A Yoga Teacher already? Keen to specialise?

Specialise with leading experts in Pregnancy Yoga, Antenatal Education & Postnatal Yoga with LushTums

Train with LushTums

Already teaching yoga? Would you like to specialise in pregnancy yoga or postnatal yoga? Or even just learn how to safely adapt your classes for pregnant students so you know they are practicing safely in your classes? You'll find all this and so much more at LushTums.

Experts in this field since 2007, we will help you tailor your classes to safely teach your newly pregnant students AND teach you all about empowering and supporting the women you work throughout pregnancy, as they prepare for birth and afterwards during the postnatal phase - opening up a whole new area of teaching and potential business for you.

We offer intensive teacher training courses especially for yoga teachers looking to expand their skill set in:


Pregnancy Yoga YTT (100hr)

5 day intensive training, including:

  • Fascinating introduction into women, babies, where we are at in the modern world and what's needed right now - the impact pregnancy, birth and early years has for the immediate family and society at large

  • In-depth physiology of pregnancy & birth - with our own in-house midwife, who has nearly 15 years experience in homes, hospitals and Africa. With a Masters in her field and currently practicing at Kings College, London

  • Creative adapted asana practices to help pregnant women feel more comfortable and to use yoga as therapy to help alleviate common pregnancy aliments, aches and concerns

  • How to teach or adapt your current classes, modifications for safety, guidelines and do's & don'ts

  • Optional - receive on-going support as you set up your classes including mentoring for 3-6 months

After your first 5 days intensive training, you will be ready to begin your practice postnatal classes and begin to build your new classes into your schedule.

An additional optional 3 days is also available for anyone wanting more - more restorative practices, more 21st century anatomy, more on the history & philosophy of yoga (extra £350)


£1650 for full training (5 day intensive). Initial non-refundable deposit of £500 required to secure your place, with the remainder due by the 5th November.

Early Bird Offer: book by the 5th October and pay just £1350, saving you £300.


Postnatal Yoga YTT (100hr)

8 day intensive training, including:

  • Learn how to teach safe, active, nourishing, progressive postnatal yoga classes to mums (with babies too!) to help them regain full health and strength post birth

  • How to use yoga practices to help restore the core, pelvic floor and general health physically, mentally and emotionally for mother's at any stage in life

  • Practices include how and when to build in flows or focus on restorative approaches

  • How to welcome and include babies into the classes

  • Understand the impact of pregnancy and birth on a women’s body so you can also provide safe modifications in your regular classes to those women returning to the mat post birth

After your first 5 days intensive training, you will be ready to begin your practice postnatal classes and begin to build your new classes into your schedule.


£1950 for full training, including on-going mentoring and support over the following 3-6 months while you set up classes. Initial non-refundable deposit of £500 required to secure your place.



About our Tutors:

Our specialist tutors collectively have over 80 years combined experience which they look forward to sharing with you:

  • Clare Maddalena, Founder of LushTums, course creator, doula, mother of 2 and yoga teacher since 2003

  • Toni Roberts, Antara Yoga, YTT expert, specialist tutor in yoga philosophy and yoga for mental health - a key subject for postnatal women

  • Helen Moss, expert in Pranayama & Restorative Yoga

  • Claire Russell, expert in Postnatal Recovery including restore the core & issues around separated abdominal muscles

  • Jo Avision, author of Yoga, Fascia, Form & Functional Movement. We are privileged to have Jo as a special guest speaker on all our courses. She works with the handful of top anatomists in the world and is at the forefront of moving body workers and yoga practitioners away from 'dead man’s anatomy’ whilst uniquely being able to integrate the esoteric aspects of yoga with the physical body. Utterly fascinating and not to be missed.


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Pregnancy Yoga YTT (100hr) - 5 day intensive. Happening 3rd - 7th DECEMBER 2018, 11AM-6PM daily at Stretch, East London

Postnatal Yoga YTT(100hr) - 8 day intensive. Happening 1st - 5th OCTOBER & again on 12th - 14th   NOVEMBER 2018, 10am-5pm daily, at Anahata Centre, Brighton



I trained a few years ago in yoga but hadn't made the leap to teaching full time because I didn't have the confidence or the full skill set - until I trained again with LushTums." Jaina, Manchester

"It might sound silly, but training has changed me and my life in so many ways. It's honestly, AMAZING!" Claire, Ayrshire

"I couldn't be more grateful. Thank you, Clare and the LushTums team. I'm so glad I found my tribe!” Clair, Bristol