TEACHER TRAINING COURSE FOR PRENATAL YOGA
The Teacher Training Course for Prenatal Yoga at Indea Yoga is specifically designed for yoga teachers who intend to specialize in Prenatal Yoga.
This course is put together in such a way that the student will be able to deepen their technical, anatomical, emotional, and spiritual knowledge with regards to Preconception, Prenatal, and Postnatal Yoga. This course gives a holistic approach of understanding different conditions, during all the phases of pregnancy.
Our courses engage students every day up to 5 hours in the classroom. The courses require complete dedication on your part to understand and study multiple nuances of yoga practice and philosophy. The intensity of the course significantly alters how one perceives yoga.
We recommend you to do your homework thoroughly and come here with a clear mind.
Team of teachers for RPYT
Module 1: Practice
Beginner & Intermediate Classical Hatha Yoga Asanas are taught in the IndeaYoga Style. During this module, you will learn how to practice the IndeaYoga Arogya (Beginner), and Abhyasa (Preparatory) series.
The Arogya (Beginner) series provides the knowledge and skill to work with students who are new to the practice. Any complication during pregnancy, extremely stiffness in the body, lack of stability, and the physical-mental-emotional changes can be managed with this sequence.
The Abhyasa (Preparatory) Series provides a good grounding with a wide range of Asanas to improve body balance, strength and flexibility.
Module 2: Asana Technique Classes
Teaching of asanas in all the three series is thoroughly imparted in the following format and the students are expected to learn this sequence in detail for each asana by the end of the course and for the exam.
- Sanskrit name and English translation
- Silent demonstration
- Detailed technique
- Common mistakes
- Class practice and instruction
Module 3: Individual Practice – Leading a Group Class to Develop the Teacher in You
Applying the above 8-step teaching methodology, students will take several teaching sessions, leading fellow TTC students in a classroom setting through a mock teaching class multiple times during the course. The aim is for students to gain knowledge of the methodology of teaching that includes the principles of demonstration, instructions and observation. Students may be required to observe IndeaYoga teachers who take the Mysore Style (Guided Self Practice) classes.
Module 4: Pranayama
A selection of energizing and relaxing pranayama techniques will be taught during the course.
Module 5: Anatomy Lessons
A general overview of the structure and function of the human anatomy will be taught for the student to co-relate the impact of their practice on the body. Deeper dive into the anatomy of a woman’s body before, during, and after pregnancy.
Module 6: Key Shlokas: Meaning and Context
Students are expected to learn the prescribed opening and closing prayers, their meanings, and also familiarize themselves with chanting a few other mantras.
Module 7: Overview of Yoga Philosophy and Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
Basics from the study of scriptures like Garbha Upanishad and Garbha Sanskara is taught.
- Sutras/Shlokas from Garbha Upanishad
- Basics of Garbha Sanskara that can be applied in day-to-day life
- Mantras and Shloka chanting
Module 8: Self-practice
Self-study, study of recommended books, participating in discussion and practice of all the above-mentioned topics is expected from each student throughout the two weeks course.
- Students should be Level 1 certified teachers from Indea Yoga or any other reputed institutes from across the world.
- Consistent practitioner.
Course Dates for 2022 :
1st Aug to 14th Aug
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- Enrolment priority will be given to our alumni and Indea Yoga practitioners.
- Course fee details-
- For Indea Yoga Teachers- 29,900 INR
- For Teachers from other Institutes- 39,000 INR
Register and book your seat by paying an advance of INR 10,000 /-
Course Fee Exclusions :
- Accommodation and Food
- Visa charges and arrangements
- Air fare
- Airport pick-up and drop
|7AM – 9AM||Asana and Pranayama Practice|
|10AM – 11:30AM||Technical Class
|11:30AM – 1:00PM||Teaching Class
|3:00PM – 4:00PM||Chanting
|4:00PM – 5:30PM||Anatomy|
On successful completion of a theory and practical exam you graduate with IndeaYoga Training (RPYT 100+) and Registered Yoga School (RPYS 200) with Yoga Alliance certificates.
In the end, you are more than just a teacher. You become a yogi in the truest sense.
While not mandatory, the following books can be referred to for those interested in gaining a better understanding of yoga:
- Light on Yoga by B K S Iyengar
- Yoga for Pregnancy by SVYASA