Tara Brooke, CD (DTI)

Tara Brooke has attended hundreds of births and has been working with pregnant women since 2000.  She helps new families in major cities and small towns across the U.S. with a mindful, holistic, and evidence-based approach through her company Power of Birth.

Tara is also co-founder of Doula Trainings International where she leads the movement to re-imagine the role of a doula and lends her expertise in business development. She is also the creator of BirthPods and the Trimester Challenge.

Tara’s work also reaches corporate wellness programs bridging the gap between maternity/paternity leave and helping executives transition Back-to-Work.

She is the mother of three children and the wife of a corporate anthropologist. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Gina Giordano, CD (DTI)

Gina Giordano has supported hundreds of families unconditionally, holistically and with a full heart since 2005. Since a young age, she has always had two passions in her life; supporting women through childbirth and alternative medicine. Through her company, Bella Belly, she offers families the support and evidence-based information needed to approach birth in a mindful and holistic way.

She is certified through Lamaze International and has additional training through many herbal workshops, therapeutic grade essential oil trainings, one-on-one apprenticeships, and The Farm’s Midwifery Assistant Training. She served as Co-Director on the Metropolitan Doula Group and Director of the Brooklyn Doula Group during her seven years living in New York City.

Gina is one of the co-founders of DTI, a doula trainer and mentor. She is eternally grateful and passionate about creating a unique program that provides knowledge and support to new doulas as they take their first steps on the journey to supporting women and changing the culture of birth.

Gina is the oldest of five children in a loud, beautiful and loving Italian family. She is the honored mother of a stunning, wild girl and is married to her lifelong sweetheart, who works as a film editor. They currently live in Austin, TX and when she is not working or with her family, she enjoys spending time practicing yoga, connecting with friends and curating the aesthetics of life.

Britt Fohrman

Britt Fohrman has been a doula in San Francisco since 2000, with her experience in yoga, bodywork, Buddhism, hypnosis, and shamanism as the foundations for her practice.  Her passion as a doula, mentor, and yoga teacher is in teaching and practicing deep, conscious self care.  She is currently working on a book about conscious birth preparation featuring her photography, writing and yoga teaching.