Attuning to Our Core Essence – Foundational Teachings from Ray Castellino

with Tara Blasco PhD, RCST and Mary Jackson RN, LM, RCST

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Session One

  • Introducing the unique qualities of Ray Castellino’s work
  • Grounding Meditation that orients you into your Body


Session Two

  • Laying the Groundwork of working with PPN Skills
  • Pacing – finding the doorway to your Core Essence
  • Live Q & A with Tara and Mary


Session 3

  • Ray’s eight essential principles of Relationship
  • More foundational training
  • Live Q & A with Tara and Mary


Session Four

  • Bonding and attachment
  • Respecting umbilical cord separation
  • How layers of support create the field
  • Feeling the support of the field


Session Five

  • Words from Ray about life and death
  • Blessing Circle
  • Live Q & A with Mary and Tara


Tara Blasco PhD, RCST


Tara Blasco has a PhD in prenatal and perinatal psychology from the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, and has worked at the BEBA clinic since 2001. She is the current director of the BEBA clinic and was the co-director with Ray Castellino until he passed in Dec 2020. She works as the facilitator at the Ojai BEBA clinic and offers online sessions.

Mary Jackson, RN, LM, RCST


Mary has been a home birth Midwife since 1975. She has attended over 2,500 births in the Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Ojai, California areas and has attended the home births of her second generation of babies. She is a certified Castellino Process Workshop Leader and co-teaches the Castellino Pre and Perinatal Birth Training. In the first year after incorporating these pre and perinatal approaches in her midwifery practice her home to hospital transfer rate went from 20% to 6%.

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