Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training at Universal Power Yoga


  • Universal Power Yoga 1401 Boston Providence Highway Norwood, MA, 02062 United States

Learn How to Teach a Safe, Supportive & Creative Yoga Practice for Expectant Mothers

This training is for yoga teachers interested in delving into the world of pregnancy and yoga. The 20-hour immersion week-end will prepare students to work with the special needs of prenatal students, and certify them to design and teach a safe, specifically prenatal class. This is also the first in the 3 level program for the Om Births Prenatal Teacher Training.

The workshop will include sections on: 

  • The anatomy and physiology of Pregnancy
  • Yoga’s view the pregnant body and how this model differs from the western medical model
  • Historical practices in Birth and how those practices have affected the birth process.
  • Myths surrounding prenatal yoga: which postures are truly contraindicated and why?
  • Appropriate postures for a prenatal yoga practice and class
  • Modifications for different stages in pregnancy
  • Yoga solutions to common pregnancy aches and pains.
  • Meditation for both pregnancy and birth
  • Pranayama for a prenatal practice
  • Yoga practices for childbirth preparation
  • Prenatal class components and sequencing, including discussion of how to conduct “circle time” and foster community through open communication in class
  • Student teaching opportunities
  • Immediate post-natal yoga considerations and steps for re-introducing mom back to practice

All students will receive a training manual containing the above components as well as suggested prenatal sequences for class development.

Training hours: 20hrs
Cost: $425