DUBAI 85HR PRE & POST NATAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING WITH SALLY PARKES – NOVEMBER 17-23, 2017
Expand your career options while guiding moms through their exciting new journey and preparing them physically and mentally, for a healthy and powerful transition of childbirth.
This 85 Hour Yoga Alliance (US & UK) certified course covers Pregnancy, Post-natal and Mother and Baby Yoga and is grounded in sound anatomy and physiology, appropriate anatomy, asana, pranayama, mudra and relaxation. Yoga and methods developed from Pilates and gentle exercise rehabilitation, to assist post-natal recovery is also discussed, taught and practiced before moving on to our Mother and Baby Yoga module. The course finishes with a talk on how to set up your business including tips on using social media and how to organise classes and keep client referrals at an optimum level. ~ Sally Parkes Yoga
Sally has been teaching health and fitness since 1998 and has studied and taught pregnancy and post-natal yoga extensively since 2007. Her style of yoga is from the lineage taught by guru Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, a leader in the field of women’s well-being, whilst also weaving an element of exercise physiology, Pilates and movement methods gained from her studies in exercise rehabilitation in to her teaching. Now a mother of two lively little girls, Sally continues her studies and has trained as a doula with Michel O’Dent and with Jennifer Walker of Spinning Babies, and has penned many articles for major publications. Also the author of The Student’s Guide to Yoga Anatomy and teacher on movementformodernlife.com. Sally is now a certified Experienced and Senior Yoga Teacher and teacher trainer, who is known for her humour, warmth and all inclusive presentations. She specialises in delivering solid and thorough pregnancy and post-natal yoga teacher training’s in the UK, over 6 trainings in Dubai and internationally across Spain and Greece.
Sally’s numerous articles published in Yoga Journal, Om Yoga and more can be found by clicking – here
Yoga related movements for all the trimesters to stretch and strengthen the physical body and help alleviate common conditions of pregnancy.
Mula bandha – the importance of a healthy pelvic floor and the correct alignment of the pelvis during pregnancy and the post-natal period.
Energetics; How a dysfunctional pelvic floor relates to and affects the root chakra.
Appropriate relaxation, pranayama, visualizations and meditation.
The spiritual aspects of pregnancy and birth.
Working with an exercise ball or chair for both pregnancy and in preparation for labour.
Positions for optimal foetal positioning.
Birth and labour – description of a `normal’ birth using both anatomical images and a dummy baby and model of the pelvis. We also cover birth using induction, intervention, and caesarean section.
Post-natal recovery including exercises and breath work following caesarean section.
Yoga and pilates related movements for the post-natal period to stretch and strengthen the physical body and help alleviate common conditions of a post-natal woman including postural changes such as upper and low crossed syndrome.
How simple breath work and deep relaxation can help heal a women mentally, physically and emotionally.
Basic nutrition for new mums to aid post-natal recovery.
Mother and baby yoga – How to plan and facilitate a class.
How to start your business as a pre and post-natal yoga teacher.
This course teaches you to deliver classes and one to one lessons that are:
Safe, effective and functional
An even blend of the yoga system
You will finish the training course with the skills to:
You will be able to teach a Pregnancy Yoga class, a Post-Natal Yoga class and a Mother and Baby Yoga Class.
Teach a well-rounded yoga class that honours a woman’s mind and body at this special and sacred time.
Adapt your general classes for any pregnant ladies who also attend.
Integrate yoga props and small equipment into your classes and one to ones to make them more bespoke.
Adapt the class for those with injuries and/or common ailments such as lower back pain, pelvic girdle pain, low/high blood pressure and fatigue.
Have a clear understanding of why it is important to incorporate all elements of yoga into a class.
Have the knowledge of what actually happens to the body during pregnancy and birth.
This 7 day pregnancy yoga teacher training is open to Yoga and Pilates students and teachers with a minimum of 1 year consistent practice.
Together we hold a clear open, welcoming space on November 17-23, 2017 for a superb training experience!
To register while spaces are still available and take advantage of the ongoing early bird rate of 5,800 AED before the deadline expires on September 10th, please complete the submission form or email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org