with Senior Teacher & Midwife Danielle Denwood.

Friday Nov 10 – Sunday Nov 12
Early Bird Pricing in Effect till Aug 31.

_WWP5100A Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training allows you to expand your career options and provides the opportunity to learn about guiding pregnant women through their journey of pregnancy. Preparing women physically, mentally and emotional for the powerful transition of childbirth, and having the skills to teach a prenatal class is extremely rewarding.

Prenatal yoga instructors are highly sought after by yoga studios and continue to be in short supply. This training is a Yoga Alliance Certification that will allow you to lead a full prenatal class with a childbirth education component. It will also teach you how to incorporate pregnant women who may attend your regular yoga classes.

This in-depth and comprehensive training is taught by Danielle Denwood, Certified Professional Midwife and Senior Prenatal Yoga Instructor. It will prepare you to confidently teach pregnant women yoga and to provide support to women in their formative stages of pregnancy, which helps to create confidence for an empowered birth. For many women, the physical and emotional support received in Prenatal classes is instrumental in helping them through a healthy and vibrant pregnancy. Prenatal Yoga gives women time deepen their connection to their own bodies, finding more comfort while they experience the rapid and unfamiliar changes of pregnancy.

“I felt the practical practice and conversations and information will really aid me in moving forward to teach prenatal classes and also accommodate pregnant women that attend my regular classes
“I learned a lot about pregnancy, opening a door of growth and body awareness. As a yoga teacher, greater confidence in teaching pregnant women”

Winter 2017 Course Enrolees

Although prior yoga teacher training is not a prerequisite to this training, it is beneficial to have some yoga experience. We cover physiology and anatomy as it pertains to pregnancy, and it is beneficial to have an awareness of hatha yoga poses. All levels welcome!! This training is a wonderful way to deepen your own knowledge, practise, understanding and will include in element of personal growth and vision as yoga teachers.


Anatomy and Physiology Relating to Pregnancy
We will cover anatomy and physiology of pregnancy of pregnancy through each trimester. We will discuss common pregnancy complications and discomforts as woman in your class often share what may be going on for them. It is important to have awareness of common complications in order to offer modifications in your classes, and to have an understanding of the terminology. We will also cover pelvic floor health, and learn how to incorporate pelvic floor work into your yoga classes.

Prenatal Yoga Education
his training will focus on building confidence and inspiration to teach prenatal yoga classes whether you are looking to teach series classes, workshops or drops ins. We will discuss in detail contraindications, modifications, and adjustments as well as how to incorporate students into a regular yoga class. Pranayama and breathing techniques will also be discussed. Students will be required to design lesson plans, sequences and will have the opportunity to teach their peers and receive feedback.

Childbirth/Pregnancy Education
It is important as prenatal yoga teacher to have an understanding of normal pregnancy and birth through the trimesters. We will cover physical, mental and emotional changes through the trimesters, as well as an overview of the stages of labor. We will watch a video of a live birth and a discussion and Q&A session.


Friday NOV 10 – Sunday NOV 12

Friday          5:00-9pm
Saturday     9:00am-6pm
Sunday       9:00am – 5 pm


$450 (A Certificate of Completion will be issued for those whom complete all hours and the assignment).


Danielle had a great deal of knowledge to share and went about it in a positive,organised manner. She was also very open and approachable which made the weekend very enjoyable” Summer 2017 Participant

bioDANIELLE DENWOOD has been studying and practising various forms of yoga for the past 15 years. She received her Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training in 2001 at the Omega Institute forHolistic Studies.  Inspired to continue her yoga training, Danielle studied Prenatal Yoga, the Khalsa Way with Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa and in 2003 received her certification.  Having completed her teacher trainings, Danielle became part of the seasonal teaching staff at the Omega Institute for 5 years, teaching daily yoga classes, dance/movement classes, and life skills trainings.  Danielle has been teaching prenatal yoga classes at Breathe Yoga Studio, Yoga Mamas, birth centres and naturopathic clinics.

Danielle is a Certified Professional Midwife, registered with the North American Registry of Midwives. Danielle has been attending births as a midwife and doula for approximately 15 years, and has a deep love for what she does.  Bridging her substantial midwifery experience and yoga training, Danielle is uniquely qualified to conduct this PreNatal Yoga training.  Students of this training  can expect to complete it with inspired confidence and a shared passion for teaching PreNatal Yoga.


PreNatal Yoga Teacher Training
November 10-12, 2017
$450+ hst
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