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Arvigo® Supporting Pregnancy from PreConception to Postpartum | Coromandel, NZ February, 2024

Class dates & times

February 2024           3pm – 8pm 

February 2024   9am – 5:30pm 


Our training will take place at the stunning, unique and private Sky River Sanctuary right off of Opoutere Beach in the Coromandel region.

We will be living amongst wild beauty, with frequent opportunity to be outdoors, swim and live ceremonially.




Please contact Samar on to register and to pay deposit.

Cost: $3500 NZD, ($2100 US) includes accommodation and meals.  10 spots maximum.

Pay deposit of $500NZD. Balance of $3000NZD or $2100 US paid due by December 3rd, 2023. 


Meals are included at Sky River 

Who is this training For?

Any Arvigo practitioner who wishes to expand their practice, deepen their knowledge, intuition and connect with to the multicultural wisdom around conception, pregnancy birth and beyond.

Any Arvigo practitioner who would like to become a channel for traditional healing ways to create easier births, less complicated pregnancies and happy healthy postpartum period for their clients, women, children and families. 

  • Midwives and nurses who wish to expand their offerings to include hands on client sessions for fertility, prenatal, postpartum massage and bodywork as well as a non medical holistic approach to women’s wellness in all cycles.
  • Massage therapists, Physical therapists, pelvic bodyworkers, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors who wish to be seen as an expert in their community and a specialist in Pregnancy Birth and Postpartum massage therapy.

Class Description

This 5.5-day advanced course is designed for practitioners to immerse themselves in theory, hands-on skill building, and traditional approaches to work more effectively with clients from pre-conception to postpartum. This workshop builds on the pregnancy applications addressed in Professional Care Training and is profoundly support those in the birth work world. 


Completion of Arvigo® Professional Care Training is a prerequisite as well as deep desire to heal birth and to reconnect women to traditional birthing wisdom.

What to expect

What to Expect with this Arvigo Pregnancy Care Training:

  • 120 page Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy Supporting Pregnancy manual. 
  • Manuals include guidelines for Preconception, fertility enhancement including ART 
  • Childbearing year anatomy & physiology with considerations for every phase of pregnancy 
  • Considerations for every trimester including labor and birth. 
  • Miss Hortence’s birthing wisdom, herbal recipes and recommendations 
  • Fourth trimester postpartum wisdom and considerations
  • Recommendations for common complaints and conditions 
  • Use of Rainforest remedies during pregnancy 
  • Treatment recommendations for Cesarean and VBAC births 
  • What  techniques to use when and in what phase of the childbearing year and more!
  • Daily practicum, demos and hands on trades for each cycle of pregnancy with loving attention and guidance on how to support each emotional, physical and spiritual phase.
  • Take optimal pregnancy positioning for ultimate comfort, back to your massage, midwifery, ND and acupuncture practice.  Confidently position pregnant and postpartum clients with pillows or body cushion,  including sideling practice.
  • Local pregnant mama(s) for demonstrations when possible.
  • Feel confident with handouts and treatment guidelines for modalities such as steams, castor oil, belly supports, herbs within your scope of practice and mentoring in using your own intuition in treatments and practice.
  • Instructors with passion and a deep love and respect for this work and this lineage of Don Elijio Panti, Rosita Arvigo and Miss Hortence Robinson as well as all of the practitioners that have so selflessly contributed to this program and manual.
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Mentorship calls and private group support
  • Connection and friendship in circle with our soulful group of Arvigo practitioners who are called to this training to learn from Lisa in this special  location.

For more information please visit for training and full training schedule

Getting there:

Auckland International Airport is about 3 hours by car from the Coromandel peninsula.

We support with organizing carpooling from Auckland if possible.