Women’s Wellness in and around Santa Monica

Alison Oswald / Plumb Line Pilates and Physical Therapy

Amanda Daniels / Flight / Spiritual and Heart Healing

Amanda Gestetner / Reiki Master  / 310.866.9071

Brigita Slekys / Acupuncturist

Danielle Beinstein / Natal Astrologist

Kari Lauritzen / Chef and Home Cooking Guide

Jennifer Astman-Posen / Prenatal and General Massage

Martha Soffer / Doctor of Ayurveda / Panchakarma / Surya Spa

Patti Quintero / Uma Mother Yoga, Meditation, Doula Services

Rachel Zients Schinderman / Mommie Brain Writing



Women’s Health Education

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

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association

Liz Koch / Core Awareness, Psoas and Pelvic Health

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

Touch Research Institute / Research on Healing Modalities



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 our minds

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, Marissa Belger

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