Kate Touchton-Leonard is a maternal mental health and developmental psychology expert with over ten years of experience. Kate holds a Master’s Degree in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University, NY, has advanced certification in perinatal mental health from Postpartum Support International (PSI), and is a Jordan coordinator for PSI with areas of expertise in Attachment Theory and child development.
Kate is the Founder and Director of MamaWise, an organization that offers evidence-based resources and courses with demonstrable efficacy in support of families during the perinatal period, whether it is for their first or fourth child. In partnership with Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, MamaWise is currently offering its Mothers and Babies program in Amman, Jordan. This course supplies concrete strategies to help mothers manage life’s stressors, regulate mood, and foster secure attachment with infants and young children while considering cultural norms and relevance.
In addition to her work with MamaWise, Kate is a consultant Maternal Wellness Specialist at Abdali Hospital, member of the Clemenceau Network, Amman, Jordan.
Kate lives in Amman, Jordan, with her husband and three young children.
Tala Faris is the owner of The Pink Elephant Space; a dream which became a reality in 2015. Tala started her spiritual journey as a practitioner. Where she used yoga as a tool to help her cope with the stresses of her corporate career. In 2014, she decided to go for her Yoga Teacher Training as well as Crystal Healing certification in Thailand in order to work on her own practice, She fell in love with the Therapeutic Healing aspect of Yoga and has been instructing ever since. Tala is certified in Pre and Post Natal Yoga; which is has become her passion and focus.
2019 Tala became certified as a Breastfeeding counselor and aims to combine her knowledge of prenatal yoga with the breast feeding knowledge to assist her students in being holistically moderate mama's as well as assist them in any breast feeding issues they may encounter.
Using The Pink Elephant Space Tala aims to bring together amazing healers, instructors as well as coaches to cater for peoples various needs.
Join Tala's Prenatal or Postnatal Yoga classes by clicking the link below