Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Module I: Foundations
March 31 @ 6:00 pm - June 11 @ 6:00 pm
Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Module I: Foundations with Melylah Botté Smith
- The benefits of prenatal yoga
- The anatomy and physiology of pregnancy
- Common pregnancy discomforts
- The concepts of birth culture, birth crisis, and birth justice
- How to use trauma-Informed, inclusive language and cueing
- How to create a supportive community
- How to modify yoga postures for pregnancy
This module also includes a pelvic floor workshop with Leslie Howard, as well as offerings by a diverse group of guest teachers. Throughout this training, you will be guided through profound conversations centered around how to collectively heal and grow as a society by uplifting birthing people regardless of race, class, or gender identity.
Module I: Foundations is recommended for any yoga teacher who wants to better understand the physical and emotional aspects of pregnancy, and to be able to teach general classes with pregnant students in them. It’s also recommended for pregnant students, themselves, as well as birth workers and educators.
**This module is a prerequisite to Module II: Advanced Techniques for those wanting to gain certification. It can be taken on its own for additional CEUs. Both modules are required for those wishing to become a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT®).**
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YGSF Members receive 10% off the regular price of this training. Alumni receive 15% off the regular price of this training. To receive your discount, please contact [email protected]
This course provides 45 Elective Contact Hours for our YGSF 300 Hour Program (40 Yoga Alliance® CEUs). Please note that to receive Yoga Alliance’s Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) Certification, both the Foundations and the Advanced Techniques Trainings must be taken.
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