IN A NUTSHELL

5 DAY TEACHER TRAINING

Dates: 26 Feb- 2 Mar 2021

Venue: ARC Centre, London

Groups: 12 max.

Fees: £660

PREGNANCY YOGA

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

A SOMATIC APPROACH TO PREGNANCY YOGA

This innovative, small-group training (maximum 12) combines yoga and somatic education to investigate the changing female body and the developmental journey of the infant in both a theoretical and experimental way. Ideal for yoga professionals looking to add a perinatal dimension to their teaching.

5 DAY CPD FOR TEACHERS  FEB 2021 in LONDON  |  £660 

Understand anatomical and physiological changes occurring during the perinatal period

Discover the baby's developmental movement journey in utero and explore their perspective during yoga practice

Learn to structure and teach safe and effective classes incl. support for labour and birth

Recognise common health matters arising in pregnancy and how to manage them

Consider trauma-sensitive issues including relationship to body, pregnancy and motherhood

JUIMP TO: COURSE CONTENT  |  DATES & VENUE   STUDY & ASSESSMENT  |  TUTORS   FEES & PAYMENT  

COURSE CONTENT

This course is designed for teachers with an existing 200 hour yoga teacher training certificate or equivalent. The content assumes you have some experience in anatomy and physiology, class planning and teaching methodologies, as well as some familiarity with yoga history and philosophy.

UNIT 1 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

A comprehensive overview of typical changes to the body systems during the perinatal period and insights into common health matters arising, both physical and mental/emotional. An overview of the developmental movement journey of the infant that prepares for birthing.

UNIT 2 PERINATAL PRACTICE

Key considerations about the suitability of Forms and Breathing Techniques during the perinatal period and appropriate adaptations and alternatives.

UNIT 3 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Trauma-awareness around physical and psycho-emotional matters. Choosing and structuring content for safe and effective classes. Communicating the benefits of yoga practice through the perinatal period.

DATES & VENUE

The training will be held between Friday 26th February to Tuesday 2nd March 2021 between 10.30am and 5.30pm at The ARC Centre in North London.

 

The centre is easily accessible with good transport routes as well as accommodation options for those that need them. Mats and props are provided. 

 

Free tea is included on all training days!

What kind of study is involved and how is the course assessed?

 
 
 

Excellent value, excellent content, and great teachers with a warm, friendly manner.

SHELLEY, BAREFOOT BODY PARTICIPANT

STUDY & ASSESSMENT

STUDY

  • 6 hours of pre-course study including reading and self-reflection assignments. This ensures everyone arrives primed and well prepared

  • 6 hours of post-course study to complete assessed assignments

ASSESSMENT

  • Assessment includes: 

    • 60 minute lesson plan ​

    • Video submission of a filmed 60 minute class for feedback on criteria including structure, suitability of content, and inclusivity

    • Marketing leaflet or website page that communicates clear benefits/limitations of the practice

 

MATERIALS

  • 8 weeks prior to the start date, you'll received the Course Manual and a reading list detailing the texts you'll need to access

  • Comprehensive course handouts will be provided

  • You'll need access to a computer, internet, camera, printer, and stationery

  • Mats and props are provided on trainings days at the ARC Centre. 

Please don't hesitate to reach out and chat with us about any/all of your queries. Get in touch here. 

 

TUTORS

Beverley and Rachael bring a wealth of yoga and somatic educational experience towards supporting a better understanding of the role of movement and breathing throughout pregnancy, for both woman and infant. Their knowledge and insights also shed light on the significance of movement as a primary means of communication between parents and babies.

BEVERLEY NOLAN

E-RYT 500, IYN 500, BWY-RT, RSMT/E (ISMETA) 

Beverley draws strongly on the principles of embodied anatomy, somatic psychology and trauma-sensitivity. 

RACHAEL MOORE

200YTT, Pregnancy, Baby, Kids, Yin, Restorative

Rachael fuses her qualifications in pregnancy, baby and kids yoga to offer a well-rounded perspective to training.

How much does it cost? Are payment plans or bursaries available?

 

FEES & PAYMENT

Full course fees are £660.

 

However, if you are registered on our 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training, this could form part of your personal portfolio of Electives Training hours. 

 

Bursaries and scholarships are available. 

FEES INCLUDE:

5 days of face-to-face tuition 

Course Manual & comprehensive handouts  

Student support

Unlimited tea on training days!

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We're committed to minimising financial barriers, which is why we offer a variety of payment options. Deposit payments are a guide and can be adapted to suit individual financial circumstances.

 

Flexible installments can be made so long as full payment is made 8 weeks prior to the course start date. Please contact us to discuss a plan that works for you. We're here to help. 

ONE PAYMENT

Make a one-off payment of £660

...so you don't have to think about it anymore

TWO PAYMENTS

£160 deposit

+ 

£500

(8 weeks before course start date)

MULTIPLE PAYMENTS

£160 deposit

+ 

Installments totalling £500

(8 weeks before start)

ADDITIONAL COSTS

  • Books from the required reading list (although we do our best to locate free online resources)

  • £40 fee for installment payment plans

  • Travel, accommodation, and catering/subsistence costs

  • Costs associated with access to a computer, internet connectivity, email account, printer, stationery, and camera for video assignment (contact us for Learning Support)

 

REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS

  • Your deposit is non-refundable in all circumstances

  • We will only refund a whole training fee for fees paid in full prior to the date 8 weeks before your course start date, minus your deposit

  • No refunds will be offered on training fees on cancellations after this date

  • Fees are non-transferable to another training

BURSARIES 

 

As part of our commitment to accessibility, we're proud to offer a bursary and scholarship scheme for this yoga teacher training course. 

 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their need for financial support, their dedication to the practice of yoga, as well as present their vision for taking the practice off the mat and out into community/outreach settings.

 

To make an application, please complete our short, confidential form.

WHAT ARE THE PRE-REQUISITES FOR THIS COURSE?

You'll need to hold a 200-hour yoga teacher training qualification or equivalent.

 
 

QUESTIONS?

GET IN TOUCH

We're sure you have plenty of questions and we warmly welcome them. We'd love to advise and support you on your continuing professional development as a yoga teacher. Send us an email or simply fill out the form below.

 
 

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