Demetria Clark- Global Director BAI

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Demetria Clark is the Director and Founder of Birth Arts International. Demetria does the training sessions for the Distance Learning, European and other international locations.

Demetria is believer in birth and the power all women have inside them to give birth. At Birth Arts we know that the many roles a doula, postpartum doula and monitrice play at a birth can be an essential part of the women's birth experience. At Birth Arts we train doulas for the world of birth and all of it's many possibilities. Working with Birth Arts means that you are ready to make positive change in the world of birth, one doula at a time.

Demetria believes that as a doula trainer that it is her responsibility to constantly re-educate and always keep abreast of new developments in the doula world. She attends the Midwifery Today Conferences often to further her education in birth and the practices. In addition she teaches at Midwifery Today and the MANA conferences.

She is also a Master Herbalist and Aromatherapist, Certified Doula, and Lay Midwife. Demetria regularly writes for Special Delivery, Birth Kit, Vegetarian Baby and many other fine publications on herbalism, birth and other similar topics.

Additionally she has taught at herbal and midwifery conferences throughout the US as well as being an Adjunct Professor at NHCTC and Midwives College of Utah.

Demetria will be announcing the arrival of her new book in 2009.

In 2009 Demetria Clark partnered with Ina May Gaskin on the Safe Motherhood Quilt Project.

Birth Related Education

BA Human Services SUNY Empire State College 1999
ALACE Approved Doula Training
Green Mountain Doula Guild Doula Training
Childbirth International Doula Training Program
The Farm Midwifery Assistant Training Workshop 2003 with Ina May Gaskin
Childbirth Education with Vicki Elson
Midwives College of Utah MSM Program- 2004

Center for Legal Studies Victim Advocate Certification 2008

Additional Education

Sage Mountain Herbal Apprenticeship and Trainings
Jane Smolnik Herbal Apprenticeship
Susun Weed Herbal Training
Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy
Jeanne Rose Aromatherapy

Additional College Work in Horticulture, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology and Health Sciences.

Demetria is also the Director of Heart of Herbs Herbal School, who originally sponsored our first doula training. Read about Demetria at wikipedia.