EP 042 - Sarah Douglas "Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga"

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Sarah is a Yoga teacher, Doula and Professional Certified Coach, and has been working with families and children for over ten years. During this time, she’s witnessed first-hand the importance of positive pregnancy, birth and postpartum experiences, as well as the need to feel informed, empowered and honoured when on the unique journey of parenthood. After practicing Yoga for over ten years, Sarah began her Yoga teaching journey completing two 200 hour programs, followed by prenatal and postnatal training. With her background in education, she quickly realized that she wanted to share the practice of Yoga with the families in her community to support a mindful, conscious and connected place for us all to live in. In this episode, we discuss: • Sarah’s yoga journey & experience • Yoga & pregnancy • How to keep pregnant students safe in classes • Sarah’s post-YTT experience • Pre/post natal yoga & what this means • Why pursue pre/postnatal yoga training? • Working with your intuition and connecting to yourself • Why there is fear surrounding pregnancy & yoga • It’s not only about the physical aspects of yoga • Meet your students where they are • What type of yoga is the best for pregnancy? • Why yin might not always be the best option • Safe postures for pregnant students • How to connect with pregnant students • Helpful cues for teachers without formal prenatal training • Modifications for pregnant students • Dispelling yoga & pregnancy blanket statements • Returning to your practice after giving birth • The pelvic floor & pregnancy • Breath work for pregnant students • Body image & unrealistic expectations • Embodying & accepting change • Sarah’s habits & hacks for success Support the show! www.patreon.com/rudiejay Connect with me www.pursuitofyoginess.com Connect with Sarah https://www.sarahsholistictraditions.ca/ A Resource For Yoga Teachers! https://www.sarahsholistictraditions.ca/for-yoga-teachers/

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