Prenatal Teacher Training Module 2 with Sarah Walsh

Starting in February, 2020…

Join Sarah Walsh from Drishti Yoga Teacher Training in collaboration with The Pad Studios for a Yoga Prenatal Teacher Training in San Francisco. Curious about how to better assist your prenatal students in class? Interested in creating a space for expecting mothers in your own dedicated Prenatal Yoga class? Perhaps you are pregnant yourself and are looking to deepen your practice during this exciting journey? In this weekend intensive we will learn how to adapt the practice to better suit expecting mothers in all stages of their pregnancy. Learn how empower these mothers-to-be through breath work, movement, labor & delivery techniques and by cultivating a supportive community.

Sarah Walsh has been training teachers since 2011 and guiding pregnant women for over a decade. Sarah is both a Doula and a Mother and passionate about supporting women through this transition. With a full heart and years of experience, Sarah will guide you to be a leader in the same space.

Module 2 This training is deigned for those who have completed Module 1. Module 2 is perfect for those who are looking to deepen their understanding of teaching prenatal yoga. Module 2 will focus on refining your skills as a teacher and developing your authentic voice in the prenatal setting.

Topics we will explore:

  • Partner Yoga Poses and Sequence
  • Yoga Poses, Breath and Meditation for Labor
  • How to lead Labor and Delivery Partner Workshop
  • 4th Trimester or the Postpartum Period
  • Explore the energetics of Pregnancy through the Chakra system, Vayus and Mudras
  • Prenatal & Postnatal Nutrition
  • Essential Oil therapy for Pregnancy
  • Physical Therapy and Pilates strengthening and toning exercises
  • A deeper look into the Anatomy: how to rehabilitate the pelvic floor and diastasis recti (separation of abdominals)
  • Business of Prenatal Yoga: marketing classes, workshops and private sessions
  • Referrals: tips for building partnerships with doulas, midwives and OBGYNs
  • Teaching: fine tune your language & thematic teaching skills through practice

Email Sarah at [email protected] to learn more about the program curriculum!

2020 Module 2 Teacher Training Dates

Free Info Session dates coming soon!

Module Two Dates:
February 1st/2nd 8:30am-6:30pm
February 8th/9th 8:30am-6:30pm

Required Reading:

The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin & Ina May’s Guide to Child Birth by Ina May Gaskin

Recommended Reading:

Yoga Sadhana for Mothers by Sharnila Desai & Anna WiseBreast Feeding Made Simple by Nancu Mohbracher & Kathleen Kendall-TackettThe Mommy Plan by Valerie Lynn

Tuition:

$300 deposit due upon application and to be deducted from final payment. Final payments kindly requested by check.
Option 1: $800 Early Bird to be paid in full by January 1st , 2020
Option 2: $900 to be paid in full between January 1st and January 15th, 2020
Option 3: Two Payments | $450 to be paid upon application and $450 to be paid on or before January 15th.

Email [email protected] with questions about tuition.


Cancelation Policy:

$300 deposit is non-refundable

Full refund (excluding $300 deposit) for cancelations made within 30 days of training registration. Unless registration was made within 90 days of training start date. 

50% refund (excluding $300 deposit) for cancelations made no later than 90 days from training start date.

No refund for cancelations made within 90 days of training start date.

Lead Instructor: Sarah Walsh

Sarah Walsh’s relationship with Yoga began over 15 years ago in Toronto. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, her passion for Yoga and the Performing Arts led her to New York City where she lived, studied and taught for 10 years. She moved to San Francisco and is enjoying the west coast living again!

Sarah is the Co-founder of Drishti Yoga International Teacher Training, training yoga teachers around the world. She has taught in Bali and Costa Rica Co-Leading Teacher Trainings with Awakened Life School of Yoga. She has also led the Drishti Yoga Teacher Trainings in Mexico, India, Italy, Thailand, Peru, Costa Rica, Greece and Portugal. One of her favorite times teaching abroad was in Goa, India where she ran a Yoga Shala on the beach teaching locals and tourists.Sarah has her YA 200 hour certification in Vinyasa Yoga from Sonic Yoga in NYC and obtained YA 500 hours in Ashtanga in India. She is Prenatal certified with Janice Clarfield, Kids Yoga certified through Karma Kids and completed her Level Two Restorative at Yoga Works with Jillian Pransky. Sarah completed her Mat Pilates training with Balanced Body here in San Francisco. She studied Ashtanga Yoga in Mysore, India at KPJAYI under the guidance of Pattabhi Jois’s grandson Sharath Jois and daughter Saraswathi Jois.

In addition to training teachers around the Globe, Sarah can be found teaching a variety of classes. This includes pre-natal, post-natal, restorative and core-based classes in addition to her Vinyasa/Ashtanga offerings.

Sarah is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, providing counseling and inspiration to private clients on nutrition and healthy life-style. Sarah is also a Doula and offers her services in San Francisco. Sarah was featured in Elephant Journal which showcased her teachings abroad. She has also been published in Mindbodygreen for her insight on the Chakra System and for her expertise on Prenatal Yoga. A class with Sarah is a combination of both physical and spiritual experience. Sarah will guide you on a unique journey, while leading you on your own exciting and enlightening path.