Prenatal, Postnatal & Kids Yoga

Little Lotus Yoga Teacher Trainings

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

(Modules 1-3)

Cost of each module:
Early Bird $375 + tax (until one month in advance)
Regular Rate: $450+tax

Location: HappyTree yoga 4010 Ste. Catherine St. O, Suite 200 Westmount, QC, H3Z 1P2

Trainers: Experienced Prenatal Yoga Instructors, Amanda DeGrace
and Jenny Berthiaume.

Times: Friday 6:30pm – 9:30 pm, Saturday 1:30pm – 7:30pm & Sunday 9am – 4pm

Each 16hr training is approved for Yoga Alliance CEU’s and can also be used towards full Yoga Alliance Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher accreditation with the Little Lotus’s other modules.

NOTE: Level 1 is NOT a prerequisite for Level 2. Take all 4 trainings to work towards Yoga Alliance designation (RPYT), or join in for the trainings that work with your schedule!

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A Yoga Alliance CEU training that will provide you with the tools and confidence to teach women in the prenatal period. This training is suitable for yoga teachers wish to teach prenatal yoga or learn more about yoga during pregnancy, as well as individuals who work closely with expecting and new mothers, such as midwives, doulas and others.

Each weekend will have a different focus. The program includes:

  • Asana practice, alignment and modifications for pregnant mothers
  • Pranayama techniques that are helpful for expectant and labouring mothers
  • Guided Meditation for expectant and labouring mothers
  • Lesson Planning & Class Design
  • Anatomy & Physiology through Pregnancy
  • Resources & Networking Opportunities
  • Private Facebook Group

This training will build your experience and comfort in:

  • Working with women at different stages of pregnancy and/or different yoga experience levels.
  • Teaching various yoga postures, breath work, relaxation and meditation for women during their pregnancy.
  • Preparing the expectant mother for labour and delivery, and the postpartum period.

As well as a familiarity with:

  • Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy.
  • Anatomy and physiology of childbirth.

Module 1: 2018 Dates to be confirmed 

  • Benefits of yoga during pregnancy and effects of pregnancy on the body
  • Physical and emotional changes during pregnancy
  • Yoga asana during the prenatal period
  • The 8 limbs of yoga and how they are applied through the pregnancy journey
  • Lesson planning for prenatal yoga classes
  • Pranayama for pregnancy
  • Prenatal Yoga master classes and sequencing

Module 2 Date: Friday October 13th, October 14th, October 15th 2017

  • Connecting, networking and relationship building with allied health professionals
  • High risk and non-high risk pregnancies
  • Stages of labour and understanding labour and delivery
  • Fetal positioning and asanas
  • Vocal toning
  • Relaxation strategies for pregnancy and childbirth
  • Yoga to prepare for labour and delivery
  • Prenatal Yoga master classes and sequencing

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Module 3 Date: 2018 dates to be confirmed

  • Birthing recovery and it’s implications on the yoga practice
  • Anatomy and physiology during pregnancy and common conditions
  • Lesson and class planning for each trimester
  • Yoga asana alignment and modifications
  • Communication and relationship building with students
  • Psychological considerations for the pre/postnatal period
  • Prenatal Yoga master classes and sequencing

Postnatal/Mom & Baby Yoga Teacher

Training with Little Lotus Yoga
(Module 4)

Date: November 17th – 19th, 2017

Cost: Early Bird $375 + tax (until October 17th)

Regular Rate: $450 + tax (after October 17th)

Location: HappyTree yoga 4010 Ste. Catherine St. O, Suite 200 Westmount, QC, H3Z 1P2

Trainers: Experienced  Postnatal Yoga Instructors Amanda DeGrace
and Jenny Berthiaume.

PLEASE NOTE: Individuals do NOT need to take the modules in order. Take all 4 trainings to work towards Yoga Alliance designation (RPYT), or join in for the trainings that work with your schedule!

This 16hr training is approved for Yoga Alliance CEU’s and can also be used towards full Yoga Alliance Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher accreditation with the Little Lotus’s other modules. This training will teach you everything you need to know and to feel comfortable leading Mom and Baby focused postnatal classes as well as teaching yoga to women in the postpartum period (without their babies).

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What does this training include?

  • Understanding the ‘fourth trimester’ (mind, body and spirit)
  • Asana & pranayama for the fourth trimester and beyond
  • Relaxation strategies for new mothers
  • Core and pelvic floor health
  • Understanding diastasis recti, pelvic floor dysfunctions and other common post pregnancy conditions
  • Cesarean births and birth recoveries
  • Postnatal yoga master classes and sequencing
  • Building your “tool box” with tons of resources, books, community support and more!

This training will build your experience and comfort in:

  • Understanding what yoga postures are most important during the postpartum period and the reasoning behind their importance.
  • Understanding the ‘fourth trimester’ and postpartum changes
  • Learning how to emotionally support women during the postpartum period and where to find additional resources
  • Gaining confidence in teaching yoga classes to mothers with infants ages 6 weeks to actively moving.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Pre-registration is suggested for workshops to secure your place.
  • All workshops must be paid in full one week before the event. Unpaid registration risks being removed from the workshop if it becomes full.
  • Cancellation requests received more than one-week in advance of the workshop will be refunded in full.
  • Cancellation requests received less than one-week but more than 48 hours in advance of the workshop will be refunded less a 25% administration fee for workshops and series and 50% for teacher trainings.
  • No refunds will be offered if you cancel less than 48 hours prior to the start of the workshop.

Yoga for Children Teacher Training
with Little Lotus Yoga

Professeurs: Amanda DeGrae and Jenny Berthiaume

 


Date: 2018 dates to  be confirmed

Times: Friday 6:30pm – 9:30 pm, Saturday 1:30pm – 7:30pm & Sunday 9am – 4pm

Cost: Early Bird $375 + tax (one month in advance)
Regular Rate: $450+tax

Location: HappyTree yoga
4010 Ste. Catherine St. O, Suite 200
Westmount, QC, H3Z 1P2

Trainer: Experienced Children’s Yoga Instructor, Jenny Berthiaume

This specialized training program is for the Yoga Teacher who would like to teach Yoga to children. The program includes:

  • Asana, Pranayama and Meditation for Children
  • Build Your Toolbox
  • Learn to teach yoga to children ages 2-12
  • Yoga asana through age appropriate play, games, activity and songs
  • Gain confidence and practice teaching pranayama to children
  • Guided Meditation for Preschoolers & Meditation Techniques for Older Children
  • How to incorporate yoga philosophy and lifestyle
  • Lesson Planning & Resource Building
  • Private Facebook Group

Upon completion of this training, students will:

  • Gain confidence in teaching yoga to children – ages 2-12
  • Learn how to teach pranayama and meditation in a fun and intriguing way
  • Learn songs, games and activities to apply in your kids yoga classes
  • Be able to build their toolbox with a ton of resources, songs, books and websites
  • Be able to make creative lesson plans that are well rounded and inclusive

This course is perfect for yoga teachers, educators, fitness instructors and parents interested in incorporating yoga into their families’ lives.