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Workshop

Thurs 14 Sept 2017

Pelvic Anatomy: how to support women during Pre and Post Pregnancy?

With Kirsteen Ruffell & Liese van Dam

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

Spend a day with top experts in women’s health in relation to birth, pregnancy and yoga: Kirsteen Ruffell from Birthlight and Liese van Dam.

Spend a day reviewing Pelvic anatomy in relation to the pelvic floor in Pre and Postnatal yoga: what are our aims with working with the pelvic floor both before and after birth? Refine your skills in working with the pelvic floor and explore insights and practices that will expand on your knowledge and understanding.

Learn the Ayurvedic point of view of the pelvic floor and understand the importance of ‘dharana’ – the supporting role – that the pelvic floor has in the health and feeling of well being in the whole woman.

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You will explore:
  • Review Pelvic Anatomy: in relation to the pelvic floor in pre and postnatal yoga.
  • Answer the question: What are our aims with working with the pelvic floor both before and after birth?
  • Refine your skills: working with the pelvic floor and explore insights and practices that will expand on your knowledge and understanding.
  • Learn the Ayurvedic point of view:  understand the importance of ‘dharana’ – the supporting role – that the pelvic floor has in the health and feeling of well being in the whole woman.

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: Thursday 14 September | 09.15-16.30

Price: One day: €85 | Birthlight member €75
(Both CPD days: €160 | Birthlight member €145)
Location: St Janshovenstraat 1

 

There will be another CPD day on Saturday 17 September.
See an overview of all Birthlight trainings here.

 

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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.

www.liesevandam.nl
www.birthlight.com (for more info on Birthlight)

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