BWYT Pregnancy Module with Judy Cameron
Tutor: Judy Cameron
Date: 13th March 2021
Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Type of Event: Modules
Places Available: 16
Judy has practised Yoga for many years and has been
teaching Pre and Postnatal Yoga since 1996.
It was while working as a nurse in Asia that she first
became drawn to Yoga, when expecting her first child.
gained enormous benefit from this practice which gave her
the confidence to go on to have her second child at home.
She trained initially in South India at the Sivananda Vedanta Ashram in Kerala.
subsequently went on to train for a further 2 years with Janet Balaskas, Lolly Stirk and
Yvonne Moore at the Active Birth Centre in London. It was at this time that she came
to understand how a more intuitive approach to Yoga, based on the teachings of
Vanda Scaravelli, could transform her practice.
She gained her Diploma in Teaching Yoga with the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) in the
late 1990’s and has also completed a Diploma in Baby Yoga with Birthlight, and Yoga
for the Special Child at the Special Yoga Centre in London. She also has a strong
interest in the use of hypnosis in childbirth and successfully set up a Breathing,
Relaxation and Self-Hypnosis class within the NHS in 2011.
Judy is a qualified midwife, and runs her own classes in Yoga for Pregnancy, Couples
Birth Preparation workshops, Postnatal and Baby Yoga. She also offers Yoga for the
Special Child and HypnoBirthing and Birth Preparation on a private one-to-one basis.
As Lead Tutor for the Yoga Scotland 500 hour Teacher Training Diploma, Co-Director
of the YogaBirth Teacher Training and Tutor for the BWY Pregnancy and Postnatal
Modules, she has a deep interest in passing on her knowledge to other teachers.
Judy teaches in the Scottish Highlands and Perthshire and runs courses throughout
• empower and prepare pregnant women for a positive birth experience
• support women in this voyage of discovery - using yoga to support
What will the course cover?
• plan and teach yoga to pregnant women at different stages of
pregnancy with reference to anatomy and physiology, and yoga
• the specific Guidelines for Safety as detailed by the British Wheel of
Yoga. Students will have a working knowledge of these Guidelines
and be able to incorporate them into their classes.
• a variety of yoga postures that address the needs of pregnancy,
paying particular attention to postural awareness, the pelvic floor,
managing fatigue, positions for labour, and encouraging babies into
the best possible position prior to birth.
• identifying situations of special need, where referral to other agencies
might be appropriate.
• students’ capacity to deal with another woman’s grief and loss - both
compassionately and authentically.
• a variety of breathing practices that are focusing, calming and
applicable to pregnancy and labour.
• several approaches to relaxation to support the pregnant woman.
• develop publicity, plan and teach a series of classes to a group of
Who Can Apply?
This 85 hour module is available to all yoga teachers holding a
recognised teacher training of minimum 200 hours. Membership of the
British Wheel of Yoga is required for the duration of the course - either
by way of current membership or Guest Membership of £10.
Assignments and Assessment
Assessment during the course will involve some teaching to the group,
presentations and worksheets.
A final teaching observation will be
assessed by an BWY approved assessor
Fees, Venue Details and Registration
This module will be held over 3 weekends at: Kathleen’s Yoga Studio,
41 Stanthorpe Road, Streatham, London SW16 2DZ
Weekend 1 Saturday 9.00am-Sunday 4pm 13/14 March 2021
Weekend 2 Saturday 9.00am-Sunday 4pm 8/9 May 2021
Weekend 3 Saturday 9.00am-Sunday 4pm 11/12 September 2021
Cost £660 (paid as a lump sum or by instalments)
An additional £50 will be payable for the final teaching observation
Kathleen’s Yoga Studio
41 Stanthorpe Road
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