The Facilitators:

Sarah Theismann MA, SEP, CSB, CPBT, holds an MA in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Pre/Perinatal & Somatic Psychology.  She has studied extensively with and is a Certified Prenatal & Birth Therapist through Ray Castellino.  In addition to her passion for everything pre/perinatal, Sarah is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, a Certified Sexological Bodyworker and has a background in various forms of bodywork and movement therapies.
In her private practice she combines Somatic Experiencing, early developmental repatterning, attachment therapy, neurofeedback, and Somatic Sex & Intimacy coaching.  Sarah works with individuals, couples, and families and offers consultations, coaching and education for birth professionals.  She assists regularly at trauma therapy trainings in the US and Canada.
Michelle Borok LM CPM is a California Licensed Homebirth Midwife, and holds a B.A. in Social Welfare from U.C. Berkeley.  She has been a mindfulness and insight meditation student for the last 9 years, studying with some of the most extraordinary meditation teachers of our time.
Michelle has taught many classes and original workshops, including Female Sexuality at U.C. Berkeley, and Legacies of Medical Racism and Transgender Competency for Healthcare Providers at Maternidad La Luz Midwifery School.
Michelle has a special interest in Pre and Perinatal Psychology, and weaves its principles into her beloved midwifery practice.  Her teaching integrates the lessons she has been blessed with as a midwife, yogi, and adoring godmother.  She considers her clients, their babies, and birth itself to be her greatest teachers.