These courses are for yoga teachers  as part of the womans specialist in Yoga Teacher Training or as a stand alone course for all trainees as well as acupuncturists, childbirth educators, chiropractors, doctors, doulas, craniosacral/massage/shiatsu therapists, midwives, nurses, therapists and of course pregnant women! It is also Yoga Alliance applicable. Cost is $250 +HST ($282.50).

Prenatal Yoga Specialist Certification

Friday,  September 28th 2018 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, September 29th 2018 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, September 30th 2018 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

This training will give you the knowledge and skills required to support and help pregnant women make informed choices. Help you asses a pregnant student physiologically, and be able to use the proper props, modifications and hands on corrections for yoga. It will also give you a solid foundation of techniques used to help women and couples during labour.

In this course we will:

  • Learn tools to be able to teach and design yoga classes for pregnant women, as well as couples and those interested in fertility
  • Appropriate Yoga postures for pregnancy and various modifications, pranayama (breathing) for relaxation, guided meditation, positive affirmation & restorative postures for pregnancy
  • How to foster and support women in preparation for birth in a natural and holistic way
  • Learn Positions for labour and types of yogic breathing to prepare and support the laboring Mother during her birth
  • Understand how to teach and support pregnant students in all phases of gestation
  • Gain an understanding of the psychological, physical and emotional states of pregnant women
  • Discover how to enhance fertility through yoga practice
  • Learn to prepare couples for birth, ensuring they make informed choices
  • Practical business and marketing tools for Prenatal Yoga
  • practice your teaching skills in the course

A certificate is given upon completion of this course.  20 hours are applicable towards Yoga Alliance continuing education credits.  Take this course and the Prenatal course weekend for 40 hours of comprehensive training or alternately as part of the WYS Certification.

Course Instructor: Eloisa (Elle) Slimmon-Weber

Certified and registered Yoga Teacher, EWYT, ERYT500 Certified Pilates Mat Instructor, East to West Yoga and Pilates Certified Pilates Mat Instructor, Physical/Mind Institute, Certified Pre and Post Natal Specialist, Pre natal Educator, CAPPA Doula, HypnoBirthing Practitioner, Fertility Consultant, Yoga training in Classical Hatha, Ashtanga and Restorative

Post natal Yoga Specialist Certification

Friday,  October 12th 2018 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 13 th 2018 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday,  October 14 th 2018 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

This course is for yoga teachers and trainees as well as acupuncturists, childbirth educators, chiropractors, doctors, doulas, craniosacral/massage/shiatsu therapists, midwives, nurses, therapists and of course pregnant women! It is also Yoga Alliance applicable.

In this course we will explore:

  • Yoga for mothers/parents and newborns, mothers/parents and babies (once rolling begins), mothers/parents and toddlers/preschoolers
  • How to inspire and support women postpartum
  • Physiological, energetic and emotional considerations after birth
  • Pelvic floor support
  • Abdominal reconditioning
  • Working with c-section recovery
  • Assess specific post natal needs and address them safely with yoga and modifications
  • Gain the understanding of developmental stages of babies from infancy on
  • Discover how to encourage participants to stimulate the developmental stages of their infants through movement and touch
  • Post natal considerations and practice
  • Client and business management
  • Practice teaching and designing classes for participants with their babies

To Register or for More Information visit www.easttowestyoga.com or call: 416-588-3568.