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One of the most influential visionaries on the impact of birth for future generations and worldwide top pioneer in water birth and the importance of water for human wellbeing.
Michel has supported the foundation and development of birthlight, it’s an honour to celebrate his life’s work at Light in Water.
Beatriz Esesarte Pesqueira
The Mexican pioneer of Aquasomatic education that combines human evolution and the learning process with the naturally stimulating water environment.
The Founder and Director of Birthlight, Françoise is a medical anthropologist at the University of Cambridge.
The most passionate advocate for science based gentle birth and baby care practices including water birth all over the world especially in Taiwan, China and South America.
Barbara championed the Millennium Water Birth conference and hosted the first ever international Aquanatal Yoga training course in Portland Oregon with the participation of birthright.
Wallace J. Nichols
Wallace J. Nichols is an innovative, silo-busting, entrepreneurial scientist, movement maker, renown marine biologist, voracious Earth and idea explorer, wild water advocate, bestselling author, sought after lecturer, and fun-loving Dad.
Terjeis currently manager of the Norwegian Lifesaving Federation in Oslo and Baerum.
At Birthlight we give great importance to laying solid foundations for early swimming and to imparting babies with a lifelong enjoyment of moving in water. Yet our central interest has always been with ‘connection’ and interactive communication, what we call ‘water parenting’.
Paul is a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist; an IBMT Associate Practitioner; Developmental Movement Practitioner and freelance trainer.
Paolo Consigli is a doctor, psychologist and practitioner of holistic medicine and acupuncture.
Julie is a co-author, TEDx presenter and the recipient of numerous awards including the 2015 World Family Organization Award and an Honorary Doctorate in Holistic Medicines.
Debbie is the founder of the acclaimed gentle parent and baby swimming program DolFUN SWIM Academy
Catherine Potel Baranes
Catherine is a practitioner in water mediated psychomotricity and an analytical psychotherapist using relaxation techniques in water.