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Yoga for Mums

Professional development/personal achievement

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the BSY Professional Certificate of Merit
  • Be awarded the Level 3 ABC externally validated Certificate*

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

On becoming a mother your life can change dramatically. Yoga will help you adjust to the changes which motherhood brings, whether you gave birth, adopted or fostered. It creates a space to be, breathe and accept, to relax, let off steam and find balance. It helps the body find its natural harmony, when ready, after pregnancy and childbirth.

This course suggests yoga activities to practise after childbirth and beyond, alone and with your child, using breath, movement and meditation. It is suitable whatever your situation or experience, as you will benefit from taking time for yourself and from being with your child in a playful, meditative and loving way. It is also useful for those wishing to expand their existing teaching practice.

Syllabus

  • Lesson One
    • Physical Changes
      • What Happened?
      • Energy Levels
      • Yoga Soon After Becoming a Mother
      • Balance and Progression
      • A Gentle Practice
  • Lesson Two
    • Psychological Changes
      • The Rollercoaster
      • When One Becomes Two – Or More
      • Yoga When Recovered From Birth or When Ready to Progress
      • Yoga for Mum and Child
  • Lesson Three
    • Children and Yoga
      • The Bonding Process
      • Yoga and Connection
      • Breathe Together – Flow Together
      • Natural Practice
      • The Child as Teacher
      • Child and Inner Child Practice
  • Lesson Four
    • Emotions
      • Laugh or Cry?
      • Yoga and Meditation When Overwhelmed, Anxious or Depressed
      • Yoga and Meditation When Overenthusiastic, Giddy or Overactive
      • Playful Practice
  • Lesson Five
    • Evolution
      • Introducing Change
      • Progression with Yoga as the Body Rebalances and Strengthens
      • Practising with a Child
      • Identity
      • Moving On

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*ABC registration through BSY is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies. Full details on request.