sanskrit refers to the state of complete health and balance.

Quote:

There are several benefits of yoga. One of them of course is the health. The physical health.
To maintain our health. The other one which is probably even more important is the mental
health. The peace and the balance that the practice can bring into our lives.

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