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Prenatal Yoga Teachers Training Certificate, 85 hours (Yoga Alliance, USA)


Objective

A woman feels completion of her life in motherhood. Being mother means a divine soul is taking birth through you. Invite divine soul in your life, warm welcome, treat, observe, nourish, care, good and healthy pregnancy. This course systematically guides and assist ancient science of Yoga for healthy and blissful pregnancy. Participants can benefit either by themselves or can teach other potential mothers for healthy and blissful society.

Duration: 85 hours, 10 days resident course

Syllabus:

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Course has following modules and topics:

1. Introduction and Preparations for Pregnancy:
  • Introduction to Prenatal Yoga
  • Highlights of Yogic science for wellness
  • How to conceive healthy child as per Yogic science
  • Overcome infertility as per Yogic science
  • Create healthy atmosphere
  • Balance of feminine energies
  • Role of Yoga in pregnancy
  • Role of Prenatal Yoga teacher during pregnancy
  • Physical balance during pregnancy
  • Psychological balance during pregnancy
  • Risk and complications during pregnancy
  • Yoga and stress management during pregnancy
2. Yogic Techniques, training and practices for Pregnancy:
  • Yoga techniques for pregnant - practice and teaching skills
  • Each trimester-specific yoga techniques.
  • Safely, relaxation and stress management techniques.
  • The study and practices of the following techniques, precautions, contraindications and benefits during pregnancy and each trimester:
  • Safe sequence prenatal and postnatal yoga classes
  • Selected Asana for prenatal yoga
  • Specially developed Yoga Asana for Prenatal Yoga
  • Prenatal Standing Asana
  • Prenatal sitting Asana
  • Prenatal supine Asana
  • Prenatal side angle Asana
  • Prenatal prone asana
  • Prenatal inverted asana
  • Prenatal Chair Yoga asana/techniques
  • Basics of alignment & adjustments during pregnancy & postpartum period
  • Benefits of Prenatal Yoga (Safe & unsafe Asana)
  • Prenatal partner Yoga techniques
  • Prenatal Yogic shvsan ang sanchalan (Yogic breathing with yogic warming up)
  • Selected Pranayama techniques
  • Selected Mudras
  • Meditative relaxation like Yoga Nidra
  • Meditation technique for pregnant
  • Mantra and Bhakti Yoga
  • Yogic diet and nutrition for healthy child
  • Yoga therapy for pains or other challanges
  • safety and precautions in pregnancy
  • Prenatal Sun Salutation with Mantra
  • Prenatal Prayers
  • Prenatal Pranyama techniques
  • Prenatal Pratyahara techniques and importance
  • Prenatal Dharana techniques and importance
  • Prenatal Meditation techniques Being Blissful Meditation® for prenatal(Note: Extra studies required for this this course)
  • Postnatal Yoga description
  • Postnatal common problems
  • Parent and Baby Yoga
  • Yoga practices dedicated to each trimester, including asanas, pranayama & chanting, meditation
  • Contraindications and benefits of a Yoga practice during pregnancy
  • Postnatal Yoga practice - asanas, sequencing, techniques for the recovery after birth
  • Traditional Yoga classes for pregnancy for all trimesters and thereafter.
3. Teaching Methodology for Preganancy
  • Students will learn and practice teaching skills for teaching prenatal Yoga
  • Communication skills, priorities and qualities of prenatal Yoga teaching.
  • Teachings for specific needs
  • Preparations of lesson and sequence plan for each trimester.
  • Sequence skills for prenatal Yoga
  • Class management training
  • Demonstration, observation, assistance and correction
  • Qualities of a good Prenatal Yoga teacher
  • Flow of students learning process.
4. Anatomy and physiology for prenatal Yoga
  • An introduction of Anatomy & physiology for pregnancy & reproductive system
  • Importance of knowledge of Anatomy and physiology in Prenatal Yoga, Prenatal anatomy and fetal developments
  • Normal Anatomy and physiology during pregnancy
  • Introduction to complications, miscarriage, premature labor & other challenges
  • Introduction of Chakra, Prana and Nadis special reference to prenatal
  • Overview of physiological changes for mum and baby during 3 trimesters
  • Introduction of stages of Labor and Birth
  • Yogic tools for labour
5. Yoga Philosophy for Pregnancy
  • An introduction of ethical life style -Yama and Niyama
  • High lights and importance of Yogic philosophy including - Bagavad Gita, Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Garbhoupnishad
  • Basics of Ayurveda
  • What are duties / Dharma of parents-to-be
  • Understanding of joy of the birth of mother
  • Psychological considerations during pregnancy as per Yoga
  • Yogic and Vedic view on pregnancy and motherhood, theory of karma, Vedic rituals for newly born
  • Spiritual and Yogic aspects of pregnancy & becoming a Sacred mother
  • Yogic circle of women as a tool supporting during pregnancy
  • Shakti - the divine power of femininity - female aspects of a yoga practice
  • Conscious parenting
6. Practicum for Yoga for Pregnancy
  • Design and teaching practice of prenatal yoga class
  • Observe teaching practice of prenatal yoga class
  • Assist, receive and feedback, while someone else is teaching
  • Presentations and group discussions and practical evaluation
  • Working with props for pregnancy
  • Benefits of squatting and pelvic floor toning during pregnancy
  • Postural alignment for pregnancy
  • Restorative Yoga for pregnancy
  • Practice of teaching under teacher’s guidance
Fees : $590
Who may attend this prenatal yoga course?
This course is intended for yoga teachers who already have a 200hr yoga alliance certification, midwives, and other health care providers working with pregnant women.
Recommended Reading books:
  • Yoga and Pregnancy – Dr. Omanand Guruji
  • Shrimad Bhagvad Gita – Krishna – Gita press, Gorakhpur

Course dates: Starts 15th to 26th of every month.

For more details email: yogaparamanand@gmail.com

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