In 2019 Mindful Birth is launching it's Middle Eastern training in Bahrain. Mindful Birth is offered both in Australia and throughout Asia based on Mindful Birth Research. This courses are fun, engaging and equip you with not only the information but the skills to teach Pregnancy, Postnatal and Yoga for Active Birth. Our graduates join our Mindful Birth Teachers Community and go on to create inspirational programs for pregnant women and their families. This training is open to anyone wanting to deepen their understanding of mindful pregnancy, childbirth and parenting. Yoga teachers, midwives, doulas, physiotherapists, doctors and pregnant women have attended.
Upon completion of this course, students will be given a certi cate of participation. The certificate is issued by a RPYS (Registered Yoga School). Upon completion of your homework assignments you can register as an RPYT (Registered Pre Natal Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance. This course is also registered as a Post Graduate Course with Yoga Australia. It allows a 200hr teacher or a 350hr level teacher to upgrade their registration (350 hour teachers need teaching years to move up to Level 2 (500 hours) with Yoga Australia
MODULE 1 PRE-NATAL YOGA Course Objectives • To learn about the relationship between the practice of yoga and women’s life cycles. • To understand the medical and cultural context, both past and present, of pregnancy and birthing. • To understand the physical and emotional changes that occurs for women and their babies at different stages of development, pre and post natal. • To understand how to teach healthy pregnant women appropriate yoga practices for the stage of their 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 enable women to have a conscious and active birth and improve their birth experience and outcomes, so that teachers may then empower their students to birth consciously. • To learn and implement the theory of Optimal Foetal Positioning as it applies to yoga asana in their yoga classes. • To enable teachers to deliver interesting, informative and fun classes for women during pregnancy, for birth and beyond.
MODULE 2 POST-NATAL YOGA Course Objectives • To understand the specific physical and emotional changes for women in the post natal period • To enable teachers to teach women how to involve their baby in their yoga practice (mums and bubs) • To understand how different birth experiences will impact upon the post natal yoga practice of individual women • To understand baby development in the early post natal period • To learn specific asanas and exercises for reconditioning the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles • To understand the social context of mothering • To learn about Mothering with Mindfulness and how you can integrate mindfulness techniques into your post natal classes • To learn how to accommodate women with young children who are also pregnant in post natal classes. • To enable yoga teachers to deliver dynamic and fun post natal classes for women and their babies.
MODULE 3 - ACTIVE BIRTH (Module 1 must be completed before taking this module) Course Objectives • To understand women’s physiology during labour and birth. • To understand in more detail the stages of labour. • To learn about the importance of the birth hormones and how to optimise the birthing environment for a natural birth. • To learn about babies innate behaviour during the process of birth and discover how effective positions and movements can assist in the birth of the baby. • To be able to apply practical knowledge of yoga postures to different stages of labour and birth as it is designed to enhance normal physiology during delivery. • To develop strategies for implementing active birthing techniques in hospital settings. • To explore, appropriate, practical teaching strategies for increasing the confidence of expectant parents in being able to give birth physiologically. • To discuss ways of empowering women and caregivers to achieve desired birth outcomes. • To learn how to use props to support women with more complicated pregnancies. • To understand and develop a theoretical and practical understanding of mindfulness as applied to women’s journey through pregnancy and birth, and how you can integrate mindfulness techniques into your classes. Assessment
About Emma Emma Cory has been teaching yoga for over a decade and is the Mindful Birth development trainer for the Middle East.She lived and taught yoga in Saudi Arabia from 2012 – 2016 mentoring Saudi teachers and student on their yoga journey.Since returning to Australia she has enriched her offerings to share deeper levels of personal transformation, mindfulness and women’s empowerment through yoga. Her own experiences in birth, mother of two beautiful girls and Doula in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia influence her teachings.She warmly shares this journey with her students. Navigating pregnancy, motherhood, friendships, partnerships and careers are all part of the rich tapestry of life she lives and shares on and off the yoga mat. Read more at www.emmacoryyoga.com Yoga Australia Level 2 Senior Teacher Yoga Alliance RYT 500 & ERYT 250 & RPYS
About MichelleMichelle is co-founder of MindfulBirth together with Dr. Jean Byrne. She is a Childbirth Educator with Childbirth International. Michelle has a particular interest in pre and post-natal, and yoga for Active Birth. She delivers Active Birthing Workshops and Mindful Birth Retreats which assists women through education and awareness for over a decade. Michelle is a member of Yoga Australia and E-RYT 200/RYT500 with Yoga Alliance. She completed her Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training at The Yoga Space. Michelle teaches pre-natal, post-natal, yin yang and Ashtanga led. She delivers Mindful Birth Teacher Training course in Australia and Asia. Yoga has become an integral part of her life that keeps her centred and grounded. Michelle started the Inspired Girls Leadership Program whereby she teaches Mindfulness + Leadership workshops for young girls ages 8 -18 (www.michellekpapa.com). She is the mother of a baby girl, Cassy, born in early 2010.
The Details: Date: Module 1 30 Mar-1 Apr Module 2 2Apr-3Apr Module 3 5 Apr-8 Apr (must have completed module 1) Time:9am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm Location: Namaste Bahrain Prices: Early Bird (Ends 16 Feb) Module 1 - Prenatal yoga (24hours) BD211 Module 2 - Post-natal yoga (16hours) BD140.00 Module 3 Evidence based Active Birth (32 hours) BD282 All Modules BD550 Regaular Price Module 1 - Prenatal yoga (24hours) BD235 Module 2 - Post-natal yoga (16hours) BD156 Module 3 Evidence based Active Birth (32 hours) BD312 All Modules BD624