Prenatal Yoga Training

Course Details

A training program for doctors and yoga teachers to help expecting mothers to:

  • prepare for birth and mothering
  • reduce common complaints during pregnancy
  • work with physiological and emotional changes
  • know breathing techniques during labour
  • know what to avoid and when


  • Poses to avoid during pregnancy
  • Poses to include with modification, with and without props
  • Yoga and Pilates for Upper Body
  • Yoga and Pilates for Lower Body
  • Yoga postures for common health problems during pregnancy
  • Precautions required 8th month onwards
  • Pranayam and breathing techniques for labour
  • Special practices – Chair Surya Namaskara, Vini Yoga, Yin Yoga, Garbha Gayatri Namaskar, Mudras and Bandhas
  • Special Techniques for relaxation – baby visualization and meditation


  • Certified yoga instructor with sound theoretical and practical knowledge of asanas
  • Fairly good level of fitness with no physical ailments

Teaching methodology:

Practical sessions that cover:

  • Principles of instructing, demonstrating and observing
  • Assisting and correcting
  • Teaching cues and communication


Session planning, sequencing, Teaching skills