Learn How to Teach a Safe, Supportive & Creative Yoga Practice for Expectant Mothers
This 2 weekend training is for yoga teachers interested in delving into the world of pregnancy and yoga. The 32-hour immersion training 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 and 85hr PYT designation with Yoga Alliance.
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
Multiple 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.
Schedule for each weekend:
Training hours: 32 hrs
Cost: $800 for Module 1 (2 weekends), $1400 for full 3 module training