Postnatal (Post Pregnancy) Yoga Teacher Training
This 2-day short course offers you understanding of postnatal recovery and a progressive set of yoga practices from birth to rejoining general yoga classes. The Postnatal Yoga course is recommended to qualified yoga teachers, who wish to offer postnatal yoga classes to new mothers.
The course equips participants with selected progressive yoga practices to help women to return safely and efficiently to fitness after childbirth. Practices are suited to individual abilities as well as to personal experiences of birth and early mothering. Birthlight has pioneered postnatal yoga training since the 1990s with a special expertise in this area. Birthlight postnatal yoga ideally complements maternity care. The yoga taught on this course ranges from gentle and restorative practices to dynamic flow sequences and can benefit women new to yoga as well as advanced yoga practitioners.
Birthlight postnatal micro-movements act upon the neuroendocrine system, helping new mothers to integrate their transition to motherhood. It also includes simple therapeutic practices to alleviate common ailments that do not warrant medical treatment yet compromise day-to-day quality of life for many mothers. The course includes some interactive practices with babies but the main focus is on the mothers’ well-being.
You will learn:
An original set of practices of deep pelvic floor toning and ‘core strength’ micro-movements that are effective at any point from birth onwards.
All practices are suitable for mothers after Caesarean births
Physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of yoga are brought together to ensure a solid foundation for wellbeing as a new mother
An understanding of how Asanas can be adapted progressively to ensure optimal spinal alignment through the postnatal year, from supine, raised sitting, all fours and prone positions, to classic sitting, kneeling and standing postures
Includes ‘off the mat’ yoga practices that new mothers can use in their daily lives while caring for their babies.
Unique birthlight adaptations of classic yoga practices as flow sequences, dynamic or relaxing walks and interactive fun stretches involving babies.
Dates: Sat 10 – Sun 11 Feb 2018 | 09.00-17.00 (some days may start at 08.30, we will let you know the week in advance)
Price: Birthlight member €395 | Birthlight non-member €445
Package deal Perinatal & Postnatal: €1370
Location: St Janshovenstraat 1