About this Course
Sweet Momma Yoga is the original Registered Prenatal Yoga School (RPYS) in Michigan and the Toledo, Ohio area.
- Be the most visited birth-worker in your community.
- Support parents as they consciously welcome new life to our planet with love and understanding.
- In-person + digital content prenatal yoga teacher training
Elise's prenatal yoga teacher training program surpasses the minimum RPYS standards by extending the requirement from 85 hours to 100 hours to ensure participants receive proper and individualized attention. Check out Elise's top six frequently asked questions to learn more about becoming a pre/postnatal yoga teacher.
Fertility, pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year postpartum will be studied on many levels. These life topics are delicate in nature. Please be mindful of your journey as sometimes past or unresolved feelings may come to light. As such, time to debrief and discuss is available. This fosters the ability to ultimately help others without attaching personal feelings on someone else’s life path.
- Pelvic Floor and Core Health instructed by Dr. Rachael E. Miller, Physical Therapist and Women’s Health Coach
- Ayurveda for pregnancy and postpartum instructed by Beena Vesikar, Beayurvedic
- Trauma-informed approach instructed by Adria Moses, The School of Radical Healing
As prenatal yoga teacher program director and lead trainer, Elise Bowerman was fortunate to grow up in a household with a holistic mind-set and practiced yoga 10 years before her first child was born. She taught and practiced yoga throughout the entire pregnancies of both children experiencing first-hand what it’s like to evolve at this time in life… personally and professionally. Due to her healthful living background she works closely with and advocates for doulas, midwives, chiropractors, holistic medicine, pelvic floor physical therapists, perinatal and antenatal psychologists. Elise is an active volunteer and donor for Birth Detroit.Buy Now
Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Course Curriculum
You will leave this in-person prenatal yoga teacher training with the resources and how-to’s of instructing both prenatal and postnatal yoga classes or workshops, business strategies to be a perinatal yoga leader in your community, and a deeper understanding of the grand transitional phase of life as women and birth-givers become parents.
Prerequisite: A minimum of one year, consistent personal yoga practice (i.e. weekly practice at minimum.) Trainee must have a basic understanding of yoga postures, breath work, and mindfulness practices.
A customized program manual/handbook is included and will be handed out on the first day of in-person instruction.
Digital content access will begin prior to the first day of in person instruction will be emailed well in advance.
Required reading to be purchased by participant prior to the first day of class: Yoga Mama Yoga Baby by Margo Shapiro Bachman and The Female Pelvis by Blandine Calais-Germain.