Level 1 Poppy Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training

You will learn tools to navigate through the life-changing events of pregnancy, birth and post-birth with more support, strength and confidence — for yourself and/or for your clients.

  • The Poppy approach teaches you how to accommodate your/your student's needs during pregnancy and post-birth — whether that's a slow, gentle practice or a moderate to more athletic practice.

  • The Poppy approach to prenatal and postnatal yoga is Forrest Yoga Inspired and incorporates specialised alignment and core exercises designed for supporting prenatal and postnatal people.

  • The yoga practices within the Poppy Perinatal Yoga style are designed to help people: 1) balance and align the body and emotions 2) skillfully soften and relax within intensity 3) increase stamina and endurance for the realities of labor, childbirth and postpartum recovery.

  • What's included — Live daily yoga asana classes appropriate for prenatal and postnatal people — Helpful and doable meditation practices — Daily breath-work — Hands on Assists (even online you will learn these!) — A comprehensive manual with pose names, photos and cues — A formula for sequencing safe and effective prenatal and postnatal yoga classes.

  • The training is open to yoga teachers/professionals, aspiring teachers, birth-workers, or anyone who is pregnant or is experiencing pelvic floor disfunction. You do not have to be a yoga teacher.​

  • To receive your certificate of completion and qualify as a prenatal and postnatal yoga teacher, you must have 100% attendance and participation in all sessions.

Full Course Schedule

September 30th to October 2nd - 2021

  • 30 September: 1pm-5:30pm (UK)

  • 1 October: 9:30am-4:30pm (UK) — Includes break for food.

  • 2 October: 9am-3pm (UK) — Includes break for food.

  • Please email team@jambodragonschool.com with any questions.

  • ****Please double check your time zone conversion - BST is UTC+1****

Payment Options

Poppy trainings use sliding scale pricing to address some of the systemic inequalities of race and class. All info about each pricing category is shown below. ​Please pay on the scale according to your ability, resources, and privilege. Thank you.

  • COMMUNITY PRICE (lowest) - 220 GBP

  • If you answer yes to some or all of these statements, you are invited to pay the Community price:

  • ~ I struggle with meeting my basic needs like food, housing, transportation. ~ I don't have access to savings or financial assistance from a family member or partner. ~ I am unemployed or underemployed. ~ I can't take time off of work without burden. ~ I don't own or lease a car.

  • SUSTAINER PRICE - 290 GBP

  • If you answer yes to some or all of these statements, you are invited to pay the Sustainer price:

  • ~ I may stress about basic needs like food, housing, and transportation, but I still meet them. ~ I'm able to access financial assistance from a family member or partner to cover expenses such as bills, debts, or health care. ~ I'm employed. ~ I'm able to buy things like a cup of coffee, a book, a T.V. show or movie, or apps for my phone. ~ I'm able to sometimes buy new items and donate others. ~ I own or lease a car.

  • SUPPORTER PRICE (highest) - 370 GBP

  • If you answer yes to some or all of these statements, you are invited to pay the Supporter price:

  • ~ Although I may have debt, I'm comfortably able to meet all of my basic needs like food, housing, and transportation. ~ I'm employed or don't need to work. ~ I'm able to go on vacation with little to no financial stress. ~ I'm able to live in a higher end property. ~ I can own or lease a car with little to no financial stress. ~ I'm able to pay for healthcare coverage.

FAQ & Policy

  • REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY (Strict)

    * 30 days or more prior to training 100% of monies less payment processing fees and less a £100 non-refundable deposit * 29 days or less, no refund, no exceptions

  • If you made a Deposit:

    Remainder (of any of the 3 pricing options) is due before September 22 to complete your enrollment and ensure your spot. You will receive an email with a payment link and it is your responsibility to pay the remainder by the due date.

  • 100% of this training will take place online

    There will be recordings available, but to achieve certification, you will need to attend all sessions live.

  • WHO IS THIS TRAINING FOR?

    The training is open to yoga teachers/professionals, aspiring teachers, birth-workers, or anyone who is pregnant or is experiencing pelvic floor disfunction. You do not have to be a yoga teacher.​

  • Email for further questions

    Please email sally@jambodragonschool.com if you have any questions.

Meet Your Teacher

Charlie Speller

Charlie is fascinated by and passionate about all things pelvis-related. As a Poppy Perinatal teacher trainer and pelvic health educator, Charlie prioritises the interconnections between pelvic function (biomechanics), health (biochemistry) and the deep magick of the pelvis in her teaching. When combined, these elements make up the biomagickal pelvis — a term Charlie created to describe the power and potential held in the pelvis.
  • Charlie’s passion for pelvic health arose from her own pregnancy loss, subsequent pregnancy, giving birth and postpartum recovery. She has studied with Catherine Allen, Dr Kathy Dooley, Christine Kent and is currently completing a year-long mentorship in Scar Tissue Remediation and Management (STREAM) with Dr Ellen Heed.

  • In tandem with her passion for the pelvis, Charlie’s yoga classes, bodywork & bodycoaching practice, and her Medicine work is dedicated to helping people to feel empowered and get out of pain.

  • Charlie’s classes are always infused with subtle anatomy, her sense of fun, curiosity, compassion, empathy and truth. And, she has real a knack for breaking information down in a way that is easy to up-take and take action!

  • At the start of 2021, Charlie committed to the role of Forrest Yoga Guardian and has been working on her own understanding and contribution to social justice and planetary health. Charlie is committed to becoming a good ancestor to future generations.

  • Charlie says that she never really stops teaching, but when she’s not “working”, she loves to learn, be in nature, play in the oceans and lakes and spend quality time with her family and friends. For more info about Charlie and her journey to teaching visit: http://www.lumaia.life/about.html