• Helping Moms Heal after Childbirth

    My Name is Donyne O'Coffey

    And I'm so glad you've found me!

  • About you

    You are a loving, parent who wants the best for your yourself and your kids.

     

    You want to offer your children the world.

     

    There is just one problem with that plan.

     

    Your body isn’t making it easy.

     

    You didn’t even dream that you could have physical difficulties during or after giving birth, but here you are.

     

    I've been there too...

  • About Donyne

    From fragile to fantastic

     

    After my son was born, I struggled for 3 1/2 years with regular, recurring pain and instability in my feet, back and pelvis. I remember feeling terrified and depressed.

     

    I was scared that I would feel this way for the rest of my life.

    I went to physiotherapy, chiropractic, and took up belly dance to get my core strong. While they were helpful they did not fix me.

     

    I felt breakable.

    Finally, I started dragging myself out of bed before my son woke up, so I could do something about it.

     

    I started with 20 minutes every day of very simple slow variations of sun salutations.

     

    I got stronger, and was tuning in and listening to my body.

     

    I started to notice a difference.

     

     

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    I love to nerd out about bodies and how to recover fully after pregnancy and childbirth.

     

    Whether you are a brand new mom or have been a mom for years, poke around on the site and then book a free clarity call.

     

    40 minutes of focused time on the phone to explore:

    • How your body feels NOW.
    • How you wish your body felt.
    • What having a body that felt great would ENABLE in your life 
    • At least one action step for you towards that future.

    My focus with these calls is to help you get some clarity and some support.

     

    If we feel like a good fit we can also explore what it might look like to working together to get you where you want to be.

    Get in Touch with Donyne and book a free Clarity Call.

  • Many people have uncomplicated births and recover easily.

     

    Many do not.

     

    If you want to be supported through your 4th trimester so you don't develop any issues OR you are experiencing difficulties, even years later in recovery from childbirth, I want you to get the support you need.

  • How can I help you heal?

     

    By growing your confidence and teaching you how to build a foundation of strength and stability in your body.

     

    By empowering you with education AND action relevant to your everyday activities.

    I am different from most health providers because I ...

     

    • Start with the basics of what you want, then work on deep core function, breath and building strength, step by step.

     

    • Believe in my clients, and help them create strategic plans that allow them to focus on what ACTUALLY matters to them.

     

    • Understand the impact that their health has on their life and their child’s life.
       
    • Dedicated to you getting the results that matter to you.

     

     

    I want to transform the common belief that taking care of ourselves is selfish to the belief that self and community supported care is the best thing moms can do for themselves, their children and the world.


  • Strong, healthy, supported moms can change the world!

  • I have the tools, experience and process to help you heal after childbirth

     

    My approach is tailored to fit into your life.

     

    I will teach you the basics about your body and guide you in a physical discovery process.

     

    I bring a wide scope of techniques and tools to help you create a stable and strong body you can trust.

     

    With trust in your body you can be the parent you want to be and do the things that bring you joy!

     

    I have training in.

    Functional exercise

    Training you in movements you need to be able to do in your life, so you can do them well and pain free in every day.

    Yoga

    Developing a short tailored daily routine can make a huge difference for your healing.

    Fascial & soft tissue release

    Releasing stuck and held tissue can facilitate postural change

    Alignment & breath assessment

    Accessing breath and body alignment brings your deep foundational core on line

    Life integration

    Investigating how to incorporate new posture, breath and exercise habits into your day without having to make lots of extra time is key.

    Habitual body use inquiry

    Making sure what you are doing most of your day and night supports your healing.

    Advanced Post natal training

    Understanding and educating about specific post natal issues that apply to you so you can avoid them or heal them.

    Hypopressive or low pressure fitness

    Learning this unique set of postures and breath, widely used for post natal recovery in Europe, profoundly influences the relation between the shoulders, ribcage and pelvic floor.   Lets get your deep core system supporting you!

  • Curious about working with me?

    Let's explore your best path forward.

  • Contact Donyne

    Questions? Requests? Thoughts? Bring it on!

    155 Urquhart Ave
    Courtenay, BC
    Tues-Thurs 9:30am to 3pm
    778-585-4180
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