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Sacred Sisters
Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Program (RPYT)

Join Enlighten Yoga as Amani teaches the first women-centered Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training in the Southeast area!  This is an in-depth and comprehensive 120 hour training that combines the tradition of yoga as it relates to prenatal and post-natal, with the science of Ayurveda.  This is an opportunity to not only further explore your knowledge of yoga and Ayurveda, but also to celebrate and empower women, of all shapes, colors, sizes, and times of life! 

Each module is designed to build knowledge and confidence for those interested in teaching and caring for women, covering the preconception, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum stages of womanhood.  Topics covered will include sequencing; assisting and adjusting and modifications for pregnancy, postpartum and Moontime; subtle body, anatomy and physiology; herbal healing, diet, nutrition and lifestyle; mantra, mudra and meditation; fertility and infertility.  We will also discuss ways to further cultivate community and connection.

This training is open to all, especially if you have an interest in serving and supporting women (nursing, midwifery, social justice, trauma, bodywork, etc), or are looking for ways to cultivate healing in yourself.    

The RPYT Program consists of 5 weekend modules.  In addition to these modules, students will be expected to observe and teach prenatal classes and complete all reading and writing assignments.

Cost: $1,500; $100 to reserve your spot, with the remaining $1400.00 due no later than June 1, 2018; or
$100 to reserve your spot and 3 payments of $550.00, due on June 1,  September 1 and November 1, 2018

Module Dates:
Prenatal Module 1, June 22-24, 2018*
Ayurveda Part 1, Module 2, August 10-12, 2018*
Ayurveda Part 2, Module 3, September 7-9, 2018**
Module 4, October 26-28, 2018
Module 5, November 16-18, 2018

*Drop-ins allowed for these weekends
**Drop-ins allowed only for those having completed Ayurveda Part 1

Training must have at least 5 minimum in attendance, 10 maximum.  

Required reading (all students get 10% off price of books at the studio):

Active Birth by Janet Balaskas
Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh
The Science of Self-Healing by Dr. Lad
Woman Code by Alisa Vitti

If you are currently registered with the Yoga Alliance, upon completion of training you will be eligible to for the RPYT designation from the YA.  

Module 1

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Reproductive Cycle and Energetics

Reproductive Cycle and Energetics Cycle Overview Infertility Chakra System Vayus Trimester Overview Pranayama

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Module 2

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, Charlotte, NC

Anatomy Weekend

Anatomy Weekend Circulatory System Endocrine System Respiratory System Skeletal System Exploration of hips and pelvis Placenta and it’s functions Birth Process and Postnatal Overview Stages of childbirth Types of birth Recovery Postnatal yoga class

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Module 3

Pre-Natal Teacher Training Amani

Sequencing and Teaching Methodology

Sequencing and Teaching Methodology Assisting Communication Sequencing Student teaching All homework due Final Exam Graduation

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Module 4

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Basic Prenatal Certification

This is a stand-alone, basic prenatal certification for those that would like to be certified to teach Prenatal Yoga. Module 1 is a prerequisite to the other modules that make up the 85 Hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. Those that have already com …

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