The Prenatal Yoga Teachers Training Course at Indea Yoga is specifically designed for yoga teachers who intend to specialize in Prenatal & Postnatal 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 phases. This course gives a holistic approach of understanding different stages, conditions, complications, during all the phases of pregnancy.

Our Teachers

Team of teachers for Prenatal yoga

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, extreme 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

Sequence of asanas are taught thoroughly in the format given below. The students are expected to learn the same and teach classes.

  • Sanskrit name and English translation
  • Silent demonstration
  • Limitations
  • Benefits
  • Detailed technique
  • Common mistakes
  • Variations
  • Class practice and instructions
  • Use of props

 

Module 3: Individual Practice – Leading a Group Class to Improve the Teacher in You

Applying the above 8-step teaching methodology, students will take several teaching sessions, leading fellow 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 Indea Yoga 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

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 four week course.

  • Students should be Level 1 certified teachers from Indea Yoga or any other reputed institutes from across the world.
  • Consistent practitioner.
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Course Dates for 2022 :

3rd Oct to 22nd Oct

  • Enrolment priority will be given to our alumni and Indea Yoga practitioners.
  • Course fee details-
    • For Indea Yoga Teachers- INR 29,900/-
    • For Teachers from other Institutes- INR 39,900/-

Course Fee Exclusions :

  • Accommodation and Food
  • Visa charges and arrangements
  • Airfare
  • Airport pick-up and drop

Schedule from Monday - Friday

9:30AM - 11AM - Technical Class

11AM - 12PM - Anatomy

12PM - 1:15PM - Asana Practice

1:15PM - 2PM - Pranayama Practice

3:00PM - 4:00PM - Teaching Class

Saturdays- Classes will be conducted in between 9:30AM and 4PM, with some changes in the schedule.

80% attendance mandatory for the course

*Class timings may alter, in case of any emergency situations. Any change in the schedule will be informed to the students well within time.

On successful completion of a theory and practical exam you graduate with Indea Yoga RPYS (Registered Prenatal Yoga School), with an RPYT 85+ certification by Yoga Alliance.

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 for those interested in gaining a better understanding of yoga & prenatal yoga:

  • Level 1 Teacher Training manual
  • Yoga for Pregnancy by SVYASA
  • Paippalada's Garbhopanishad
  • Garbha Sanskara

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