Hypnobirthing Instructor Directory

To find your closest Calm Birth School instructor please either select your location from the dropdown box below or use the search box on the right to type in your location or the name of a specific instructor.  You should search for just one keyword relative to your search (for example, first or last name).

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Karis Johnson

Home Obermühleweid 2 Zug 6300 Cham Switzerland Work Phone: +41 79 435 7665 Website: Open Hand Birthing
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Hi, I’m Karis; me, wife, mama to William, control freak and Hypnobirth bore.  After becoming pregnant in the Netherlands, away from family and friends, I found myself searching for an antenatal class to help me feel more in control in an area of the country where medical practices were different to ‘home’ and English speaking antenatal classes were few and far between. I came across Hypnobirthing (due to a teenage obsession with McFly) and will be eternally grateful to have found The Calm Birth School Community.

After having William, I became such an advocate of this form of birth preparation that when we moved to Switzerland, I decided to train as an Instructor with the Calm Birth School.  Having birthed abroad in a country where the language wasn’t my own and my family weren’t on the doorstep, I am very aware of how difficult and scary being an expectant expat can be.

I am passionate about making this joyful, exciting time for a woman, a really positive experience to be relished.

This instructor has completed the following additional training via The Calm Birth School

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