Elizabeth Rose has practiced and taught Massage for the Childbearing Year for 28 years, attended 100+ births as a Labor Support Doula, and is Founder of Essential Nurturing – the umbrella organization for her work. For twenty years, she has also co-produced and co-hosted a local, socially conscious weekly radio show, Transitions Radio Magazine. Most recently, she has become a Family Constellation Facilitator in the tradition of Bert Hellinger’s intergenerational healing work.

Elizabeth is a NM Licensed Massage Therapist #1265 & NM Registered Massage Therapy Instructor #93 and is a mother to her inspiring 25 year old daughter, Maia.  She is also a Family Constellation Facilitator.


Elenya Grafals has served women and families during pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period for 17 years.  In 1999 she graduated from the Scherer Institute of Natural Healing with a specialty in Prenatal & Postpartum Massage. Elenya was a Midwife’s Apprentice for 2 years in Santa Fe, NM and attended the birth clinic Maternidad La Luz in El Paso, TX to become a Certified Professional Midwife in 2002. In 2008, she became a Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist to bring additional postpartum support for women.

Elenya is a NM Licensed Massage Therapist #3296, Certified Professional Midwife, & specializes in Placenta Encapsulation . Elenya entered her personal journey of mothering in 2006; she is blessed with two beautiful and vibrant sons, Noah & Zaiah.