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9 Days 85-Hour Elemental Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training in Andalusia, Spain

The 85 Hour Elemental Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training in Andalusia

This is a new opportunity from The Elemental Yoga School, the world’s leading Holistic Yoga Therapy professional training program in 5 Element Medicine.

Pregnancy Yoga is becoming exceedingly popular for its ability to help mothers and partners to turn inward to their intuitive and natural understandings of the magic of life bearing. As a Yoga teacher, being able to provide the kind of space that women are seeking to help them stay connected during pregnancy will endear you to many new yoga students. Often women who have never practiced before, make their way to yoga once they become pregnant. This course will help you serve the community in one of the most beautiful and important phases of health and wellbeing.

Retreat highlights

  • An approach to Pregnancy Yoga that embraces the needs of the individual
  • Pregnancy Yoga International Certificate From Yoga Alliance
  • 5 Element Rituals for Creation and Fertility
  • This course will take you through a 5 Element Energy Wave of the Subtle Body
  • It will reconnect you to the forces of nature in a potent and life-affirming experience.
  • You will learn to share a deeper form of Pregnancy Yoga through Elemental and Natural medicine philosophies
  • 8 nights accommodation
  • Daily wholesome meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles

9 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 18
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You will be living at the beautiful Cortijo del Mercado Retreat Centre, an organic farm that rolls out next to stunning mountain views. A spacious shala looks over the ruggedly honest mountains, beside a spring water garden-pool, all set on a property dripping with fruits and foods, flowers and birds, resting in the luxury of hilltop silence.

Elemental Yoga Therapy Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training in Spain Program


Upon completion of this pregnancy yoga teacher training, students will receive pregnancy yoga international certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance. Registration with Yoga Alliance provides a globally recognized credential. To receive a recognized certificate from Yoga Alliance, the student needs to be a registered yoga teacher. It is not required to already be a yoga teacher to come and do this Pre-Natal Yoga Teacher Training, though having some years of yoga experience will be very useful.

This is a new opportunity from The Elemental Yoga School, the world’s leading Holistic Yoga Therapy professional training program in 5 Element Medicine. It is a one of a kind live-in training, which approaches the experience of pregnancy as an energy rhythm which spans a 10-moon cycle. It offers a way to evoke the 5 Elements in yoga practices and pregnancy rituals, which deliver a time honored and timely re-connection to the power of the feminine wisdom.

Aligning for better health, through the energy of the moons' rhythm, you can learn how to connect to the natural forces of creation, that you as women carry. You will learn how to create yoga that balances the effects of the trimester changes and supports the psychological waves which go with the hormonal and environmental challenges that pregnancy brings to women’s lives.

From fertility practices, to Pregnancy yoga and rituals which bind you and your partner to the cycles of life, to the wonder of birth and early stages of life on earth, this experience is set to enrich the experiences for mothers, both young and new or with families at all ages, to empower yoga teachers, yoga therapists, and partners to support the healthy and spiritually vital passage of your next generations here on earth.

Yoga can create a deeply trusting bond with the forces of nature, and when it is offered with respect to the broad cultural and personal approaches to sustaining healthy life, it is a joy to share. The 10-moon temple yoga rituals are non-secular and all-embracing yoga practices, which through their diversity and simplicity are offered as a service to humanity in the highest respect for the women of our time.

As a yoga teacher, you will learn how to create a safe and nurturing environment for pregnant women to come and connect to themselves, and their babies. You will be able to share philosophies and practices that greatly support the holistic and healthy approach to childbirth.

Wherever people have a natural shift in life’s direction, they have the support of the 5 Elements to soften and deepen the ride. This training will show you how to use the qualities of the Earth, Water, Fire, Wind, and Spirit to enrich and encourage the lives of pregnant woman, to trust the nature of childbearing, to ease the often-challenging needs that they encounter from the western system of medicine. It is the ideal harmonic to the serious side of bearing life, and an important support through this indescribable passage of life.

The Curriculum

  • 5 Element rituals for creation and fertility
  • Building moon-phase yoga rhythms
  • The subtle-energy body
  • Pranayama, mudra, and mantra
  • Partner practices
  • The sacred Yoni
  • Reproductive anatomy
  • The holistic moon phase women’s cycle
  • The hormonal curves
  • Pre / post natal anatomy and physiology
  • Birth physiology
  • ZenShiatsu for pregnancy

Daily schedule

  • Morning Pregnancy yoga class with specific themes for connection to different aspects of the pregnancy, related to the Elements
  • Vegan, vegetarian, or gluten free organic breakfast
  • Morning interactive lecture and study circles
  • Vegan, vegetarian, or gluten free organic lunch
  • Free time
  • Afternoon interactive skills and practice sessions, and some rituals and ceremonies
  • Evening pregnancy Yin yoga class with specific themes for connection to different aspects of the pregnancy, related to the Elements
  • Vegan, vegetarian, or gluten free organic dinner
  • Free time / study time


Summer Salt
Summer connected to Yoga when she was 18. At the time she was an avid surfer, and found the connection to being in nature's Elements, combined with exploring the forces of Yogic practices came to feed her desire to explore the Healing Arts. Summer is an experienced Yoga Teacher, Reiki channel, Zen Shiatsu therapist, energy healer and a nature lover. Her approach to Teaching Pregnancy Yoga is unique and very timely, as its rituals form an experience for both Mother, Father and Child that bind them together through the 10 Moon cycles of new life.

Retreat location

Set on the Mountains in the Sierra Nevada, Spain, The Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training, will take you deep into the fundamental energies that serve to express every aspect of your Nature.

Unique features


  • Massage
  • Mountain walking
  • Reiki
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)


  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Meditation garden
  • Yoga deck
  • Yoga shala


You will be served three delicious and wholesome meals each day, all prepared with fresh vegetables straight from the farm, or local organic farmers, and prepared by the Chef who creates elemental dishes that support the progression of the yoga program. Taking the best guidance from local cuisine and folding in ideas and ingredients with Ayurvedic and macrobiotic benefits, the daily meals will serve as a great foundation for this journey.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
  • Whole food
  • Yogic
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 3 meals per day based on a holistic nutritional diet and very tasty food
  • 85-hour Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Certificate
  • A rare 5 Element kinesthetic learning program
  • The full yoga study curriculum
  • Private transport from Orgiva to the center on the day of the course opening
  • Mats, straps, blocks, bolsters, blankets
  • The Elemental Food as Medicine Recipe Book
  • 8 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Any expenses outside the retreat center
  • Flights

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

If you fly internationally, the easiest way is to fly to Malaga and then take a bus to Orgiva from Malaga Bus Sation. The buses from Malaga to Orgiva only go once a day, so it's best to arrive a few days before the course starts. The pick up will be from Orgiva town (not the bus station) and the exact time and location will be sent after registration of the course.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 60 days before arrival.
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