In the last 40 years Giuditta Tornetta studied and practiced the ancient arts of healing, shamanic ceremonies, dance, touch and sacred sexuality. She studied with emeritus teachers such as Shiatsu Zen Master Ryuho Yamada in the late 70s in San Francisco, Rachel Rosenthal in the art of performance, Robin Lim, Penny Simkin, Ina May Gaskin, Phyllis Klaus in the art of birthing, Dan Millman in the art of dying, and Master Ram in the Tantric Arts. She is a certified clinical hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner, certified birth and postpartum Doula and lactation educator.
Giuditta has accompanied hundreds of women though the rite of passage of birthing. in 2008 she published her first bestseller "Painless Childbirth: A Journey Through Pregnancy and Birth, (Cumberland House publishing.) Her studies and life dedication culminated in her second book Conversations With The Womb. In this book she extended her reach to women from all walks of life, at any time on their life path. That's when she zeroed in on the feminine archetypes, and created workshops specifically sharing her cerimonies, healing modalities for every woman's rite of passage
While Giuditta is best known as a writer, workshop leader and producer, she is also a passionate voice for women. She founded the nonprofit organization JoyInBirthingFoundation.org providing free or low cost doula services to families who cannot afford them, as well as free childbirth education, baby care and lactation support.
Ms. Tornetta is a certified birth and postpartum doula, lactation educator, a certified clinical hypnotherapist, a NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) practitioner. Giuditta practices clinical hypnotherapy and method of natural and painless childbirth that uses hypnotic techniques to reduce stress and fear during labor and delivery. Her love for women and her professional experience has enabled her to help hundreds of women in her practice and thousands with her books and workshops worldwide achieve the birthing experience they desired.
After the baby is born, Doula Giuditta helps couples settle into a natural rhythm. Through mentoring, compassion, practical as wells as emotional support, Doula Giuditta teaches new parents how to decipher the newborn’s vocal and body language. Giuditta is a published author of the bestselling book Painless Childbirth: An Empowering Journey Through Pregnancy and Birth (Cumberland Publishing 2008) and “Conversations With The Womb” (Balboa Press 2014). She works in hospital labor and delivery rooms, and home environments, attending and assisting births. She has had the pleasure of ushering hundreds of babies into this world. Giuditta Tornetta’s passionate approach to life, and her accomplishments as a Doula, writer, workshop leader, entrepreneur, and performer, have made her a popular speaker. She has appeared on television and has been interviewed in several shows and radio stations. She lectures and offers workshops worldwide to a variety of birthkeepers. Ms. Tornetta is a contributing editor for several publications in the USA and Europe.
Ms. Tornetta is a member of Doula’s of North America (DONA), a former board member of Doula Association of Southern California (DASC), a member of the Breastfeeding Task Force in Los Angeles, and the founder of DWLA (Doulas of West Los Angeles.)
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"Giuditta your passion you wisdom your humor your strictness the magical spells you cast... are echoing in all of our bodies still... you have empowered powerful women" D
"As the days pass by, i feel more and more blessed about the whole experience! Thank you all of you, and each one of you for the magic, the love and the passion that we shared! I feel blessed for your wishes for Myrto! We are both lucky to have received such a positive energy and so many nourishing thoughts from such powerful and magical creatures as all of you!! You are all in our hearts!! " E.P.