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Certified Prenatal Yoga Teacher

  • Surya Chandra Healing Yoga 331 N MADISON RD ORANGE United States (map)
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Become a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (R-PYT) with SCHYS through our Yoga Alliance registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Certificate Program! Learn how to keep prenatal students safe in the classroom and how to teach a class dedicated to prenatal students.


200-hour RYT or equivalent. Students must be proficient in English, have reasonably good computer skills (be able to use an online platform for online classes), and access to a working computer with fairly recent software.

Program Requirements

This 85-hour certificate program begins with a series of online classes and culminates in two modules.

Online Classes (42-hrs): Each online class meets weekly over an 8-week period (1-hour per week on Wednesdays 11:15-12:15 pm (Eastern Time). Classes are recorded for those who cannot attend live, students must post to the discussion board for each online class.

  • Course Planning 1 - available as prerecorded class

  • Course Planning 2 - available as prerecorded class

  • Prenatal Class-1: Introduction to Prenatal Yoga and the First Trimester (March 27-May 15), after May 15th, available as a prerecorded class

  • Prenatal Class-2: The Second Trimester (June 26-August 15), then available as a prerecorded class

  • Prenatal Class-3: The Third Trimester & Running a Prenatal Class (September 16-November 13), then available as a prerecorded class

Practical Application Modules (36-hrs): These modules are an opportunity to put into practice all that was learned in the online classes and offer students a chance to work with actual prenatal students under Faculty guidance. Tentative dates and locations for modules:

February 29 - March 1, 2020 - Prenatal Module 1

April 25-26, 2020 - Prenatal Module 2