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Meets Yoga Alliance 85 Hr Standards: Taught by Heather Hamlin Brown
Don’t miss this unique opportunity for teachers interested in teaching pregnancy yoga. This four-module course meets the new Yoga Alliance 85 hour requirement. The in-depth training will be given by Heather Brown, an EYRT 500 & Certified Childbirth Educator, in four weekend modules during 2012, and will explore yoga as a tool in preparation for childbirth and motherhood. The coursework will cover the following:
Understanding the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, as well as common discomforts and challenges and how to support the entire process with a variety of yoga practices.
Learn which postures to emphasize, modify and avoid, how to support them through the use of props, how to design practices for multiple levels of student and stages of pregnancy, postures that prepare students to give birth, as well as why and how to incorporate Vinyasa, Yin and Kundalini techniques into your sequencing.
Gain insight into the energetic and philosophical aspects of yoga during pregnancy and ways to honor the sacred aspect of this transformational time, clear blocks in preparation for birth and parenting, and support connection and bonding with the baby. Explore concepts and practices such as mantra, mudra, meditation, nadis, vayus, chakras, karma and bhakti yoga.
- You will become a vital pre-natal teacher.
- You will learn how to create a pre-natal community.
- You will learn how to craft safe and transformative classes.
- You will cultivate confidence, courage, and trust in your students.
Heather Hamlin Brown is a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT and RPYT), a Certified Childbirth Educator, an active doula and mother of two amazing daughters who fill her every moment with joy and who she considers to be her greatest teachers.
Already a dedicated yogini and Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga teacher, Heather was deeply inspired by her experience of yoga throughout pregnancy as a powerful method for supporting body, mind and spirit during the transformative experience of embodying the mother.
Experiencing two vibrant pregnancies and natural/ecstatic childbirths, she became dedicated to sharing the gifts of yoga with pregnant women, helping them embrace the primal and cosmic nature of birth, and experience it in a fully conscious, present and open way. It is her mission to empower women to claim their power to give birth easily and joyfully, trusting their inner wisdom and strength to guide them through.
There is a processing fee for all training refunds.
Open to all students who have taken a 200-hour yoga teacher training.
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