This enrollment runs from Sat Oct 27, 2018 - Sat Dec 15, 2018
This one-hour class will help teach you awareness of how to connect to, strengthen, repair and release tension in your pelvic floor and deep core muscles. We will work some exercises and stretches into our yoga flow. Each class will build upon itself.
Whether you are a newer mom or just committed to taking better care of your body this year we want you to join us. Non-crawling babies are welcome to come along.
Class is safe for/can be modified for expectant women.
Saturdays 10:30-11:30 a.m.
This 5-week class series meets 10/27, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, & 12/15
Roots Prenatal Yoga 6-week series
Next held on Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 9:00 am - 10:15 am
This enrollment runs from Sun Oct 7, 2018 - Sun Nov 11, 2018
Join us for this special 6-week series for honoring your pregnancy journey. Enjoy yoga poses, stretches and strengthening to support your changing body and prepare for birth. Centering, breathing, discussion on weekly topic and relaxation are a part of this series.
Class led alternately by Christy Dopf & Shannon McKinney. Christy and Shannon are both mamas, essential oil experts and long time teachers of Roots Prenatal Yoga.
This Sunday morning class time is a trial to see if the popularity warrants adding it to our regular schedule.
A minimum of 4 registered participants by 10/1 is required to hold this class. If we do not have enough you will be notified by email. When we meet our minimum we will be happy to open this series to drop ins ($25/class) and allow admittance to our Monthly Unlimited Members.
Sundays 9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Series begins 10/7 and runs through 11/18
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This enrollment runs from Mon Sep 24, 2018 - Mon Oct 29, 2018
Ready to move with your 4-8 year old? This class incorporates yoga, dance and mindfulness into one.
We will begin with some yoga and breathing. Next, enjoy learning some basic ballet steps, try out some free dance movement and even a little hip hop. Class will end sweetly with a few moments to connect with your child. Life moves quickly-make some special memories together.
Dress code: NONE! Come as you are. No yoga mats needed.
Mondays 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Six week series $100
(Second sibling add'l $50)
A minimum of 4 participants required one week prior to series beginning. You will be emailed if class is cancelled.
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This enrollment runs from Thu Nov 1, 2018 - Sun Nov 4, 2018
Are you a mom? Previous Roots Prenatal or postnatal student, yoga teacher, birth worker or health practitioner? Are you interested in learning more about the postnatal body/postnatal time in a woman’s life, finding healing & strength from within, & teaching movements to support the journey for postnatal mamas?
Please join us for this unique training November 1-4 as we:
~Discuss topics & resources new moms want to connect about
~Learn a Yoga Flow sequence infused with stretching. Our flow incorporates building strength & connection to core & pelvic floor ~ Discuss ways to support new moms in this special time ~Learn business & marketing tips to help make this postnatal offering more inclusive to all women
Previous Prenatal Yoga training is not required to take this training. Yoga experience is preferred, but you do not have to have completed yoga teacher training to take this course.
Cost $625, includes manual & certificate of completion.
Payment plans available.
Registered Yoga Teachers inquire about available CE’s.
Baby and Me Yoga TUESDAY six-week SERIES
Next held on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Nov 13, 2018 - Tue Dec 18, 2018
Join us on Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m. for movement with your little one (newborns to early crawlers). Bring a baby blanket and your sense of humor. Six-week session $100. Yoga mats available for your use.
Class co-led by Maggie Matijevich, Registered Nurse and Postnatal Doula Erin Huiatt.
A minimum of 4 registered students one week before class begins will be required to hold this class. You will receive an email if series is cancelled.
Join us as we explore an introductory to essential oils! This is the perfect time to join if you've been interested in learning more about oils but just didn't know where to start. Find out why so many people are turning to essential oils as simple and safe natural solutions for health and wellness. Discover how oils can support your immune system and invigorate your mind, body and spirit. You'll experience the aromatic qualities of the oils and learn how to use topically and internally. We will have several oils available for you to experience first hand. Come find out why essential oils are the "gift of the earth."
There is no cost to attend this class. Space is limited so thank you for reserving your space online.
Roots Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training is available to yoga teachers and professionals (doulas, midwives, nurses, massage therapists, chiropractors, etc.), yoga students, pregnant women and mothers. You are invited to journey deeper into your own divine wisdom and inner strength through introspection, breath, meditation and movement. Empower yourself with knowledge and the ability to serve expectant women by guiding them to connect more deeply with their pregnancies, labor, birth and beyond.
Our unique training is focused on giving you the confidence to offer safe yoga poses and stretches for all stages of pregnancy, assist women to become more in touch with their bodies and help alleviate common discomforts of pregnancy. This is the only training of its kind in Iowa – be among the first to provide your students/clients this specialized care!
Training topics include: conscious conception, meditation, breath, yoga history, why pregnancy and prenatal yoga work so well together, emotional and physical changes associated with pregnancy, and a rich background on how birth has changed in the United States. Enjoy a local midwife and OB/GYN as guest speakers. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of this training.
Graduates of Level 1 and Level 2 Roots Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training who are also Registered Yoga Teachers are eligible to become Registered Prenatal Yoga Teachers through Yoga Alliance.
Private/individual training offered upon request.
Canceling prior to 45 days: 100% of tuition minus $50 administration fee
Canceling between 14 - 45 days: 50% of tuition minus $50 administration fee
Canceling less than 14 days: no refund
A minimum of 4 registered students by February 12th, 2018 will be required to hold this training.
In preparation for our training please read the following:
1. Ina May Gaskin's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin 2. Preparing for Birth with Yoga by Janet Balaskas
3. Beautiful, Bountiful, Blissful by Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa
In addition, please watch movie The Business of Being Born in preparation for class discussion.
A detailed agenda will be emailed to you upon your registration (or apx. one month before training), but if you would like specifics before then for planning purposes just reach out to us.
Roots Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Level 2 will be held April 2019. Completion of Level 1 is required to attend Level 2.