Prenatal Pilates Doula  

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The Prenatal Pilates Doula Course is comprised of:

16 Hours of Video Content

 6 Modules

34 Indivdual Lessons

350+ Exercises 

3 Bonuses 

5 Live Q&A Calls

MODULE 1 

INTRODUCTION: SETTING THE TONE 

  • Setting prenatal Pilates goals and expectations for both the instructor and the client 
  • Teaching with compassion and recognition of the individual 
  • Seven Pillars of A Meaningful Pilates Practice

MODULES 2 - 4 

UNDERSTANDING THE TRIMESTERS 

For all three trimesters 

  • Physiological changes, hormonal changes and baby's growth 
  • Anatomical changes 
  • Postural changes and muscular changes and imbalances 
  • Effects on movement 
  • Protocols for movement modifications
  • Analyzing and understand common contraindications 
  • Adverse conditions and symptoms 

MODULE 5 

LABOR PREPARATION WITH PILATES 

  • The history of movement during labor; optimal positions for labor and birth 
  • What makes Pilates a great labor tool
  • The role of breath
  • The role of imagery and meditation 
  • The role of sensuality, verbalization and inhibition during labor 
  • Expectation during pregnancy and labor 
  • Teaching with sensitivity, compassion and joy 
  • Communicating with other professionals

MODULE 6 

THE EXERCISES 

  • 60+ Mat exercises 
  • 40+ Ball exercises 
  • 90+ Reformer exercises 
  • 65+ Cadillac exercises
  • 50+ Wunda Chair exercises

MODULE 6 

THE INTERVIEWS 

  • Interviews with women's health physical therapist, Holly M. Horikawa, PT, DPT, CLT

MODULE 7 

THE BONUSES 

  • Teaching small group classes 
  • Sample Prenatal Pilates classes