Karin Walters

Karin Walters

Karin Walters teaches Active Birth with Yoga, Active Birth Intensive workshops and 1-2-1's, Motherhood Gatherings and also offers Pregnancy massage and Zero Balancing, Motherhood treatments and Birth recovery sessions. She joined Doula UK in June 2015 and is a recognised birth doula.

Karin attended Active Birth classes during her own pregnancies and went on to qualify as a Doula in 1998 and as a Natural Active Birth and Parenting (NAPAB) teacher in 1999. She has been teaching classes in Exeter since January 2001 and to this day continue to feel passionate about teaching these techniques.

She is a qualified nurse, now retired, and have worked in various areas of nursing for 13 years. She qualified as a Massage Therapist in 1993 and as a Zero Balancer in 1998. Together with her husband, Richard, she runs The Natural Health Practice on Spicer Road in Exeter. Since qualifying with NABAP, she has done further training with Jean Sutton in Optimal Foetal Positioning and in the Rebozo Technique as well as attended numerous workshops and seminars with Michel Odent, Gail Tully, Mary Cronk, Suzanne Colson, Jane Mackarness and other leading specialists in the maternity field. She has been an associate member of The Active Birth Centre in London since qualifying and has attended "Yoga for Pregnancy", "Wise Woman" and "Teaching Active Birth" - she is authorised by Janet Balaskas to teach her Active Birth workshop, which is FEDANT approved.

Alongside Richard she has over the years developed and are now teaching Zero Balancing in Pregnancy to other qualified Zero Balancers. Zero Balancing is a wonderful therapy for supporting women through the whole process of conception, pregnancy, birth and postnatal recovery.

Karin has been committed to practising yoga since 2003. She is originally from Denmark and have lived in Devon since 1992. She has two sons.