Birthlight Perinatal Yoga Teacher Training

Birthlight Perinatal Yoga Teacher Training

Perinatal Yoga Teacher Training

Part I 16- 19 October 2020

Perinatal Yoga Part II 9-10 April 2021

Postnatal Yoga  short course 11-12 April 2021

Birthlight is holistic and it aims to convey a shared feeling of celebration and enjoyment of pregnancy, birth and beyond. All babies deserve a warm and loving welcome into this world!

Who is this course for?

The course is open to applicants with a recognised yoga teaching qualification, ideally from a 200h course.

Who is the teacher?

Birthlight tutor, Belinda Staplehurst – About Belinda

Yoga for pregnancy and birth Part 1 & 2

This Diploma course is taught in two parts: Part 1 is the Foundation course and Part 2 completes the Diploma. Part 1 and Part 2 are taught separately with the home study period between them to allow students to complete course assignments.

Beyond safe and competent practice, the course aims to relay the ability to use yoga for helping pregnant women through their individual journeys, while fostering a supportive group atmosphere in which long lasting friendships may blossom among mothers to be.

How is this course assessed?

Part 1 is tutor assessed by means of a practical. During the home study that follows the course, coursework consists of a worksheet including an essay, two case-studies, four class observations and a review. The Perinatal Yoga Diploma is awarded after assessment of coursework and a final practical on the Part 2 course.

What qualification is gained on this course?

The Diploma in Perinatal Yoga is the full teaching qualification recognised for purposes of insurance and professional accreditation and meets the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance UK.

Price:

Perinatal I 735€,

Perinatal II 385€,

Postnatal 385€

Discounted price for all three courses 1.450€ instead of 1.505€, EARLY BIRD PRICE for all three courses 1.290€ to be paid before the 31th of August 2020

PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO: nicola(a)purnayoga.fi FOR THE APPLICATION FORM

BIRTHLIGHT POSTNATAL YOGA SHORT COURSE

11-12 April 2021

This 2-day short course imparts understanding of postnatal recovery and a progressive set of yoga practices from birth to rejoining general yoga classes. The Postnatal Yoga course is recommended to qualified yoga teachers, who wish to offer postnatal yoga classes to new mothers. The course includes some interactive practices with babies but the main focus is on the use of yoga to promote maternal well-being.

Who is the course for?
The course is open to:
Qualified yoga teachers, who wish to offer postnatal yoga classes to new mothers
Baby Yoga teachers
Baby massage teachers
Maternity and baby health professionals
A teaching qualification in yoga is recommended but not mandatory.

Course outline:
The course equips participants with selected progressive yoga practices to help women to return safely and efficiently to fitness after childbirth. Practices are suited to individual abilities as well as to personal experiences of birth and early mothering. Birthlight has pioneered postnatal yoga training since the 1990s with a special expertise in this area. Birthlight postnatal yoga ideally complements maternity care. The yoga taught on this course ranges from gentle and restorative practices to dynamic flow sequences and can benefit women new to yoga as well as advanced yoga practitioners.
Birthlight postnatal micro-movements act upon the neuroendocrine system, helping new mothers to integrate their transition to motherhood. It also includes simple therapeutic practices to alleviate common ailments that do not warrant medical treatment yet compromise day-to-day quality of life for many mothers. The course includes some interactive practices with babies but the main focus is on the mothers’ well-being.

The special features of the Birthlight Postnatal yoga course are as follows:
Birthlight offers an original set of practices of deep pelvic floor toning and ‘core strength’ micro-movements that are effective at any point from birth on-wards
All practices are suitable for mothers after Caesarean births
Physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of yoga are brought together to ensure a solid foundation for well-being as a new mother

The course imparts an understanding of how Asanas can be adapted progressively to ensure optimal spinal alignment through the postnatal year, from supine, raised sitting, all fours and prone positions, to classic sitting, kneeling and standing postures
The course includes ‘off the mat’ yoga practices that new mothers can use in their daily lives while caring for their babies.
The course imparts unique Birthlight adaptations of classic yoga practices as flow sequences, dynamic or relaxing walks and interactive fun stretches involving babies.

How is this course assessed?
This course is tutor assessed by means of a simple practical and some home study. Coursework consists of a worksheet and a case study (minimum of 4 sessions). It should be submitted within six months following the course.
What qualification is gained on this course?
On successful completion of the practical assessment and the coursework, students obtain a Certificate of Training in Postnatal Yoga. Qualified yoga teachers who complete this course successfully are then qualified to teach postnatal yoga classes for new mothers with or without their babies, from birth onwards.
Perinatal Yoga Diploma holders gain the status of Birthlight Practitioners in Perinatal Yoga after completing the Postnatal short course.

Certified Birthlight Yoga for Maternity Professionals Teachers Level 2 gain the status of Birthlight Practioner in Birthlight Yoga for Maternity Professionals after completing the Postnatal short course.

Price: 385€

PLEASE  AND SEND AN EMAIL TO: nicola(a)purnayoga.fi FOR THE APPLICATION FORM

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