The Pre-Post Natal Yoga Certificate Course is an intensive training program designed for yoga practitioners, instructors, and healthcare professionals who wish to specialize in prenatal and postnatal yoga. The course is conducted by ISFD in association with Asht Yoga which is a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, and a registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance USA.
The course content covers a wide range of topics, including the physiological changes that occur during pregnancy, how to modify yoga postures for pregnant women, how to use props for support and safety, and how to teach pranayama and meditation techniques for stress relief and relaxation.
The course begins with an overview of prenatal and postnatal yoga and the benefits of practicing yoga during pregnancy. Participants learn about the changes that occur in a woman’s body during pregnancy and how yoga can help alleviate discomfort and prepare her for childbirth.
Participants also learn about the benefits of practicing yoga postpartum, including how to strengthen the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles, and how to alleviate stress and anxiety. The course includes instruction on how to modify yoga postures for women who have given birth via cesarean section or vaginal delivery.
The course also covers the importance of breathwork during pregnancy and postpartum, and participants learn how to teach pranayama techniques to help women stay calm and relaxed during childbirth. Meditation techniques for stress relief and relaxation are also taught, with an emphasis on how to use them to promote bonding between mother and child.
The course includes hands-on practice sessions, where participants can apply what they have learned and receive feedback from the instructor. The course also includes teaching methodology and business skills, including how to market and advertise a prenatal and postnatal yoga practice.
Overall, the Pre-Post Natal Yoga Certificate Course provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to teach yoga to pregnant and postpartum women safely and effectively. It is a valuable credential for anyone looking to specialize in prenatal and postnatal yoga or to expand their existing yoga practice to serve this population.