Teacher Training

Preggo Pilates Teacher Training

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Preggo Fundamentals 3 Hour Workshop

Friday May 11th, 2018,  5:30-8:30pm –  $135


the Fitness Professional, Yoga Teacher, Personal Trainer & Pilates Instructor

Learn basic pre & postnatal protocols in this 3-hour workshop. We will review what you need to know in order to work safely with this population. Perfect for those with the occasional pre or postpartum client or student. REGISTER HERE!


For Certified Pilates Trainers Only


JUNE 1-3,2018

FRI. – SUN. 1:00-8:30PM


Immerse yourself in the world of pregnancy, childbirth, Mamahood and exercise. During this in-depth three-day workshop, learn how to adapt the Pilates repertoire to suit the unique physical needs of your pre and postnatal clients. Additionally, discover why a holistic approach is so essential to this clientele. This workshop covers teaching Pilates exercises for the pre and postnatal periods and includes practice, lecture, discussion, guest lectures, class observation and films.

Preggo Pilates Teacher Training Topics

  • Proper intake and assessment of pre and postnatal clients
  • Physiology and anatomy of pregnancy and childbirth
  • Postural changes during pregnancy and beyond
  • Pilates for Mat, Ball, Reformer, Cadillac, Barrel, Wunda Chair & Springboard
  • Pilates props exercises: pinky balls, rollers, magic circle and Therabands.
  • Pilates exercises to avoid during pregnancy and postpartum
  • Restorative Pilates for common pre and postnatal ailments
  • Sequencing a pre and postnatal Mat/Springboard class
  • (ACOG) American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology guidelines for exercise

Psychology of Mamahood

  • Psychology of pregnancy and birth
  • Birth choices
  • Mama & Baby Pilates
  • Post-partum depression
  • Physiological changes in the postpartum client
  • Special considerations for Cesarean birth clients
  • Exercises for the first 6-week postnatal period

Special Considerations

  • Pilates for labor
  • Diastasis recti (split abdominals)
  • Pre and postnatal nutrition
  • Pre and postnatal pelvic floor issues
  • Community resources
  • Ergonomics of Mamahood
  • Home exercise programs

As part of this unique 3 day teacher training there will be a total of 3 guest lectures, one per day, covering the following topics: physiology of childbirth, perinatal and postnatal psychology,pelvic floor health, syndromes and solutions.  Hands on teaching with one another will also be required. 

Suggested Reading

  • Essential Exercises for the Childbearing Year by Elizabeth Noble
  • The Female Pelvis by Blandine Calais-Germain
  • Preparing For A Gentle Birth by Blandine Calais-Germain
  • Lose Your Mummy Tummy by Julie Tupler
  • Diastasis Recti by Katy Bowman


3 Day Teacher Training Course: 21 Hours – (Fri.-Sun. 1:00 – 8:30 pm – includes 30 min. lunch break)

$735 – Cost includes Preggo Teacher Training Manual 

REGISTER BY MAY 1ST for an Early Bird Discount ($60 off) Promo Code PREGGOTTEB

Location:  EHS Studio, 1452 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94110 (map) Registration: Call (415) 285-5808 or visit EHS Studio

Payment must be received in full 7 days prior to the workshop.

Cancellation Policy: All fees paid minus a $50 administration fee will be refunded for any cancellations made 30 days prior to first date of this course. There will be absolutely no refund of any kind for any cancellations made within 30 days prior to the first date of the course. Cancellations made 30 days or less prior to the first day of the course will not receive a refund of any kind, but can transfer once to the next available course. Otherwise, the full fees will be forfeited. No refund will be issued after the commencement of the course for any reason. No exceptions. Each workshop requires a minimum number of 8 participants. If the minimum is not met, the class will be canceled within 7 days notice. If the workshop is canceled all students will be refunded in full. If you have any questions or for further information please contact us.

  • Preggo Pilates Virtual Classes Are Now Online!

    Currently, I am offering live streaming classes and private sessions via zoom.

    Prenatal Classes
    W/F/SA - @ 9am
    M/W - @ 6pm

    Early Postnatal
    W/F - @11am

    Mixed Level Postnatal
    SA - @ 10am

    Drop-In $22
    5 Class Card - $99

    10 Class Card - $180

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Preggo Pilates Virtual Classes Are Now Online!

As the current COVID-19 pandemic requires all of us to do our part by "sheltering in place" I am here to meet your Pilates needs. Preggo Pilates has quickly pivoted to a live streaming online class format that allows you to bring San Francisco's premier and longest-running pre and postnatal Pilates program into your own home! Preggo Pilates was founded in 2005 by Stephanie Forster and she has served thousands of clients since then. Currently, Stephani is offering live-streaming classes and private sessions via zoom.

Prenatal Classes
W/F/SA - @ 9am
M/W - @ 6pm

Early Postnatal
W/F - @11am

Intermediate Postnatal
M/W 7:30pm

Mixed Level Postnatal
SA - @ 10am

Drop-In $22 | 5 Class Card - $99 | 10 Class Card - $180

Register via Mind Body & process payment.