Saturday September 3rd 2022
- 9:30am – 3pm: Pregnancy Yoga with the Birthing Ball (12-1pm lunch)
Learn how to bring the birth ball into your classes for some or all of the asana. In this workshop, Melissa will teach safety when using the birth ball, optimal fetal position care, seated, standing, kneeling, birth & relaxation positions with the ball. Learn how to show women how to use their birth ball for fun, core work, a good stretch, pelvic floor connection, comfort as well as for birth.
- 3:20pm – 5:30pm: Kriya’s & Mudras for Pregnancy, Birth, Fear Release, Empowerment & Motherhood
Kryias are a series of actions, which include yoga postures, breath work, sounds and mudras that work towards specific outcomes. These are incredibly empowering practices that help support women through the challenges of pregnancy, birth and parenting. In the world famous book Autobiography of a Yogi, Yogananda says that Kryias are the most effective practice in yoga for personal evolution, the expansion of consciousness and self realization! Add Kryias to your pregnancy yoga toolbox of fear releasing, confidence building, birth preparation and empowering techniques!
Mudras are like yoga for the hands that benefit the body and mind. Melissa has chosen mudra’s most useful during pregnancy that can hopefully bring about a sense of calm, empowerment, strength, wisdom & confidence to your students as well as yourself!