Sacred Shape Prenatal Yoga Training
Yoga Alliance Certified 85-Hour Prenatal Training
Taught by Summer Quashie, E-RYT, E-RPYT
With Guest Teacher and pelvic floor specialist, Dr. Emily Bessemer
Become Certified in Prenatal Yoga, while re-discovering woman’s connection to her natural rhythms in nature. This training is for 200-hour certified yoga teachers who are ready to dive deep into women’s history, cycles and spirituality. As a prenatal yoga teacher you can be a guide for women as they make a major life transition to motherhood and learn to hold space for repeat moms to process thoughts and emotions. Learn safe alignment and appropriate poses, meditations, mantra and mudra for each trimester.
The focus of this training:
Clear and precise alignment – focus on female anatomy highlighting the changes in a woman’s body – learn to teach best and safe practices.
Stillness through mindfulness and tools to ground emotions will create equanimity both in the training and in your future classes.
A compassionate approach to accept all women’s choices, views and decisions.
This Yoga Alliance Certified 85-hour training is taught over 2 long weekends, 1 month apart for optimal integration.
April 26th - 29th
May 31st - June 3rd
This Training is open to all 200 & 300 hr yoga teachers as well as doulas, Midwives and those working in women’s health.
Topics of Study:
How to Relieve Common Discomforts of Pregnancy with Yoga
Best and Safe Asana and Pranayama for each trimester
Sequencing a prenatal class for beginners and experienced students
How to Modify a Regular Yoga Class to Accommodate Pregnancy
Practice Teaching and Feedback
Mock Contraction, Pelvic Floor, Breathing and Abdominal Exercises
Mantra, Songs and Sounding
Postpartum work to restore abdominals and pelvic floor
Philosophy from Yogic Texts
Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy
Ovulation, Menstruation and Menarche Practices
Miscarriage and abortion
Contraindications, when to consult a physician, and range of normalcy
Modification and Prop Use in Asana
Guided Visualization and Womb Meditations
Emotional Processing through Women’s Circle
$1400 early bird by February 15
$1500 after February 15
Required Texts: Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood, Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, Path of Practice