AdvertisementMindful Birth® Australasia's ONLY 150hr accredited pregnancy and postpartum yoga teacher training program based on research!
Mindful Birth® Module 1: Yoga for Pregnancy
September 29,30, October 1 2023 at The Yoga Space, West Perth
Matrescence - It’s a miraculous process of self-discovery and learning. It’s a time of physical, emotional and spiritual transformation. It’s a time when the practice of yoga matters deeply, yet most yoga teachers do not know how to accommodate or cater to pregnant students.
This comprehensive course provides an overview of yoga and meditation practice throughout the pregnancy, birth and postpartum stages.
• To understand the medical and cultural context, both past and present, of pregnancy and birthing.
• To understand the physical and emotional changes that occur
• To understand how to teach appropriate yoga practices for each stage of pregnancy.
• To understand the common complaints, contraindications and conditions during pregnancy and how to adapt yoga practice to these in order to teach safely.
• To facilitate an understanding of how the teaching of pregnancy yoga can enabled conscious and active birth and improve birth experiences and outcomes, so that teachers may then empower their students to birth consciously.
• To learn and implement the theory of Optimal Fetal Positioning as it applies to yoga asana in their yoga classes.
• To enable teachers to deliver interesting, informative and fun classes for pregnancy, birth and beyond.
FULL 150 hour PROGRAM ~ Modules 1, 2 & 3
Module 1 is part of a larger program that prepares you offer evidence-based tools of yoga asana, mindfulness and birth education across all the stages of pregnancy birth and parenthood.
Modules can be completed individually* at any time they are available, either in person, live online or self paced study.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion for each Module they attend.
Upon completion of all modules and the relevant homework trainees are issued with a RPYT Certificate which can be submitted to Yoga Alliance (if you are already a YA teacher) to register as an RPYT. Please note following your training Yoga Alliance requires you teach 30 hours of Pre Natal Yoga to gain RPYT registration.
For more for information on Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) requirements with Yoga Alliance, please visit this link: www.yogaalliance.org
This course is also registered with Yoga Australia as a Post Graduate course. Together with assignments, training attendance and additional class observations + teaching, trainees may upgrade they Yoga Australia hours and potentially registration level through this course. It enables, for example 200hr Provisionally Registered teachers to meet the requirements for Full Level 1 Membership of the Association.
YOUR TEACHER | Mindful Birth® Education Team
Samantha Briatico - Mindful Birth®️ Lead Teacher Trainer – Founder of Birthing in the New Earth
Samantha Briatico has dedicated her life to the journey of self-awakening. She left her home in the USA with a spirit of adventure to travel the world and revel in new experiences. She settled in Perth Australia and deepened her yogic studies delving into asana, pranayama and meditation and now is registered at the 500 hour level. She has studied Ashtanga Yoga in India, and her practice now is a beautiful integration of movement practices, yoga asana and lived mindfulness. Sam is passionate about women finding ways to move, breathe and her own journey has led her to find depths of strength and resilience that inspires her students. After her own experience of stillbirth and many years of healing, she now supports and guides women on their journeys of grief. She is also a doula and is the founder of Birthing in New Earth, a collective of amazing women from around the world focusing on feminine leadership.
Samantha teaches in Australia, Europe and Asia and is a proud mother to young Noah who has accompanied on her travels throughout the world. Motherhood has been her biggest teacher. Sam delivers Mindful Birth in Australia and Asia and continues to learn innovative approaches to support women throughout the cycles of life - including through ecstatic dance to help women connect with their inner knowing and wisdom.
DAILY SCHEDULE – In person at The Yoga Space in West Perth
Friday* 29th September 2023 – 12pm – 5pm
Saturday* 30th September 2023 - 9:30am - 6:30pm
Sunday* 1st October 2023 – 10:30am - 4:30pm
*with online pre-reading and observations
Early Bird $ 659
Full Pricing from 13/08/23 $699
For all enquiries and questions please email Asha - i[email protected]
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
79 Colin Street,West Perth,6005,AU, Perth, Australia