Yoga for Labor & Delivery

Yoga for Labor & Delivery Teacher Training

August 14, 21, and 28, 2016
Taught by Kelly Devi Swails, RPYT, CCCE, CLC

Prenatal Yoga teachers will learn how to teach a three-hour Yoga for Labor and Delivery workshop that helps couples prepare for birth using various techniques and philosophies of Hatha Yoga along with the practice of effective pain management strategies for each stage of labor. Teachers will gain a comprehensive understanding of the anatomy and physiological process of birth, common medical interventions and their potential impact on the birth process, effective labor coping strategies, and how to prepare couples for labor. This workshop may be taught in any setting, or privately.

*This training includes an independent-study component, class observations, and co-teaching opportunities that are required for certification.

Tuition
$525
$100 nonrefundable deposit
$450 early-bird discount if you register by July 15, 2016

Application

Schedule
Sundays, August 14, 21, and 28, 2016
2:30–6:30 p.m. each day

Prerequisite
Prenatal Yoga teacher certification

Yoga Alliance Hours
32


Teacher Bio

Kelly Devi Swails (RPYT, CCCE, CLC), is an Integral Yoga teacher with certifications in general Hatha, Prenatal, Postnatal, and Restorative Yoga and Yoga for Labor and Delivery. She is also a doula, a childbirth educator, a lactation counselor, and the mom of three. Kelly has taught Yoga for Labor and Delivery workshops for more than a decade and has mentored and trained new Prenatal Yoga teachers since 2008. Kelly’s strong passion is to help women connect with the sacredness of pregnancy and labor by developing trust in the body’s ability to give birth.

RYS200_YogaAlliance Integral Yoga Institute offers 500 hours of training in two segments, 200 hours and 300 hours, permitting teachers who graduate to become either an RYT 200 or an RYT 500, depending on the level of training completed. Our 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training program can be customized to fit your individual interests. You may select from our many graduate-level Yoga Teacher Training programs.

Questions?

Call 212-929-0585, ext. 68, or e-mail TeacherTraining@iyiny.org

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Cancellation Policy

Deposit is nonrefundable. No refunds once the program begins.