Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training (PYTT) includes Post-Natal and Baby Yoga.
The training will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and techniques
to support pregnant women to birth as consciously, naturally, actively and normally
will feel confident to assess specific therapeutic needs and address them safely
with yoga. If you are already working with pregnant women, this training will
provide a deeper appreciation and understanding to work holistically while integrating
physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.
for this training is a qualification as a Yoga Teacher Level 1 (200-hours).
This training counts for credits towards Yoga Teacher Level 2.
part of the course will include training in:
· yoga postures,
pranayama, sound work, relaxation, meditation, and visualisation specific for
· physiological, energetic and emotional considerations
during pregnancy, labour and delivery;
· working with women at different
stages of pregnancy and experience in yoga;
· how to assess specific
therapeutic needs and address them safely with yoga and posture adaptations;
· basic Ayurveda diet and lifestyle advice for pregnancy;
working with couples for birth preparation;
· becoming a responsible
professional working with pregnant women and new mothers.
provide an opportunity for expectant women to develop greater vitality and awareness
of their body that is home for two, as well as to deepen their relationship with
their baby. Gentle postures, breath work, sound and chant work and meditation
are learned to cultivate flexibility, calm and confidence in preparation for labour
are empowered to enhance their ability to access greater relaxation, comfort,
and enjoyment. Calm and flexibility ease the birthing process, thus reducing pain
and increasing the joy during this special time. With Pregnancy Yoga, women prepare
for as active, normal and natural a birth as possible.
Preparation for Couples provides an opportunity for couples to enhance awareness
of and confidence in pregnancy, labour and birth. Through discussion, gentle postures,
breath work, soundwork, meditation and massage, couples cultivate greater relaxation,
understanding and enjoyment for childbearing.||Couples
practice postures together that are both beneficial and enjoyable during pregnancy
and during labour. Partners feel more connected to the unborn baby. The presence
and encouragement of a woman's partner is a powerful aid to labour and delivery.
Partners develop greater understanding to support the birthing mom with confidence
& Baby Yoga|
Once the mother has given birth she returns to this special yoga to help her body
return to normal as quickly and effortlessly as possible. These classes can be
attended with 'baby' and are made to be fun and uplifting.
part of the course will include training in:
· Yoga postures, pranayama, sound work, relaxation, meditation, and visualisations
specific for recuperating after delivery
· Postures that are comfortable
for breastfeeding, changing baby, reducing backache, strengthening arms and upper
body, and toning the abdominals
· Physiological, energetic and emotional considerations
& support during the first three months with the new baby
· Asanas, pranayama
and soundwork for uplifting the mood
· Quick Relaxation techniques to sneak
in when baby is asleep
· Very basic baby massage
· Ayurvedic advice for
the new mom.
you feel you would like to specialise in teaching Pregnancy & Post-Natal Yoga
and have a valid Yoga Teacher's certificate - you will love this course.
can do the course?|
· Any qualified yoga teacher, even if you have not had a baby yourself.
(After all most gynaecologists have never had one!!)
· Those enthusiastic
about good beginnings to life
· Those who are passionate about pregnant women
· Those who know birthing to be a natural process.
Training Dates: ||Contact
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Sanga, Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa|
Requirements & Costs:||Contact
Anne Combrinck has been teaching yoga and meditation since 1987.
She is also a qualified Yoga Therapy Teacher and trains Yoga Teachers
(Level I -200 hours and Level II - 500 hours). Many Journals and magazines
have asked her to write yoga and related articles for them, which she does on
a regular basis. She is a registered Yoga Therapy Teacher.
experiencing the joy of yoga during her own pregnancy more than 14 years ago,
she has been specialising in helping and teaching others how to enjoy their pregnancies,
their bodies and their babies with yoga.
ladies for natural birth and sometimes accompanying them during birthing is a
very rewarding experience for her. Anne helps the partners to feel comfortable
- they enjoy their few classes with the expectant mom and often start their own
adventure in yoga from then on. She includes nutrition and Ayurvedic lifestyle
advice in the classes as well.
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