Early Bird Discount until March 1st!
2015 Muskoka Training Schedule
Level 1: April 30 – May 3
Level 2: May 28 – May 31
All days are from 9:30-6
All days must be attended to gain full certification
Early Bird by March 1st :$1295
Where: Muskoka Yoga Studio, Gravenhurst, ON
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Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training provides an opportunity to learn about the journey into the first stage of motherhood, pregnancy and how yoga and mindfulness can ease and empower women through this life-changing event. This training will give yoga teachers and birthing professionals evidence-based tools and techniques that will assist mamas-to-be in their journey. A strong emphasis on mindfulness is integrated into the entire training.
Who is this training for: all perinatal health professionals, childbirth educators, doulas, mamas-to-be and yoga teachers interested in offering a complimentary, mind-body approach to pregnancy, birth and parenting preparation. Applicants should have a minimum one-year of yoga teaching if they are planning on teaching prenatal classes.
Laurel has vast knowledge in pregnancy and infancy. She is pursuing a PhD in Clinical Social Work and Infant Mental Health and is researching the effects of yoga and mindfulness in pregnancy and offers a wealth of knowledge.
What You Will Learn:
Psychology and physiology of pregnancy, labour and birth
Postures (Asana) to support a healthy pregnancy, modifications for each trimester, contraindications and posture sequencing
Mindfulness techniques and integration methods
Breath-work (Pranayama), vocal toning, partner work
Relaxation and visualization techniques to help create a more positive and relaxed birth experience
Birth choices and the culture of childbirth
Prenatal Bonding, Fetal and Infant Development
Labouring positions and birth preparation
Postnatal/Mom & Baby Yoga class structure
Current perinatal research & evidence-based practices
Completion of the full training provides eligibility to be a
Yoga Alliance Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher.
www.mindfulmamasyoga.com for more information about Laurel and Mindful MamasTM