Yoga Teacher Training Weekend Intensives - Byron Bay

 

PRENATAL Intensive, Byron Bay, 3-7 August, 2017

POSTNATAL Intensive, Byron Bay, 10-12 August, 2017


 

PRENATAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING WEEKEND INTENSIVE
(RESIDENTIAL & NON-RESIDENTIAL OPTIONS AVAILABLE)

Thursday 3rd August - Monday 7th August, 2017

(Check-in 2.30pm Thursday 3rd August. Check-out 10am Monday 7th August, 2017).

The Bliss Baby Prenatal Weekend Intensive is fun, practical and packed with information to help launch you into the growing field of teaching pregnant students.

This 30 hour intensive is designed to equip you with greater knowledge, confidence and a comprehensive ‘tool kit’ of appropriate asanas (postures) and practices for safely teaching pregnant women during all stages of pregnancy and to prepare for birth.

Purna studio

We will cover the theoretical and practical applications, including:

  • The three trimesters - psycho-physiological changes to mum and baby
  • Birth: stages of labour; supporting a woman for a natural birth
  • "The Golden Rules" - safety guidelines for prenatal students
  • Sequencing for prenatal yoga - the 5 prenatal posture groups
  • Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Prenatal Yoga: back problems and pelvic instabilty during pregnancy; other common prenatal complaints
  • Pelvic floor and squatting
  • Working with props to modify for various stages of pregnancy
  • Prenatal Restorative Yoga
  • Prenatal partner yoga
  • Pranayama and Yoga Nidra for pregnancy and birth

Presented by Yoga and Women's Health Specialists including:

Star Despres Bliss Baby Yoga

Star Despres is a devoted yogini, practising since she was 19 and teaching since 2006. She is a Senior Byron Yoga Centre qualified Teacher and Teacher Trainer, has been facilitating Bliss Baby Yoga Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training courses since 2010. Star’s passions rest in inspiring and empowering women to reconnect with the divine feminine, no matter what stage of life they are in, and assisting them to find a more nurturing approach to life. She especially loves to support women through pregnancy, the postnatal period and times of exhaustion and depletion via the practise of Restorative Yoga and daily self care rituals. She is also the founder of Divine Star, an Online sanctuary for women to reconnect to their authentic selves. Her greatest role is as a mama of 2 daughters (17 years apart), and continues to fine tune the balance of work and Mamahood whilst also honouring her own needs. 

Kanako Yajima Bliss Baby YogaKanako Yajima has been practicing yoga since 2000, teaching since 2006 and teaching prenatal yoga since 2010. She has been trained in various styles of yoga including Solomon Yogalates, Ishta System with Rachel Zinman, the Five Element Form with Peter Clifford, and Prenatal / Postnatal Yoga with Bliss Baby Yoga. Kanako has worked internationally in many teacher trainings, retreats and workshops as both interpreter (for Japanese groups) and as a teacher trainer. 

She is grateful everyday for being a mother to her daughter as it has been the most challenging yet beautiful and transformational yoga sadhana in life.

Kanako is part of the teaching faculty for our Bliss Baby Yoga Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training courses in Byron Bay, and in Japan.

Lisa Fitzpatrick Bliss Baby YogaLisa Fitzpatrick is a physiotherapist, best selling author, mother of two, yoga teacher, yoga teacher trainer (specialising in Anatomy & Physiology), and coach who revels in supporting women to find their soul purpose.

Lisa has over 20 years experience working with people to improve health by promoting Mind-Body awareness. She has a specialised interest in women's health, well-being and spiritual consciousness, and has a talent for making complex anatomical concepts simple and fun. 

Lisa is also the founder of Sacred Women’s Business, a coaching and training business, providing coaching for intelligent and conscious entrepreneurs with a legacy.

Anna Watts Bliss Baby Yoga

Anna Watts has been a beloved guest teacher for Bliss Baby Yoga for some years now. She is a mother to two beautiful, adult daughters, a professional Childbirth Educator and Doula Trainer who has been working with pregnant women/couples for over 25 years.

Anna's wide experience includes Diploma in Childbirth Education, Diploma in Counselling, Cert IV Training & Assessment, training prenatal yoga teachers, facilitating birth classes, prenatal yoga and supporting many births as a doula.

Anna shares her vast wisdom and experience on birth through our Bliss Baby Yoga Teacher Training courses throughout Australia, as well as our Online Course and Live Online Lectures.

Course Prerequisites ("Is this training appropriate for me?")

Our Bliss Baby Yoga weekend Prenatal / Postnatal 3-day intensive modules are suitable for yoga teachers, or those currently or planning to undertake yoga teacher training, as well as those working in related fields of women's health, such as midwives. The prerequisite to enrol in Bliss Baby Yoga's specialised teacher training courses is at least 6 to 12 months of yoga practice experience (so that you are familiar with the basic yoga postures and practices).

Pregnant women are very welcome to attend, ideally from 14 weeks gestation onwards.

Please note - this 3 day intensive training will not qualify graduates to teach prenatal yoga classes if they are not already a qualified yoga teacher. If you are planning on teaching prenatal yoga classes we recommend undetaking a general Level 1 (200 hr minimum) yoga teacher training course in addition to this specialised training (particularly for the purposes of gaining insurance to teach, and learning the basic skills of 'how to teach' which are not included in this specialised weekend module).

If you are currently working in a related field of women's health (such as midwifery) and are planning to use this training to offer Prenatal Yoga practices within the context of your current work, your current insurance may cover you to do this.

If you have any questions regarding your suitability/eligability to undertake this training please don't hesitate to contact us through the web contact form or email info@blissbabyyoga.com.

Accreditation

BK2Attendance of the weekend modules provides ongoing Professional Development hours / points for Yoga Australia & Yoga Alliance members.

Members of both Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia are required to complete ongoing professional development to keep their membership current.

Registrants of our weekend modules will receive a Completion Certificate and will be able to use the course hours to accrue these necessary professional development hours, as well as to gain the all-important knowledge and skills to launch them into this specialised area of women’s health.

At the end of the course we will also include you on our online directory of qualified pre/postnatal yoga teachers.

Course Dates & Times

Check in: 2.30pm Thursday 3rd August, 2017

Check out: 10am Monday 7th August, 2017

*Course hours are between 6.30am-8.30pm daily. (Start / finish times vary slightly from day to day).

Purna Pool LRCourse Location

Byron Yoga Retreat Centre, Skinners Shoot Rd.
Byron Bay

This specialised 3-day training will be held at Byron Yoga Retreat Centre, Byron Bay.
This eco-friendly retreat and training centre is about a 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk from Byron Bay town centre and beaches.

Accommodation
Byron Yoga Retreat Centre accommodation Bliss Baby Yoga

This course is fully-residential. Course fees include twin-share on-site accommodation with shared bathroom facilities plus meals (dinner Thursday through to breakfast on Monday).

Food

Course fees include all meals, prepared fresh onsite daily.

Food at Byron Yoga Retreat Centre is market-fresh. Enjoy healthy and delicious vegetarian cuisine, organic wherever possible - with some ingredients direct from the on-site gardens. The meals, which many trainees see as a highlight, are designed along Ayurvedic principles to be light and cleansing.

2017 Course Fees

The cost for this 30 hour fully-residential 3-day intensive (including meals and accommodation) is $1195 (includes GST).

This includes a comprehensive course manual and DVD, all meals - healthy, delicious and vegetarian (from dinner on Thursday through to breakfast on Monday), and twin-share on-site accommodation (2 single beds) with shared bathroom facilities.

Bookings and enquiries

Course Accommodation Price Bookings
3-Day Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Twin-share accommodation with shared bathroom facilities $1195 Enquire about on-site accommodation options (email info@blissbabyyoga.com)
3-Day Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Non-Residential $895 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Got a query? Contact us here.

What past course participants say

"I feel the course has given me some amazing tools if a pregnant women walks into my class. For me it was about getting the right tools, accurate information and practical experience of the different variations suitable for pregnant women. I think the course covered a lot of tools that I will take with me. I loved it!" Ros

"I enjoyed the course a lot. There was a lot of information covered that will help me to be a better instructor for my ladies. I will come back." Marie

"Thanks again for the training - it has bought me some new insights into myself and a stronger passion for supporting women to bring beautiful, healthy yoga babies into the world." Fiona Stevens, yoga therapist and teacher, Brisbane.

"Healing, restorative, inspirational. I love, love, loved the entire weekend! Infomative, passionate sharing of integrated knowledge, understanding and wisdom and extensive research," Jessica Phoenix, U.K

"I found it very informative, easy to understand and paced well." Melanie Goppert, yoga teacher & doula, Sydney.

"Great theory for someone who hasn't had a baby. I feel very prepared to run my own class."Nicole Yarn, teacher training graduate, Canada.

"Thanks so much - I am excited about pregnancy now, and exploring teaching prenatal yoga - it's beautiful." Penne Parbat, yoga teacher, Melbourne.

"It's specialising in a particular area that is neglected in our society and in yoga." Jacque Halsall, mum and yoga teacher, Coffs Harbour

"It's opened my mind & heart to new possibilities and pathways, given me a range of valuable tools and confirmed the ideas and knowledge which were already with me." Jodie Dolden, mum & yoga teacher, Port Macquarie.

 

POSTNATAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING 3-DAY INTENSIVE
(RESIDENTIAL & NON-RESIDENTIAL OPTIONS AVAILABLE)

Thursday 10th August - Saturday 12th August, 2017

(Check-in 4.30pm Wednesday 9th August. Check-out 10am Sunday 13th August, 2017).

Registrations now open!

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The Bliss Baby Yoga Postnatal 3-Day Intensive is fun, practical and packed with information to help launch you into the growing field of teaching yoga for new mums (and their bubs!).

Learn the fundamental knowledge to help you feel confident to start your own postnatal and mums and bubs yoga classes.

Through this 30 hour intensive, we’ll be looking at:

• The 'fourth trimester' - emotional and physiological overview of early motherhood

• Postnatal applied anatomy & physiology

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• Postnatal Sequencing: including the 5 postnatal posture groups & important safety guidelines

Mums n Bubs & Mums n Toddlers Yoga - theory, sequencing ideas, and sample practices

• Postnatal pranayama practices

• Postnatal restorative yoga

• Prac: sample postnatal practices

Prac: Mums n Bubs student prac teaching

• Defining and recognising Postnatal Depression and Baby Blues

Presented by Yoga and Women's Health Specialists including:

Emma Grant Bliss Baby YogaEmma Grant has been practicing yoga since 1996 and teaching since 2001. She has maintained her practice of yoga, meditation and Ayurveda throughout her two pregnancies and into motherhood. Trained in prenatal and postnatal yoga, Emma has also studied Ayurveda at Naturecare (Sydney) and with Ayurvedic Doctors in India.

Emma is Founder and Director of the Red Tent Yoga based in Byron Bay, and currently teaches weekly yoga classes for mums with their bubs & toddlers, prenatal yoga & workshops as well as Ayurveda and Massage. Emma is a senior course facilitator for Bliss Baby Yoga teacher training courses across Australia. Emma also travels to Japan twice a year to share Bliss Baby Yoga Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training courses and her own 'Love Your Body' workshops in Tokyo and Kyoto.

 

Lisa Fitzpatrick Bliss Baby YogaLisa Fitzpatrick is a physiotherapist, best selling author, mother of two, yoga teacher, yoga teacher trainer (specialising in Anatomy & Physiology), and coach who revels in supporting women to find their soul purpose.

Lisa has over 20 years experience working with people to improve health by promoting Mind-Body awareness. She has a specialised interest in women's health, well-being and spiritual consciousness, and has a talent for making complex anatomical concepts simple and fun.

Lisa is also the founder of Sacred Women’s Business, a coaching and training business, providing coaching for intelligent and conscious entrepreneurs with a legacy.

Lauren Tober Bliss Baby YogaDr Lauren Tober is a mother of two, yoga teacher and clinical psychologist, who has also trained in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, iRest Yoga Nidra™ and Life Force Yoga. Her passion is in bridging the gap between Western and yogic psychology to help people to heal and to live full and wholehearted lives. She is also the founder of "Capturing Gratitude" and "A Daily Dose of Bliss".

Lauren shares her expertise on Perinatal Mental Health - Recognising Postnatal Depression and Effective Communication for Yoga Teachers on our Byron Bay based 100 hr Bliss Baby Yoga Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training coures. Get to know Lauren at www.laurentober.com.

Course Prerequisites ("Is this training appropriate for me?")

Our Bliss Baby Yoga weekend Prenatal / Postnatal 3-day intensive modules are suitable for yoga teachers, or those currently or planning to undertake yoga teacher training, as well as those working in related fields of women's health, such as midwives. The prerequisite to enrol in Bliss Baby Yoga's specialised teacher training courses is at least 6 to 12 months of yoga practice experience (so that you are familiar with the basic yoga postures and practices).

Pregnant women are very welcome to attend, ideally from 14 weeks gestation onwards.

Please note - this 3-day training will not qualify graduates to teach prenatal yoga classes if they are not already a qualified yoga teacher. If you are planning on teaching prenatal yoga classes we recommend undetaking a general Level 1 (200 hr minimum) yoga teacher training course in addition to this specialised training (particularly for the purposes of gaining insurance to teach, and learning the basic skills of 'how to teach' which are not included in this specialised weekend module).

Click here for details about how to complete your 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training through Bliss Baby Yoga if you are not yet a yoga teacher.

If you are currently working in a related field of women's health (such as midwifery) and are planning to use this training to offer Postnatal Yoga practices within the context of your current work, your current insurance may cover you to do this.

If you have any questions regarding your suitability/eligability to undertake this training please don't hesitate to contact us through the web contact form or email info@blissbabyyoga.com.

Accreditation

postnatal 1 LRAttendance of the weekend modules provides ongoing Professional Development hours / points for Yoga Australia & Yoga Alliance members.

Members of both Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia are required to complete ongoing professional development to keep their membership current.

Registrants of our weekend modules will receive a Completion Certificate and will be able to use the course hours to accrue these necessary professional development hours, as well as to gain the all-important knowledge and skills to launch them into this specialised area of women’s health.

At the end of the course we will also include you on our online directory of qualified pre/postnatal yoga teachers.

Dates and Times

Check-in: between 4.30pm-5.30pm Wednesday 9th August, 2017

Check-out: 10am, Sunday 13th August, 2017

*Course hours are between 6.30am-8.30pm daily. (Start / finish times vary slightly from day to day).

Purna Pool LRCourse Location

Byron Yoga Retreat Centre, Skinners Shoot Rd.
Byron Bay
 
This specialised training will be held at Byron Yoga Retreat Centre, Byron Bay.

This eco-friendly retreat and training centre is about a 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk from Byron Bay town centre and beaches.

Accommodation
Byron Yoga Retreat Centre accommodation Bliss Baby Yoga

This is a fully-residential training includes comfortable, clean twin-share rooms (2 single beds) with shared bathroom facilities and everything conveniently on site: accommodation, yoga studios and dining areas.

Email info@blissbabyyoga.com for further information.

Accommodation and meals are included in the total course fee.

Food

Food at Byron Yoga Retreat Centre is market-fresh. Enjoy healthy and delicious vegetarian cuisine, organic wherever possible - with some ingredients direct from the on-site gardens. The meals, which many trainees see as a highlight, are designed along Ayurvedic principles to be light and cleansing.

Course Fees

$1195 - Residential (Twin-Share / shared bathroom facilities)

$895 - Non-Residential (includes meals)

Includes a comprehensive course manual and DVD, the opportunity to co-teach / observe a real Mums n Bubs yoga class, and all meals - healthy, delicious and vegetarian (from dinner on Wednesday through to breakfast on Sunday).

Residential package also includes 4 nights on-site accommodation (twin-share with shared bathroom facilities).

Bookings and enquiries

Course Accommodation Price Bookings
3-Day Postnatal & Mums n Bubs Yoga Teacher Training Twin-share accommodation with shared bathroom facilities $1195

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

(1 FINAL RESIDENTIAL PLACE REMAINING)

3-Day Postnatal & Mums n Bubs Yoga Teacher Training Non-Residential $895 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Testimonials

What previous participants say about the Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training Intensive course:

"The teachers were fabulous - provided a very safe, nurturing environment. A really, really amazing learning experience!" - Kathryn Shaw, Sydney

"This course is a great way for a teacher to move into a very special area." - Brita, Yoga Teacher, Sydney

"There was so much information, so much expertise!" - Niccy Swann, Sydney

"The course offered a great depth of awareness on helping women to heal and strengthen after birth." - Jenny Schellhorn, Doula and Yoga Teacher, Sydney

 

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"I really enjoyed the Bliss Baby Yoga teacher training online course because it was flexible, allowing me to do the work and practices at a convenient time....especially helpful for mothers with babies."  Helen Santamaria Popescu

“I found it so convenient as a new mum, working three different jobs I was able to also do the course without feeling overwhelmed. I enjoyed listening to the lectures during my drives and was sad when they came to an end  _ I might have to re-listen.” Leah Gencheff, Newcastle

"This was an absolutely amazing course.  Full of practical, useful information and inspiring teachers."  Lee 

 

 

 

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