Teacher Training

     Prenatal Plus – Yoga, Inc.
     Prenatal – Postnatal w/baby Yoga
                                               Teacher Certification Training                                             

Yoga Alliance-Registered Prenatal Yoga School

RPYS/RCYS

To Register for our Teacher Training program, please complete this Teacher Training Registration Form and then complete payment here:

Taught by Debra Deva Kaur Geymayr, RPYT, E RYT, HBCE, CD(DONA), CLD, CPD, OSD, CHBE, IMP, CPES. With dedication to providing the most informative, complete training including a Teaching Manual, daily Hands-On Instruction with Students, Automatic Eligibility to register with Yoga Alliance for RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) status and learning all aspects of Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond.

2-day, 20 hour - Prenatal Workshop acknowledged by Yoga Alliance for continuing educational hours, bringing a holistic and spiritual approach to pregnancy & birthing.

5-day, 42.5 hour  - LEVEL I and LEVEL II, Prenatal – Postnatal w/baby Certification Course as the first step in becoming a holistic, safe and certified prenatal yoga teacher. Prenatal Plus – Yoga® certification eligibility. Acknowledged by Yoga Alliance for continuing educational hours and may be used toward YA- 85 hour certification, RPYT.

10-day, 85 hour complete - Prenatal – Postnatal w/baby RPYT-Certification Course acknowledged by Yoga Alliance, in becoming a certified prenatal yoga instructor. Teaching Certificate upon completion. See pre-requisites/requirements below.

Learn safe and beneficial yoga postures for pregnancy with hands-on training, open discussions, together with an understanding of conscious birthing and more.

All information and training manual is included. Discount early registration for all trainings.
Books and local information provided at time of registration.

 

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Certification Trainings – since 2002


Course dates

CERTIFICATION THROUGH PRENATAL PLUS – YOGA, INC. IS RECEIVED WITH 5 OR 10 DAY TRAINING AND ALL HOURS ARE APPLICABLE TOWARD YOGA ALLIANCE CERTIFICATION.

TAKING LEVEL I AND LEVEL II IS EQUIVILANT TO COMPLETE 85-HOUR CERTIFICATION TRAINING. LEVEL I REQUIRED PRIOR TO LEVEL II.

April 18 & 19, 2014, Two Day Pregnancy Workshop, Friday and Saturday (Special 2-day Intensive Workshop) $550.00 early registration rec’d by February 28, 2014/$750.00 after (16. CEU Hours) No Pre-requisite necessary. Applicable to Yoga Alliance toward RPYT Or RYT hours. Great for prenatal women and anyone working with pregnant women~

July 11 – 20, 2014, Friday through Sunday (10-day Training) (Complete YA Certified 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Certification Training-Intensive) $3,300.00 (85.00 Complete Certification Hours)$2,900.00 early registration, rec’d by May 31, 2014/$3,300.00 after.

September 26 & 27, 2014, Two Day Pregnancy Workshop, Friday and Saturday (Special 2-day Intensive Workshop) $550.00 early registration rec’d by July 31, 2014/$750.00 after (16. CEU Hours) No Pre-requisite necessary. Applicable to Yoga Alliance toward RPYT Or RYT hours. Great for prenatal women and anyone working with pregnant women~

October 7 – 11, 2014, Level I, Tuesday through Saturday (Special 5-day Intensive Training)$1,500.00 early registration rec’d by Aug. 31, 2014/$1,650.00 after (42.5 CEU Hours) Applicable to Yoga Alliance toward RPYT Or RYT Hours

October 12 – 16, 2014, Level II, Sunday through Thursday (Special 5-day Intensive Training) $1,500.00 early registration rec’d by Aug. 31, 2014/$1,650.00 after(42.5 CEU Hours) Pre-requisite to have completed and passed Level I Teacher Training.Applicable to Yoga Alliance toward RPYT Or RYT Hours

October 7 – 16, 2014, Tuesday through Thursday (10-day Training) (Complete YA Certified 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Certification Training-Intensive) $3,300.00 (85.00 Complete Certification Hours)$2,900.00 early registration, rec’d by Aug. 31, 2014/$3,300.00 after.

January 16 – 25, 2015, Friday through Sunday (10-day Training) (Complete YA Certified 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Certification Training-Intensive) $3,300.00 (85.00 Complete Certification Hours) $2,900.00 early registration, rec’d by Dec. 31, 2014/$3,300.00 after.

Training provided on private basis with schedule coordination.

Contact Debra at debra@prenatalplusyoga.com for any questions.

All Trainings include 10% discount card on all products

Registration is now open for 2014 course dates.

Private/individual training offered upon request.

Course Overview

Prenatal Plus – Yoga’s philosophy is when birthing, women are alone – yet not alone. Women must follow their own hearts and take steps to have a fulfilling and safe births by educating themselves and all who will surround them during the birth process, by acknowledging and releasing the fear they may have regarding the challenges that surround labor & birth today.

Those who teach and serve women must be willing to take special care and responsibility in teaching safely, providing information and helping women empower themselves with regards to these same challenges. You can make a difference!!

This training program will benefit you profoundly if you are: Yoga students of any discipline, yoga teachers working with pregnant women, Pregnant women, women who want to become pregnant or women who have given birth. This course is open to any and all Women!!!

  • Professionals working with pregnant women
  • Yoga Teachers and teachers in training
  • Nurses
  • Childbirth educators
  • Massage Therapists
  • Doulas
  • Midwives
  • Doctors

Join Debra in learning how to teach women, experiencing the most profound time of their lives – during pregnancy. Help them create the proper environment, inner faith and strength emotionally, physically & spiritually. An ancient journey which brings mothers-to-be together, sharing knowledge, song, inner strength and celebration as a new soul grows within, helping to prepare for their challenges, choices and changes through pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Two Day Pregnancy Workshop - Come and enjoy prenatal yoga, learn safe and beneficial ways to help pregnancy be healthy and happy.  Includes: limited anatomy, breathing and relaxation techniques, chanting for inner awareness, poses for common discomforts and strengthening the body for labor. This workshop is great for any one pregnant and all who work with prenatal women.

Level I  Teacher Training includes:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the pregnant woman
  • Common discomforts of Pregnancy
  • Routine/sequencing a safe prenatal-postnatal yoga class
  • Hands-on teaching practice
  • Hip openers, healthy back poses and more…
  • Breathing and Meditation techniques to release fears and doubts about birthing
  • Alternative poses, homeopathy, therapeutic approach to labor and birth
  • Chanting
  • Early postpartum care and awareness

Level II Teacher Training includes:

  • Includes All of Level I
  • Learn the state of healthcare in the US
  • Learn to teach about challenges and choices we have during pregnancy, birth and beyond
  • Interventions and drugs causing higher Cesarean surgeries
  • Helping women connect to themselves, their babies and others to prepare for this joyful Celebration of Life
  • Fetal positioning, breech, poses to assist in rotating baby
  • Learn anatomy and physiology of the pregnant woman (con’t)
  • Yoga postures specifically for strengthening and relaxing the body and to help alleviate the common discomforts of pregnancy (con’t)
  • Chanting to release fear and chakra opening
  • Breathing and meditation techniques to release fears and doubts about birthing
  • Nutritional care for prenatal and postnatal moms
  • Sequencing a prenatal/postnatal class, and general routine of yoga poses with hands-on practice
  • Learning about postpartum recovery
  • Marketing your practice, meeting new friends and other teachers.

85 Hour Training includes all of the above, guest speakers and safety infant CPR.

Gain knowledge from experts in midwifery and acupuncture for pregnancy and postpartum. Also, learn how to help with different fetal positions i.e. occiput posterior, breech, poses for healthy back and hips, relaxation and breathing techniques for pregnancy and labor, partner poses for labor, and what can be done if drugs are used.  Learn about Doula care and homeopathy for labor and birth. Early postpartum period includes healing from a cesarian birth, opening the chakras with chanting, breathing and meditation.

5-day, Level I and Level II, and 10-day training, also include learning how to create a gentle, safe and fun Postnatal w/baby Yoga class using poses that include baby, help Mom’s regain abdominal strength, while sharing and supporting each other, with song, dance & connection.

Five day training will help anyone working with pregnant women learn how to guide them with safe yoga poses, breathing techniques, and relaxation to help prepare mothers to be for the challenges of labor & birth. Learn what current research shows about c-section rates and how to help women safely prevent unnecessary surgery. Certificate of Completion will be given with continuing hours toward completion of Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Certification. Applicable to Yoga Alliance for continuing education hours toward RPYT certification.

Prerequisite to receive”teaching certification” for PPY’s course you need to have a basic 200- hour yoga teacher certification, 200-RYT, or a one year yoga practice with an understanding of yoga poses, standing, sitting, forward bends, backbends, inversions and restoratives. Complete at least a 5 day Level I or 10 day training and pass testing.  You will recieve a Teacher Certificate from Prenatal Plus – Yoga®.

If you want to receive  “Yoga Alliance Certification”, RPYT designation, these continuing education hours may be used toward certification but you will need to complete an RYT with YA and complete the 85 hour training to obtain the RPYT initials.  Level I or Level II training will certify you to teach through Prenatal Plus – Yoga.

 

Note: you do not need to be a teacher or have a yoga certification to receive a “Certificate of Completion”

Prenatal Standards -Yoga Alliance Requirements

General Background In the Specialty Area 5 hours- 5 contact hours

Understanding the yoga teacher’s relationship with health care professionals. Knowing when to suggest that the student consult a health care professional regarding pregnancy issues. Understanding of psychological considerations during pregnancy and how to differentiate between high-risk and non-high-risk pregnancy.

Techniques Training/Practice -25 hours
18 with primary E-RYT

Includes yoga techniques specialized to the needs of the pregnant woman, including practice and teaching skills for trimester-specific yoga techniques. Techniques include: alignment for the expectant mother, appropriate yoga techniques for each trimester, how to practice yoga techniques safely and relaxation and stress management techniques.

Teaching Methodology -10 hours 6 with primary E-RYT

Includes design of lesson plans for the beginning and/or advanced student during each trimester.

Anatomy and Physiology -10 hours
10 contact hours

Human anatomy and physiology (both physical and subtle body) related specifically to considerations during pregnancy. Topics include but are not limited to: overview of what is normal anatomy and physiology during pregnancy, how organs function during pregnancy, overview of the complications, including miscarriage, premature labor, hypertension, preeclampsia and body mechanics.

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Prenatal Yoga Teachers – 5 hours
5 contact hours

Includes traditional yoga philosophy as it may apply to lifestyle and well-being during pregnancy.

Practicum – 20 hours 6 with Primary E-RYT
6 with Primary E-RYT, at least 1 hour as lead teacher

Remaining Hours – 10 hours

Hours to be distributed among educational categories according to the school’s chosen emphasis (may be contact or non-contact hours).

Total : 85 hoursTotal Contact Hours: 75

Additional Teaching Outside Curriculum: 30 hours – need to be done following the completion of training.

 

To register for Course:

Submit your Online Teacher Training Registration Form

or

Download & print the Teacher Training Registration Form

Once your registration is received and reviewed, there are three required book titles which will be forwarded to you via e-mail along with hotel recommendations and transportation/restaurant information.

The books do not have to be read before the training but should be present at the training with you. They can be purchased through Amazon or at the studio. The actual schedule is given the first day of training. You will also receive a list of local hotels and area information.  The Miami Int’l Airport is 15 minutes from the studio, so no car rentals are needed. Please feel free to call or e-mail Debra with any questions and for further details.

 

Your Hostess, Guide and Teacher:

Debra Deva Kaur Geymayr, RPYT., E-RYT, HBCE, CD(DONA), CLD, CPD CHBE, IMP, CPES  has been teaching for over 20 years, specializing in Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum care. Teaching hundreds of women and couples to embrace this special time and assist them in learning the tools that can help them let go of fear and prepare to experience a calmer, more holistic, natural birth. Debra is a professional labor & postpartum doula (woman who “mothers the mother” assisting in labor & delivery) and a Midwife’s Assistant, trained at “THE FARM” with Ina Mae Gaskin and staff.  Debra has been assisting births in hospitals, birth centers and home births for over 10 years and counting… (helping couples with home/baby care following birth), a certified Childbirth Educator in HypnoBirthing® and Creator of the nationally recognized video “Yoga for Pregnancy.”

Come join me and embrace this time together as you are guided on how to teach women safe and beneficial ways to enjoy their pregnancy, prepare for an easier more mindful labor/birth experience and connect with their inner faith & wisdom through it all.  You will learn through both observing and hands-on participation. Through education, information and participation you will learn how to help women understand more about pregnancy and be able to make conscious choices for their baby and themselves.

 

To Register for our Teacher Training program, please complete this Teacher Training Registration Form and then complete payment here:

 

Come together and experience the joy in teaching Prenatal & Postnatal w/baby Yoga
Taught from the Heart©

 

  If you would like to sponsor a training in your area please e-mail debra@prenatalplusyoga.com

Prenatal Plus – Yoga® is an accredited/registered School with
Yoga Alliance® for Prenatal Yoga Teacher Certification Training
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