Education & Experience

 

Primary Training & Certification

 

CAPPA Childbirth Educator Training, September 2015, Tabitha Ames

 

The Artemis School: Nurture Training, November 2015, 

Lara Catone (Focus on Holistic Postpartum Recovery and training in

Level I of the Restore Your Core Method tm)

 

The Artemis School: Initiate Training, June 2015, Lara Catone

(Holistic Sexual Wellness Coaching and Sex Educator Training)

 

CAPPA Postpartum Doula Training, October 2014, Darla Burns

 

CAPPA Birth Doula Training, February 2013, Rena Koerner

 

CAPPA Postpartum Doula Training, April 2012, Darla Burns

 

Recent Teaching Experience

 

Zoë offers a variety of continuing education and mentorship opportunities for doulas, as well as workshops for women and couples.

 

Childbirth Prep Intensive, Mother Nurture Center, 2015-17

 

The Legacy of the Womb: Generational Narratives of the Body, Artemis School Virtual Salon, January 2016

 

Embodied Narratives: A Writing Workshop, December 2015, Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, TN

 

The Body Holds Memory: Writing the Body & Family, December 2015, Playhouse on The Square Q&A Queer Youth Theatre Troupe, Memphis, TN

 

Embodied Narratives: A Writing Workshop, August 2015, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

 

Doula Representative, Mindful Pregnancy Group, Well Baby Center, run by Susan Halim, 2015

 

Childbirth Panel Discussion and Doula Presentation, Mother Nurture Center, February 2015

 

Postpartum Presentation, Mother Nurture Center, January 2015

 

Childbirth Prep Intensive, Well Baby Center, November, 2014

 

Yoni Self Care: V-Steams, Cycle Charting and more, DASC Teach-In, August 2014

 

Babywearing Basics, The Sanctuary Birth Center, May-June 2014

 

Journaling for Self Care, DASC Teach In, August 2013

 

Zoë also has extensive arts/writing and academic teaching experience ranging from pre-k through college.

 

Supportive Trainings

 

LA Doula Project Full Spectrum Doula Training, May 2015, taught by Elsa Asher and Chanti Smith

 

End of Life Support Doula Workshop, taught by Carolyn Conger, PhD, March 2015

 

Plus Sized Birth Training with Jennifer Rue McLellan, December 2014

 

How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children Teacher Training, taught by Gerald Newmark, Ph.D., November 2014

 

Spinning Babies Training with Gail Tulley, 2014

 

Advanced Doula Training with Two Doulas Birth, November 2013

 

Women's Way Moon Cycles Series 2, taught by Barbara Hannelore, April 2014

 

Women's Way Moon Cycles Series 1, taught by Barbara Hannelore, August 2013

 

Two Doulas Birth Childbirth Education Series, taught by Becca Gordon and Kimme McGuire, August 2013

 

SquatFest Conference 2013

 

Working with Orthodox Jewish Clients, taught by Dr. Eliot Berlin, June 2013

 

Babywearing, taught by Laura Brown, June 2013

 

Contraception: Choices, Culture, and Consequences, February 2013 (through UCSF)

 

Advanced Doula Training with Birthwell LA, 2012

 

Breastfeeding Class with Birth and Beyond, Cheryl Baker, 2012

 

YogaFit Level One Teacher Training, 2009

 

Honors and Awards

 

Nominated for the DASC Doula Mentor and Postpartum Doula of the Year, 2016

Nominated for the DASC Doula Mentor of the Year, 2015

 

Recipient of the Beutner Award for Excellence in the Arts for Poetry, 2011

 

Higher Education

 

California Institute of the Arts, MFA in Writing and Critical Studies, 2012

 

College of Santa Fe, BA Creative Writing and Literature, Magna Cum Laude, 2009

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