Rooted Prenatal Teacher Trainings

“To train with Brigitte is nothing short of a joy. She is not only a master of her craft, but a true-hearted, dedicated yogini. Her passion for her subject is totally contagious, and her trainings provide the same sacred space I hope to hold as a prenatal yoga teacher. If you want to learn practical skills for teaching prenatal yoga, while appreciating the awe and wonder around pregnancy and birth, Rooted Prenatal Teacher Training is right for you!" -Rachel Bairstow


Rooted Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

at Coolidge Corner Yoga | TBA

Rooted Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

This Training is an interdisciplinary approach, empowering prenatal students to take back the process of birth through yoga. Backed by science and fueled by the heart, you will learn how to create an environment of advocacy, creativity, and nonjudgmental support in each class. Have the tools you need to work with prenatal students and help ignite their own confidence through pregnancy, birth, and beyond.

You will learn from a panel of experts who each bring their years of knowledge and experience to the table. Get educated, bust myths, and be an innovator!

 In this training, yoga teachers will learn:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Pregnancy & Birth

  • Asana through the Trimesters

  • Pranayama for Pregnancy

  • Mindful Cuing, Hands-on-Assists, & Modifications

  • Contraindications, Warning Signs, & Guidelines

  • Sequencing for Prenatal Flow

  • Fetal Positioning & Movement

  • Childbirth Education & the Politics of Birth in the USA

  • Reproductive Health and the Black Woman

  • The Female Pelvic Floor: Structures & Functions in Motion

  • The Physiological & Psychological Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

  • Yoga Nidra, Meditation, and Guided Visualizations

  • Holding Sacred Space & Building Sangha

Lead Trainer: Brigitte Arlé Guest Speakers: Nneka Hall & Shari McBurney


Advanced Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

at Coolidge Corner |

In our Advanced Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, you will learn about:

·       Yoga for Childbirth

·       Overview of Pelvic Health, Anatomy of the Pelvic Floor, Pelvic Yoga Flow

· Bladder & Bowel Health, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, SIJ and PSJ Pain, & Sciatica

·       Diastasis Recti, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Cesarean & Vaginal Birth Recovery

· When to Return to Yoga, Red Flags, and Postnatal Yoga Flow

·       IVF, High Risk Pregnancy, & Carrying Multiples

·       The Fourth Trimester: Healing Across Cultures

·       Holding Space for Infant Loss

·       Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders

·       Trauma Informed Teaching

·       Yogic Philosophy & Pregnancy

·  Kirtan for Pregnancy & Birth

·       Building Your Referral Network

Lead Trainer: Brigitte Arlé

Guest Speakers: Dustienne Miller, Nneka Hall, & Cate Johannessen


Why Train with us?

Learn from a panel of local yoga, birth & postpartum experts

Observe prenatal classes at Coolidge Yoga

Opportunity to teach prenatal at Coolidge Yoga

Continued mentoring

Online community of pre/ postnatal teachers

Comprehensive manual & training

Yoga Alliance CE hours from an accredited RPYS

Cutting edge, accurate research & information

Elevate your teaching & step into leadership

The Rooted Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training is a Prerequisite to the Advanced Training if you wish to APYTT you must start with the RPYTT regardless of past yoga experience and trainings

Partial scholarships available for Yoga Instructors of Color

(Please contact me here if you would like to apply)


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