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  • USA

About Postnatal Specialist Program

The LiveLife Pilates Postnatal Pilates Specialist Program is a 3-day in-studio course for Pilates professionals seeking to learn smart, effective, safe and creative Pilates programming that will guide new mothers through the entire first year postpartum. The program includes comprehensive, science-based information regarding the effects that pregnancy and labor have on a woman's anatomy and physiology, specifically addressing the abdominals, pelvic floor and posture, and how to use movement and exercise to augment and enhance the postpartum healing process. The program includes exercises on the Pilates mat, ball, Reformer, Cadillac and Wunda Chair. If you are only certified in Pilates Mat or if you are just interested in Pilates Mat applications, you are welcome to participate for the first day and a half of the course.

Dates/Times & Rates

Total Hours:

  • Comprehensive Students - 15 Hours
  • Mat Students - 7 Hours

Class Dates: May 4-6, 2018
Last Day to Register: May 3, 2018

EARLY REGISTRATION FEE (Before March 15, 2018)

  • Comprehensive Students - $450
  • Mat Students - $210

REGISTRATION FEE (After March 16, 2018)

  • Comprehensive Students - $465
  • Mat Students - $225

Day 1 - Friday
May 4, 2018 (3 Hours)

  • Mat & Comprehensive Students: 5-8pm

Day 2 - Saturday
May 5, 2018 (4-6 Hours + 30 Minute break)

  • Mat Students: 12-4pm
  • Comprehensive Students: 12-6:30pm

Day 3 - Sunday
May 6, 2018 (6 Hours + 1 Hour lunch break)

  • Comprehensive Students Only: 9am-4pm

Online Prenatal Program

In combination with this 3-day in-studio course, Leah will be offering her Online Prenatal Specialist Program at a discounted rate to Comprehensive Students who sign up to participate in the Hawai`i Postnatal Specialist Program Course.  The first opportunity to participate in this course will be in March and we highly recommend that this Online Prenatal Specialist Program be taken before the May 4-6th course so that you can get the most out of your time with Leah. We understand that life happens and that you may not be able to commit to this Online course in March, so Leah will also offer it after the Hawai`i course (TBA). Offer only valid in 2018. If you are interested in the Online Prenatal Program, please contact Leah at leah@livelifepilates.com.

Special Price: $597 (Original Price $697)

About Online Prenatal Pilates Program

The LiveLife Prenatal Pilates Doula program is a comprehensive, 5-week online education program for Pilates professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge, confidence and creativity in working with and guiding pregnant women through all stages of pregnancy and into labor. The Prenatal Pilates Doula Program includes in-depth, scientifically sound anatomical and physiological information, thorough discussions about exercise safety, common symptoms and conditions and their effects on movement and exercise choices. A detailed explanation of the labor process and the role Pilates can play in labor with breathing and imagery techniques is included as well. The program also includes hundreds of creative and effective prenatal exercises on the Pilates mat, ball, Reformer, Cadillac and Wunda Chair.

About Leah

Leah Stewart is the founder and owner of LiveLife Pilates. In addition to owning and running LiveLife Pilates, Leah Stewart is Senior Faculty and Lecturer for world renowned BASI Pilates®. Leah has traveled across four continents to teach teacher training courses as well as present workshops and conferences on the behalf of BASI Pilates. She has visited cities in the United States, England, Japan, China, India, Australia, and Italy. 

Leah holds a Masters of Science in Human Movement from A.T. Still University with a specialization in exercise prescription for older adults. Prior to embarking on her current career, Leah graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Dance Performance and a Minor in Art History. Leah danced and performed professionally with Orange County based contemporary dance company, Backhaus Dance. She studied Pilates extensively under the BASI Pilates founder, Rael Isacowitz. In addition to her BASI Comprehensive Teacher certification, Leah has studied Pilates and pregnancy with one of the field’s experts, Carolyn Anthony, and is a certified Pre- and Post-Natal Pilates Specialist. Leah is also a certified Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). 

Leah has been featured in various publications. She has been seen on the cover of the Body Mind Spirit Conference catalog and in advertisements featured in Pilates Style Magazine. Leah was honored to be one of the models seen in the second edition of the BASI Pilates Movement Analysis Workbooks. Leah has also enjoyed working with Rael Isacowitz on Pilates education and fitness DVD’s. 

With an ever expanding interest in nutrition and after being introduced to raw and live foods, Leah has studied to be a raw food chef with Alissa Cohen and enjoys the healthy and beneficial integration of raw foods into her diet. Leah resides in Costa Mesa with her husband, Jason, sons, Turner, Bennett and Reed.

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Wainani Wellness Center Policies

Payment is due in full prior to May 4, 2018. No refunds. Teacher Training Programs expire on the day of the workshop or last day of the series.