Prenatal Pilates Doula  

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The Prenatal Pilates Doula Course is comprised of:

16 Hours of Video Content

 6 Modules

34 Individual 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