MSYI’s Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training is more than just another Yoga Teacher Training. It is a precious experience that will take you through an informative, expansive and nurturing journey.  


Your 50-Hour Prenatal Training is lead by MSYI Partners, Rhoni Straub and Hali Love. 

Rhoni Straub (education in Counselling, Psychology, Social Work), has been educated and employed in various human service roles (Child Education, Adult/Child Psychology, Individual Counselling, Family Counselling, Crisis/Intervention Counselling) for over 25 years. Rhoni brings her extensive knowledge to provide vast information on birthing and human psychology, respecting pre and postnatal stages. 


Rhoni is in a long term relationships with her life partner (husband, best friend) for the past 30 years. She has lovingly and successfully raised 3 biological children, and mothered an additional 23 children (chosen children). In recent years she has transitioned into the role of a Doula; and has delivered 6 babies to date.

Hali Love is a native Canadian. Her dream was always to live in a warmer climate (get away from Canadian winters). In 2010 she (along with her 1 year old daughter) relocated to beautiful Costa Rica. She absolutely loves the weather and enjoys raising her daughter in the jungle. Hali exhibits grace and balance as she gracefully navigates through life as a successful single entrepreneur and through the cycle of a 15 year relationship. Specifically, she has maintained a professional international career in yoga, counselling, yoga therapy facilitation and education. 


This dream team delivers a unique and unforgettable experience, derived from both years of education and years of life experience with their tribe of like-minded, passionate, dedicated, and experienced educators.


During your Prenatal YTT, you will receive an abundant amount of information on everything to do with pregnancy, postnatal, and everything in between. You will learn on an experiential level, intellectual level, and energetic level. Therefore, enriching your journey through the history of prenatal, anatomy and physiology of pre/postnatal stages, natural wellness, empowered childbirth, and energy systems; which are all anchored in the root’s of yoga tradition and philosophy. You will learn how to incorporate MSYI's 'Powerful Teaching Techniques' into MSYI’s Prenatal YTT Curriculum. 

MSYI Prenatal YTT Curriculum

  • Prenatal istory, including cultural, hormonal, and psychological history 

  • Incorporating the Yamas and Niyamas (Yoga History & Philosophy)

  • Incorporating the 6 Bodies of MSYI  (physical, emotional, mental, energetic, intellectual, spiritual)  

  • Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and beyond; stages (trimesters) of pregnancy, womb development, infant development

  • Prenatal yoga benefits, and contraindications for pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and postpartum

  • The importance of restorative yoga, partner yoga, and prenatal massage

  • Preparing for birth

  • Pre and postnatal yoga sequencing

  • Postures to aid common discomforts of pregnancy

  • Prenatal pranayama, mantras, and mudras 

  • Psychology of pregnancy and childbirth

  • How to incorporate self-care and self-love when baby enters the world

  • Prenatal bonding

  • Empowering birthing options

  • Modern nutrition and natural remedies for different bodies; based on Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine,

  • Common issues during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum'; including how to breastfeed effectively

  • Resource building

  • BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby - Mom & Baby Yoga!


Due to the abundance of information, this training is only offered to 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teachers.

Should you seek Childbirth Education only, please click here.

What's Included?​

Your Investment Includes:​

  • MSYI Training Manual

  • 50 Hours of Yoga Teacher Training facilitated by our experienced MSYI Facilitators