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Curriculum

The Prana Mama 85 Hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training curriculum has been thoughtfully designed to deliver content in a sensible, relevant, and cohesive way. The course is divided into six modules, which are made up of smaller, more focused lessons. 

Yoga Teacher with Student

Course Overview

Module 1: Pregnancy Overview

Introduction to Pregnancy, Introduction to Prenatal Yoga, Considerations by Trimester, Prenatal Anatomy & Physiology, Pregnancy Complications, RPYT Scope of Practice, General Prenatal Practice Guidelines

 

Module 2: Ayurvedic Pregnancy

Introduction to Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Living, Ayurvedic Pregnancy Practices

 

Module 3: The First Trimester

First Trimester Overview, Prenatal Props, Yoga Philosophy for Pregnancy, Class Structure, Learning Styles, Adapting an All Levels Class, Prenatal Workshop, Prenatal Series

 

Module 4: The Second Trimester

Second Trimester Overview, Themes & Energetics, The Chakra System, Special Prenatal Asana, Private Prenatal Class Design, Sun Salutation Mechanics

 

Module 5: The Third Trimester

Third Trimester Overview, Creating a Supportive Experience, Sankalpa, Mantra, Meditation, Yoga Nidra for Pregnancy

 

Module 6: The Fourth Trimester

Fourth Trimester Overview, Postpartum Mood Disorders, Postpartum Support Network, Postnatal Asana, Ayurvedic Postpartum Care, Pelvic Floor Health

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