Advanced Certificate Pre & Post Natal Yoga Teacher Training - Online


This International Pre and Post Natal Yoga Teacher Training is offered online in a flexible and affordable manner. The course is open to yoga teachers, doulas, midwives, men and women interested in furthering their knowledge of bringing applied yoga techniques to pregnant women and new mothers.

The International Yoga Teachers Association Faculty of senior lecturers includes some of Australia's most experienced Pre and Post Natal Yoga teachers with multiple Diplomas and qualifications in their respective areas including:

  • pre and post natal yoga
  • nursing and midwifery
  • child birth education
  • hypno-birthing
  • transpersonal psychology
  • lactation consultancy
  • infant massage therapy
  • post natal counselling
  • active birth techniques
  • chiropractors and physiotherapists

The course is registered with Yoga Australia. It is recognised as one of the most thorough and respected pre and post natal yoga teaching courses in the World.

This course is intended for those teachers and professionals who wish to broaden their skills and deepen their knowledge specifically in teaching pregnant women, couples preparing for birth and new mothers - either in dedicated classes or in general classes.

The Course is delivered online with a combination of home-based study, open book assessments, on-line lectures, and optional booking for face-to face workshops held around Australia.

Course Guidelines will be issued on full registration and receipt of payment.

About the Instructors

Julia Willoughby

Julia Willoughby

Julia Willoughby trained with IYTA in 1999 and has since specialised in pre and post natal yoga which is her passion. Training as a Childbirth Educator deepened her knowledge and skills and she has had the privilege of attending many births over the years. Her love of working with pregnant women began with her massage therapy training in San Diego and by taking one of the first trainings for pre and post natal massage. She has taught massage and prenatal massage at Nature College for many years before moving to Canberra to set up her own business. Her favourite area of teaching is preparing women for an Active and empowered birth.

Katie Brown

Katie Brown

Katie is a senior yoga teacher with 23 years' experience. She teaches a range of classes from general to pre and post-natal yoga, mums and bubs yoga, chair yoga and yoga for special needs. She trained with IYTA in 2000-1 and lectures on both the IYTA's Teacher Training Course and the IYTA's Pre and Post Natal Yoga Teacher Training Course.

Katie is also a qualified massage therapist (ITEC), Infant massage educator (IMA), doula (Optimum birth) and has done trainings in Children's Yoga (Zenergy Yoga) is a qualified Laughter Yoga Teacher and has studied Yin 1, Yin 2 and Yin 3 with Sarah Manning. She has also produced three DVDs, two CDs and an online yoga and massage program for the Huggies website, and is also the author of: Mother Me – a mum's guide to balance, wellbeing and harmony.

Details of Training Levels

As a Graduate you will:

  • be highly sought after to run specialist Pre and Post Natal Yoga Classes
  • be acknowledged and respected around the World as having completed a professional, thorough yoga teacher training course in this speciality
  • be able to structure and deliver a Pre Natal class for expectant mothers with strict adherence to safety, nurturing and respect for Mother and Child
  • be able to structure and deliver a Post Natal class for new mothers with strict adherence to the welfare and safety of the new mother
  • be able to design and deliver a partners birth class
  • be able to design and deliver a Mums and Bubs class
  • receive ongoing guidance, support and mentoring from the IYTA Pre and Post Natal Faculty
  • be listed as a specialist in Pre and Post Natal Yoga Teaching on the IYTA website

Course Availability

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