Julie Mitchell began her massage education at the Santa Barbara Body Therapy Institute in 2005. Since then she has completed over 650 hours of training. Ever since she took the prenatal massage class at school she knew that’s what she wanted to do. While she was in Santa Barbara, Julie had the fortunate experience of being her best friends doula, which lead her down the path of being infatuated with birth and pregnant mama’s. Julie moved back to San Diego at the end of 2009 to start her own private practice specializing in maternity massage. In 2010 she became a DONA and ToLabor trained birth doula. Then in early 2011 she became a HypnoBirthing instructor. “ My passion is working with pregnant women throughout their entire pregnancy experience. There is something so special about pregnant women and to be apart of this amazing time in their lives means the world to me, I hope to work with you someday soon.”
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We’re continuing our series focused on natural ways to relieve pregnancy discomfort. In this episode, we’ll learn more about the benefits of prenatal massage. What should you expect from this type of therapy and how can it help you throughout your pregnancy?
Babies love to be touched. We know that skin-to-skin contact is so important after they’re born. So, it just makes sense that babies would love a good massage as well, right? Learn more about the benefits of infant massage and what to expect should you sign up for a class.