Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training | VIRTUAL

This comprehensive 6-day training interweaves theory with a holistic, technical, spiritual and practical approach to teaching yoga to pregnant women. Led by Birth Doula, Yoga Teacher and Childbirth Educator Alexa Dean, this course gives you the skills and knowledge to confidently and safely teach pregnancy yoga.

Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training | Virtual | 60 hours

with Alexa Dean

This 6-day course will give you the tools and the inspiration to confidently teach mothers-to-be in specialised Pregnancy classes as well as in general classes. It also covers post-natal teaching and mum and baby.

Course Overview

This pregnancy teacher training, led by Birth Doula, Senior Yoga Teacher and Childbirth Educator Alexa Dean, interweaves a mix of theory with a holistic, technical, spiritual and practical approach to teaching yoga to pregnant women. Ideal for qualified yoga teachers who wish to specialise in Pregnancy yoga, the training is also open to birthkeepers, doulas and midwives who would like to enhance their professional skills and build a new career path.

The course is taught over two long weekends and includes;

an in depth Pregnancy Yoga manual
study combining Childbirth Education, Community and Asana & Pranayama Practice
special guests teachers
In-depth booklist which will be the basis for discussion
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Course Content

The course is certified at 60 hours and covers the following;

  • How to teach a safe and comprehensive Pregnancy class, including poses, themes and sequences
  • How to incorporate mothers-to-be in a general class
  • How to teach a class that considers pregnancy related ailments such as back pain, joint ache, pelvic girdle pain, high/low blood pressure and and fatigue
  • How to integrate props and equipment into your class
  • The deep physiological and anatomical changes of the pregnant body
  • Skills to teach a well rounded class that honours the pregnant body and mind at this special time
  • Contra-indications
  • The importance of environment for pregnancy classes
  • How to teach pregnancy classes online
  • One full day will focus on postnatal yoga and mum and baby classes 

Teacher Bio

Alexa Dean

Alexa is a Doula, Hypnobirthing Childbirth Educator, Yoga Teacher, Massage Therapist and Co-Founder of ‘London Bliss Doulas’ established in 2012. She passionately believes in active, positive and conscious birthing and in supporting women all the way through their own private and amazing experience of becoming a parent. She encourages women to intelligently align mind and body, enjoy their pregnancy and the empowerment obtained through knowledge and understanding of the process of birth.

 

Alexa qualified as a Hatha Yoga Teacher at Triyoga London and Vinyasa Flow Teacher in India. She then specialised in Pregnancy & Postnatal Yoga with Nadia Narain and continued her studies with YogaBirth, a program set up by Active Birth teachers that combines Yoga with Childbirth Education. Lastly she took up the Khalsa Way Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, developed by Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa (USA) based on Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan. Alexa is also a Relax & Renew® Restorative Yoga Teacher having trained with Judith Hanson Lasater (USA). She certified as a Doula guided by revolutionary childbirth pioneer Dr Michel Odent, studied Hypnobirthing with Katharine Graves and EFT Tapping with Sue Beer and Emma Roberts. She is a Massage Therapist with experience in Fertility, Pregnancy, Postnatal and Baby Massage. Alexa also trained as a Midwife Assistant at The Farm Midwifery Center in Tennessee, founded by Ina May Gaskin, the pioneer of natural birth in the United States

Course Dates

The course has the following modules scheduled:

  • Thursday 6 Oct 2022 INTRODUCTION- VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM

    6-8 pm

  • Friday - 7 Oct 2022 DAY 1 - VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM

    9-6pm

  • Saturday - 8 Oct 2022 DAY 2 - VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM

    9-6pm

  • Sunday - 9 Oct 2022 DAY 3 - VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM

    9-6pm

  • Friday- 14 Oct 2022 DAY 4 - VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM

    9-6pm

  • Saturday- 15 Oct 2022 DAY 5 - VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM

    9-6pm

  • Sunday - 16 Oct 2022 DAY 6 - VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM

    9-6pm

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