Mindful Birth at Beyond Yoga

Beyond Yoga, Manila’s prime Yoga Studio is offering teacher training courses by Michelle Papa.

Michelle, a yoga teacher (since 2004) practices Mysore Programme and has been trained in India under the guidance of R. Sharath Jois.

Michelle took the Hatha Vinyasa Yoga teacher training in Yoga Space when she moved to Perth Australia in 2007 and has a particular interest in pre and post natal, and yoga for active birth. She delivers Active Birthing Workshops and Mindful Birth retreats which assists women through education and awareness. The keys to haven an empowering birth experience.

Michelle is a member of Yoga Australia and E-RYT  200/RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance.

Together with Dr. Jean Byrne, she co-founded Mindful Birth, a Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia Pre-natal Teacher Training programme. She has completed specialist pre-natal yoga teacher training with Dr. Jean Byrne and has completed a Diploma of Childbirth Education to become a certified Childbirth Educator with Childbirth International.

She is also furthering her learning through workshops with Active Birth proponent Dr. Sarah Buckley.

Michelle teaches pre-natal, post-natal, yin yang and Ashtangaled. She delivers Mindful Birth Teacher Training course in Australia and Asia.

She is the mother of 5 year old, Cassy.

The courses she is offering are the following:

MODULE 1 – Pre-Natal Yoga

Pregnancy – It’s a miraculous process of self discovery and learning. It’s a time of physical, emotional and spiritual transformation. And it’s a time when the practice of yoga matters deeply as it affects the life of the pregnant woman and her unborn child.

This course provides and overview of yoga and meditation practice throughout the pregnancy, birth and post-natal stages.

MODULE 2 – Post-Natal Yoga

The post-natal period in a woman’s life is a time in which she needs to focus on her physical, spiritual and emotional well-being, as it is central to her newborn baby’s well-being.

Post-natal yoga offers a holistic form of exercise for women specifically focused on the needs of the post-natal woman, including pelvic and abdominal reconditioning and back & neck problems arising from pregnancy and breastfeeding.

MODULE 3 – Yoga For Active Birth

This module is to deepen your understanding of pregnancy childbirth and the post-natal period. It is highly effective and lively way to learn how to deliver Active Birthing Workshops in order to empower women and their partners to understand birth physiology and the principles of Active Birth.

The course is from October 20 – 29, 2015 at BEYOND YOGA in Rockwell.


3F 38 Rockwell Drive Corner  Palma Street

Makati City

If you register early they have the early bird rate which is full payment by September 1, 2015: P60,000

Regular rate payments after September 1, 2015: P65,000

For more information, please call Beyond Yoga, Rockwell branch at these numbers:

808 2061 / 0917-522 9449 / 0998-999 7625unnamed



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