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Hi, I’m Melissa!
As a Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioner,
pre and postnatal yoga specialist and birth and postpartum doula, I support women through pregnancy, birth and mamahood.
Mamatoto: a word in Swahili meaning ‘motherbaby’, reflecting the concept that mother and infant are not two separate people, but an interrelated dyad.
Retreat /rɪˈtriːt/ Verb: to withdraw to a quiet or secluded place or Noun: a quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax.
At Mamatoto Retreat, indulge and be pampered in my specialised classes, courses and workshops for pregnant women and new mamas in my online studio.
Whether you’re planning on retreating for 40 Days, a few weeks, a few days or a few hours a day after birth – I’ll tailor your bespoke Mamatoto Retreat, in the comfort of your own home, especially to you.Read More
Yoga will prepare you physically, mentally and emotionally for labour, birth and your transition to motherhood and give you the opportunity to connect with yourself, your baby and other like- minded women.Read More
Our wide selection of workshops will prepare you and your partner for labour, birth and the transition to parenthood and give you both the opportunity to get to know other like- minded parents.Read More
Whether you’re new to yoga or pilates, are pregnant or a new mama and prefer a more individualised approach, my private yoga or pilates reformer sessions are a perfect place to begin.Read More
From Mamatoto Blog
So you’ve been enjoying your online prenatal yoga and pilates classes and you’re hooked. You’ve realised how much more convenient it is to do classes online rather than go to the studio. You might be considering investing in some props but you’re not sure where to...
Social isolation doesn’t mean you can’t have the Mother Blessing you dreamt of. Thanks to the power of technology, you can gather your closest family and best girl friends for a Virtual Mother Blessing. A Mother Blessing is similar to a baby shower but instead of the...
“It all begins and ends in your mind. What you give power to, has power over you, if you allow it” No doubt you’re grieving at the moment for the baby shower you can’t have, the babymoon you can’t go on, the face to face birth education classes you planned to do with...
With news of yoga studios around the country temporarily closing their doors due to COVID-19, many studios are moving their classes online. But for someone who’s only ever done yoga in a studio, the thought of doing it in your living room via Zoom can be daunting, but...
You're on the homestretch to finally meeting your baby. You're probably feeling really excited but a little nervous and you may be worried you'll have nothing to do when you finish up work. Which is to be expected if you've spent the last few years or...
If there was just one thing I’d gift to all new mamas it's Yoga Nidra, otherwise known as, “Yogic Sleep”. It’s the perfect antidote to lack of sleep. Don’t get put off by the name. Despite the word “yoga”, it doesn’t involve dynamic vinyasa flows or long holds....