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Yo Mama's Inspired Birth Childbirth Educator Training

Join our next training!


We are training teachers to spread the work of this profound childbirth education program!



Training involves online (4 modules) and an in person weekend intensive.





Dive into the world of empowering mamas and families through their journey of childbirth.


You will leave this training with:

  • The skills to sequence and create a great Inspired birth Childbirth education class

  • Deeper knowledge of the physiology and anatomy of pregnancy and birth

  • Familiarity with the pregnant year from a holistic perspective

  • Tools to help your students develop strength and endurance as they prepare for giving birth

  • Insight about your personal teaching style, and the strengths and challenges you may face as a teacher

  • An increased capacity to hold an emotional container for your class

  • A comprehensive exploration of the signs and stages of labor and childbirth

  • Familiarity with care provider options and empowered birth choices- learn about the cultural shifts in birth, and the difference between risk-based care and evidence-based care

  • Understand postpartum recovery- the 'baby-moon' and diastasis recovery and how to inspired your mamas to create a supported postpartum period

  • How to market and build your childbirth education business

Katie Wise E-RYT, RPYT, CD (certified doula)

Katie Wise is a prenatal, mommy and me, family and children’s yoga teacher, doula, childbirth educator and birth advocate.  She’s the owner and founder of Yo Mama Yoga and Family Centers.  She trained with Gurmukh Khalsa, Saul David Raye, Chuck Miller and many more.  Her work and writing have been featured in “Whole Life Times,” “Yogi Times,” “Los Angeles Daily News,” “Special Delivery,” The Sun Magazine, the Listen to Your Mother Anthology and NPR.  She is the host of the Mother’s Advocate “Healthy Birth Your Way: 6 Steps to a Safer Birth” video series. Katie is proud mama of two, and loves bringing embodiment practices into birth and motherhood. Find more about Katie at and



Prerequisites to taking this training:


  • audit or attend an Inspired Birth class

  • deep knowledge of birth and postpartum (certified doulas, RNs, etc)

  • attendance at a minimum of 6 births, and continued attendace at 3 births/year as long as you are teaching these classes

  • Alignment with and willingness to represent the Inspired birth Philosophy, mission, and values.

  • Approval from Katie Wise (email for info)

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