Modifications for the Pregnant Practitioner @ The Yogi Within: A Traveling Yoga Studio, Naperville [20 August]

Modifications for the Pregnant Practitioner

13:00 - 15:00

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The Yogi Within: A Traveling Yoga Studio
Naperville, Illinois 60565
Modifications for the Pregnant Practitioner at Power Edge Yoga
(Qualifies for CE Contact Hours with Yoga Alliance)
Sunday, August 20th

This Continuing Education course provides a basic understanding of how to modify a regular yoga class for a pregnant student. Yoga Teachers, Health Practitioners, Doulas, and Students are all welcome. In this course, you will learn:
— Modifications for most common asanas taught in regular yoga classes
— Asanas to encourage and avoid for each stage of pregnancy — - Understand the anatomy and physiology of a pregnant student
— Pranayama techniques to encourage and avoid for pregnant students
— Understand how pregnancy influences the energy bodies of both — Mother and Child
— Ethics of teaching a pregnant student

What to bring:
Power Edge Yoga has props available at no charge. However, because props are limited, we do highly encourage students to bring their own. Here is a list of props we will be using:
— Yoga Mat Block(s)
— Strap
— Blanket
— Bolster

Additionally, please bring a pen and journal/notepad to write on. There is no pre-requisite to participate in this workshop. It is open to anyone who wants to learn yoga asana and pranayama modifications for the pregnant student.

**PLEASE NOTE: This workshop does NOT prepare participants to lead prenatal yoga classes. The purpose is to only prepare participants in the event that they have a pregnant student in their regular yoga class or are pregnant themselves wishing to continue regular yoga classes.

Registration: $35
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