Nov 28, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 5th December

Time : 11AM to 1PM
Speaker: Helen Zhang
Topic: How Pilates helps preparing for birth and recovering after birth. The first hour will be for socializing, and the second hour will be for Q&A and a prenatal pilates class. Participants need to wear socks and comfortable clothes.
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Nov 13, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 21st November

Time : 11am-1pm on 21st November
Speaker: Natasha Veresova, a life coach and a mother of two boys, currently working with women, mostly young mothers, to help them find balance, mindfulness and joy in their new role, focusing on their own goals, well-being and achievements.
Topic: The importance of self-care for moms during the first year after the birth of a child. We will discuss why this first year -while the most memorable- could turn out to be a challenging and trying year for the parents as well as their relationships.
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Oct 30, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 7th November

Time : 11am-1pm on 7th November
Speaker: Yoko Onishi, Acupuncturist at Maverick Acupuncture Clinic
Topic: Yoko will discuss how acupuncture can help pre-mama during pregnancy and the types of devices used in acupuncture.
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Oct 15, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 24th October

Time & Date: 11am-1pm on 24th October

Speaker: Stephanie Kawai

Topic: Stephanie is a Tokyo Pregnancy Group coordinator, Tokyo Mothers Group director and mother of 3 boys. She has been a birth doula in Tokyo since 2014. She will discuss doula support including breathing positions and massage for labor, information on Tokyo Mothers Group, and answer general pregnancy and birth in Japan related questions
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Oct 2, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 10th October

Time & Date: 11am-1pm on 10th October
Speaker: Brett Iimura, ICCE, CEC Director
Topic: Brett is an international certified childbirth educator and director of Childbirth Education Center. She will discuss selecting a caregiver in Japan, pregnancy and birth planning and baby health. There will be Q&A, so come with your questions ready!  
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Sep 16, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 26th September

Time & Date: 11am-1pm on 26th September 
Speakers: Tanja Kinnen and Julie Mangen of Mom in Balance
Topic: Come learn all about Mom in Balance! Specifically, we will discuss the benefits of sports during pregnancy (the do's and don'ts), awareness of pelvic floor and learn more about what kind of exercises to expect with Mom in Balance.
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Sep 5, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 12th September

Time & Date: 11am - 1pm on 12th September

Speaker: Helen Zhang

Topic: How Pilates helps preparing for birth and recovering after birth

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Aug 23, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 29th August

Time & Date: 11am - 1pm on 29th August

Speaker: Natacha Lambert - Hike it Baby Tokyo

Topic: Hike it Baby is a non-profit organization dedicated to building communities that support getting outside with children from birth to school age. We host a variety of events from trail hikes to urban strolls; toddler crawls to park and plays

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Aug 9, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 15th August

Time & Date: 11am - 1pm on 15th August

Speaker: Iona MacNab

Topic: Breastfeeding

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Jul 25, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 1st August

Time & Date: 11am - 1pm on 1st August

Speakers: Kay Akahane (ESSENCE K) and Alina Chepolinko Tsoy (Chepolinko Portrait Studio)

Topics: Benefits of Prenatal and Postpartum Massage Therapy and Body Work (Kay Akahane), Birth without fear (Alina Chepolinko)

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.