20 Hr. Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1

    • Yoga for Labor - Why it matters.

    • Introduction

  • 2

    The Best Teacher is Experience

    • General Pregnancy Class outline

    • Research says....

  • 3

    Labor

    • Understanding Labor & Presentation of Baby for Birth

    • Delivery on All Fours - Why it Matters

    • Support the Pelvic Floor - Why it Matters

    • Squats - How to get into it + VIDEO

    • Child's Pose - How to get into it + VIDEO

    • Cat/ Cow - How to get into it

    • Standing Hip Circles - How to get into it

    • Preparation for Labor Series - How to get into it

    • Your Labor- Your Way

  • 4

    Postures for Pain Relief

    • Pregnancy Yoga Decreases Lumbar & Pelvic Pain

    • Neck Rolls- How to get into it

    • Shoulder Shrugs- How to get into it

    • Seated Rocking Pelvis - How to get into it

    • VIDEO: Seated Rocking Pelvis

    • Seated Pelvic Circles - How to get into it

    • Spinal Flex - How to get into it

    • Rocking Butterfly - How to get into it

    • Butterfly Legs - How to get into it.

    • Folded Cobbler's Pose - How to get into it

    • Extended Leg Series - How to get into it

    • VIDEO: Hip Strength & Opening for Labor

    • Standing Pigeon - How to get into it

    • VIDEO: Pigeon Pose & Standing Modification

    • Stacking Firewood Pose - How to get into it

    • Cow-Faced Arms Variations - How to get into it

    • Shoulder Stretch in Shoelace Pose - How to get into it

  • 5

    Postures that Strengthen & Support Labor

    • The Strength Series

    • Elevated Cobbler's Pose - How to get into it

    • Sexy Cats - How to get into it + VIDEO

    • Extended Side Rotation - How to get into it

    • Alternate Arm & Leg Balance - How to get into it

    • VIDEO: Alternate Arm & Leg Balance into Child's Pose

    • Cat/ Cow with Leg Extensions - How to get into it

    • Down Dog - How to get into it

    • Standing Chest Press - How to get into it

    • Supported Tree - How to get into it

    • Standing Cat/ Cow -How to get into it

    • Side Stretch in Semi-Squat - How to get into it

    • Heart Openers - How to get into it

    • Reverse Plank - How to get into it

    • Camel Pose - How to get into it

    • VIDEO: Reverse Plank & Camel Pose + Deep Hip Stretch & Strengthen

    • Table Pose - How to get into it

    • Full Leg Stretch Series - How to get into it

  • 6

    Start the Day

    • Morning Stretch Series

    • Morning Sacrum Stretch - How to get into it

    • Standing Forward Fold - How to get into it

  • 7

    Stress relievers & Prepare for Sleep

    • Wide Leg Forward Fold - How to get into it

    • Supported Forward Fold - How to get into it

    • Seater Side-Overs - How to get into it

    • VIDEO: Upper Back Stretch + Seated Side Overs

    • Standing Side Stretch - How to get into it

    • Punching Arms - How to get into it

    • Restoration Poses- How to get into it

    • Get to Sleep

    • Postures for Sleep Series - How to get into it

  • 8

    Awareness

    • Support the Changes & Strengthen the Body

    • VIDEO: Plie Squats to Strengthen the Thighs

  • 9

    Mental & Emotional Considerations During Pregnancy

    • Pregnancy Yoga Increases Quality of Life

    • Factors of High Risk Pregnancy

    • Yoga mind while expecting

  • 10

    Emotional Support

    • Pregnancy Yoga Significantly Reduces Prenatal Depression

    • Postures for Joy

    • Tension Tamers

    • Learn to Let Go

  • 11

    Mindset, Meditation & Pranayama

    • Breath is Our Key to Life

    • Pregnancy Yoga - Art of Pranayama

    • Belly Breathing- How to get into it

    • Alternate Nostril Breath - How to get into it

    • VIDEO: Keep Up Exercise for Mental Resilience