Level 1: Prenatal Yoga Fundamentals - Teacher Training Immersion with Jane Austin

Wednesday, April 24 - Sunday, April 28 at the Ocean Studio

Join Jane + Guest Experts for this 5-day Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training in-person immersion in San Francisco. Learn how to teach yoga to expecting pregnant people in all stages of pregnancy and throughout the early stages of postpartum. We will explore yoga as a tool in preparation for not only childbirth, but for parenthood!

This 45-hour comprehensive prenatal yoga teacher training is for yoga teachers, students with 3-years of practice, midwives, doulas and other health professionals who are interested in teaching yoga to expecting parents. All participants must have completed a 200-hour basic teacher training or at least three years of yoga practice. All participants must have a working knowledge of basic alignment principles. You will learn how to teach yoga to expecting parents in all stages of pregnancy and throughout the early stages of postpartum. We will explore yoga as a tool in preparation for not only childbirth, but for being a parent!

• Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy
• The benefits of yoga for pregnancy and childbirth
• The effects of pregnancy on the body
• Sequencing a prenatal class
• Postures to aid common discomforts
• What poses are contraindicated (what to avoid)
• Appropriate pranayama practices
• Prenatal bonding
• Physiology of childbirth
• Cultural attitudes about birth
• The effects of racism on infant mortality and the health of the childbearing parent
• Medical and holistic models of care
• Birth choices/empowered birth
• Resource building
• Nutrition/natural remedies for pregnancy and beyond
• Yoga for labor
• Observation of classes
• All participants will receive a digital training binder with additional materials and resources.
• Bonus Material: The benefits of yoga for postpartum + postpartum sequencing, mom & baby yoga, postpartum issues and the 4th trimester.

➣ Mama Tree is a certified Yoga Alliance prenatal yoga school.
➣ All participants will receive a copy of Prenatal Yoga with Jane Austin video (digital streaming access) as well as a training manual.
➣ A certificate of completion will be awarded upon completion of the 45-hour training, successful completion of take home exam and book report. This training qualifies as continuing education if you are registered with Yoga Alliance OR hours can be applied to registered prenatal yoga teacher designation (RPYT) with Yoga Alliance.

➣ Early Bird Tuition until (3/28): $949
➣ Standard Tuition begins (3/29): $1,049
➣ A small group of scholarships will be given. Please contact Jane Austin directly to learn more
Please Note:
➣ With online registration you are reserving one spot in the training

➣ Wednesday April 24: Noe Studio I 9:00am-5:00pm
➣ Thursday April 25: Ocean Studio I 9:00am-5:00pm
➣ Friday April 26: Ocean Studio I 9:00am-5:00pm
➣ Saturday April 27: Ocean Studio I 11:00am-7:00pm
➣ Sunday April 28: Ocean Studio I 11:00am-7:00pm

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Join the Mama Tree Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Wednesday (4/24) - Sunday (4/28) at the Ocean Studio

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About Jane Austin

Jane Austin has worked with pregnant people and their families since 1990. She is a certified yoga teacher and trainer. Jane is the founder and director of Mama Tree, a prenatal yoga school dedicated to educating yoga teachers, doulas and midwives on how to use the tools of yoga to support pregnant people and new parents in all stages of the childbearing year and beyond. She weaves her experience as a midwife, doula, childbirth educator and mother into her work.

Jane’s teacher training program attracts students from all over the world interested in learning how to utilize the practice of yoga to support pregnant and new parents physically, mentally and emotionally. By training teachers, it is her hope to make yoga accessible to anyone who wants to experience the benefits of this ancient and powerful tradition.

Jane also teaches the Yoga in Pregnancy component of many yoga teacher training schools and served as the perinatal director of Yoga Tree in San Francisco. She currently teaches yoga to over 200 mamas a week, and her mission is to offer pregnant folks and new parents a mindful, supportive and nourishing environment using both humor and compassion to create a sacred but authentic place to connect to themselves and their babes inside and out.

Jane has continued her commitment of supporting mamas and their families by co-creating Mamas Self Care retreats and workshops with Stephanie Forster and Katie Cariffe. It is her goal to help mamas prioritize self care in all its forms as an essential component of motherhood.

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“Jane Austin’s training was an incredible experience.” “She and her guest speakers contain a wealth of knowledge, and I feel grateful to have participated in this training. The information that was shared has already been oh-so-helpful in my yoga teacher and motherhood journey”

– Arielle Patton Hall

“Jane’s mama tree level 1 training was challenging, thought-provoking, engaging, and satisfying.” “The hours passed by so quickly as we practiced yoga and learned from jane, incredible guest speakers, and from one another. i wasn’t ready for the week to end… I particularly appreciated the virtual format in this season of my life: i was able to attend all sessions from home with my 3-month old (breastfeeding) newborn at my side!”

– Nicole Varnado

“The guest speakers were phenomenal and added another crucial dimension to the experience.” “Jane does an incredible job of presenting this material in an approachable and fun way, not to mention with a humor that had me laughing for 5 straight days.”

– Cherilyn

“While having a baby changed my life, the Mama Tree Training and Jane Austin created a pathway and drive to transition into my new role as a teacher and transformed mama.”

– Mikka Bonel (Prenatal Teacher + Mama Bear)