MamaNurture Prenatal Yoga Teacher Certification (RPYT)

Directed by Shannon Crow, E-RYT500, RPYT and Kim MacDonald-Heilandt, E-RYT200, RPYT

Modules 1-6


 

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  • Safely teach your pregnant students
  • Asanas: alignment and modifications for pregnancy
  • Cautioned and contraindicated poses and breath practices
  • Common ailments of pregnancy and how to use yoga to relieve them
  • Physiology & anatomy of each trimester
  • Create a prenatal yoga class or private session
  • Accommodate a pregnant student in your regular class
  • Creating a restorative prenatal yoga class
  • Benefits of meditation, visualization and mantra in prenatal yoga
  • Chakras of the pregnant body and infant
  • Anatomy of the pelvis
  • Core health during and after pregnancy
  • The psoas muscles in pregnancy and birth
  • 8 limbs of yoga in relation to pregnancy, birth and parenthood
  • Subtle body: prana, koshas, nadis, vyus, yin and yang
  • Modifying the sun salutation for pregnancy
  • Anatomy & physiology of third trimester and birth
  • Birth positions & techniques for delivery
  • Creating a birth partner workshop or class
  • History and perceptions of birth in prenatal yoga classes
  • Teaching an entire prenatal yoga class on the birthing ball
  • Fetal positioning in third trimester and birth
  • Childbirth education and options
  • Vocal toning and affirmations

 

  • Sequencing and themes in yoga classes
  • Class atmosphere: cues, language, tone, music
  • Hands-on assists for the prenatal & postnatal students
  • Marketing your yoga
  • Planning yoga classes, sessions and events
  • Attract and retain your students
  • Yoga for fertility and early pregnancy
  • Infant loss and grief
  • High risk pregnancy
  • Fertility & prenatal yin yoga
  • Guiding blessingways in class or as events
  • Partner yoga
  • Using birth art in prenatal, fertility and postnatal yoga classes
  • Common ailments in third trimester and postpartum period
  • Anatomy & physiology of postpartum yoga student
  • Connecting to baby in pregnancy and parenthood
  • Nurturing mindfulness and emotional health after birth
  • Asana modifications and contraindications for postnatal yoga
  • Elements and teaching baby & me yoga classes
  • Nurturing the postnatal yoga student