What will you learn
You will learn what pregnancy yoga is and what the benefits are of doing yoga during pregnancy. The course covers an overview of the changing anatomy and hormonal changes and the effects on the psychology of the pregnant woman. It gives an insight in how yoga can help in this special time and focusses on the importance of accepting the changes and building awareness.
Learn important facts about the fundamentals of pregnancy anatomy so you can give proper alignment cues. The course teaches you how to confidently develop a class, what to teach and how to teach.
It covers common issues in pregnancy and trimester highlights and how to apply this in your classes, mentioning best asana’s and asana’s to avoid.
Find separate chapters on the importance of breath, the need of space, visualization, the importance of relaxation including restorative yoga during pregnancy and yoga nidra.
Teach pregnant women how they can use visualizations, active yoga postures and special relaxation techniques during labor.
The course also includes partner yoga; it emphasizes the importance of the partner during pregnancy, teaches active yoga poses and sequences to do with partner and goes into the role of the partner right after birth.
- experience with yoga and/or completed yoga teacher training
- affinity with pregnancy
- basic understanding of the English language
- a device like a computer, laptop or smartphone, tv
This course is for
- yoga teachers
- midwives and maternity nurses
- other healthcare professionals working with -or who want to start working with- pregnant women