My Curriculum

BIRTH SUPPORT
  • Birth and Postnatal Doula Certification with the Australian Doula College with Renee Adair – 10 months (Newtown, NSW, Australia).
  • Spinning Babies® Workshop led by Ginny Phang-Davey from Singapore
  • Regularly assisting Nadine Richardson on her SheBirths® childbirth education courses, as part of the ‘Observation and Learning Program’. I am also honored to be part of their list of recommended Doulas.
  • Debra Pascali-Bonaro’s Workshop, international birth expert and director of the award-winning documentary ‘Orgasmic Birth: The Best-Kept Secret’ that explores the intimate and sacred nature of birth.
  • Shamanic Pregnancy and Birth‘ Workshop with Jane Hardwicke Collings from the School of Shamanic Womancraft.
  • Rebozo, Acupressure and Aromatherapy‘ Masterclass with Renee Adair.
  • SANDS ‘Caring for Bereaved Parents‘ online course (Australian miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death charity).
  • Currently studying to become a Certified SBD Birth & Bereavement Doula® with Stillbirthday.
  • Professional Doula with the ADC’s Groundwork Program which works in collaboration with Family and Community Services NSW (FACS).
  • Professional Member of the Australian Doula College and the Australian Doula Network
YOGA
  • Registered 200h Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance® (RYT)
  • Registered Teacher with Yoga Australia®
  • 300h Teacher Training course with Idit Hefer Tamir (Sukha Mukha Yoga Studio, Bronte)
  • 30h Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Truth Robinson (Power Living, Bondi)
  • ‘Yoga and Ayurveda Self-Care for Women’ workshop with Kate Alexandra (1 day)
  • ‘Chakra’ workshop with Daphne Ravey (8 evenings)
  • ‘Iyengar’ workshop with Yvette Forbes (8 evenings)
YOGA FOR BIRTH
  • Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance® (RPYT)
  • 85h Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training with Katie Manitsas (Newtown)
  • 30h ‘Yoga of Birth’ Teacher Training with Katie Manitsas (Sukha Mukha Yoga Studio, Bronte)
OTHERS
  • Currently studying a Counselling Diploma with the AIPC (Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors)
  • 85h Ayurveda Training with Katie Manitsas and Rachel Nokes (Alexandria, NSW, Australia)  Lineage: the Wise Earth School of Ayurveda 
  • Diploma in Aromatherapy with the School of Excellence
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check
  • Insurance both as a Yoga Teacher and a Doula

her softness, her energy and her deep knowledge made me feel very safe

This second birth was a planned homebirth and I had a quick labour. Amélie held the space for us, with her feminine, uplifting, nurturing and reassuring presence. Her softness, her energy and her deep knowledge made me feel very safe. Read more “her softness, her energy and her deep knowledge made me feel very safe”

Emmanuelle David, Bondi

she knew exactly when to get involved and when to leave us to it

Amelie’s presence was totally invaluable. I don’t think my labour would have been so successful if she wasn’t there. She knew exactly when to get involved and when to leave us to it […] She was the one person who stayed with us throughout the entire labour while midwifes changed shifts. Read more “she knew exactly when to get involved and when to leave us to it”

Ana Joselyn De Aguiar, Mascot
Pregnancy & Labour Support

such an integral part of our birth plan

I never thought having Amelie as our doula was going to be such an integral part of our birth plan. She was there with us every step of the way and as a new father she supported me effortlessly… Read more “such an integral part of our birth plan”

Henk (dad), Bondi
Pregnancy & Labour Support

above and beyond what was expected

Amelie played an essential and supportive role in my pregnancy and was present for the amazing birth of our son […] She was by my side giving me confidence, helping me push through the stages of labour (all 50 hours of it!) Read more “above and beyond what was expected”

Khanh, Bondi
Pregnancy & Labour Support

completely present

She was completely present for my labor and supported me physically and emotionally in her compassionate way. I can’t thank her or sing her praises highly enough … Read more “completely present”

Kate Gooden, Five Docks
Pregnancy & Labour Support

her presence and actions were instrumental

Amelie never faltered and even when she wasn’t saying anything, her presence and actions were instrumental in getting me through to the end. She will always be a big part in our memories of that time … Read more “her presence and actions were instrumental”

Natalie Fatakia, Pymble
Pregnancy & Labour Support, Prenatal Yoga

taught me how to focus my energy

I was a beginner and I was not sure if yoga was the right thing for me but Amelie was really patient and professional to teach me everything about it, she is a person with an extensive knowledge … Read more “taught me how to focus my energy”

Gonzalo Zabaleta, Dee-Why
Yoga

a heart opening approach

I really love Amelie’s classes. She has a heart opening approach to the way she teaches. Her classes integrate vinyasa flow with alignment and meditation which cater to all levels, always offering different options to suit everyone … Read more “a heart opening approach”

Mariam Nakhal, Randwick
Yoga

warm, caring and gentle

I liked Amelie right from the start. She was so warm, caring and gentle. She really went that extra mile with making sure I was looking after myself and encouraging me to have some “me-time”. She cooked nutritious wholesome meals … Read more “warm, caring and gentle”

Juliana R, Eastlakes
Postpartum Support

really helped create my ideal birth

Having a doula accompany me through the birth of my baby girl was absolutely the best decision I made. And Amelie is an ideal companion, support, educator and coach for the birth process … Read more “really helped create my ideal birth”

Jo Savill, Wollstonecraft
Pregnancy & Labour Support