The Birthing Mama Team

Corinne Andrews

Corinne Andrews is the founder and head author of Birthing Mama. As the owner of Yoga Center Amherst and a senior Embodyoga┬« teacher, she has been teaching yoga to people of all ages and abilities since 2003.  Corinne teaches weekly gentle, vigorous and flow classes as well as prenatal and postnatal classes.  She also offers private yoga sessions for health and healing. Corinne is the mother of two children who are her greatest spiritual teachers and the focus of her life when she is not practicing or teaching yoga.

Kristen Avonti

Kristen is a holistic herbalist, shamanic practitioner, Reiki master and Birth~Keeper with a clinical practice focused on holistic women's health and supporting women through their childbearing journey. In addition, Kristen runs a healing arts educational center where she offers apprenticeship programs, courses and workshops in herbal medicine, holistic healing, Shamanic practice, energy healing and holistic pregnancy and birth.

Amy Wright Glenn

Amy is a Birthing Mama Prenatal Yoga Teacher Trainer, Birthing Mama Prenatal Yoga teacher, Kripalu Yoga teacher, CD(DONA) birth doula, hospital chaplain, author, and mother. Amy is a regular contributor to PhillyVoice and is the author of Birth, Breath, and Death: Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula.

Amanda Goldfarb

Amanda is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Holistic Health Coach. She specializes in working with women to be their happiest and healthiest while trying to conceive, through pregnancy and postpartum. You can find her chasing after toddler son, Nate, and (of course) eating dark chocolate.

Kindreth Hamilton, L.A.c.

Kindreth practices Traditional Chinese medicine with an awareness of evidence informed medicine to provide care for women of all ages. She focuses on pain management, infertility and support during and after pregnancy. Her offices are in Northampton and South Hadley, MA.

Saralee Hofrichter

 Saralee is a Holistic Skin Care Specialist, Certified Dr.Hauschka Esthetician and Reiki Master, licensed in the state of MA since 1998. Saralee worked at Kripalu Yoga Center for 16 years as one of their seasoned estheticians. She currently has a private practice in Amherst, MA , helping women of all ages to slow down, deeply relax and receive the healing they need.

Jade Alicandro Mace

Jade is a community herbalist, educator, permaculturalist, medicinal herb grower, and mother of two. She believes there is a deep cultural healing that occurs when folks connect personally with their medicine, and helps her clients and community unite with the herbal roots that we all share.

Brittany Wood Nickerson

Brittany is a practicing herbalist and health educator. She combines her training in Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, Western Herbalism and Nutrition into a holistic approach to healing that emphasizes empowerment, preventative home health care and whole body wellness.

Sarah Prall

As a portrait artist, I specialize in genuine & nourishing photography of pregnancy, newborns, and family. My focus is to help people feel more love, to give children a legacy of heartfelt family photographs, and to help people have a clear view of their inherent loveliness.