Drawing from a rich history of birthing wisdom, this training includes anatomy, wellness information, and an introduction to childbirth education philosophies, and explains how prenatal yoga helps women prepare for labor and childbirth. Explore your own beliefs about birth, practice with others, and take turns teaching so you can return home confident and ready to lead prenatal yoga classes.
Prerequisites 10 hours of participation/observation of Be Blooma Well: Prenatal Yoga + More (DVD) and/or Blooma’s A.M./P.M. Prenatal Yoga (DVD) is due within two months of completing Level 1, but you are encouraged to complete prior to the training.
Required reading Janet Balaskas Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally; Ina May Gaskin Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth. (Please read and write a review of each book).
■ This program may be taken as part of Kripalu’s 1000-Hour Yoga Teacher Training or as a standalone program. Level 1 training is being offered twice in 2017; Level 2 training will be offered in 2018.
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