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Belleville, Ontario, Canada

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Holistic Reproductive Practitioner Course Outline
Overview

An intensive multi certification training program to prepare students to provide information, emotional support, physical support and healing support to a broad spectrum of clients, with a special focus on reproduction. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, course participants will have acquired competency in a variety of techniques and modalities to support all people in health naturally. Students will receive additional specialized training in fertility and infertility, pregnancy, birth, pregnancy and infant loss and postpartum. Successful graduates will receive certificates for Reflexology, Energy Healing, Fertility, Birth & Postpartum Doula as well as their Holistic Reproductive Practitioner certificate. Upon successful completion, course participants will be prepared to confidently establish their own holistic health practice and may work independently or as part of a professional practice with other practitioners or health care providers. 

Instructional Methods

A variety of learning styles have been considered in the design of this training program. Learning will include live online seminars, recorded lectures, independent reading and assignments, group work, quizzes, oral presentations, in person practical training, practical session requirements, written and practical exams. 

You can only take others as far as you yourself have come.

Course Materials

Students will be provided By the Moon Holistic Reproductive Practitioner Manuals for Reflexology, Energy Healing and Doula training, including additional intensive curriculum focusing on fertility, pregnancy, birth, postpartum, loss and trauma, as well as The Healing Touch, by William Lee Rand. Allow approximately $200 per year for additional required or recommended texts. 

Students will have access to a secure online area with additional resources including recorded lectures, assignment lists, timelines and other resources. 

A computer with word processing, high speed internet (with sufficient bandwidth to participate in live online seminars), a mic and web cam are required for training. 

Course Content

Year One:

  • Fertility anatomy and physiology

  • Prenatal anatomy and physiology

  • Female reproductive cycles

  • Charting

  • Male fertility

  • Assisted Reproductive Technology

  • Skeletal system and conditions

  • Muscular system and conditions

  • Urinary system and conditions

  • Digestive system and conditions

  • Circulatory system and conditions

  • Lymphatic system and conditions

  • Respiratory system and conditions

  • Nervous system and conditions

  • History of reflexology

  • Foot conditions

  • Reflexology techniques

  • Reflexology foot procedure

  • Case studies

  • Fertility, maternity, and postpartum reflexology considerations

  • Introduction to energy healing

  • Meditation

  • The Reiki Principles

  • Attunements

  • Daily Practices and Self care

  • The Chakra system

  • Pregnancy conditions

  • Grounding, protection and clearing

  • Energy Healing for Fertility

  • Energy Healing during Pregnancy

  • Energy Healing at Birth

  • Energy Healing after Loss

  • Energy Healing for Trauma

  • Client intake

  • Marketing and business

  • Emotional anatomy

  • Practical energy healing sessions exchange

  • Reiki symbols

  • Treatment rooms/Where to work

  • Distance healing

  • Ceremony work

  • Energetic release

  • Womb regression

  • Inner child work

  • Business basics

  • Traditional marketing

  • Social media and websites

  • Bookkeeping for holistic practitioners

  • Collaboration

Year Two:

  • What is a Doula?

  • What is a Holistic Reproductive Practitioner?

  • History of birth attendants

  • Embryonic and fetal development

  • Pregnancy conditions

  • Sensitivity training and inclusion

  • Surrogacy

  • Complicated pregnancies

  • Stages of labour

  • Fetal position

  • Mother/parent/birthing person position

  • Prenatal screening

  • Birth options and interventions medical

  • Cesarean birth

  • VBAC

  • Collaboration and professionalism

  • Advocacy

  • Doula tools

  • Comfort measures

  • Water birth

  • Home birth

  • Reflexology at birth

  • Energy Healing at birth

  • Spectrum of births

  • Birth trauma healing (for practitioners or parents)

  • Birth after trauma

  • Pregnancy and infant loss

  • Loss birth support

  • Birth after loss

  • Keepsakes

  • Birth and postpartum after infertility

  • Agreements and contracts

  • Self care

  • The first hour

  • The first weeks

  • Postpartum visits

  • Reflexology postpartum

  • Energy Healing postpartum

  • Infant feeding

  • Breastfeeding troubleshooting

  • Postpartum parenting

  • Babywearing

  • Nourishing food and herbs

  • Surrender

Evaluation

Students will be encouraged to use a variety of tools to prepare for exams including optional quizzes and practice sessions. ​
100% attendance at in person training is required. (6 consecutive days, each year). In the event that a life event prevents a participant from being able to attend in person training, training at another location or the following year may be arranged under some circumstances. Students who are attending births will be asked to make backup doula/practitioner arrangements during in person training so they can attend. 
80% attendance in live online seminar training is required. Students will be evaluated on participation in addition to attendance. 

Students will be graded on attendance, participation, assignments, written and practical exams and practical session records for reflexology and Reiki.

An overall grade of 80% is required to receive the By the Moon Holistic Reproductive Practitioner certificate. 

Location & Dates

The majority of training will be done online and via correspondence. All course participants must attend 6 days of in person practical training each year. A minimum of 4 students attending in a specific locale are needed for that location to run in a given year. 

Lectures and lessons will be scheduled weekly with the exception of reading weeks and winter break. Students should allow for up to 5 hours weekly to complete their studies.

September start students attend in person training in June, July or August each year.

March start students attend in person training in December, January or February each year. 

Online training starts March 17, 2020

Application Deadline February 27, 2020   Apply

Course locations for in person portion of training:

By the Moon

Belleville, Ontario, Canada

January 2021, January 2022 (dates TBD)

Request an information package. Please indicate the course location you are interested in.

 

For cities other than Belleville: To host at any of these locations (ie. provide a training space), please contact By the Moon. Actual training location may be in another city or town close to the listed location. 

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