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Meet Lindsay

Lindsay has always known that teaching and dance would be part of her life forever. She danced in competition teams and for her high school squad. She was the Karns Middle school dance team coach for 13 years and is currently the Karns High School dance team coach. In addition to her coaching she has [...]

Meet Ellen

My name is Ellen Slack. I'm a busy mom of four! I have a passion to help women find joy in movement and exercise through my ministry with Revelation Wellness. I believe that if we care for our bodies we will have more freedom to pursue God's call on our lives.

Meet Kathryn

Kathryn Helton has danced since the age of 3. Her dance experience includes the following styles: Classical Ballet, Tap, and Jazz. She has danced with the following companies: Pellissippi State Dance Ensemble, Appalachian Ballet Company of Maryville, Private apprenticeship under Russian instructors from the Vagonova Academy. Contestant in the 2001 Miss TN Scholarship Pageant (talent [...]

Meet Scott

Scott Britt is a 5th degree black belt in Isshinryu karate. In 2004, he was inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame as “Bunkai Instructor of The Year.” He has been an avid competitor, serving on the U.S. team in the 2004 World Games in Athens, Greece, where he brought home several [...]

Meet Jodi

Jodi started dance lessons as a child when she was 4 and continued throughout high school. Her experience includes ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and pointe. After high school she was part of a Christian dance group called “Relentless” that performed in churches and youth conferences in Knoxville and Sevierville for several years. [...]

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NEW NONPROFIT SERVES VULNERABLE MOTHERS Knoxville, TN - Maternal-fetal outcomes in East Tennessee rank among the worst in the nation, and a new nonprofit aims to change that. “We are seeing so many pregnant women who are at a total disadvantage in terms of being able to carry a baby to term and then raise [...]

February Fundraising Update

Dear friends and supporters, Thanks for checking in with us! We wanted to communicate some of what has been going on and some interesting things we've learned during the first half of this fundraiser. First, status update. We've raised $3,640 the last two weeks, the majority of which has been in $25 gifts from friends [...]

2016 Update

It's been awhile! We wanted to update you on what is going on here at Open Heart Doula. These are exciting times. As you may know, last year, we became a registered 501(c)3. We did this because honestly, we were flooded with requests for our services from women [...]


It's coming… Do you feel it?  A brand new year.  It is the time that we all feel that sense of newness, fresh starts and endless possibilities.  I am definitely feeling it today.  I am ready to embrace 2015 with wide eyes and an open heart (no pun intended).  I am excited about where I [...]


Evidence on the Safety of Water Birth Have you had a waterbirth? Interested in a waterbirth? Have someone you'd like to give information on waterbirth? Love waterbirth and waterbirth stories? This article is for you! Check it out over at: http://evidencebasedbirth.com/waterbirth/ Here's a little sample of some of the information the article covers: What are the [...]