THE MA YOGA ® CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Prenatal yoga teacher training and way beyond.

Welcome to the Ma Yoga®/ Yoga Alliance RPYT Certification Program.

I’m so glad you found us! 

After years of doing weekend prenatal teacher trainings, I realized the 18 months around birth are about so much more than becoming a mother.

Ma Yoga Living Founder Jessica Jennings pregnantIt’s an opportunity to discover the keys to co-creation. 

Ma Yoga Prenatal Certification The 85-hour Ma Yoga Prenatal Certification Program is a comprehensive, deep dive into our innate feminine wisdom, power, and nurturing energy.

Each training may be taken for continuing education credit, or to fulfill requirements for the 85-hour, Yoga Alliance-registered Ma Yoga Prenatal Certification Program:

  • The Yoga of Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • The Yoga of Healing for Women
  • MAyurveda: Living Ayurveda for Women 
  • Ma Mentorship
  • The Yoga of Birth

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In this transformative training, you’ll use the Five Sacred Steps as your guide to understand the challenges and opportunities of the journey to motherhood. No pre-reqs or even desire to teach is required. You will:

  • Be confident adjusting and sequencing for any trimester, in regular yoga classes as well as prenatal
  • Have inspiring themes to use to guide and inspire moms-to-be to find their highest Self, or “Ma”
  • Receive sequences to follow for Mom + Baby Yoga and Preschool Yoga
  • Understand the business of teaching prenatal yoga, and the different career options opening up for you
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Our bodies change throughout pregnancy and postpartum – not just day to day, but moment to moment. So knowing how to help students, clients, loved ones and yourself out of pain and discomfort is extra important during this time. You will have the tools at your fingertips to:

  • relieve common aches and discomforts, including back, knee, wrist and shoulder pain, on the mat and off
  • address conditions specific to pregnancy and postpartum such as infertility, back labor, pelvic instability and diastisis recti
  • support postpartum recovery using the chakras as your guide
  • be able to support healing for anyone, anytime, using the Five Sacred Steps
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The 5,000-year old wellness principles of Ayurveda (“the science of life”) are more relevant than ever before. MAyurveda is a body of knowledge that’s pared down, essential practices and principles to help women in their childbearing years incorporate powerful routines and rhythms into our busy day. In this 6-session, online training, we will learn how to:

  • Use food and spice as medicine for you and your loved ones
  • Balance your unique constitution based on small shifts in your food, sleep, and daily rhythm routines
  • Incorporate simple but powerful self-care routines called “Anchor Practices” that give you more energy, better sleep and digestion, and a stronger immune system
  • Create a daily rhythm in your household that supports your family’s natural physiological clock
  • Incorporate Ayurvedic lifestyle practices and principles into your teaching to help students and clients make small but transformative lifestyle shifts.
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This nurturing one-on-one, two-month program provides the support for you to integrate all you’ve learned from your trainings into your teaching. A senior Certified Ma Yoga teacher will help you:

  • integrate all that you’ve learned
  • practice giving alignment instructions to deepen the transformative experience of each pose
  • relieve aches and pains as your teaching
  • feel comfortable using themes to inspire moms and moms-to-be
  • take the next steps in your teaching and become a safer, more effective, and more powerful force in your students’ lives
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In this 6-session, live online labor education course we dive deep into labor. You’ll learn about all the choices and challenges around labor and postopartum. Taught by two highly experienced doulas, this will help you know what you are preparing for: potentially the most empowering experience of a lifetime. By the end of this transformative experience, you will know how to:

  • choose authentically each step of the way
  • prepare so you can stay connected to your power no matter what arises
  • access power and strength beyond what your mind knows you have
  • recover and thrive postpartum
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