Become a Doula From Within

Not only will your clients be transformed, but you will also be transformed.

This 7-day training combines the Crossing the Threshold retreat, Heart of Mentoring, AND Doula From Within™ training into one comprehensive course to prepare you to work with expectant families as a birth doula. This course leads to certification as a Birthing From Within Doula.

The setting is divine... Sacred Groves is a wooded retreat center a 30-minute ferry ride from Seattle, WA. You will be surrounded by gardens, chickens, trees, and peace.

Lodging at Sacred Groves is in small yurts and cabins, or camp in your own tent. All cabins are shared with one other person of the same gender from our group (some cabins share 4 people in the cabin).

The main house holds our classroom, two bathrooms, each with a shower or shower/bath, and the kitchen. All other accommodations are a few steps or a short walk to the main house. All meals and beverages will be provided, and dietary needs accommodated to the best of our ability. Please see below for more information on meals.

Cabin options include single, double or queen beds in shared yurts or cabins, to tent camping, and range in cost from approximately $400-$550.

Your lodging will be paid separate from your workshop fee. You will pay the workshop fee when you register, and then will receive an email asking you to select your lodging preference and you will be invoiced separately for that. Your lodging must be paid in full two weeks prior to the workshop beginning. There are no payment plan options for lodging as lodging has to be paid in advance to Sacred Groves.

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Doula From Within

Workshop fee: All three courses for $1197

(does not include lodging)

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Be sure to read the full Refund & Cancellation Policy in the Terms of Service when you register.

Birthing From Within does not offer refunds. If you cannot attend a workshop you have registered for and know this more than 14 days in advance, you may transfer your registration to another workshop of the same type, within one year, for a $50 rescheduling fee.  

If you cancel less than 14 days before the workshop date, your registration is NOT transferable.

Once the workshop has begun, no transfers will be allowed.  

If you will be unable to attend this training for any reason, please contact our office as soon as possible as we often have a waiting list.

If Birthing From Within needs to cancel a workshop or retreat, you will be credited the full amount paid.

We cannot be held liable for any fees you might incur for airline ticket cancellations, so please make sure to purchase travel insurance if you are flying to attend one of our workshops.