Be a holistically trained Antenatal Yoga Teacher



Brief Course Content :

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Preparation before conception
  • Understanding Pregnancy and labor
  • Understanding the 3 Trimester’s of Pregnancy
  • Lifestyle and dietary suggestions for the 3 Trimester’s
  • Yoga practices based on the trimesters and their benefits
  • Teaching methodology including the planning of classes
  • Post Natal Yoga

Eligibility :

Yoga Instructor with 200 hrs of Yoga Instructor's course from any school and good experience of teaching.

Fee Structure :

Indians : Rs. 15000/-
Non - Indians : USD 350

Schedule :

9th April 2022  Week end Batch
9:00 AM - 01:00 PM IST

After you learn Antenatal Yoga and get certified, you can do this :

  • Help Pregnant women to reduce adverse effects of stress during pregnancy.
  • Through yoga help to manage pregnancy related discomforts and to attain positive attitude and confidence throughout the pregnancy. It also enhances the possibility of normal delivery.

Appropriate points to note during Pregnancy

  • Pregnancy is a period when biomechanical and physiological changes occur rapidly as the body adapts to support the growing fetus.
  • Every woman experiences pregnancy differently and there can be a variety of physical and emotional symptoms that coincide with it.
  • Research shows that expectant mothers should be provided with support, tools, resources, and appropriate types and amounts of exercise during pregnancy to reduce the risk of complications and increase the chances of healthy pregnancies and deliveries.
  • Yoga intervention presented with lower incidences of prenatal disorders (p <_ 0.05), and small gestational age (p < 0.05) and lower levels of pain and stress (p < 0.05). Therefore it is necessary to adopt Yoga during Pregnancy for best positive results for fetal and maternal health.
  • Regardless of the type of yoga or specific postures used, modifications should be made according to the specific needs of the individual woman, in the prevention of overexertion, stress on the fetus, and premature labor.

Scientific evidence for the use of Yoga during the pregnancy

1. Effects of yoga on utero placental circulation in high risk pregnancy : A randomised controlled trial:

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Rakhshani A, Nagarathna R, Mhaskar R, Mhaskar A, Thomas A, Gunasheela S.

• SVYASA University, 19 Eknath Bhavan, Gavipuram Circle, KG Nagar, Bangalore 560 019, India.
• St. John's Medical College and Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore 560 034, India.
• Gunasheela Surgical & Maternity Hospital, Building No. 1/2, Dewan Madhava Rao Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore, Karnataka 560004, India

This first randomized study of yoga in high-risk pregnancy suggest that guided yogic practices and visualization can improve the intrauterine fetal growth and the utero-fetal-placental circulation.

2. Effects of integrated yoga on quality of life and interpersonal relationships pregnant women

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Rakhshani A, Maharana S, Raghuram N, Nagendra HR, Venkatram P. SVYASA University, Bangalore, India.

The integrated yoga is an efficacious means of improving the quality of life of pregnant women and enhancing certain aspects of their interpersonal relationships.

3. Efficacy of Yoga on Pregnancy outcome

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Narendran S, Nagarathna R, Narendran V, Gunasheela S, Nagendra HR. Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA), Vivekananda Yoga. Research Foundation, Bangalore, India.

An integrated approach to yoga during pregnancy is safe. It improves birth weight, decreases preterm labor, and decreases IUGR either in isolation or associated with PIH, with no increased complications

4. Efficacy of Yoga in pregnant women with abnormal doppler study of umbilical and uterine arteries

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Narendran S, Nagarathna R, Gunasheela S, Nagendra HR. Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA), Bangalore 560019.

The occurrence of complications of pregnancy (pregnancy-induced hypertension, intrauterine growth retardation, pre-term delivery) shows lower trends in yoga group.


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