Feminine Nourishment + Embodied Awakening

Sacred Birth Journey

Offering Prenatal Yoga, Birth and Postpartum Doula Services, Mother Blessings, Classes, Workshops & More in San Diego, CA

Sacred Birth Journey provides a loving and non-judgmental space where women can let go of fear, shame, control, and inhibitions while embracing trust, vulnerability, body wisdom, wild-woman instinct and motherly love.

Through embodiment practices, ritual and ceremony, you can embrace the transformation that awakens the Divine Self within, opening doors to inner power, strength and wisdom.

With physical, emotional, and spiritual support on your journey, you can harness your innate and unlimited capacity for healing and love, blessing both yourself and those around you.

Shelley Rahim

is a mother, daughter, wife, birthworker, artist, storyteller, bodyworker, modern mystic and founder of Sacred Birth Journey.

She lovingly serves women and families during the childbearing year, as well as supports the emotional, physical and sexual health throughout all phases of a woman’s life.

Sacred Birth Journey is Shelley’s life’s work.

Prenatal,  Birth  & Postpartum Offerings and More!

Enjoy the comfort of a safe and sacred place to navigate the labyrinth of your childbearing year and beyond…

Through education, embodiment exercises, and sisterhood support, a deep connection is cultivated between the body, baby, and other members of the group.

Yoga. Dance. Education. Community. It is my deepest honor to provide expecting mothers and couples a variety of holistic classes and support during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.

Sacred Birth Journey’s Birth Doula service offers both the practical and nurturing care that mothers deserve. In having Shelley as your doula you will feel nurtured and loved physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.

40-day Ayurvedic post-birth care, to Birth Story Listening™ sessions & support groups, you can feel connected rather than isolated, validated rather than judged and healed rather than wounded after giving birth.

With physical, emotional, and spiritual support on your journey, you can harness your innate and unlimited capacity for healing and love, blessing both yourself and those around you.

“Shelley is amazing.

She seems to channel all the strong, inspiring, loving, mother goddess energy and infuse it into her students.
I would leave her prenatal yoga classes feeling in touch with my baby and every ounce of strength and wisdom within me. Her passion and skill are beyond anything I have ever encountered. She is going to change the world for the better and you should allow yourself to be touched by her light.”
~ Rachael Rainbolt
All offerings, whether it’s group classes or personal care, includes elements of ritual, which speaks the language of the feminine and heals the feminine soul.
“If you want to give birth to your true self, you are going to have to dig deep down into that body of yours and let your soul howl.”
–Gabrielle Roth
“Shelley was a spiritual guide during my pregnancy and birth process. I took lessons from her class with me into my birth experience and it helped me connect with the emotional and deeply spiritual aspect of birth. The music she suggested for labor still evokes the trance like state I was in for my labor.
“The acceptance and release I learned from her allowed me to experience the twists and turns of labor with grace. I still consider my birth to be one of the most amazing experiences of my life. It was magical.”
~ Catherine Sage

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