Khefri Riley, CPYT, CD, CLEC, HCHD
Khefri Riley is a Doula Supervisor with our Health Net Community Doula Program. She is also a course leader for our trainings, teaching labor support skills and prenatal yoga.
Khefri is a Childbirth and Prenatal Yoga Specialist. She brings over 16 years experience as a Certified Lactation Educator Counselor, Birth and Postpartum Doula, Newborn Care and Childbirth Educator and Hypnobabies “Hypno-doula”.
Khefri’s foray into the world of babies and families has it’s inspiration from her paternal great-grandmother, an indigenous granny midwife from the deep south. In addition to being a mother to 17 year old son Zen, Khefri has her Pre-Natal Yoga Certification from Golden Bridge Yoga, is a Certified Lactation Educator Counselor from UC San Diego, Certified Itsy Bitsy Yoga Facilitator, Certified Yoga Ed. Instructor, trained miniyogis teacher, trained Hypnobabies Hypno-doula and trained Doula with D.O.N.A (Doulas of North America). Khefri has attended over 300 births and has taught thousands of mothers, father, and babies the joys of new motherhood and yoga.
Khefri has worked internationally in the development of multi-cultural award winning cultural events, interactive content and educational programming. As a facilitator of parenting, yoga and arts based curriculums for kids, teens, and at-risk youth, she has touched the lives of thousands of children. In turn she has found that it is the children that keep safe human kind’s greatest values. She has delivered kids yoga, childbirth and mindfulness based public health workshops for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Kaiser-Permanente Hospital, Birthing People Foundation and The Fresno Department of Mental Health. Her classes have been featured in People Magazine, NBC & Fox Ch. 11 News. Her poetry has been published in many anthologies, notably the Woman’s Press & Blackwater Review. She is passionate about preserving the art of the intuitive wise woman through everyday experiences. Sharing her multi-disciplinary knowledge with others, she leads large group trainings for parents, teachers, healthcare professionals and educators. She is Founder of Khefri.com, and Urban Goddess Lifestyle in addition to being Postpartum Director and Birth Partner Doula of Los Angeles Birth Partners.