Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Oct 3 – 8, 2017

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training will leave you feeling confident and well prepared with knowledge and the ability to safely and lovingly work with prenatal yoga students.

Ananda Prenatal Teacher Training is Unique

Prenatal Yoga student on side

Our training distinguishes itself from other programs in that it gives you the opportunity to work hands-on with prenatal yoga students during the last two days of the course.

This means you’ll immediately get to implement what you learned during the week:

  • The anatomy and physiology you need to know
  • Practice teaching prenatal asanas and pranayama
  • How to support the spiritual and emotional needs of mothers-to-be
  • Safely assisting and adjusting your students
  • Private vs. group classes

Level 1 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive program that will leave you feeling well able to support prenatal yoga students.

Being a Prenatal Yoga Teacher is incredibly rewarding!

  • Experience the emotionally fulfilling work of being a Prenatal Yoga Teacher
  • Learn traditional yoga as well as the latest in scientific research and safety
  • Benefit from modifiable, successful class plans for group and privates classes

prenatal yoga teacher training class students Empower your students with courage, love, and the yoga tools and techniques for a positive pregnancy, labor, and birth experience.

  • Help mothers bond with their infants
  • Learn when to refer
  • Create a community of support for your students
  • Learn Yoga remedies for common complaints/discomforts

 Feel confident with newfound skills and mentoring

  • Receive online peer and mentoring support after the course

 

Level 1 Prenatal Yprenatal yoga teacher training class students at The Expanding Light Retreatoga Teacher Training is the first 35 hours of contact training toward the full Yoga Alliance Prenatal YTT. Level 2 Prenatal YTT, coming soon, will give you the full 100-hour professional Yoga Alliance approved training.

This training may fulfill required or elective hours in some Yoga Therapist Training Programs. Please check with your Yoga Therapist program director to find out more.

Lead teacher, Nicole DeAvilla E-RYT 500, RPYT, RCYT, has been interviewed as a Prenatal and Postpartum expert in Prevention magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle. Nicole has also appeared on TV and blog talk radio as an author, yoga therapist, stress reduction expert, and has worked in Parent Education. She wrote the article Prenatal Yoga: Are You Ready for the Good News? .

One of the pioneers in prenatal yoga teacher training, Nicole, was on the Yoga Alliance Committee that wrote the Prenatal Yoga Standards. She also served on the International Association of Yoga Therapists Accreditation Committee.

Prerequisite: Level I Ananda Yoga® Teacher Training graduate, RYT through Yoga Alliance, or permission of the instructor.

Yoga Alliance RYT's and E-RYT's: This course will offer continuing education credit. Details coming soon. This course is currently not a required part of either Ananda Yoga Teacher Training Level 2 or Ananda Yoga Therapy Training. 



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Nicole DeAvilla

Nicole DeAvilla

Registered Yoga Teacher

Always practical, Nicole DeAvilla looks to science and research, and asks the question, "So what does it mean to us, in our everyday lives?"  Her knack for taking the complex and making it simple is evident in her writing, teaching, and public speaking.

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  • Oct 3 – 8, 2017
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Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date. Please see:

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Yoga Alliance RYTs and E-RYTs receive a 10% discount on the total cost for Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. To receive the discount, please tell us when you register: your name as it appears in the Yoga Alliance registry, and your city/state/country.

You can add extra personal retreat days before and/or after your program. Check availability and costs for the days and accommodations that you require.

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training starts the afternoon of the first date listed. It’s ideal to arrive before 4 pm, if you are able to. That way, you can join in the afternoon session of yoga and meditation, which begins at 4:45 pm. Dinner is at 6:30. The first real gathering of your group is at 7:30 pm. If you need to arrive here after 5 pm, that’s fine, but it helps us if you let us know at 800-346-5350. We can also put aside a dinner for you if you need to arrive after 7 pm. The program ends with lunch on the last date. Please see our Daily Schedule.

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