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7-Day Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga Training

September 28, 2020 @ 8:45 am - October 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm


Who this training is for:

    • Exclusively for graduates of the Level 1 (2-Day or 3-Day or 5-Day) Poppy Perinatal Yoga Teacher Training. Completion of this 7-Day training (Level 2) will qualify you to register with Yoga Alliance as RPYT (“Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher”).

Training Curriculum:

    • Due to COVID-19, this training will take place 100% online via Zoom. (It was originally scheduled to take place at Lotus Ranch in Texas.)
    • Daily Prenatal/Postnatal and Meditation Sessions.
    • Tailor poses for various needs and conditions during pregnancy.
    • Design class sequences for different types of prenatal and postnatal classes – relaxing to moderate to athletic.
    • Specific postpartum yoga practices that promote healing and support after childbirth, including vaginal birth, surgical birth, VBAC, and pregnancy loss.
    • Use yoga practices to relieve pain, discomfort, anxiety, depression that could accompany pregnancy and postpartum.
    • Understand the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum and apply that knowledge to help prenatal and postnatal students.
    • Help people connect emotionally, physically, and spiritually with themselves and use those connections to help prepare them for pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum.
    • Teaching Practicum (group and private class settings) and Feedback for Prenatal and Postnatal Class Designs
    • Hands-On Assists Clinics – learn and practice enhancement, or supportive, or pain-relieving techniques. No one technique works for everyone; adapt techniques that work best for the individual.
    • Sequencing Practicum for class sequence designs that can help bring relief to prenatal and postnatal people with certain conditions (e.g., pubic bone pain, back pain, swelling, nausea, blood pressure issues, fatigue, etc.).
    • Childbirth Class
    • 7 Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Workshops
    • 4-Day Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga Training
    • 2-Day Radiant Health for Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • 1-Day Energetics for Conception, Pregnancy, Labor & Delivery, and Postpartum Training


Catherine Allen (Level 5 Certified Forrest Yoga Teacher and Mentor, Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher, RPYT, E-RTY-500) created this Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training after encountering an abundance of fear-based misinformation and limited support for the challenges she faced during her pregnancies, pregnancy loss, childbirth, and postpartum depression.  Cat has taught countless pregnant and postpartum students throughout her 18-year teaching career and has learned immensely from birth professionals and experts. She weaves together all the collected wisdom from her personal and professional experiences to bring to you the most up-to-date information for teaching your pregnant and postpartum students. Cat teaches the 6-Day Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Training in the 9-Day Training.

Bridget Boland (Level 5 Certified Forrest Yoga Teacher) is a shamanic energy healer certified by The Four Winds, an award-winning writer, Forrest Yoga teacher, birth and death coach, and former attorney. Bridget strives to provide a sanctuary for students to explore their emotional, energetic and physical landscapes through breath, movement and energetic processes including soul retrieval and destiny retrieval. Bridget teaches “Energetics for Conception, Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery and Postpartum” (1-Day Course) in the 9-Day Training. www.BridgetBoland.com

Ellen Heed (Somatic Educator and Healer, Craniosacral Therapist, Sexological Bodyworker) has been educating students and clients about how to attain radiant health worldwide since the turn of the millennia. Using keen perceptual skills to accurately assess the needs of her clients, Ellen connects the dots and facilitates successful outcomes for health issues ranging from chronic pain and sexual dysfunction to emotional stagnation and nutritional imbalances. Ellen has pioneered new techniques for scar tissue remediation for women, and is a leading anatomy educator who trains yoga teachers, Sexological Bodyworkers, and other somatic professionals in the US and abroad. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Somatic Psychology and maintains a thriving practice in Los Angeles, California. Ellen teaches Pelvic Anatomy and Physiology (2-Day Course) in the 9-Day Training. www.EllenHeed.com



*Teacher Training Manual (e-book)
*Daily Yoga Classes (prenatal/postnatal)
*Discussion and Q&A Sessions
*Daily Breathwork and Meditation Exercises
*Hands-On Assists Workshops
*Childbirth Class
*7 Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Workshops
*4-Day Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Training
*2-Day Pelvic Anatomy and Physiology Training
*1-Day Prenatal and Postnatal Energetics Training
*Certificate of Completion


*240+ pages
*Over 150 prenatal and postnatal full color asana pictures with detailed instructions
*Articles about prenatal and postnatal practices through yoga, breath, meditation
*Poses and techniques for relieving pain and cultivating strength and openness
*Up-to-date info on anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum
*Example 60-minute sequences for private and group prenatal or postnatal classes
*Example 60-minute sequences for integrating prenatal and postnatal modifications into regular group classes
*Example 60-minute sequences from relaxing to moderate to athletic prenatal or postnatal classes
*Note to Part 1 Graduates: This manual is new and expanded from the Part 1 (3-Day Training)


Days 1, 2
Sept 28-29: 8:45am-6:00pm – Pelvic Anatomy and Physiology

Day 3
Sept 30: 8:45am-6:00pm – Prenatal and Postnatal Energetics Training

Days 4, 5, 6, 7:
Oct 1, 2, 3, 4: 9:00am-6:00pm – Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Training Session


100% attendance is required for a Certificate of Completion. However, this is a baby and parent friendly environment. You are welcome to pump or tend to your baby as often as you need.

This is an 85-Hour Registered Prenatal Yoga School (RPYS) with Yoga Alliance. If you would like to register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT), you must complete an additional ten hours of coursework after the in-person training. If you only want continuing education credits: Once you successfully complete the training, you can submit your certificate to Yoga Alliance USA for continuing education credits.

Bring 2 blocks, a yoga strap, a yoga mat, and a beach towel (or large yoga towel). If you have a bolster, please bring it. You will be putting your bolster to good use.



The Early Bird Prices are listed below. Early Bird Deadline is July 31, 2020.

EARLY BIRD: $750 + international bank fees
REGULAR: $950 + international bank fees


Early Bird Deadline is July 31, 2020. This means that the full balance, not just the deposit, but be paid by July 31.

To hold your spot, pay the non-refundable $250 deposit PER ADULT. The non-refundable deposit is applied to your tuition. Spots are limited. This will be a small and intimate training.

If late payment is made after July 31, 2020, then the balance for Regular Tuition Price will be due.


*30 days or more prior to retreat: 50% of monies less paypal fees and $250 non-refundable deposit.
*29 days prior: No refund. No exceptions.
*If you want to switch from residential to non-residential or private to shared, a $50 admin fee will be applied to the balance.


Fill out the online application before making payment. Click here to get the application.


REGISTRATION FOR 7-DAY TRAINING (September 28-October 4, 2020)
By making payment, you agree to honor the Strict Cancellation and Refund Policy.

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September 28, 2020 @ 8:45 am
October 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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TX United States


September 28, 2020 @ 8:45 am
October 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Event Categories:


TX United States