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Yoga Teachers Forum

Welcome to Yoga Teachers Forum, We invite you to join us as you continue your yoga teaching journey. This yoga community welcomes you wherever you have trained. Yoga teachers from across the yoga community provide CPD and professional training with us. All of our teachers have chosen to teach yoga because we have a passion to share practices that have offered us and our communities the support we have needed in challenging times. It is our intention to create a yoga family so that all teachers feel nurtured as we continue on our yoga journey to support others.

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About this course

"Amy obviously has a vast knowledge of this subject & her style of teaching comes across so well. I will be rewatching the training & making some more notes to truly digest everything she covered. Perfect balance of theory & practical. Already used some of her techniques in classes this week. Thank you for a great online course!"

K.A. Yoga Teacher 

Course Outline: Pregnancy Rehab Yoga

This training has been designed for all perinatal birth educators including pre and postnatal yoga, pilates and fitness professionals, midwives, doulas and other birth professionals  to give a strong skill set for post birth rehab yoga in group and one to one settings.

Postnatal yoga can help recovery from prolapse, leaking, back pain, diastasis and scar recovery scar recovery.  Post pregnancy can also be a time when serious problems in later live initiate.  We are beautifully placed to make a huge difference to the health and wellbeing of the postnatal community.  Parent and baby yoga is wonderful and we can support the post natal recovery period in a joyful way with full family involvement.

This training has been created in a way for you to be in a position to influence the physical and mental wellbeing of new families.  Allowing the postnatal community to regain ownership of their new bodies as they never be what they were nor should they be.

I’ve been running programmes like these for years and have seen so many incredible transformations and it is what makes my heart sing.  Through this training you can reach the most vulnerable and need of our postnatal community.

What you’ll gain:

  • A deep knowledge of the postnatal body
  • How to protect the postnatal body while parenting babies (including multiple births)
  • How to put together a programme based on your parents specific needs
  • A practical understanding of working with yoga for postnatal rehab

In this interactive live training (which will be recorded for all) You will:

Week 1 – Discover solutions to the most common postnatal challenges people experience, why they experience them and working with each other to access solutions to these issues - including clear guidance and support material 

Week 2 – Understanding the postnatal pelvis: leaking, prolapse, pain during sex.  Analysing and practicing key yoga rehab options - one to one, in group setting and with babies

Week 3Surgery and tearing: c-sections, episiotomy and 4th degree tears.  Understanding how these impact both physically and emotionally and practicing skills that aid recovery and the specific remedies for different stages in the recovery process

Week 4 Diastasis, prolapse and when signposting is required for additional support.  Knowing where the yoga rehab ends and the medical necessity begins.

Week 5 – Addressing specific back and shoulder issues: breast and bottle feeding concerns, supporting the body to be able to do heavy weight lifting during the post natal period without causing injury, building confidence for parents who wish to run, trampoline and fully immerse themselves in the full physicality of parenthood

Week 6 – Put everything we’ve learnt together to create a postnatal rehab programme that is flexible and can support one to one sessions, group postnatal teaching and parent and baby classes.

By the end of this training you will have learned

  • How to rehab a postnatal body
  • How to support very specific needs 
  • When postnatal yoga is appropriate and when and where to signpost when it is not
  • Methods for taking this knowledge out into your postnatal community

This is a small group training so that ample opportunity to ask questions and to create a supportive hub of other postnatal educators.

All Zoom Calls are recorded for participants.  You will be expected to either attend live or watch recording of all sessions to receive certification.

You will be offered the option to work with a partner to support your progress.

Course Certification

Your success in completing the Postnatal Yoga: 6 Week Facilitator training will be celebrated with a Yoga Teachers Forum certificate.  Contact hours: 18.  Total hours 30.