The popularity of practicing yoga through pregnancy continues to rise. More women are choosing to continue their yoga practice during pregnancy or are seeking out specialised prenatal yoga classes. Handbook of prenatal yoga is a detailed resource on how to practice and teach prenatal yoga. Written by experienced prenatal yoga teacher and doula, this is a must have for all yoga teachers and women who are practicing yoga while pregnant.
Included are : Detailed chapters on women's hormones and physiology, increasing our understanding of labour;
Asana, with descriptions that adjust for pregnancy;
Specialised pranayama for pregnancy and birth;
The Do's and Dont's of yoga through pregnancy and birth;
Class sequencing ideas; Exercise in the early postpartum stage. Be prepared and deepen your understanding of pregnancy and birth and how yoga can greatly influence and assist women on their journey of transformation into motherhood.
Gabrielle Earls is a qualified yoga teacher, doula and remedial massage therapist who specialises in pregnancy. Her work in prenatal yoga was inspired following her pregnancy with her first son in 2006.
Gabrielle has been a yoga teacher since 2008. She continually updates her training and knowledge with respected mentors and yoga teachers in Australia and internationally. She is recognised as a prenatal yoga educator through Yoga Alliance (yogaalliance.com) and certified to teach the internationally-recognised 85 hour prenatal teacher training qualification. Birth in Awareness is her yoga school and is a recognised Registered Prenatal Yoga School.
Gabrielle is a mentor and certified doula through Birthing from Within (birthingfromwithin.com). She has trained with Pam England whose philosophy influences the work she does within the areas of pregnancy and birth.
Gabrielle lives in Sydney, Australia, with her wonderful partner and two sons.