Meet Our Instructors:
Beth Barbeau, BS, is a Traditional Midwife, Childbirth & Breastfeeding Educator, and an Instructor in the Holistic Labor Companion program at the Naturopathic Institute (N.I.T.E.) in Mt. Pleasant, MI. With nearly 20 years of experience in the field of birth and infant/child care, she is also the owner of Indigo Forest.
Krista Dragun is certified Birthing From Within mentor, mother, and birth & postpartum doula.
Linda Diane Feldt has been providing an integrated approach to holistic health care in Ann Arbor for over 25 years. In addition to her training and certifications in Massage, Polarity Therapy, Cranialsacral Therapy and Herbology, Linda Diane has used her extensive expertise at nearly 150 births, worked with hundreds of newborns and babies individually, and authored three books, including Massage: Learning to Give and to Receive.
Nancy Harknett is a Practitioner and Master Teacher of Reiki for 17 years, is a student in the Certified Clinical Aromatherapy program, and a practitioner of Young Living Oils since 2002.
Keleigh Lee IBCLC, is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant trained to support mothers meet their breastfeeding goals. The IBCLC credential is the most advanced lactation certification available and ensures a level of expertise mothers need and deserve (www.iblce.org). Keleigh is also an accredited La Leche League Leader (www.lllaa.org) and a volunteer Lactation Consultant for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program where she has helped hundreds of mother-baby pairs over the years. Her professional background as a medical illustrator and extensive lactation science education give her a solid medical foundation for handling a wide range of breastfeeding issues. She is a self-described “lactation geek” and will happily treat you to lactation geekery details if asked!
“My goal in providing breastfeeding guidance is to empower families to solve their breastfeeding challenges and get back on track. By inviting me into your life you share a trust with me and I will do all in my ability to hear your story with respect and caring as I help to work through your problems.”
Rebecca Morse, has been ‘cheerfully attaching parents & babies’ since she fell in love with babywearing after the birth of her first child in 2007. Now the mother of 3 and graduate of the extension of the Clau Wi babywearing school in Germany, she offers personal consultations as well as guiding the vibrant gatherings of Ann Arbor Babywearers of Ann Arbor.
Juliana Sanchez is a natural health educator, student of the Certified Traditional Naturopathic Program of N.I.T.E., and mother, providing comprehensive naturopathic consultations in addition ot managing Indigo Forest.
Jahmanna Selassie is a birth & post partum doula, massage therapist, aspiring midwife, mother of six, and has a special interest in the uniquely revitalizing qualities of ayurvedic postpartum care.