8-5:30pm each day
This training is for yoga teachers interested in delving into the world of pregnancy and yoga. The 17 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.
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 contra-indicated 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.
BBY Teacher Training alumni, monthly memberships and annual memberships receive a 10% discount.
Workshop purchases are non-refundable, but may be transferred to another individual for the same event only OR a studio credit LESS a $25 administrative fee may be issued if you notify us in writing (email@example.com)at least 72 hours before the start of the event. No other refunds or credits are available under any circumstances.