Because not everyone can commit to a 5-week series, NOVA offers weekend workshops that will help you Prepare for your upcoming birth


You Got This: Stages of Labor & Coping Techniques

2-hour workshop

We’re gonna break this down. In this 2-hour workshop, we look at the unique stages and signposts of the labor process, demonstrate how your birth partner can support you, and introduce a variety of coping techniques to prepare you to rock your birth, however it unfolds.




Upcoming Class Dates:

  • June 8th, 9:30am to 11:30am (Saturday)

  • July 13th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • August 10th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • September 7th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • October 5th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • November 2nd, 10am to noon (Saturday)

Trust, Relax, & release: Finding Your Rhythm in Birth

2-hour workshop


How do you approach something so unpredictable, with confidence? In this 2-hour workshop we empower you with how and why to relax, practice a variety of rhythm techniques with (or without) your support person, practice massage and visualization techniques, and consider examples of ritual practices. Come ready in comfortable clothing!



Upcoming Class Dates:

  • June 15th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • July 20th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • August 17th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • September 14th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • October 12th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • November 9th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

Baby’s Here!: Newborn Care & Confident Parenting

2-hour workshop

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You did it - you made it through pregnancy and childbirth and are holding your sweet babe in your arms! From newborn procedures your care provider will offer, to diapering and sleep tips, this workshop will provide you with the skills and information to begin your parenthood journey with confidence.



Upcoming Class Dates:

  • June 22nd, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • July 27th, 10:00am to noon (Saturday)

  • August 24th, 10:00am to noon (Saturday)

  • September 21st, 10:00am to noon (Saturday)

  • October 19th, 10:00am to noon (Saturday)

  • November 16th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

Nourishing & Nurturing: Breastfeeding Essentials

2-hour workshop


Providing the nourishment your baby needs is one of the most important things you will do in the first days and weeks after the birth of your baby. This 2-hour workshop will provide you with the essentials to prepare you for all that breastfeeding entails - from positioning and latch, to understanding how to tell if your baby is receiving what she needs!



Upcoming Class Dates:

  • June 29th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • July 27th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm (Saturday)

  • August 31st, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • September 28th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • October 26th, 10am to noon (Saturday)

  • November 30th, 10am to noon (Saturday)