Yoga instructors, feel empowered and knowledgeable when pregnant women attend your regular group yoga classes. Overcome any fear of mama (or baby) becoming injured in your class and learn about the anatomy of pregnant women and effective cueing, sequencing and modifications to keep her safe and the rest of your class engaged. Whether you are just out of yoga teacher training or have been teaching for twenty years you will gain confidence in your ability to safely address the needs of your pregnant students. The workshop is taught be Autumn Adams, YACEP, E-RYT, & CPYT, and Leah Skinner, RYT & RPYT. The workshop meets continuing education requirements.
What you will learn:
You will learn important anatomical features of the female body and anatomical & hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy.
Learn and practice effective language, cueing, sequencing and modifications of asana and pranayama techniques.
Learn about contraindications and potential risks.
Learn about postnatal recovery and how to support your female students after birth.
Feel confident and at ease with pregnant women in your group classes.
$65 Day of Registration
This class combines yoga with massage to offer students the opportunity to establish an overall sense of wellbeing, and learn breathing techniques and postures to help support the body and mind during pregnancy and through labor. The class will start with an introduction to prenatal massage, then incorporate movement and massage geared towards common pregnancy discomfort and relaxation. This class is open to anyone at any stage of their pregnancy. The class is a nurturing environment designed to stretch and strengthen muscles, energize the body, soothe aches and pains, relieve stress and anxiety, and overcome the common discomforts of the prenatal body. No prior yoga experience needed. Leah Skinner, RYT & RPYT, will teach yoga and Kelly Palecek, LMT will provide massage.
$20 Day of Registration
"Don't Fear the Pregnant Lady!"
Prenatal Yoga with Massage by Kelly
9:30am - 11:00am
Partner Support & Labor Positions
Come prepare as a team for all the sensations of labor. This workshop mixes yoga with labor positions and pain relief techniques to use during labor. Your laboring partner will gain confidence to help you through labor and birth to help avoid undesired intervention and lessen pain.
$40 Per Couple Pre-Registration
$50 Per Couple Day-of-Registration