Designed for yoga teachers, this unique 20-plus hour training (18 class hours spread over two weekends, and approx. 12 hours of home study and observation) offers the tools to teach prenatal yoga confidently and passionately. Participants will finish the weekend prepared to address both the physical and emotional needs of women in pregnancy, birth and through the postpartum period in a safe and effective manner. This certification promises to leave teachers with the knowledge and skills to help women access and nurture their innate wisdom on the miraculous path into motherhood.
• In-depth anatomy and physiology
• Yoga postures specifically for pregnancy, birth and postpartum
• Relaxation and meditation techniques for pregnant women and new moms
• Breathwork and Chanting for pregnancy, birth and postpartum
• Education about the history and politics of birth
• Special expert guests
• Hands-on work with pregnant women
About the Teacher: Meredith began teaching yoga in 2000 and was certified to teach prenatal yoga in 2001. In 2006 she co-founded The Maternal Wellness Center, a non-profit organization for pregnant women and new moms, and in 2010 opened The Nesting House, a new and gently used children’s retail store in Mount Airy emphasizing natural parenting products. Meredith’s yoga classes combine postures, breath work and meditation in a safe, effective manner, helping practitioners find ways to practice often, birth with empowerment and mother mindfully.
January 5 & 6, 2013
January 12 & 13, 2013
Saturday • 12:00 to 5:00pm (Includes mid-day complimentary yoga class)
Sunday • 12:00 to 4:00pm (Includes the 12:00pm prenatal yoga class)
$350 if you register by December 1
$375 if you register later than December 1