Pre-Post Natal Yoga Teacher Training

Pre-Post Natal Yoga Teacher Training 

 

This Pre-Post Natal Yoga Teacher Training (Singapore) is specifically designed for 02-YA-SCHOOL-RPYSindividuals who wish to be certified as a Yoga Alliance Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT). This training is also open to fitness professionals who want a deeper understanding of pre-natal and post-partum yoga. Learn how to sequence and teach pre-post natal yoga sequences, and how to accommodate pregnant women in your group/private yoga classes.

 

 


Upon completion of the required coursework, graduates are required by Yoga Alliance to teach 30 hours of prenatal yoga classes to be eligible to receive the Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) designation. 

 

Requirements:

  • Must have completed a 200hr yoga teacher training with a RYS 200
  • Most medical conditions are accepted and teachers will evaluate on case by case basis. Medical clearance from your physician will be required.
  • Participants from all walks of life are welcome.

Disclaimer: Please seek medical clearance from your healthcare practitioner if you are pregnant and intend to pursue this course.

 

Duration:

TOTAL HOURS: 85 hours

Course: 6.5 hours daily, 12 days (78 Hrs)
Practicum: 10 Hrs

Curriculum:

 

1. General Background in the Specialty Area: 5 hours

  • Understanding importance of informed consent and medical clearance
  • Understanding how pregnancy affects the psyche of the pregnant and postpartum woman
  • Understanding conditions and risk factors that determine high-risk and non-high-risk pregnancy, and how to differentiate between the two

 

2. Techniques, Training and Practice: 25 hours

  • Basic Hatha Vinyasa/ Ashtanga asana and sequences, alignment, pranayama and meditation techniques
  • Appropriate asana for each trimester of pregnancy and postpartum
  • Proper alignment and modifications for each trimester and postpartum
  • Sequencing techniques
  • Asana and pranayama contraindications
  • Relaxation techniques for stress management, labour and delivery

 

3. Teaching Methodology: 10 hours

  • Learning effective communication skills for special pregnancy and postpartum population
  • Sequencing and teaching yoga classes for women in each trimester and postpartum
  • Sequencing and teaching yoga classes for beginner, intermediate, advanced pregnant and postpartum women

 

4. Anatomy and Physiology: 10 hours

  • Discussion of pregnancy and the subtle body
  • In-depth explanation of the female pelvic anatomy—pelvic movement and pelvic floor muscles
  • Anatomical and physiological changes in pregnancy
  • Normal labour and delivery process
  • Pregnancy-related or pregnancy-induced medical conditions and complications
  • Medical terms commonly used in obstetrics

 

5. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Prenatal Yoga Teachers: 5 hours

  • Application of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali during pregnancy
  • Application of the Yamas and Niyamas in pregnancy and postpartum

 

6. Practicum: 20 hours

  • Practice teaching with Lead Trainer
  • Obervation of teaching by Lead Trainer
  • Peer teaching (assessed by Lead Trainer)
  • Theory test

 

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Course Fee:

SGD 3000

Early bird SGD 2700 (register and pay at least 8 weeks before the course starts)

 

Registration/Dates:

Full payment upon registration. You can pay online by credit card, or come down to our studio at 80B Arab St to register.

For walk-in registration, cash, cheque and credit card are accepted. Please address cheque to “TIRISULA YOGA LLP”

 

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Any questions, please email info@tirisulayoga.com.

 

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