This training is for yoga teachers interested in delving more fully into the world of prenatal yoga. This 18-hour immersion will prepare students to design, sequence and teach safe, prenatal classes.
Students will learn:
The anatomy & physiology of pregnancy
Yoga’s view of the pregnant body and how this model differs from the western medical model
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 postnatal yoga considerations and steps for reintroducing mom back to practice
Students will receive a training manual containing the above components as well as suggested prenatal sequences for class development.
Friday, 4/22 6pm-8pm
Saturday, 4/23 11:00pm-5:30pm
Sunday, 4/24 12:30-4:30pm
Saturday, 4/30 11:00-5:30pm
$250 before or on 4/15/16
$275 after 4/15/16