Elena Tonetti-Vladimirova is the creator of 'Birth As We Know It' (2006, 74 min film, with over 2 hrs of additional material). She facilitates, on average, 20-25 'Birth Into Being' courses in 10 countries per year, and has over 150 apprentices in 22 countries. She maintains her leadership of her ever expanding international organization, dedicated to conscious evolution of humankind, utilizing the training and healing modality she calls 'Limbic Imprint Re-Coding' (LIR).

Elena was one of the pioneers of the Conscious Birth Movement in Russia since 1982, organizing birth preparation courses in major Russian cities and birth camps at the Black Sea. She is now celebrating 31 years of service to the Birthing Field.