The BlessingWay is an ancient ceremony passed down from grandmother to mother to daughter, to prepare the body, mind, spirit and soul for the deep, amazing passage of birth and mothering. It is a blessing, an honoring of the mama, baby and motherhood, which creates essential community support for the birth journey.

Officiant: Francene Carls, MA in Depth Psychology, has created ceremony for 29 years in Santa Cruz county. She teaches soul-focused classes and conducts BlessingWays, Rites of Passage for maidens, Weddings, and Memorials. Her teachers are Starhawk and Dr. Est├ęs, author of Women Who Run With the Wolves.

Kindly contact Francene at [email protected] or 831-335-5554.

Cost: $250, includes consultation for a personalized ceremony and officiation.