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About this course

Do you want to do MORE to support pregnant women and their partners to have the right birth for them?

Would you like to have a steady income stream from delivering transformative workshops?

Are there gaps in your pregnancy yoga learning around the why and how of what we teach in relation to birth?

Tessa invites you to a comprehensive training that covers how to create a couples workshop including content AND the business and marketing skills to make it successful.

Course Outline:

In this course you will learn:

  • How to move from classes to couples workshops
  • How to create your high end workshop offering
  • The difference between running private, couples & group sessions
  • Business skills for marketing and administering your workshop, including templates
  • What to cover in a birth preparation workshop - essentials & options

By the end of this course you will have:

  • Co-created your own partner workshop
  • Created a practical marketing strategy
  • Created your own workshop resources including hypnobirthing and yoga nidra tracks
  • Be in a position to run regular partner workshops
  • Know how to fill your partner workshops - enjoying the marketing process
  • Create a profitable income stream outside of your weekly classes

The training includes a 121 session with Tessa during the integration week to answer your specific questions, whether they be one the content of the course or on business skills.

This is a small group training of maximum 8 teachers so that ample opportunity to ask questions and to create a supportive hub of other pregnancy yoga teachers.

Modules:

Week 1: Birth physiology (The nervous system, hormones and brain, Attracting clients)

Week 2: Role of the Birth Partner (Role of the birth partner, Group dynamics with couples, Pricing and money mindset)

Week 3: Birth physiology and anatomy (What does a physiological birth look like? , Sharing labour positions, Stages of labour, Compassionate boundaries)

Week 4: Birth preferences (Templates and  Q&A, Breathing techniques, Workshop administration)

Week 5: Anchoring the content through scenarios (Yoga scenarios and common interventions, Yoga nidra, Closing the workshop, Social media content)

Week 6: Integration week (Individual sessions)

Week 7: Postnatal content, Insurance, online considerations and marketing, Interventions revisited


Feedback from partners who've attended the workshops with Tessa:

10/10 "The workshop gave me more confidence about my ability to make choices and have our own views heard.  It gave me a lot of useful information about the role of the birth partner during the birth, to help maintain calm and act as an advocate." Alan

 9/10 "A great chance to get my head ready for the birth; both practical suggestions for me as birth partner and a think about how to help my wife have a great birth." Chris

 10/10 "A useful interactive workshop with lots of ideas and suggestions. Great to do it together. [What was most useful?] All of it!" Nathan


Feedback from training participants:

"I got to spend every Monday training with the incredible Tessa. What this wonderful woman doesn’t know about birth, the pelvis, biomechanics of birth, emotional aspects of birth etc is not worth knowing and I’m so pleased to have been able to access this training… I am full of inspired energy that I can support as many birthing experiences as I can."  Rachel Young (IG@thebirthyogi @_rachyoga)

"I was attracted to Tessa’s Birth Preparation Course as I was looking for something extra to be able to offer my pregnancy yoga clients. The course is a blend of hypnobirthing and active yoga poses which I can see appealing to second time parents and those not wanting to commit to a full hypnobirthing course. 

Tessa is extremely knowledgeable and her friendly approach made this course a joy. It was also a fantastic opportunity to meet other pregnancy yoga teachers. Tessa delivered the training in the order in which the course would be delivered to clients, with additional time to ask questions and discuss the material. She provided copies of the resources she uses, enabling us to start teaching the content straight away. Her ongoing support has been invaluable when I have had a question or just wanted to run something past her. 

The thing I particularly liked about the course is the flexibility. I found the content could be split into different units, which I have been able to offer to clients as bespoke packages. Some of my students were already completing hypnobirthing classes, and therefore did not feel they needed to revisit some of the topics. Instead, they were able to pick those which they felt would be useful and relevant to them and compliment their hypnobirthing classes. The resources provided have been great and there is the opportunity to record the scripts in your own voice and add/amend the materials to make them your own. 

I have taught this course to a number of clients over zoom and have received good feedback from them. " Jess Evans  (@jessevansyoga)

Please contact Tessa at hello@tessayoga.co.uk if you would like to book a free clarity call. If you would like more information on the training content, your suitability for the course or anything else about the training, don't hesitate to get in touch.


Fees: Full Price £595.   Payment plans are available to help you spread the investment.  Outside of London, the workshop you will be able to run is valued at £119 per couple.  If you run a workshop with five couples, you will have covered the investment of the training.

Once payment has been made you will be emailed confirmation with registration details for the course.


Course Certification

Your success in completing the Teaching Birth Preparation for Couples Course will be celebrated with a Yoga Teachers Forum 50 CPD points certificate.