Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Motherhood is a transformative phase for every women. The rush of hormones in your body is constantly meddling with your mood, altering you both physically and emotionally. It goes without saying that it is one of the most challenging periods for a woman as she is not only responsible for herself but also for the little one growing in her womb and her health is of utmost priority. The practice of Prenatal yoga dates back to the Vedic period of Indian history, it is considered to be the best technique used to smoothen your journey of motherhood and childbirth. Even in today's modern world a lot of expecting mothers are adopting this practice of Prenatal yoga to make their pregnancy a wonderful and comfortable experience.

Gurukul Yogashala offers you a specialised course in ,Prenatal and Postnatal yoga that empowers you to guide many women through their pregnancy as their Guru. A happy and healthy environment is of utmost importance for an expecting mother, from conception to after childbirth a woman faces numerous problems, resulting in elevated stress levels which affects the development of the child even after birth. At Gurukul Yoga shala Rishikesh, you learn all the intricate details about pregnancy and motherhood under an expert registered with the Yoga Alliance (USA).

Who can take this course?

  • Pregnant parents during the preconception and pregnancy phases.
  • Male and female yoga instructors.
  • Nutritionists, therapists and Ayurvedic practitioners.

Course Overview

Course Name 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training
Level Beginner
Yoga Style Multi Style Yoga
Duration 7 Days
Module Residential with Meals
Language of Instruction English, Hindi
Certification RPYT 85 Hour - Yoga Alliance
Venue Gurukul Yogashala
Location Rishikesh
Course Fee 499USD / 799USD

Key Takeaways

This course is open to all aspirants, especially for the women expecting or even planning a child, as it paves your path for normal delivery and also prepares you for motherhood. The benefits of this practice are countless:

  • It increases your flexibility which is much required during childbirth.
  • It relaxes you and helps you get proper sleep to keep your energy high.
  • It helps in moderating your hormones to some extent, reducing anxiety or mood swings.
  • It decreases muscle pain, nausea, headaches and many other commonly encountered problems during pregnancy.
  • In these yoga classes, you will practice and deepen your understanding of yoga postures.


  • Free Pickup from Dehradun Airport.
  • Yoga Mat, Yogic T-shirt, Carry Bag.
  • Sound healing Session.
  • One Ayurvedic massage.
  • Holi Ganga Aarti Session.
  • Course Manual Announcement.
  • Teacher Education Program.
  • Yoga sessions (Mon-Sat).
  • A room with a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi.
  • Three vegan and dairy-free Ayurvedic vegetarian meals are available upon request.
  • Nature walk in the foothills of the Himalayas, counseling and escort services for local sightseeing, and day excursion or river rafting (depending on availability).
  • Exclusions

    • Any other cost is not covered by the course, such as airfare, travel visa and travel insurance.
    • Before departing from your home country, please arrange for a tourist visa and travel insurance.
    • Transfer to Airport (Upon Request*)
    • Taxi fare from New Delhi Airport to Rishikesh School is US$70.

    Course involves:

    Pranayama : Pranayama helps you to relax. It increases the oxygen level in your body, therefore, energising your core. Also, improves muscle function and helps to balance blood pressure and heart rate.

    Meditation and Mantra Chanting: This is a strong tool to be kept in your kit bag. Meditation and chanting are strong ways of curbing down negative thoughts and replacing them with happy ones. It relaxes and refreshes you from within, widening your perceptions and imagination. It also increases your focus and makes you more self-aware.

    Postures/Asanas: Light Asanas to stretch your muscles. These are special postures that strengthen your uterus and open up the pelvic region preparing you for labour and delivery. The postures also lubricate your muscles and increase your flexibility to make the delivery of your child less painful

    Schedule & Fee: 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

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    Terms and Conditions for Fees and Refunds

    A deposit of USD 100 (for international students) and INR 500 (for Indian students) is required at the time of booking. This is a non-refundable fee valid for one year from the course's start date. The deposit's validity can be extended under certain conditions and on a case-by-case basis.

    Balance fee payments must be made before the beginning of the course when you arrive at the ashram. For more details, follow the link shown below:


    Primary yoga practitioners who want a structured and holistic study of yoga may be a good fit.

    Someone who is casually engaging in and practicing yoga as a hobby.

    Someone who is interested in learning and understanding yoga with a holistic approach from a detailed foundation.

    It would help if you are keen of yoga theory, reflection, and its practices.

    Having a short course to find balance through body and psyche.

    Syllabus For 85 Hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

    We prepare balanced lessons in classical Indian-influenced Yoga and an integration of spirituality by our scholars in the 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Course. The Yoga Alliance requires the Yoga Alliance RPYT 85-hour designation for the 85 hour Prenatal yoga teacher training course.

    As yoga instructors, we ensure that you have the self-assurance to instruct your prenatal and postnatal clients while emphasising safe, intelligent alignment, an understanding of pregnancy phases and postpartum recovery. So join us to develop a stronger bond with your femininity through a multifaceted approach to technical, practical and spiritual experience.

    • Extensive understanding of human anatomy and the physiology of pregnancy.
    • Understanding various yoga techniques, including postpartum and trimester-specific poses and relaxation and meditation techniques.
    • Discover the significance of yoga philosophy and how it relates to prenatal practice.
    • Recognize the function of the partnership between a healthcare provider and a prenatal yoga instructor throughout pregnancy.
    • Learn how to support aspiring mothers on their motherhood journey by guiding them down the right road of wellness and self-care.
    • After receiving a certificate from Yoga Alliance USA, you are qualified to register as an RPYT.

    The yogic practice of shatkram is the purification and cleansing of the body. Shatkarma makes sure that our bodies remain robust, clean, and healthy. This method aids in detoxification and adopting a relaxing and revitalizing lifestyle.

    One of the most significant components of yoga is asana. Each asana is done for a specific, practical purpose. Toxin removal, weight loss, improved overall health, eradicating fatigue, and mental relaxation are few possible motives.

    Making teachers aware of the value of sequencing is one of the main goals of the 85 hour Prenatal yoga teacher training programme in Rishkesh. A successful and effective lesson is conducted with the help of sequencing.

    The course also includes a lesson on how to use props to increase a class effectiveness of yoga class. Proper and clever skill should be employed to improve class engagement.

    Yoga postures are explained in depth, along with their names and meanings. When a posture is presented to a learner, they can fully comprehend and benefit from it, if they adopt it.

    Breathing exercises are regarded as the cornerstone of yoga. Yoga and deep breathing provide several advantages, including increased blood flow, body detoxification, and improved digestion.

    A deeper level of concentration on the subject alone on which it is being done & not on anything else, is referred to as Dhyana.

    Dhyana is mostly done to reach the state of Samadhi, meaning bliss which is the ultimate goal of Yoga.

    People will better grasp yoga and its facets if they understand human anatomy better. Additionally, this will support holistic health and the therapeutic benefits of yoga.

    Yoga is an old school of thought. Therefore, one needs to comprehend the philosophy and ideas behind yoga to be able to teach it.

    In addition, they ought to be able to impart these similar ideals to their future students. The 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh guarantees to spread of this ideology throughout its international student body.

    A skill that requires confidence is taught separately. The 85 hour Prenatal yoga teacher trainingb in Rishikesh also guarantees that yoga lovers to be taight to study the art of instructing, such that, they can become proficient with time and effort.

    Daily Schedule

    The 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Course at Gurukul Yogashala In Rishikesh follows a schedule prescribed by Yoga Alliance regulations. Approximately, 4 to 5 hours of training is dedicated to any sense of yoga in every class. The lessons may seem relentless, but they are excellent for training.

    Please note: The schedule is flexible depending upon the teacher's discretion.

    Time Activity
    05:30 am Wake Up
    06:00 am Herbal Tea
    06:15 am Nasal Cleansing
    06:30 am Mantra Chanting & Pranayama
    07:45 am Holistic Yoga
    09:00 am Breakfast
    10:30 am Yoga Philosophy
    11:30 am Alignment and Adjustment
    01:00 pm Lunch
    02:00 pm Self study / Assignment
    03:00 pm Yoga Anatomy
    04:30 pm Therapeutic Yoga
    06:00 pm Meditation
    07:30 pm Dinner
    10:45 pm Lights Out

    Please note: Daily schedule is subject to change on teacher's discretion.


    Gurukul Yogashala, registered with U.S.Yoga Alliance (RPYS 85 Hour). The course will grant you the Yoga Alliance accredited 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Certificate (RPYT 85 Hour). Yoga Alliance Yoga Federation recognises this certificate on a global scale. This implies that you will be granted the authority to instruct yoga anywhere in the world. The Indian Yoga Alliance has also accredited the program's 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Program.

    Gurukul Yogashala offers a teacher training program that incorporates Multi Stayle yoga in Rishikesh:

    85 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh 100 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh 200 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh 300 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh 500 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh

    At Gurukul Yogashala In Rishikesh, you will become well acquainted with the practice of yoga to the point where you will have the ability to teach others. Our graduates can apply to the Yoga Alliance to register as registered yoga teachers, for example, RYT 100 and RYT 500, based on their Credentials.


    The quantitative evaluation of Yoga teacher training Course at Gurukul Yogashala In Rishikesh, is based on class ratings.

    (a) Written assessment - Completion.

    (b) Practical assessment - designing, sequencing, and leading a Yoga session

    About the Yoga Faculty

    The Gurukul Yogashala faculty is renowned for its outstanding yoga instructors. We train our teachers in-house with particular yoga qualifications to guarantee that all our instructors meet or exceed our stringent Gurukul Yogashala syllabus and Yoga Alliance standards.

    Each Yoga Teacher Training batch is carefully chosen to specialize in various aspects of yoga, including asanas and other eight limbs of Patanjali Yoga, to create a comprehensive and integrated setting for our students to not only learn but also live this lifestyle.

    The team of yoga teachers features a lead trainer who has earned an E-RYT designation with over 2,000 hours of on-the-ground teaching experience.

    The Yoga School

    The Gurukul Yogashala discloses a 100-hour, 200-hour, 300-hour, 500-hour and 85 hour prenatal yoga certification course by Yoga Alliance procedures.

    Our Yoga Teacher Training Courses fulfil university requirements for a "Certificate Course in Yoga."

    We run intensive 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training courses from a pair of magnificent yoga retreats. These retreats are positioned in peaceful settings, and class attendees come from all over the world to learn about this traditional practice.

    Why Choose Our Gurukul Yogashala In Rishikesh?

    Rishikesh has a vibrant spiritual and yogic history. At the height of the world's yogic hotspots, Rishikesh is home to some of India's most famous yoga schools and ashrams.

    Gurukul Yogashala is a prominent destination for some of India's finest yoga instructor training. We have been in business for more than 4 years and have more than 1,000 students in our programs from over the globe. We offer 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, the primary certification program in teaching yoga.

    Gurukul Yogashala retreat aims to provide:

    Gurukul Yogashala retreat aims to provide:

    • Focus on interdisciplinary and integrative research at the yoga and healing centre.
    • Share the holistic living principles and the timeless wisdom of Yoga.
    • Encourage sustainable lifestyles, community development, and lifestyles.
    • Our teaching methodology is straightforward, using a mixture of traditional and modern approaches. Mastery in yoga does not occur overnight, but we can give you the tools you need to begin a promising career.

    Food & Accommodation

    Gurukul Yogashala Rishikesh has been serving wholesome, yogic food for the past six years and will continue to do so. We offer a well-balanced, gluten-free yogic diet that will give you the energy to begin your yoga practice. Enough vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, calcium, and other minerals are included in the meal, along with detox tea and juices.

    As our physical bodies demand a healthy, safe and hygienic environment, the soul thrives in a healthy body.Gurukul Yogashala Rishikesh is located in a serene area encircled by verdant fields and mountains. Our rooms were created with a yoga teacher training course in mind. We provide ample accommodations with beautiful mountain views that are furnished with cozy mattresses, cabinets, hot-water baths, and Wi-Fi. Our accommodations are also accessible to retail outlets for your individual needs. Moreover, Our management is at your disposal to keep your rooms tidy and sanitary.

    Outdoor Activity

    Gurukul Yogashala Rishikesh has been serving wholesome, yogic food for the past six years and will continue to do so. We offer a well-balanced, gluten-free yogic diet that will give you the energy to begin your yoga practice. Enough vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, calcium, and other minerals are included in the meal, along with detox tea and juices.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    You must be accepted to fulfil the assessment criteria to participate in the Yoga TTC course. You will be assessed on all of the modules. Each assessment and written remark is necessary. Our teachers can give you details about the expectations during the first week. You will have lots of assistance and support throughout the course.

    We believe this will be a life-changing experience for you, allowing us to stay true to our mission of spreading healing worldwide. Therefore, our classes must remain small. As a result, each type has a maximum of 15 students.

    We are registered with Yoga Alliance. You can verify our registration on this page. Gurukul Yogashala on Yoga Alliance.

    You don't have to take our prerequisites if you want to concentrate on work exchanges, not on our Yoga TTC programs. After you have started our Yoga TTC programs, we will determine if you are an appropriate fit for an assistant position, which is working as the present work-exchange program.

    If you have paid the class advance fee and cannot attend the corresponding course in the specified month, the price is transferable (valid for 12 months), which means you can switch to another session in 12 months.



    A successful student who completes certification is qualified to teach anywhere around the globe.

    As soon as a student completes the Yoga teacher training programme and joins the Yogapoint teacher association, numerous insurance firms worldwide offer liability and professional indemnity insurance to our graduates. There is NO additional membership charge to join. Currently, as of June 2012, Yogapoint Teacher Association has over 16000 instructors in India and over 2150 teachers from outside India.

    Rating & Reviews

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