Teacher Training

Are you a yoga teacher with a passion for working with Pregnant women and New Mums?

Or do you just want to better understand how to support pregnant women in a general yoga class?

Having worked with thousands of pregnant women and new mums all over Sydney, we know a thing or two about keeping women active and healthy during and after their pregnancy.
We are proud to call ourselves Sydney’s Pregnancy Yoga Experts.
We have two offerings to support Yoga Teachers in working with Pregnant women:

Supporting Pregnant Clients
in a General Yoga Class

3-hour workshop

You don’t necessarily want to teach prenatal yoga classes,
but you DO want a better understanding of how to
support a pregnant woman when she attends
your general yoga classes. You’ll learn:

✓ Benefits of yoga during pregnancy
✓ Questions you need to ask a pregnant woman
✓ Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy
✓ Contra-indicated asana and pranayama
✓ Common pregnancy conditions and how yoga can help
✓ How to modify class plans so the rest of the students don’t even realise they’re doing a prenatal-friendly routine!

This 3-hour workshop costs just $129
and includes a detailed manual.

Upcoming dates: To be announced

"I have attended Caroline's workshop on "Supporting Pregnant Clients in a General Yoga Class" and it was very insightful! This short 3-hour format was very practical and allowed me to feel much more confident to teach and include pregnant women in my classes. Caroline is very knowledgeable on the topic, and accessible to answer everyone's questions. Would recommend to anyone who doesn't want (yet) to do a full Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training!"

Prenatal & Postnatal
Yoga Teacher Training

50 hour Course

Designed for yoga teachers who want to teach prenatal and postnatal/mums and bubs yoga classes. Our 50-hour teacher training is in-depth and very practical. We focus on giving you the skills and confidence to teach pregnant women and new mums, as well as the theory. 

We offer prenatal classes all over Sydney and are always looking for great teachers to join our team. Many of our graduates go on to become our next generation of permanent or cover teachers!

We are a registered Continuing Education Provider with Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia, so you can claim Continuing Education points.

Request your Course Prospectus with full details on dates and pricing by emailing us at hello@mothernurtureyoga.com.au today!

In 2021 we will run two 50 hour courses, with face-to-face components starting on:

14 August 2021

The course is in-depth and practical, including:

Face-to-face workshops observing, assisting, and teaching at Mother Nurture Yoga classes, including an invaluable mentoring component self-study, including completing assignments, online tests, and reading.

Please email us at hello@mothernurtureyoga.com.au to receive a copy of the Teacher Training Prospectus, including dates and prices.  Or use this form.

Lauren Battaglia
Lauren Battaglia
Teacher Trainee
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Mother Nurture Yoga training was very enjoyable, practical and inspiring. Caroline is informative, calm and super helpful! Loved all the elements of it.
Anna Mounsey-Heysham
Anna Mounsey-Heysham
Teacher Trainee
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I loved completing my prenatal teacher training with Caroline at Mother Nurture Yoga.

She was a fountain of knowledge and the course was in-depth and useful with a lot of good resources.

I feel far more comfortable and excited to teach yoga to pregnant women.
Justyna Konopk
Justyna Konopk
Teacher Trainee
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I absolutely loved the training with Caroline, I learnt everything that was required, the content was clear, concise and straightforward, it was great to have a clear manual... The atmosphere and interactive approach aid the absorption of the new information. I enjoyed the tests and ability to observe the classes. All in all, I felt that I was trained well and ready to take on new classes right away.
Jenny Lam
Jenny Lam
Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Teacher Teacher Trainee
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I have completed my Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training with Mother Nurture Yoga. Caroline is such an inspiring instructor with a wealth of knowledge. My experience in this course was very special to me and has helped me to understand the importance of preparing the body and mind during pregnancy and recovery afterwards.

Thank you MNY for this wonderful course. I can't wait to share what I have learnt and aid women through their journey.
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In the Prenatal Training , you will learn:

  • Benefits of yoga for pregnancy and birth
  • Philosophy and connection between yoga and birth
  • Safety precautions for pregnancy yoga
  • The three trimesters – physical, hormonal and emotional changes for mum and baby.
  • Alignment and postural changes during pregnancy
  • Optimal Fetal Positioning
  • Pelvic Floor – anatomy and techniques for pelvic floor toning and relaxation
  • Relaxation and stress management for pregnancy
  • Connecting with baby
  • Asana: Learn the MNY routines
  • Mudras for Pregnancy
  • Labour – different stages, how the hormones work, overview of the hospital system
  • Breathing techniques for pregnancy and labour
  • Vocalisation
  • Active Positions for labour
  • Partner support
  • Different pregnancy conditions and how to deal with each
  • Teaching techniques
  • Dealing with concerns and fears about pregnancy and motherhood

This training is registered with both Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia, and provides Continuing Education Hours toward meeting your Continuing Education Requirements.

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We’re here to guide you on your journey through Pregnancy, Birth, and Motherhood.  Ready?  Let’s start with where you are now:

We're Sydney's top specialists in safe prenatal and postnatal exercise through yoga and pilates.  

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