Ma Yogini

We are happy to offer a rich immersive 85- Hour prenatal & postnatal Teacher Training Program , which supports becoming a licensed prenatal yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance, this training gives all participants specially those working as a Midwives, Doulas and Childbirth educators committed with a yoga practice, the clear understanding of  Restorative Yoga for pregnancy, as a means to work with women . The prenatal yoga teacher training program MA YOGINI of Kashmir Shaivism school of yoga provide this specialization

Yoga for women covers all ranges, from the  lunar cycle, pregnancy stage, postnatal and fertility issues. Learning how to use our energy, the energy of the goddess Shakti in each of its phases is one of the focal points of this training for prenatal yoga teachers. Our job as prenatal yoga teachers is to share the appropriate teachings, practices and alignments in order to educate and empower women during each trimester throughout pregnancy.

MA YOGINI is expressing the potential benefits of Yoga in the journey into motherhood. MA is the primordial and powerful mantra for the supreme mother in Sankrit and YOGINI is the name given to the female adept in yoga. With this name we are honouring the divine shakti, the creative and manifested energy. The ancient wisdom of the tantra in India named the earth the great goddess, the mother of all living things. then womens and the earths fertility were combined, as expressed, for example  in a archaeological seal found In Harappa ( see image below) showing a women upside down , giving birth to an entire tree, with its trunk and branches, with a emanation coming out of her yoni. it is not a baby, nor a plant—it is energy—that of the life force which brings both babies and vegetation into being, into this world. You will notice that her arms are on her knees in an almost meditative position . which are linked with our tradition of Kashmir Shaivism

Kashmir Shaivism has been known for being a non dual philosophy strong linked with the householder tradition of tantra in India, the connection is clear this philosophy use the shakti force in everything as an important fuel for life and our masters has been aware  that the most accessible aspect of shakti , of primordial cosmic energy , is women, for every women is a goddesses and that Kundalini is that mysterious dynamism which guides the evolution of being from the fertilized ovum onwards. in history and legend the woman is often a source of meditation, vision , excitement, strength, challenge, energy and inspiration to humans and acts as a catalyst in his life, while the role of the goddesses was to guide, direct and give meaning to the lives of the heroes that they choose. Learn how to support women during their journey into motherhood, conscious birthing and postnatal yoga in adequate manner encouraging women to experience a confident postnatal transition, joy-filled pregnancy, and empowered birth


7:00 – 7:30 am Meditation

7:30 am- 8: 00 am chanting, breathing exercises, sukshumas

8:00 – 9:00 am Asanas and pranayama

9:00 am – 10:30 am Break

10:30 – 11:15 am Philosophy Kashmir Shaivism

11:15- 11:30 am Tea

11:30 am – 12:30 pm  Teaching Methodology

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch break

2:00pm – 2:45 pm Anatomy, physiology and Hormonal changes during pregnancy/childbirth and postpartum

2:45 pm – 3;15 pm General Background

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Practicum

85 Hours 2 weeks ( Sundays free) plus Report , reevaluation test and teaching for a International certification recognize worldwide Yoga Alliance (85 hours)

Ma Yogini prenatal Yoga teacher Training course

  • Learn and deepen the use of props (props: blocks, kuruntas, straps, bolsters,) in a clear and precise way for different cycles of the woman
  • understand the importance of a detailed and conscious practice of yoga for the benefit of physical and energetic anatomy of women
  • Channeling The inner wisdom of the creative force shakti
  • Kashmir Shaivism meditation and Mantra for pregnancy
  • Reflect on the practice of Yoga and the importance of respect and honor teachers from which these ancient sciences came
  • Understand and synchronized with the lunar cycle
  • teaches women new therapeutic approaches in body alignment for Pre Menstrual, Menstrual, Pregnancy, postnatal cycle
  • Essentials of prenatal yoga practice
  • fertility yoga
  • Practice and focus on restorative Yoga for pregnancy and postnatal ( our style)
  • learn correct therapeutic body alignment in pregnancy
  • adjustments
  • Connect with the mother earth
  • Creating a prenatal ceremony
  • Essential flowers, nutrition for pregnancy
  • Anatomy, physiology and Hormonal changes during pregnancy/childbirth and postpartum
  • create awareness in the Childbirth options
  • Ma Yogini Baby Yoga

At this moment in feminine  history the right of women to decide on the choice of their childbirth is becoming one of the most important topics in relation to the anthropology of birth. ancient cultures in places like Amazon, Africa and some parts of India can teach modern women  essential lessons in the  rite of passage of pregnancy and childbirth, where we discover new dimensions of womanhood. In India for example, the Carnatic singing method is used during chilbirth and is seen as one of the most powerful technique which is now being recognized worldwide. we will be guiding the students to learn about how different cultures of the world  have been approach the rite of passage of childbirth, understanding that woman has been always born of a woman and that woman from other and that this line is connected to the first woman, having us the force of them all .

1. General Background in the Specialty Area:

Understanding the yoga teacher’s relationship with health care professionals. Knowing when to suggest that the student consult a health care professional regarding pregnancy issues. Understanding of psychological considerations during pregnancy and how to differentiate between high-risk and non-high-risk pregnancy.

2. Techniques, Training and Practice:

Includes yoga techniques specialized to the needs of the pregnant woman, including practice and teaching skills for trimester-specific yoga techniques. Techniques include: alignment for the expectant mother, appropriate yoga techniques for each trimester, how to practice yoga techniques safely and relaxation and stress management techniques.

3. Teaching Methodology:

Includes design of lesson plans for the beginning and/or advanced student during each trimester

4. Anatomy and Physiology:

Human anatomy and physiology (both physical and subtle body) related specifically to considerations during pregnancy. overview of what is normal anatomy and physiology during pregnancy, how organs function during pregnancy, overview of the complications, including miscarriage, premature labor, hypertension, preeclampsia and body mechanics.

5. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Prenatal Yoga Teachers:

Includes traditional yoga philosophy as it may apply to lifestyle and well-being during pregnancy

6. Practicum:

These hours must be spent observing another teacher lead a prenatal yoga class.  A portion of these hours must be spent with Lead Trainers.
These hours must be spent teaching a prenatal yoga class.  A portion of these hours must be spent with Lead Trainers and as lead teacher of the class



and Course

Dates Early Special Price Price Early Special Price with Accommodation Price
Upper dharamkot dharamshala 10 June- 22 June 2016 US$ 1000 ( until 12 may 2016) US$1200 Associate guest houses

Our Price Included

  • Herbal tea
  • Tuition fee
  • Manual of Kashmir Shaivism School of Yoga Prenatal  Yoga Teachers Training, complete program
  • Accommodation if you select fee with this option and according to location
Our price doesn’t included

  • flight to India, train / bus ticket / taxi, etc.
  • accommodation if you select fee without this option
  • food ( we provide a list for all diets and budgets around the school for healthy food)

Application Form you will find below (in the Batch field – fill  Prenatal PYTTC and the dates you are interested in) ) notice that forms that are not complete will not be processed

Requirements and note for the Course:

-1 level 200 Hours YTTC is a Requirement Course for the registration with the Yoga Alliance

For the students who have not completed a 200-hour Yoga Alliance Registered Training, or registered with YA, you will receive a graduation certificate from KSSOY upon completion of this training, but you will not be able to register with Yoga Alliance as a Prenatal Yoga Teacher

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