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Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training - Winter 2014

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our next Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training course at The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy in November 2014.

 About the course
This is an 80-hour course, accredited by Yoga Alliance UK, with a maximum of 15 students per class. There will be six full days of classes, divided over two weekends. Topics that will be covered are:

Asana, pranayama (breathing and relaxation techniquesSequencing pre and postnatal classesThe dos and don'ts of pregnancy yogaPropping and assisting pregnant studentsPre and post natal anatomy for yogaCommon ailments associated with pregnancySetting up classes for pregnant students For a full outline of the course, visit the Yoga Mama website.

The course is suitable for both existing yoga teachers who already hold a yoga teaching qualification and trainee teachers. We may also consider applications from midwives and health professionals who have a strong personal yoga practice.


Karavandasana "crawl up" demonstration with Nancy Gilgoff.

I recently did a 2nd series Ashtanga yoga adjustment clinic with Nancy Gilgoff in Berlin.
Here Nancy shows how to crawl up from lotus position when learning this pose-She also recommend practicing lotus legs whilst in headstand, to gain strength and find the lotus without using your hands- Nancy is nearer to 70 then she is to 60-what an inspiring woman she is.

Pregnancy CPD: “Supporting pregnant students in general yoga classes”

"Supporting pregnant students in general yoga classes" with Cherie Lathey of Yoga Mama
Saturday, 6 September 2014. 10am - 4pm at Yoga at The Space, Studland

Pregnancy is an amazing personal journey for a woman, both mentally and physically. Practising yoga during pregnancy can help women adapt to these changes in a positive way.

Many yoga teachers often feel they do not have enough information or the confidence to integrate pregnant women into their general classes. This one day CPD workshop will be led by Cherie Lathey, Director and Senior Yoga Teacher of Yoga Mama, and is approved by Yoga Alliance UK. This will be both a discussion and practical workshop. Teachers will leave feeling confident they have the relevant information to safely support their pregnant students.

The workshop will include:
General precautions and guidelinesHow hormones can affect your student both physically and emotionallyCommon ailments of pregnancy and how to work with these to ease symptomsThe …