October 21, 2022
Yoga for Conscious Birth

Essentials of Pre & Post Natal Yoga

Join Rebekka Walker for this special immersion into pre & post natal yoga. We will dive into the essentials of pregnancy, a healthy pre/post natal yoga practice, the basics of yoga for postpartum recovery and the optimal way to support students with pre & post natal yoga in public classes and one on one.

By the end of this weekend you will have created an understanding of:

  • The inner wisdom of yoga in pregnancy
  • The essentials of a healthy practice for pre/post natal
  • Key posture, breath and meditative ritual practices
  • Sequencing safely for the 4 Trimesters
  • Holding safe and sacred space for mothers
  • Common pregnancy and early motherhood conditions
  • Basics of biomechanics for pre/post natal
  • The 4th trimester’ essentials
  • Pelvic Floor support practices
  • Relaxation techniques to support birth and motherhood

 

This weekend is for yoga teachers, parents, parents to be, and birth professionals. All hours count towards 20 continuing education credits for Yoga Alliance certified teachers. A small manual will be provided for the weekend, in addition to a list of resources to further your studies.

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About Rebekka:

The Creative Director of Vancouver School of Healing Arts, Rebekka is a Yoga Alliance Certified E-RYT 500, RPYT and Certified Doula. With a background in Iyengar, Vinyasa, Restorative, Anusara Yoga, & over 2000 hours of teacher training in these methods, her lifelong study and exploration of tantric and buddhist philosophy, North & South American Shamanism, Ayurveda, and therapeutic bio-mechanics, has led Rebekka to develop and teach yoga & yoga therapy programs worldwide. Guiding mothers into a sacred and conscious birth, while training yogis to share in earth based wisdom traditions, have been her passion for over 20 years. With a focus on alignment and inspiration, Rebekka’s classes, courses, retreats and workshops are heart warming, poetic journeys, inside and out…A contributing writer for various publications, when she isn’t travelling to assist in births, teach, write or practice you can find her at home in the woods with her daughter, partner and dog.

Location

Coastal Bliss Yoga

Cost

$350+tax

Time

Friday 12:00-5:00PM, Sat & Sun 7:00-10:00AM & 1:00-5:00PM

Date

October 21 - 23, 2022

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Yoga for Conscious Birth
Join Rebekka Walker for this special immersion into pre & post natal yoga.
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