Prenatal Yoga, Confident Birthing, and Babywearing classes, oh my! Check out our comprehensive line up of classes and workshops. You’ll find all of our Fertility, Pregnancy and Early Parenting classes and workshops here. You can pick and choose the classes that best suit your needs and sign up individually.
Most of our workshops run every 6-8 weeks, so don’t forget to check the schedule a bit farther out to find what you are looking for. Have questions about our classes and workshops? Visit the FAQ for answers: Prenatal Yoga FAQ; Childbirth classes FAQ; The Fine Print.
Looking for a class and don’t see it on our schedule? Have a suggestion to help us build our line up of classes? Do contact us!
Shining Light Prenatal Education offers regularly scheduled weekly yoga classes including Prenatal Yoga and Mommy & Me Yoga.
Upcoming Special Events: Some are here at Shining Light, others are elsewhere in the Pittsburgh area that you may find interesting. Check them out!
Meet the Doulas night with Blessed Arrivals Doulas
Fridays: Oct 24, Dec 12, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Do you want to know what a doula is and how she can help you have a better birth? This is the meet up for you! Come meet and mingle with the birth and postpartum doulas of Blessed Arrivals and see if one of them is the right person to help support you and your family.
Becoming a Doula with “Heart & Hands” Doula Service
Friday, August 22, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to be in service to other women? Have you ever been drawn to motherhood, babies and families? Have you ever wanted to be in a REALLY rewarding and exciting career?
Then consider becoming a DOULA!
Join “Heart & Hands” Doulas as they explain what being a doula is all about. They will talk about the “who, what, when, where, why and how” associated with being a birth or postpartum doula … who may be the right fit, what is involved in a doula’s career, when are workshops happening, where would the job take me, why do women choose to be doulas and how to begin the journey are some of the questions to be answered.
“Heart & Hands” will also provide informational handouts, doula tools to check out and experienced doulas to interact with. The event is FREE so if being a doula has ever crossed your mind, consider joining us for light refreshments and some lively conversation.
Please RSVP to Jami, 412-427-3420
The Red Tent – A Sacred Gathering of Women
Fridays: Sept 26, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Click here to purchase Tickets
A Red Tent or Moon Lodge is a gathering of women and girls of all ages that occurs at or around the new moon when girls and women are most in need of support, rest and reflection. This is a time when most experience their “moon time”or menstrual cycle. A time for going inward. A Red Tent is a sanctuary where secrets and wisdom are shared. A place to socialize,reflect, offer emotional support and healing to one another. The Red Tent is the hub,the heart of the community which will guide us to live more sustainable and harmonious lives through sisterhood. Together we will make a decree to celebrate our unique beauty. We will create a space to be spontaneous, authentic and honor the divine in all, so we can be free to speak the minds ideas and our hearts wisdom. This is our Inner Goddess makeover.
Your facilitator is Carla Poluha.
Carla Poluha has followed a healing path for most of her life, studying a variety of holistic therapies and philosophies. Her personal journey lead her to be completely immersed in the study of various yoga traditions,shamanic cultures and indigenous wisdom including Star Knowledge. Through her diagnosis of Celiacs disease,she learned to empower herself through the healing power of natural foods. Carla is a Reiki Master/Teacher,Reflexologist,Private Yoga Instructor, Practitioner of Energy Medicine, Certified Eden Energy Medicine 101 and 102 ,Recipient as well as Facilitator of the Munay-Ki Rites and a Certified Red Tent Facilitator. Carla believes that creativity is the key to accessing inner realms for deep healing and self expression. Her approach incorporates body,mind and soul with ceremonial intent .
Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar
Co-taught by Deena Blumenfeld, Ngozi Tibbs, Michele Ondeck and Kathy McGrath.
For more information and to register, please visit our website.
Babies class 9:30 am
Mixed Ages class 10:30 am
For more information and to register, please visit Music Together First Notes
Looking for that perfect baby shower gift or gift to congratulate new parents? Look no further!
A gift card to Shining Light Prenatal Education will let the recipient choose the package or classes that are right for them.
Gift cards can be purchased in any amount and emailed directly to the recipient. You can also print out your gift card to give directly. Purchase a gift card today to help an expectant or new mom become more confident on her journey into parenthood.