85 hr Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training

Sirasana (image)Yoga Alliance 85 hr Prenatal/ Postnatal YTT 

This comprehensive 85 hour teacher training program is certified with the interntational governing body of Yoga Alliance.  We've chosen to design our course over 3 weekends offering 3 core modules, covering pregnancy, labour & delivery and postpartum.  

Mamata Yoga beleive's that we are stronger as a community!   Throughout our trainings we invite various experts in their fields to share their experiences and knowledge with the group.  Spiritual midwifery, reiki in pregnancy, ayurveda consultants, acupuncturist, reflexologist and thai yoga massage for pregnancy to name a few.  Healing modailites that allow mother's to grow and open during pregnancy and to prepare wholeheartedly for the journey into motherhood.  

Teaching prenatal yoga asana is the easy part, it's fostering a loving, non-judgemental enviroment and encouaging women to find their inner strength while tapping into their innate wisdon that is our most important role as a teacher.  

Module 1

{Yoga and the Modern Mother}

  • The benefits and precautions of Yoga during pregnancy.
  • The physiology and anatomy changes in pregnancy for each trimester.
  • The effects of pregnancy on the body.
  • Physical and emotional changes within pregnancy.
  • High risk pregnancy conditions.
  • Asana to support a healthy pregnancy.
  • Asana class sequence plan for each trimester.
  • Discomforts of pregnancy and how to modify using yoga asana.
  • Reiki during pregnancy.
  • Ayurveda remedies in Pregnancy
  • Safe end effective Essential Oils in Fertility and Pregnancy

Module 2

{Birthing and Ancient Philosophy}

  • Partner Pre-Natal yoga – a focus on partner asana and a mindful connection!
  • Prenatal Thai Yoga Massage
  • The stages of labour and delivery.
  • Mediation and pranayama during pregnancy and birth.
  • Mantras for a more focused and relaxed birth.
  • Balancing chakras within pregnancy.
  • Restorative Yoga in Pregnancy.
  • How to modify asana using props for specific injuries and ailments.
  • Use of language, tone, voice and gentle touch in Pre-Natal yoga classes.
  • Safe and effective Essential oils during labour & delivery.

Module 3

{Healing and Connecting}

  • Post-Natal healing and recovery. The first 6 weeks of motherhood.
  • Yoga asana to support a healthy recovery.
  • Incorporating the 8 limbed path for modern motherhood.
  • Emotional support through the postpartum stage and how to cope using pranayama, meditation and mantras.
  • Anatomy of the pelvic floor.
  • Pelvic floor exercises and recovery.
  • Baby Yoga Asana
  • Asana class sequences for Mom & Baby yoga classes!
  • Safe and effective Essential Oils for postpartum healing and babies!


Upon completion of this program, the trainees will be registered and certified as a RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) through the Yoga Alliance. Some requirements are needed to apply. Please Contact Us for more detailed information.


COST: $1,050 CDN + GST {includes training manual and anatomy text} Payment & Registration

{Photo credit} Misty Pictures

Individual Modules

Cannot attend the full 85 hr training?  Are you interested in attending either of the 3 – 25 hr modules?  Inquire at info@mamatayoga.com to register per module. 

COST PER MODULE:  $400.00 CDN + GST {includes training manual}  Payment & Registration

The anatomy text can be purchased for an additional $30.00 CDN