Utah Prenatal Yoga

Teacher Training

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Prenatal Yoga
Teacher Training

Take your teaching practice to the next level and learn the art,
science & heart of teaching prenatal yoga classes.

Yoga Alliance Registered Prenatal Yoga School (RPYS)

This comprehensive prenatal teacher training includes asana practice, demonstration teaching, class observations, group discussions, and personal interest study. Upon completion of the training, you will be able to teach prenatal yoga with confidence and skill.

Completion of the Utah Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training program will qualify eligible applicants for the Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) designation with the Yoga Alliance. Attendance for all sessions is required for certification. 

Portions of the prenatal training are approved for Subject Matter Specialist (SMS) elective hours for the Anusara advanced teacher training modules (500 hr) as well as YA continuing education hours. 

Tuition is $1395, payment plans available, early registration tuition rate $1295- See registration page for more information about tuition and payment plans.


January-February Fast Track session now open for registration

January-April extended session now open for registration


2019 Training Dates

Registration now open for Winter/Spring sessions for Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training in Salt Lake City, Utah

Now offering two options so that you can complete the training in a way that fits your busy schedule.

Fast-Track: Two 4-day sessions

January 18, 19, 20, 21

February 15, 16, 17, 18

Extended Series: Friday/Saturday one weekend each month

January 18, 19

February 15, 16

March 15, 16

April 12, 13

Training begins at 9:00 am and ends at 6:00 pm, Saturday mornings begin at 8:30 am. 


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What do graduates think about the training? 

The teacher training with Utah Prenatal Yoga was above and beyond what I expected. The training was a good balance between hands on teaching/learning and classroom (type) learning. It was an artfully constructed training into the world of yoga and motherhood for anyone, mother or not. I would definitely recommend this training to anyone.
— Ashley Detrick RYT-200, RPYT
I absolutely loved the prenatal yoga teacher training!! I am a practicing midwife here in Utah and I wanted some more information on how yoga could specifically be helpful for my pregnant mama clients. I learned much more than I was expecting and feel so much more confidence in truly helping these women have a stronger, healthier and more joyful pregnancy, birth and recovery!! I especially love how Alicia helped us to bring the focus on to WHY we practice the way that we do, what is best practice and how to incorporate heart language and theming into our unique teaching styles!
— Hannah Dunford, LDEM, CPM
I would 100% recommend the Utah Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. I’ve been teaching yoga for 10+ years and walked away with so much understanding and insight into the world of prenatal yoga. Practicing yoga is invaluable during pregnancy and I feel so lucky to be able to share what I have learned with my yoga students!
— Gygi Koster, RYT-200, RPYT
I had the fundamental yoga teaching materials from my initial 200 hour Teacher Training and had been teaching for three years when I signed up for the Utah Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. I had built confidence and experience through my teaching, however the training gave me the tools to improve my teaching 150%. Alicia is a phenomenal teacher who is highly educated in the skills and techniques of teaching, specifically with the prenatal students, which she passes on to future teachers in her training with grace and eloquence. The training reinforces the fundamentals taught in a 200 Teacher Training, as well as equips you with building blocks to further grow your teaching and your business as a teacher. I now feel confident and comfortable teaching my prenatal mamas with classes themed and designed specifically for the prenatal body. If you have an interest in becoming educated in prenatal specific teaching as well as furthering your knowledge, skills and education as a Yoga Teacher, you will want to take this training.
— Colie Belieu, RYT-200, RPYT • barenecessitiesyoga.com

Postnatal Yoga
Teacher Training

Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training is an 18 hour certification program designed for teachers that want to better serve new mothers during the postpartum period.

The training covers everything from how to modify for new mothers in a public/mixed-level class to how to create and establish a postnatal-specific yoga class.

Topics include the wide range of modifications needed to address different levels of healing after birth, how to check for and monitor Diastasis Recti, practices to improve pelvic floor function and health, considerations for anatomical/physiological recovery and more-

Portions of the postnatal training are eligible for Yoga Alliance CEU's. The training is also approved for SMS elective hours for the Anusara advanced teacher training modules (500 hr).

Upcoming dates for Postnatal Teacher Training 2019: March 7-9th 1:00-8:00 PM. Tuition is $450, Prenatal Yoga Certification/Teacher Training is a prerequisite for the postnatal training module.