Sheila Kamara Hay, MA, VITA, is a certified trauma informed, somatic (body-based) female sexuality and empowerment coach and the founder of Ecstatic Birth. She specializes in an integrative approach to sexuality and pleasure to support clients in releasing blocks, feeling more, and opening to their fullest sexual expression- whether single, partnered, mothering or going through menopause. Sheila’s work is centered around the conviction that the free flow of sexual energy is paramount to our vitality and wellness at every stage and age.
A recognized visionary in childbirth education, Sheila has brought sexuality and pleasure to the forefront of birth preparation and support. In her Ecstatic Birth practice over the past 15 years, Sheila has empowered women, families and health care practitioners around the globe to elevate the experience of childbirth from pain to pleasure through body based education and training programs, certifying Ecstatic Birth Practitioners™ in over 26+ countries.
Sheila is a sought after speaker, advocate, teacher and writer, featured at Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts, Orgasmic Birth’s Pain to Power program, Midwifery Today, the En*theos Academy, the Birth Institute, Huffington Post, and numerous other conferences, podcasts and publications.
Sheila received her BA from Yale and an MA from Columbia University. She lives in Sands Point with her husband, 3 kids, dog and cats where she enjoys being immersed in the beauty of nature and having easy access to all NYC has to offer.