Amy Wright Glenn


Institute members make important theoretical, personal, and professional connections between the work of holding space for life transitions, teaching, and self care.


Individual Membership

Individuals may join the Institute and benefit from an-hour long monthly webinar on topics relating to birth, breath, and death for $90 a year.

Webinars are presented live on the last Tuesday of each month and recordings are made available to individual members only. This level of membership includes access to a Facebook member-only group, discounts on Institute offerings, and 10 percent off of  INELDA (the International End of Life Doula Association) trainings.


Institutions such as schools and businesses may choose from one of the membership packages described below. These packages are crafted to support sustainable workplace environments and teacher/professional self care.


Level One: Workshop + Webinar

Level One membership involves a 4-hour workshop taught by Amy Wright Glenn introducing attendees to self care practices such as journaling, time in nature, meditation/reflection, open discussion, and mindful movement. The workshop is open to 20-30 individuals space as long as adequate space is provided. Following the workshop, a webinar reviewing the practices presented will be made available for all attendees.

$800 + travel expenses paid/covered


Level Two: In-Person Presentation

Level Two membership entails a 90-minute long presentation by Amy Wright Glenn to a school or institution’s faculty/staff. Amy presents an inspiring and thought provoking reflection on self care drawing upon evidence-based practices that support workplace sustainability. This presentation will include overviews of recent research on self-care, specific information tailored to the independent school teacher, specific information tailored to teachers in faith-based institutions, short self-care activities, and many practical suggestions for supporting teachers in their work to increase workplace sustainability, faculty/staff retention, and improve the general morale and spirit.

$350 + travel expenses paid/covered


Schools and institutions are welcome to combine the two levels of membership for $1000.


Contact Amy for more information with regard to any of the above offerings.

Amy Wright Glenn earned her MA in Religion and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She taught for eleven years in The Religion and Philosophy Department at The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey earning the Dunbar Abston Jr. Chair for Teaching Excellence. Amy is a Kripalu Yoga teacher,(CD)DONA birth doula, hospital chaplain, Birthing Mama® Prenatal Yoga and  Wellness Teacher Trainer and a regular contributor to PhillyVoice wherein she composes articles relating to mindfulness, spirituality, parenting, ethics, birthing, and dying.  Amy is the founder of the Institute for the Study of Birth, Breath, and Death and the author of Birth, Breath, and Death: Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula. Her forthcoming book “Holding Space: On Loving, Dying, and Letting Go,” published by Parallax Press, will be available this fall.