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Module 1: Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Mandala Garden Farms, NH

  • Universal Power Yoga 1401 Providence Hwy, Suite 3 Norwood, MA United States (map)

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 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

  • 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.

Friday 6-8 pm || Saturday 9am-6pm || Sunday 9am-6pm

Training hours: 20hrs
Cost: Contact Mandala Garden Farms for Registration details

Later Event: November 16
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