Join Birthlight On Tour as they return to Omshanti for a 6 day Motherhood Yoga Teacher Training Retreat. This Yoga Alliance-certified training program combines Pregnancy, Birth, Postnatal, and Baby yoga in one exciting discovery course. Sally Lomas and Micha Merrick will be your guides in this exploration in motherhood yoga. Be nurtured and feel the joy of being alive in your mind, heart, and body.
During the retreat, you will stay in the peaceful accommodation provided by OmShanti Yoga Studio.
Your experience will begin with dinner and opening circle on Wednesday, November 1st, and continue for the next five days filled with specialized yoga classes, world-renowned Birthlight training, Thai massage, delicious meals and new friendships.
Upon completion, you will be certified to teach motherhood yoga and integrate these principles into your existing classes or build a class based on the knowledge you will gain. You will learn Birthlight’s gentle yet powerful techniques to ensure your students have a positive birthing experience and optimize bonding with their babies.
The course is open to:
Like all Birthlight courses, this course is a blend of theory, practice, and teaching methods with the aim of imparting practical proficiency and confidence to students over a relatively short time. You will move through practices to create balance and harmony during pregnancy, relieve, and prevent discomforts and to prepare for the birth of a baby
You will learn about positions and breathing to ease mum and baby into a gentle birthing experience. Birthlight’s postnatal moves involve “invisible yoga” for the pelvic floor and healing and strengthening from within. Baby yoga creates joyful shared sequences of great benefit to both mum and baby.
The course offers a wide range of resources for creating flexible lesson plans and offering classes that are both professional and enjoyable. Whenever possible, several of the sessions on this course involve practice with guest pregnant women and new parents and babies.
This course is tutor-assessed with a practical and students are asked to complete worksheets relevant to each area of practice.
Birthlight On Tour is an introduction to the Birthlight philosophy and techniques. On completion of the course, participants will receive the qualification “Birthlight Certificate of Training in Yoga for Motherhood”.
RPYT and YACEP Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Yoga)
Yoga Alliance USA (Yoga)
Sally is an active birth teacher trained in the Active Birth Center in London. She continued her training with Françoise Freedman in Cambridge and qualified as a Birthlight teacher in Antenatal, Postnatal, and Baby yoga. Her Birthlight classes have been running successfully for many years in Cambridge. Sally is now a director of Birthlight Teaching, Joyful Babies, Joyful Dolphin Swim, and Dolphin Baby Swim. She is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 and Yoga Alliance in the US. Sally is also a qualified Montessori teacher and counselor with many working experiences.
This retreat will be held in OmShanti Yoga Studio in Barcelona, Spain. The retreat center is the perfect place away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
You will be served three delicious vegetarian meals a day.
Please book your flight to arrive at Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN).