22259 NW 75 Avenue Road
Micanopy, FL 32667
9:00 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013
Birth Justice Weekend Retreat 9 am-6 pm on May 4th & 5th, 2013 On the weekend of International Midwifery Day, birthworkers and health care workers from near and far are invited to join us in Micanopy for a weekend retreat. It will be an opportunity to connect and share skills, to address and discuss important social justice issues in birthwork, and to relax & reflect- enjoy the meditation gardens, pool, and hot tub!
The retreat will take place at Casa Micanopy: http://www.casamicanopy.com/This retreat is open for birthworkers (midwives, nurses, doulas, obstetricians), other health care workers, and all who are interested in working towards social justice in birth- or "Birth Justice"*. * What is "Birth Justice"? Here's a description by Mobile Midwife:http://www.mobilemidwife.org/birth-justice.html REGISTRATION EARLY BIRD DEAL: Retreat participants who pre-register before April 20th will receive an early-bird deal of $150 for the 2 day retreat ($80 for those attending 1 day). After April 20th, the price will be $200 for the weekend ($100 per day). The fee for the retreat includes breakfast, morning yoga, enjoying the hot tub/pool/ meditation gardens, attending the workshops, a complimentary massage, and lunch. Dinner is on your own. For those who wish to stay overnight, there are 7 beds available at the retreat center for an additional $25/ night. If you would prefer to camp, there is nearby free camping- let us know if you are interested. Scholarships and discounted registration opportunities are available for low income participants. If you are interested in a scholarship, please write to: email@example.com by April 1st, 2013. In the email please tell us about yourself and your relationship to birthwork, your interest in the retreat, and your financial situation/ what you could afford to pay.