Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training
 

Prenatal Teacher Training with BirthDevi Maternity Services will fully prepare you to confidently teach a safe, mindful and beneficial prenatal yoga class. You will learn about the physical and emotional changes that occur during pregnancy, when modifications are necessary, and how the prenatal yoga practice can help to manage some of the discomforts experienced during each trimester. You will also gain some basic familiarity with the labor process and ways to prepare expecting mothers physically and mentally for the challenges of labor utilizing yogic techniques and philosophy.

Beyond learning how to teach prenatal yoga, this training is often personally transformational for many participants.  Participants in these trainings embark on a journey of self discovery and often find themselves on a new path that can lead to exciting, unexpected opportunities.


Level 1
(30 hours)

Level 1 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training (PNTT-1) provides the basics needed to teach a well-informed, appropriate prenatal yoga class.  Hours qualify for Continuing Education under Yoga Alliance.

Pre-requisites :

  • Successful completion of 200-hour basic yoga teacher training
  • Experience teaching regular yoga classes
  • ompletion of application
  • Acceptance interview

Cost: $600
Pre-registration required.

Next Training: TBA

Session dates and times: TBA 

Note: Level 1 training includes contact and non-contact hour requirements. 

 


Level 2
(55 hours)

Level 2 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training (PNTT-2) is recommended for those who want to delve deeply into prenatal yoga, and receive extended mentoring and credentials. Completion of Level 2 qualifies participants for the Yoga Alliance credential of Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT). 

Pre-requisites :

  • Successful completion of Level 1 (PNTT-1) with BirthDevi Maternity Services.

Cost: $800

Pre-registration required.

Next Training: TBA

Session dates and times: TBA 

Note: Level 2 training includes contact and non-contact hour requirements. 


About the instructor

Kelly Swails, RPYT, E-RYT, CCCE, CLC has taught prenatal yoga actively since 2005. She is an experienced prenatal yoga teacher, birth doula, childbirth educator and lactation counselor. Kelly has trained and mentored new prenatal yoga teachers and doulas since 2010 and has attended over 65 births throughout the tri-state area.  
Kelly is the director of Quest Yoga Arts and BirthDevi Maternity Services, LLC

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