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This 2 part workshop will introduce the foundational anatomy, modifications and adjustments for Pre/Postnatal Yoga. Ideal for both teachers and practitioners who want to learn more about how to safely modify and support themselves or others in the yoga practice before or after pregnancy.

PRENATAL YOGA

SATURDAY JANUARY 20, 1PM - 5:30PM

Learn how to safely support and integrate prenatal students into regular classes. Through lecture, discussion and hands on application we will explore the transformative journey of pregnancy from 1st-3rd trimesters and how yoga can help to ease pain, relieve stress and increase the mother-baby bond. We will cover how to safely modify asana, appropriate and gentle hands on adjustments and the proper usage of props for Prenatal yoga practitioners. 
 

POSTNATAL YOGA

SUNDAY JANUARY 21, 1PM - 5:30PM

Postnatal classes are just as important, if not more, than Prenatal. We will discuss the anatomy of the postnatal body and how cesarean sections differ from vaginal birth. Through discussion and demonstration, learn how to support Postnatal yoga practitioners in safely and effectively recovering their bodies. This part will include essential abdominal, pelvic floor and core anatomy and Pilates exercises that will benefit instructors and students. 

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS WORKSHOP?

Yoga and Pilates instructors and practitioners who are interested in learning the fundamentals of how to safely modify their yoga practice before and after pregnancy, and those interested in core anatomy and techniques to strengthen pelvic floor.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  1. How to safely integrate a prenatal student into a group class

  2. Safe and appropriate asana modifications from 1st through 3rd trimesters

  3. What to avoid in the yoga practice before and after pregnancy

  4. Foundational Pilates style core exercises to integrate into classes

LOCATION

Yangon Yoga House Downtown Studio

FEES

Early bird price: US$65 single session; US$115 both sessions

(Early bird price valid only if booked and paid in full by January 10th, 2018)

Regular price: US$75 single session; US$140 both sessions

ABOUT MINYOUNG

Minyoung is a senior yoga and Pilates teacher trainer, the first Yoga Alliance certified Prenatal Yoga Teacher in Thailand and the owner and director of The Movement Tree Continuing School of Education for Movement Instructors. Her work consists of international workshops, teacher trainings and her private clientele who include foreign dignitaries, Thai royalty

and CEO’s of international companies. As a trained researcher and anthropologist, Minyoung has a slight obsession with functional anatomy and its application to active rehab and recovery, yoga, Pilates, dance, martial arts, etc. She combines her unique approach of anatomical knowledge with frank humor and real world application. Minyoung is a lover of keeping it real, home cooked meals and sleep.