Hypnobirthing Classes

I offer both group and private classes,  following The Wise Hippo Birthing programme.

The group classes are taken in small groups with a maximum of four couples per course.

This will ensure the quality of the teaching remains of the highest level and personalised attention can be provided.

The smaller groups are perfect for conducing a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere.

The group course is generally taken in my modern flat in Islington/ Hackney border, easily accessible by public transport (15 mins walk to either Angel or Old Street tube stations) where drinks and light snacks will also be provided.

Private classes can also take place in the comfort of your own home (anywhere in London up to zone 6).

This is perfect if you are planning a home birth for example, or simply you don’t feel comfortable in a group setting.

The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme is a complete 10 hour programme that runs as 2 x 5 hrs (or 4 x 2.5 hour classes). (This can be amended on request according to individual circumstances)

The latest birth statistics for clients who have used this  programme are available to read here.

  • Full Hypnobirthing Group Course (maximum four couples per course + entry to the Hip Club online support Community + ongoing support from me+ mini goodie bag + post natal debrief call with mum if necessary) – £300
  • Full Hypnobirthing Private Course (private 1-1 for you and your partner + entry to the Hip Club online support Community + ongoing support from me + mini goodie bag + post natal debrief call with mum if necessary ) – £400
  • I offer a course discount  – so if you and a friend book a course together, the cost is reduced by £50 per couple.



Group classes (weekend) 10 am- 12.30 pm –  4 spaces left

Private Courses- on request, please contact me – 1 space left 


Group classes (weekend) 10 am- 12.30 pm –  4 spaces left

Private Courses- on request, please contact me – 1 space left 



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PLEASE NOTE – To ensure maximum flexibility around busy lives, I can also schedule in classes as couples book them.


To book your place on a course, you can pay your deposit (50£ using the above Paypal link) or you can email me for further info or bank transfer option:

A workbook and 5 x mp3s are provided to our expectant Clients to support your practice at home.

You will also have my full support via phone/email/Skype all the way up until your birth.

What is taught in each class is shown below.the wisehippo

Class one

Explaining the relevance of the Hippopotamus
The Picture of Childbirth today
The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme materials
Defining Hypnosis
Acknowledging Pain
The Physiology of Birth and the Impact of Fear
Mind / Body connection
The Impact of Others
Taking charge of your thoughts

Class two

Relaxation – the antidote to discomfort
What is Relaxation?
Positions for Relaxation
Remember to Breathe
Eyes Open Hypnosis
Time Distortion
Birth Partners Script
Establishing a practice routine

Class three

Prenatal bonding
Choosing where to have your baby
Choosing who will be with you when you have your baby
Alternative options for promoting comfort
Medical intervention
Natural nudges of encouragement for your baby
Interventions explained
Benefits of a natural birth
Writing your birth plan and making your birth choices
Physical preparations for birth
The mirror mantra
Fear release session

Class Four

Soothing strokes and the power of positive touch
Positions for birth
Ligaments and pelvis
Humming your baby down – birthing your baby
Birth partner’s role
Using the techniques during labour
When baby arrives
Sea of Serenity – Birth Hypnosis session
Your practice and preparation diary