Pre-Natal Yoga Teacher Training
in Rishikesh, India
October 27 - November 7, 2019
Receive The Tools To Consciously Support Mothers Through Their Childbearing Journey
If you are up for this life changing journey – if you are willing to dedicate yourself to the beautiful calling of holding healing space for the health and emotional well-being of pregnant women and new mothers (and their babies) – then this is your chance to turn your soul’s desire into reality.

This 100-hour residential training course at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh, India will enhance your skills and ability to support pregnant mothers through asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation, and yogic wisdom.

The course instills in you the presence and clarity to hold space for a woman’s own self-empowerment, creating greater, deeper connection with her own body for the sacred rite of passage that is pregnancy and birth.

Graduates of this training will get a certificate for 100+ CEU hours (90 contact hours). This program exceeds the expectations of 85 hours for registration as a Prenatal Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance.


Akhanda Prenatal Yoga 100-hour Teacher Training
Ignite your passion to support and Embolden women who are blossoming into their true feminine potential.
This training isn't just for yoga teachers, it's for EVERYONE who feels called to support women through this journey, including midwives, doulas, nurses, doctors, childbirth educators, and those who are ready to awaken their inner wildness.

For 10 days, we will steep ourselves in the ancient wisdom offered during this in depth, comprehensive 100-hour Pre Natal Yoga Course. We go far beyond just adapting the postures for pregnant bodies – it offers a holistic, comprehensive, and revolutionary system to support mothers in all stages of pregnancy and postpartum.

Developed and guided by Akhanda teacher trainer, full spectrum doula and holistic nutritionist Usha Anandi, this program is offered from a place of presence and embodied experience with the field of prenatal health. Usha will be assisted by the graceful wisdom of Jyanti Anandi, Akhanda teacher and prenatal Yoga specialist.


Deep Dive Into The Course Curriculum
The wise womben are gathering to change the world.
This 100-hour prenatal yoga teacher training doesn’t just scratch the surface. It is an in-depth, sweeping study of multiple aspects of care and support for childbearing women – as well as helping to promote their self-empowerment (and your own). Here is a look inside this 100-hour prenatal program. 

Female Anatomy Demystified
A clear, comprehensive exploration of female anatomy – including the pelvic floor and perineal muscles and how they impact the childbearing journey, the anatomy of pregnancy, and the transformations that occur in the woman's body over the course of the 3 trimesters.

The Hormonal Axis for Birth
In this module, you will delve into the relationship between the nervous system, endocrine system, and the child's perspective on life. This is complemented with a thorough, hands-on study of Ayurvedic and holistic nutrition.

Over 25 Distinct Asana Postures and Pranayama Breathing Techniques
Presented with an emphasis on how to use asana postures and pranayama breathing techniques to support the pregnancy of the woman and birth of the baby, in this module you’ll learn how to safely apply yoga techniques and practices to support women throughout every stage of their pregnancy.

Conscious Conception and Womb Healing Practices
A detailed look into using conscious conception and womb healing practices so that the pregnant woman is free to release shame and fear – and more fully connect with her body with awareness.

Sacred Self Care and Postpartum Healing Rituals
Discover ancient rituals that facilitate a healing space for the Mother to reconnect with her body in this new form, as well as open up space for her to melt into loving connection with the baby. Dive into these ancient practices, their history, and how they can be integrated during classes to deeply serve your students.

Sacred Healing Songs from Ancient Cultures
Using the uplifting power of song to heal and infuse more of the sacred in the pregnancy journey – and learn how these sacred healing songs have a real, positive biological impact on the pregnant body and add to overall well-being and vitality.

Conscious Cueing for Greater Feminine Empowerment
This module is an excursion into the realm of conscious cueing. You will learn what conscious cueing is, and how it can be used to encourage a shameless, empowering feminine atmosphere liberated from fear.

After successfully completing this program, you will have a depth of knowledge to draw from to serve the world. Gather with a community of fierce, awe-inspiring humans who will inspire you to honor the magic of your physical body, stimulate spiritual evolution and explore the depth of your teaching practice.  

LOCATION: Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram
ADDRESS: Tapovan, Rishikesh



WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • ​11 nights, 12 days in a shared accommodation at the Anand Prakash Ashram
  • ​3 sattvic vegetarian meals per day
  • ​A daily sacred Fire Puja
  • ​Devoted bi-weekly Kirtan sessions
  • ​Complete Pre-Natal Yoga Teacher Training and Self-Empowerment Modules
  • ​HIGHLIGHTS: Excursions around Rishikesh and the holy Ganga River
  • ​​BONUS: Akhanda Yoga T-Shirt
  • ​BONUS: Contribution to the Helping Hands for India Foundation


Investment Details
ALL-INCLUSIVE STAY AT THE ANAND prakash ashram
This Intensive is priced at USD $1,800. The rate includes 11 nights in a shared ashram-style accommodation, 3 vegetarian meals per day, ​complete Pre-Natal Yoga Teacher Training and Self-Empowerment Modules, daily Fire Pujas, bi-weekly Kirtan sessions and excursions around Rishikesh. Airfare and mandatory Travel Insurance is not included. 

A non-refundable deposit of $540 USD holds your place in the Training, and the remaining is due 30 days before the start date (by September 27th, 2020).
All payment is processed via credit or debit card on our secure online server. You will receive secure, automated reminders for payment with easy to use links to process your card.
Sample Schedule
intensive Ashram residential experience
05:15 - 06:00
06:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:30
08:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:00
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 18:00
18:00 - 19:00
19:00 - 20:00
Meditation
Pre-Natal Class
Fire Puja
Breakfast
Lecture/ Workshop
Lunch
Break
Lecture/Workshop 
Dinner
Ceremony or Ritual
05:15 - 06:00
06:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:30
08:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:00
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 18:00
18:00 - 19:00
19:00 - 20:00
Meditation
Pre-Natal Class
Fire Puja
Breakfast
Lecture/ Workshop
Lunch
Break
Lecture/Workshop 
Dinner
Ceremony or Ritual
The course takes place over 11 days, so there is a day off on Saturday Nov. 2nd with just morning practice and meditation on that day.
"I am more clear of my direction in life and my purpose. I learned new ways to better impact myself, others, and the environment. I have been shown some of the most essential tools of growth. What I learn here will forever be part of me."
- Lynnette, Domincan Republic -
"There is no doubt that this program caused a seismic shift in how I see the world and how I see myself. I leave this training renewed and with a resounding mission to empower the divine feminine through prenatal yoga and beyond."
- Elizabeth, United States -


GIVING BACK and positive impact
Helping Hands for India
A major mission at Womben Wellness is creating opportunity to make a lasting, sustainable and positive impact on women in Rishikesh. We will therefore be donating a percentage of every trip to the Helping Hands for India Foundation help provide educational opportunities to underprivileged children.
Helping Hands have built a school in the rural village of Pritamgarh, India, where yoga and meditation, play and outdoor education are included in the curriculum. The foundation has dedicated half of admissions for girls from Kindergarten to Grade 10.

Donations continue to help provide for ongoing operations such as teachers’ salaries, uniforms, books and special sanitary kits for girls. 


after i submit my deposit, what can i expect?
You’ll receive confirmation of payment and acceptance into the Training immediately after submission. Then, our team will reach out to you within 48 hours with a registration form, as well more information about your trip.
The final balance of your payment will be due 30 days before the Training start date (by September 27, 2020).
When should I arrive?
Arrive in the afternoon on Sunday October 27th for 3 PM Orientation before afternoon yoga. Curriculum ends at 11 AM on Thursday November 7th. Check out is November 7th at noon unless you're booking a continuing stay through the Ashram.
can I stay before or after the Training?
Anyone who wishes you stay at the Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram before or after the Training must book directly with the Ashram. You will be able to reach out to their team at ashram@akhandayoga.com for details.
WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY?
The $540 USD deposit is non-refundable. If you cancel more than 10 days before the program start date, you will receive a full refund minus the deposit. If you cancel 1-10 days in advance, there will be no refund.

All refunds are to be requested via email, at support@wombenwellness.com. Any other forms of refund requests will not be valid.
i have a question that isn't addressed.
You'll be able to reach out to the team anytime by emailing support@wombenwellness.com
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