We are currently working on details for our 2020 Bay Area training, which will be held in the January to March time frame. Exact dates will be announced by September, 2019.
Topics subject to changes to accommodate needs of trainees, instructors, and guest speakers.
Yoga Philosophy: History of Prenatal Yoga
General Anatomy & Physiology of Pregnancy
Sequencing - Part 1 (Pregnancy)
Alignment and Modifications by Trimester - Part 1 (Pregnancy)
Prenatal Yoga Class Observation and Discussion
Contraindications: Science vs. Cultural beliefs and Myths
Yogic and Related Techniques for Optimal Fetal Positioning
Easing Common Discomforts of Pregnancy through Yoga Practice
Inclusive and Empowering Language
Phyllis Klaus: Prenatal and Postpartum Psychology & Maternal/ Infant Bonding
Pelvic Floor: Healthy Practices for Pregnancy and Beyond
Application of Classical Yoga Philosophy
Henci Goer: Optimal Care in Childbirth: What it is and how to get it
Mom & Baby Yoga Class Observation and Discussion
The Fourth Trimester
Sequencing - Part 2 (Postpartum)
Alignment and Modifications- Part 2 (Postpartum)
Application of Various Styles of Yoga to Prenatal (vinyasa, restorative, yin, etc.)
Meditation/Relaxation Techniques (Yoga Nidra)
Business of Teaching Prenatal Yoga
Creating Your Class, cont.