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Lotus Blossom 100-hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Learn to teach prenatal and postnatal yoga in this unique 100-hour training. The program spans 5 non-consecutive weekends and includes mentorship opportunities for yoga teachers as well as training options for doulas and other birth professionals who are interested in incorporating yoga into their current work.

Where

299 S. California Avenue, Ste 120, Palo Alto CA, US 94306
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles

Levels

When

Jan 13 to
Mar 11
2017
17:00 pmto20:00 pm

FIVE NON-CONSECUTIVE WEEKENDS:
Fri., Jan. 13, 5:00- 9:00pm
Sat., Jan. 14, 12- 8:00pm
Sun., Jan. 15, 12- 8:00pm
Fri., Jan. 28, 5:00- 9:00pm
Sat., Jan. 29, 12- 8:00pm
Sat., Feb. 11, 12- 8:00pm
Sun., Feb. 12, 12- 8:00pm
Fri., Feb. 24, 5:00- 9:00pm
Sat., Feb. 25, 12- 8:00pm
Fri., Mar. 10, 5:00- 9:00pm
Sat., Mar. 11, 12- 8:00pm

Price

$1,795

Workshop Only: $1295 ($1095 Early Bird)
Full Program to meet Yoga Alliance's requirements for Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT): $1795 ($1595 Early Bird)
Payment plans available for both Workshop Only (3 payments of $465) and Full Program (3 payments of $635)

EARLY BIRD THROUGH DECEMBER 13, 2016

Full Description

Lotus Blossom offers a unique training experience for yoga and birth professionals. Moving beyond Yoga Alliance standards, this comprehensive program includes 100 hours of training and mentorship addressing both prenatal and postnatal topics. A workshop schedule spanning five non-consecutive weekends opens the door for parents and working professionals to participate. Doulas and other birth professionals are welcome to enroll in just the 65 scheduled workshop hours. Students planning to teach prenatal yoga will fulfill an additional 35 flexible hours of teaching and mentorship requirements to earn the designation of Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) through the Yoga Alliance.

The Yoga Alliance requires a minimum of 85 hours to qualify for the RPYT designation. For details on how these hours are broken down, please see their website here. Lotus Blossom Prenatal Yoga Training meets these requirements and adds an additional 15 hours to ensure our trainees graduate with the confidence to lead their own successful prenatal yoga business.

Workshop topics include the following:

Anatomy and physiology of the pregnant and postpartum mother
Yoga asana to promote optimal fetal positioning
Alleviating common discomforts of pregnancy
Pre and postnatal psychology to support the expectant/ new mother
Asana practice and modifications to accommodate the pregnant body
Understanding and importance of evidence-based maternity care
Managing a successful pre/ postnatal yoga business
Orchestrating an engaging class
Promoting healthy pelvic floor for pregnancy and beyond
Using empowering and inclusive language
Meditation and relaxation techniques
Applying classical yogic philosophy to modern pre/postnatal yoga
…And more!