Right from the start…what a grand opening it was!

As the founder, I consider Natal to Nest to be my baby,  just as my children are. In fact, birthing them may have taken a shorter time!  When I cut the grand opening ribbon the morning of March 30th, with my family standing around me, I knew that nurturing this prenatal wellness center into being is one of the most rewarding things I have ever done.

Grand Opening ribbon cutting







The wonderful instructors of Natal to Nest gathered around me for the opening and we managed to get one photo together:



Meet the crew at Natal to Nest, from left to right: Venus Escallier RYT, Katy Kristofferson CYT, Heather Cordova IBCLC, Colleen Flowers HRHP, Laura Nash CYT, Me, Stacey Melito ICCE, CD(DONA) holding baby Ella, Christie Davis RN, CNHP, Charla Mason-Kelly CYT, and Jo-Ann Walker RMT. Not pictured, Cindy Kisselman RN, IBCLC, Emily Marquis PHR and Jacie Gonzales HBCE, CLD


We’ll be doing instructor highlights in future blogs, but right now we want you to know who is teaching what at Natal to Nest:


Venus Escallier – Parent-tot yoga

Katy Kristofferson – Prenatal and postnatal mom-baby yoga

Heather Cordova – Lactation consultant

Colleen Flowers – Fertility awareness education

Laura Nash – Prenatal and postnatal yoga

Stacey Melito – Childbirth educator and Doula

Christie Davis – Nurse and natural health consultation

Charla Mason-Kelly – Fertility yoga

Jo-Ann Walker – Massage therapist

Cindy Kisselman – Lactation consultant and nurse

Emily Marquis – Life coach and wellness counselor

Jacie Gonzales- Hypnobirthing childbirth educator and Doula


It was a gorgeous day and we had fun!  We held an Easter egg hunt for the kids (this is about the kids, right?)








While the parents met with instructors and learned about our childbirth classes, and prenatal, fertility and parent-tot yoga classes, the kids got their faces painted!









Of course the grand opening would not have been complete without some great class demonstrations.  Below, shots of the fertility yoga session and the parent-tot fitness demonstration.







Parent tot yoga







More to come very soon. In the mean time – class registration is going on now!

And don’t forget about the FREE…yes…FREE….Early Pregnancy Class on April 15th from 6:30-8:30 pm. We’d like you to tell your friends about it so they can call 303-221-NEST (6378) and make a reservation.  The class size is limited and reservations are required. If you’ve learned you’re expecting, this is a special invitation to attend!



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