RESOURCES

Women’s Wellness in and around Santa Monica

Alison Oswald / Women's Health and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
allisonoswald.com

Amanda Daniels / Flight / Spiritual and Heart Healing
flightoftheheart.com

Amanda Gestetner / Reiki Master
amanda@cocoonhealing.love  

Brigita Slekys / Acupuncturist
heavenlytides.com

 

Cindy Bonaparte / Womb Healing

https://thewombdoula.wordpress.com/

Danielle Beinstein / Natal Astrologist
daniellebeinstein.com

Jennifer Astman-Posen / Prenatal and General Massage

jen_posen@me.com

 

Lisa Levitt Gainsley / Lymphatic Drainage

www.thelymphaticmessage.com

Lauren Roxburgh / Aligned Life Studio/ Movement Medicine

https://alignedlifestudio.com/


Martha Soffer / Doctor of Ayurveda / Panchakarma / Surya Spa
suryaspa.com

 

Motherbees / Prenatal and Postpartum Nourishment

www.motherbees.com


Patti Quintero / Uma Mother Yoga, Meditation, Doula Services 
umamother.com

Rachel Zients Schinderman / Mommie Brain Writing

mommiebrain.com
 

 

Women’s Health Education

Arvigo Mayan Abdominal Massage / Self Care for Uterine and Belly Health
arvigotherapy.com

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association
craniosacraltherapy.org

Liz Koch / Core Awareness, Psoas and Pelvic Health
coreawareness.com

The Joyful Heart Foundation / Serving Survivors of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
joyfulheartfoundation.org

Touch Research Institute / Research on Healing Modalities
https://med.miami.edu/centers-,-a-,-institutes/mailman-center/community/other-community-based-programs/touch-research-institute-(archives)

 

 

Recommended Reads

Sitting Moon: A Guide to Rejuvenation After Pregnancy by Daoshing Ni and Jessica Chen

For a Blissful Baby: Healthy and Happy Pregnancy with Maharishi Vedic Medicine
by Kumuda Ruddy, MD; Linda Egenes, MA; and Margaret Mullins, RN

Rainforest Home Remedies by Rosita Arvigo and Nadine Epstein
Overview of the Mayan approach to healing for women

 

Core Awareness by Liz Koch, Somatic Educator
Deep dive into the Psoas muscle and the body’s structural core

The Vital Touch by Sharon Heller, PhD
Overview of infant massage across cultures

Brain Maker by David Perlmutter, MD
Amazing read on the brain, sugar, yeast connection

Mind by Daniel J. Siegel, MD
A multi-dimensional exploration and definition of the mind

The Alphabet Versus the Goddess by Leonard Shlain
Historical analysis of the effect of the written word’s evolution on the feminine

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother 

by Heng Ou, Amely Greeven and Marisa Belger

Nine Golden Months: The Essential Art of Nurturing the Mother-To-Be

by Heng Ou, Amely Greeven and Marissa Belger

Awakening Fertility: The Essential Art of Preparing for Pregnancy

by Heng Ou, Amely Greeven and Marissa Belger

 

The Gift of Presence by Caroline Welch
A mindfulness guide for women

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Anais Nin