40-HOUR PRENATAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING


Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body, a miracle of wisdom.
— Harriette Hartigan

This 5 day, 40-hour training program is designed to instruct yoga teachers and fitness professionals in supporting pregnant women in their classes through the practice of yoga, from the 1st trimester to birth and into the early postpartum period. The training offers 40-hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits with credit for all 4 educational categories.

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WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Yoga teachers & fitness professionals who wish gain the knowledge and skills to integrate pregnant women into their yoga classes or group fitness classes.  Yoga teachers should have completed a 200-hr, training, 500-hr training or an equivalent yoga teacher training program.  Fitness professionals should be certified personal trainers or certified group fitness instructors.

Non-yoga professionals such as childbirth educators, doulas, midwives, nurses and other women's wellness providers are more than welcome to attend the training, so long as they have a dedicated yoga practice of 2 years or more and have a basic understanding of yogic principles. 

WHAT MAKES THIS TRAINING DIFFERENT?

This training is geared toward offering yoga teachers, fitness professionals and birthworkers with information they can share with their pregnant students and clients to help them prepare for birthing, regardless of their birthing choices. Trainees will learn basic anatomy & physiology of pregnancy, how to safely guide students through an array of prenatal yoga asanas, breathing and meditation techniques.

The aim of this training is to provide yoga teachers and fitness professionals with the ability to safely integrate pregnant women into their classes and guide them through practices that will support a healthy pregnancy and a positive birthing experience.

Please note, this training does not certify you to teach prenatal yoga. If you are looking to teach prenatal specific yoga classes as a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher, please consider the 100-Hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training as that is a Yoga Alliance Registered PYTT.

WHAT DOES THIS TRAINING COVER?

Techniques, Training & Practice (15 hours)

Teaching Methodology (10 hours)

Anatomy & Physiology (10 hours)

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics (5 hours)

WHAT DO YOU RECEIVE?

The confidence and comprehensive skills to safely integrate pregnant women into your existing classes.

WHAT IS THE INVESTMENT?

240KD / $789

**MOTHER & BABY-FRIENDLY TRAINING**

All yoga teacher trainings with Nina Haley are pregnancy, mother & baby-friendly, meaning pregnant women and mothers with young babies may attend any and all yoga teacher trainings.  Yes, young babies are welcome to come with you!