Pre- & Post-Natal Teacher Training
for Yoga or Pilates

course structure | about your tutor | dates & venue | course investment

If you are looking to start your own classes specifically aimed at pre or post-natal women, or if you’d like to increase your knowledge so you can safely advise this popular client group within your existing classes, then this course is for you!

The course will cover:

  • The physical changes which take place during the ante and post-natal periods and all associated anatomy and physiology
  • The physical, mental, social and spiritual benefits of yoga or Pilates for ante and post-natal women
  • How to support ante and post-natal clients taking part in yoga or Pilates classes
  • Contra-indications for ante and post-natal clients within a class setting
  • How to manage risks in ante and post-natal yoga or Pilates classes
  • How to adapt movements and exercises for safe and effective pre and post-natal lesson planning
  • The role of the pelvic floor, core and stabilisers in pre and post-natal classes and safe and effective exercises for these important muscle groups
  • Movement for good posture and back care during pregnancy
  • The use of props to maximise comfort
  • Restorative poses, breathing practices, visualisations, affirmations, mindfulness, meditations and relaxation for pre and post-natal clients
  • The stages of labour and breathing techniques for birth preparation
  • Principles of active birth and partner work
  • Post-natal considerations including diastasis recti check
  • The principles of collecting information to plan an effective class for ante and post-natal clients
  • How to plan and deliver a classes for ante and post-natal clients
  • Marketing and building a successful class

course structure


– Upon registration, you will be sent a manual and can start to learn the theory in preparation for the face to face training.
– You will also be sent numerous videos of Clare teaching pre & post natal classes as well as specific classes for the pelvic floor. You must watch and participate in these to prepare before attending the course.
– On the first day of training, you will receive a hard copy of the Harmonise Training Academy Manual.

Pre course learning = 12.5 CPD hours

Face to Face training

- Review and revision of theory in preparation for your multiple choice paper
– Review and practise of all practical elements
– Opportunity to practise teaching in pairs
– Develop confidence to teach this popular client group by the end of the course
– Learn to write a safe and effective lesson plan

In person training = 22.5 CPD hours
Post course assessment = 5 CPD hours

Course pre-requisites
200hr Yoga teacher training or equivalent OR Level 3 Pilates teacher training or equivalent

– Theoretical assessments will take place during the face to face training
– Multiple choice theory paper
– Worksheet
– Lesson plan for safe and effective pre-natal and post-natal yoga or Pilates class

Certification and Accreditation
All successful graduates will receive a Harmonise Training Academy CPD certificate for 40 hours

about your tutor

Clare Francis, former owner of Revitalise and founder of Harmonise Training Academy, has been teaching pre and post-natal clients for almost 20 years and has 3 children. She holds a YMCA awards pre and post-natal certification, Stott Pilates pre-natal certificate and completed a pregnancy yoga teacher training with Drishti who are a Yoga Alliance registered school. Clare is also trained and experienced in Pregnancy massage. Clare brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this course which she has tailored specifically for Yoga and Pilates teachers.

dates & venue

21st – 23rd March 2025, 9.30am – 5pm each day

Held at: Revitalise, 123a Western Rd, Hove, BN3 1DB.

course investment

SUPER Early bird £425 – Coupon: PPNSAVE70
Early bird £455 – Coupon: PPNSAVE40
Full price £495

SUPER Early-bird savings until 21st November 2024
Early-bird discount available until 7th Feb 2025

Payment plan available – Spread your investment over 4 months.
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A 25% deposit is payable on booking.
Prices include VAT.

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