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|Service type||Service area||Experience|
|In Person, Virtual||Bronx, Manhattan, New Jersey, Westchester||4 years|
Zen is a DONA certified birth doula and a Carriage House Birth trained postpartum doula. She is also a HypnoBirthing Doula, Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), Prenatal Yoga Instructor and an aspiring midwife. She uses visualizations, massage and sound therapy to help laboring moms feel grounded, relaxed and confident during the birthing process.
Zen has been a NYS licensed massage therapist, specializing in prenatal and medical massage for 20 years. She is also a Reiki practitioner. She has 3 pregnancy massage certifications (MotherMassage, Loving Pregnancy Massage, and Bodywork for the Childbearing Year). Zen received her prenatal yoga certification from Yoga Education Institute.
Since 2011, Zen has led guided “sound bath” meditations incorporating vibrational healing with live musicians playing gongs, singing bowls, didgeridoo and hang drum. She now offers guided “sound bath” hypnobirthing meditation to expectant mothers to help them achieve a state of deep relaxation and eliminate fear and anxiety during childbirth.
Last but certainly not least, Zen is the proud mother of five children ages 14-29. Despite her youthful appearance, she has the wisdom of a grandmother. She has given birth in the hospital, birthing center, as well as at home and is open to working with you in the environment of your choice.