Teaching Postnatal Yoga


Women postnatally face a lack of support and education when it comes to postnatal healing.  Use yoga to support women through their postnatal recovery!

This self-paced study CPD course will give you the confidence to safely and successfully guide a woman through her journey of postnatal healing, using specific therapeutic yoga exercises for postnatal rehabilitation.

This course covers how yoga can be used to recover postnatally from common conditions such as diastasis-recti and pelvic floor weakness, as well as how to re-discover the core safely.

This course is open to all yoga teachers who work with postnatal women both in general classes and mum and baby yoga.

The course is self-paced online training, you can start this course anytime, complete it at your own pace and repeat as often as you like.

At the end of this course you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the impact of pregnancy and labour on the pelvic floor and pelvis.
  • Know the impact of breast-feeding on the body and how this affects the practice of yoga.
  • Support women postnatally to safely re-discover their core.
  • Teach specific postnatal yoga rehabilitation exercises for diastasis-recti.
  • Know traditional approaches to pelvic floor exercises.
  • Understand the functional use of the pelvic floor within movement.
  • Teach specific postnatal yoga rehabilitation exercises for pelvic floor health.
  • Teach postnatal-specific asana practices.
  • Know how to effectively use pilates softballs as props for postnatal rehab.
  •  Use the breath for postnatal healing.

Course content:

  • Self-paced training videos
  • Postnatal yoga class recordings for observation
  • Self-study and reading
  •  Yoga Alliance Professionals approved developmental workshop (12hrs CPD)
  • On-going access to all online course material and updates.
  • Access to Amy's yoga teacher closed FB group for additional support.

This course also serves as an excellent foundation for any teacher considering taking additional specialist training in pre or postnatal yoga.


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