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Homebirth Specific Childbirth Series


This homebirth specific class focuses on information and experiential learning. Nile brings her background in the science of pregnancy, birth and postpartum together with training in the Birthing From Within method and ICEA teachings. The class covers the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, labor and birth as a jumping off point to talk about the many layers of the birth process- physical, mental, emotional, name it!  Besides giving you as much information as you might need to enjoy the wild process of your birth journey the class also provides a community foundation for your new family. Contact Nile at


Physical Therapy


Alicia Willoughby is a Women’s Health and Orthopedic Physical Therapist who specializes in mothers. She works with women during pregnancy, the postpartum 4thtrimester and then throughout the motherhood journey. Alicia has a holistic and whole body approach and treats everything from back, hip, neck pain to abdominal separations and all things pelvic floor. Alicia is a mom herself and is passionate about providing mothers the care that every woman deserves to feel connected, strong and capable in her body. Learn more at Contact Alicia directly at, 415-578-5524. 



Women's Health Acupuncture

Kate Maxey of Lightfeather Acupuncture offers her acupuncture services at the ROOT.  These treatments focus on reproductive health, fertility, and all stages of pregnancy.  Kate integrates restorative yoga, massage, and Chinese Medicine into sessions that leave you feeling cared for and on a path of healing and vitality.  Please contact Kate directly to schedule your appointment by email at


Orth-Bionomy Body Therapy

Ortho-Bionomy is a gentle, non-invasive, system of healing that reminds the body of its natural ability to restore balance. Its principles are based on a simple and profound philosophy: allow the body to correct itself. The hallmark of Ortho-Bionomy is pain relief.

Leopi Nicola Sanderson-Edmunds is a licensed homebirth midwife since 1984 and an Ortho-Bionomy body therapist since 2009. She practices Ortho- Bionomy at the ROOT on Thursdays and can also be found at her home studio in the East Bay. Please schedule with Leopi directly at on her website.

Frist Friday of the month

Parents’ Group 


Parenting is beautiful and made easier within community. Our Parents’ Group meets the FIRST Friday of every month from 2-3:30 pm, hosted by Kara Engelbrecht. Please come in, make yourself a cup of tea, and get comfy. We circle, share stories, and talk about where the little ones are at as well as ourselves in the parenting role. Come join our rooted community. Please check our Instagram for updates.