The emphasis in prenatal Yoga teacher training courses predominantly focuses on asana and pranayama as therapy through all three trimesters and during the post natal time frame. This is wonderful, but the value of meditation is down played. Regular meditation practice is especially good for moms-to-be.
Baby yoga is an amazing interaction between parents and babies which can bring many positive benefits. I chose to research baby yoga, because as an early childhood educator, baby yoga has inspired me to become a yoga instructor.
It is very good that you become aware of yoga’s importance which creates great impact on health of your own and your unborn baby. Below are three therapeutic yoga methods, which will be part of your prenatal routine.
Overall, Hatha Yoga practice during pregnancy reduces pain or anxiety - which often tend to occur during pregnancy. This gives Yoginis restful sleep, preparation for labor and gives a great deal of pleasure to the new life you carry within you.
What should be included within a prenatal and postnatal Yoga teacher training? It is agreed that anyone, who decides to become a prenatal Yoga specialist, should be a competent and certified teacher to start with. If the specialist has a medical background, this is a “big plus,” as well.
We have two new Yoga teacher courses in the works. Both of them will be released in December of 2008. The pre-requisite of these courses is that you are already a Certified or Registered Yoga Teacher. Certified teachers may need continuing education credits from Aura or another certifying body. Registered Yoga teachers may need continuing education credits for a registry.
By Paul Jerard Lately, Prenatal Yoga classes have been catching on, within some hospitals, clinics, and Yoga studios, but there are a surprising number of Yoga teachers and students, who take risks due to a lack of awareness about potential hazards. With what we now know about contraindications for postures during each trimester a pregnant [...]