Meet Sophie

Sophie is a fully qualified Active Birth Yoga teacher and Associate of the Active Birth Centre based in London. She is also a trained Doula with Paramana Doula. Sophie has a long experience of prenatal yoga acquired through years of teaching to mothers-to-be in London and Brussels since 2008.

Sophie believes in the virtues of a gentle and respectful approach to yoga when teaching pregnant women.

In her continuing interest to supporting women to experience pregnancy, birth and motherhood as unique paths, she has also qualified in teaching restorative postnatal yoga and acquired certifications with renowned teachers such as Uma Dinsmore-Tuli and Judith Lasater. Sophie also trained as a hypnobirthing practionner (Marie Mongan method) and also trained to offer Hypno Yoga for Birth with Janine Hurley (clinical hypnotherapist for the UK National Health Servive and yoga teacher/trainer with Yogacampus) and Lynne Tomlinson (clinical hypnotherapist). to offer the pregnant women and couples she works with powerful tools to guide them through their birthing experience.

Sophie is also a certified Developmental Baby Massage teacher with Peter Walker, and she loves teaching this knowledge on touch and movements to new mums and babies in their developing child/parent relationship.

Sophie is the mother of 2 amazing children and lives and teaches in Brussels.

Our latest News

Prenatal & Labour Movements with a Ball Special Sessions

Le 23 septembre 2022

**New from October 2022** From the autumn 2022, the regular sessions of Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth at Shanti Home […]

Hypnobirthing Preparation

Le 26 janvier 2022

Hypnobirthing Preparation How do you prepare for birth with hypnosis? For labour and birth, hypnosis makes it easier for women […]

Birth Preparation for Couples

Le 26 janvier 2022

Birth Preparation Session for Couples What is the session about?    This session is great to boost your confidence and […]

Antenatal Doula Guidance Sessions with Sophie

Le 26 janvier 2022

Antenatal Doula Guidance with Sophie What is a Doula? A doula is traditionally a (non-medically trained) woman who accompanies and […]

2022 Schedule Preview!

Le 20 décembre 2021

All group classes have now stopped for the holidays and will resume on Saturday 8th January 2022 (with some slight […]

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