Mon 18 June 2018

Birthlight workshop | Postnatal Yoga beyond the first 3 months

With Kirsteen Ruffell & Liese van Dam

Birthlight trainings: Serving women through the best science, nature, wisdom and love have to offer.

A day of Exploring Birthlight Postnatal Yoga beyond the first 3 months and how to evolve it progressively through the Postnatal Year and beyond. Of special interest to those of you who have done the 2 days Postnatal training but open to all Perinatal and Well Woman teachers to further your knowledge and skills in creating progressive practices for individuals and groups. We will look at developing therapeutic treatment plans for various common postnatal issues – including the Ayurvedic perspective –  as well as flowing practices with options for postnatal women with all different issues/levels of fitness/or previous yoga experience. A chance to refresh and add to your repertoire and understanding.

Yoga Moves and Birthlight (UK) are happy to present these continuing professional development (CPD) days, they are open to both yoga teachers with experience in pregnancy yoga as well as women’s health professionals.

Date:  Mon 18 June | 09.00-17.00

Price:  €85 | Birthlight member €75

Location:    St Janshovenstraat 1

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About the teachers

Kirsteen Ruffell

Kirsteen Ruffell began her own Yoga practice began by chance in 1990 and she’s been enjoying it ever since. Apart from Pre & Post Natal Yoga & Baby Yoga with Birthlight she also has a background of training in Hatha & Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and she has been teaching since 1998. She finds it a great joy that Yoga can bring such benefit during pregnancy, birth and beyond, not just to Mum and baby but to partners, siblings and all the family.

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Liese van Dam

Originally trained as a hatha yoga teacher, Liese has firm roots in asana, pranayama, philosophy and a yogic lifestyle. Over the years she continued her journey by deepening her knowledge about yoga for women with Françoise Freedman of Birthlight. At Yoga Moves she offers Birthlight yogaclasses for women during the pre- and postnatal period including partner workshops and baby yoga classes.

As well as teaching yoga, Liese teaches ayurveda and works as an ayurvedic practitioner. In her trainings for yoga teachers, she combines classic ayurvedic principles with knowledge from yoga and shows how to implement these in a modern lifestyle.

Liese’s motto is ‘Ancient wisdom made practical for you’. She has many tools to help you practically apply the ancient wisdom of yoga & ayurveda in everyday living. (for more info on Birthlight)

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