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  • Do I need to be a yoga teacher to take the prenatal yoga teacher training?
    No, you don't! Anyone interested in prenatal yoga can take the course. However, you do need to be a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) first if you want to have the credentials of Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) through Yoga Alliance (YA), or if you want to take the class for YA Continuing Education Credit.
  • Do I need to take The Physical Body in Pregnancy course first?
    No, you don't. You can take The Energy Body in Pregnancy first if you'd like. It's your choice! Both courses require 10 hours of practicum, totaling 20 hours, whether it's class observation or practice teaching. Trainees will complete class observation before beginning practice teaching. Group classes offer trainees the opportunity to observe or practice teach. Check the schedule at the Class page.
  • Do I need to be an avid yoga practitioner to take the prenatal yoga teacher training?
    It is helpful for you to have a good working knowledge of yoga and the ability to do basic poses in order to get full benefit of the training.
  • What is required for the credentials RPYT?
    If you want to be a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher, a credential given by Yoga Alliance, you must first be a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) by completing an approved 200-hour yoga teacher training. You must also complete both Levels 1 & 2 (85 hours of training), including all coursework, and: - 10 hours prenatal class observation - 10 hours practice teaching prenatal classes Once you have completed Levels 1 & 2, observation, and practice teaching, you will be issued a certificate from MPYC. YA further requires 30 post-training teaching hours that you can complete at MPYC's group classes or elsewhere, before the RPYT credential is granted. More information is on Yoga Alliance's website:
  • Are your trainings in-person or virtual?
    For 2022-23, our trainings will be asynchronous, 100% virtual and self paced thanks to an online provision from Yoga Alliance. We utilize Google Classroom for the training content. You'll gain access to the Classroom after registration. Requirements like class observation and practice teaching will also occur virtually.
  • Is the training refundable?
    We're sorry but we're unable to give refunds once you have begun a program.
  • Can I take webinars for Yoga Alliance CEC credit?
    Yes! MPYC is a registered Yoga Alliance (YA) Yoga School. Information about YA continuing education is available here: After purchasing the webinar, watch the video, complete the homework and submit it to A confirmation email will be sent after successful completion. You can proceed to enter the education hours on the YA website as outlined in the above link.
  • Can I use a domain email to access the trainings?
    No - Our trainings are offered through Google classroom. This tool only allows access via personal email address, for example an email ending in,, or Please contact us if you have concerns about this prior to registering.

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