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HypnoBirthing, Childbirth classes, birth photography, Richmond, VA

Birthing and Parenting Classes


Comfort Techniques for Labor

In this three hour class session you will learn how you can incorporate positioning, massage, relaxation, visualization, breathing, aromatherapy, and acupressure into your birth experience.  This is a great interactive class for couples taking a basic childbirth education class, or couples wanting a refresher course for a second baby!  You will leave with hands on practice and cheat notes to have handy at your birth.  This class is created and delivered by Cristina Evans and Joy Kraynak, birth doulas with over 10 years combined experience.

Class Fee: $90 - Includes 2 participants

Upcoming Classes: Not currently scheduled





HypnoMothering is a 2.5 hour class for moms to be, new mothers, and moms of young children. Developed by two hypnotherapists, each a mother of twins, this fun, practical class teaches mothers easy and fast self-hypnosis techniques to  make the most of limited sleep, keep calm and balanced on challenging days, and find focus and mindfulness amidst the myriad of feelings that mothers face.  


Topics covered in class:

  • Self-hypnosis to relax and find balance and calm even on very stressful days

  • Easy techniques to shift perspective and take the sting out of tough emotions

  • Introduction to hypnotic time distortion to super charge a power nap

  • Fresh strategies for creating and flexing with motherhood’s “new normal”

  • Learning to tune in to your baby to enhance bonding and mother’s intuition

  • Coping confidently with the pressures of differing parenting styles presented by friends, family, etc.


There are currently no upcoming classes scheduled.




Postpartum Prep - Easing Your Transition into Parenthood

This class is created and delivered by Cristina Evans.

As a birth doula and mother, I have seen that there is often a disconnection of care after the birth of our children. We have our babies and are sent home with a "good luck" and recommendation to sleep when the baby sleeps, but we need more than that. This time is sacred and even if you’ve had other children, you will never get this time with this child again. Preparing for the physical and emotional changes that occur following birth can be helpful to ease this transition. During our time together, we will address your needs (physical & emotional), the needs of your baby, and how you can feel confident in asking for and accepting help. This is an opportunity to discuss desires, hopes, and expectations along with ways to integrate them into your postpartum plan. This is wonderful option for all types of families regardless of the type of birth you are aiming for, birthing location, or feeding choice.

Class Fee: $40 - Includes 2 participants

Upcoming Classes: Not currently scheduled

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Affirmations for Birth with Banner-Making

This FUN class will start with a brief discussion about how our expectations for birth heavily influence our experience. Then we will talk about how affirmations can help us cultivate an ideal mindset for birth and different strategies for using them. Participants will make an affirmation banner to take home. 

Upcoming Classes:

To sign up for this class send us an email to let us know that you are coming!








Comfort Techniques $90




HypnoMothering $65




Postpartum Prep $40

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