Pre/Postnatal Group Instructor Workshop

This unique workshop is designed for instructors who teach a specific GroupX format, and want to learn how to modify movements and coach the pre/postnatal clients who attend their classes.  You’ll discover simple (but powerful) tips that you can easily apply in a group fitness setting to dramatically improve the experience for your expecting and new moms, while benefiting your ENTIRE class at the same time. Get answers to all your “is it safe to…” questions, practice movements and modifications, discover the biggest mistakes most instructors make, learn to spot red flags that signal an issue, and come away with powerful coaching tips that may change the way you cue movements for all participants from here on out!

Applicable for all group fitness formats (from barre to boot camp, and everything in between).  All workshop attendees receive their specialty certificate, CEUs (ACE: 0.3, NASM: 0.3, AFAA: 3.0), a copy of the presentation.  Post-workshop resources are also available.  Read on to learn more, and register.

Attend a Workshop

Sunday, Jan 27, 2019
1:30 – 4:30pm
New York Sports Club
Crowne Plaza Hotel
1601 Broadway
New York, NY 10019


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Workshop Details

This workshop is targeted to Group Fitness Instructors of nearly all non-aquatic formats, including:

  • Boot Camp
  • HIIT
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Barre
  • Yoga
  • Pilates (mat & reformer)
  • TRX
  • Cardio/Dance
  • Kickboxing
  • Cycling

This workshop is NOT for professionals seeking to work one-on-one with pregnant and postpartum clients, or who are interested in teaching a dedicated prenatal or postpartum class.  For these educational programs, please refer to our personal training workshop.

The content is simple, intuitive, and structured in a way that makes concepts easy to digest and apply in a group fitness setting. And don’t worry, all your “is it safe to ___” questions will be answered!  There is also plenty of time for discussion and practice.  Topics include:

  • Benefits of Exercise
  • The 5 Key changes of pregnancy you need to know
  • Pre-Class “Checklist”
  • In-Class coaching tips (structured in easy-to-remember ABC format) with distinctions between prenatal and postpartum
  • Signals to look for that could indicate potential injuries or complications, and what to do
  • CEUs (ACE: 0.3, NASM: 0.3, AFAA: 3.0)
  • Printed and electronic tip sheet summarizing key info
  • Opportunity to be promoted on Find a Professional page as a Pre/Postnatal Educated Instructor.

This is a FANTASTIC workshop, and the first course I’ve seen specifically designed for GroupX instructors. Most pre/postnatal education offerings are aimed at Personal Trainers, or people who want much more in-depth information about programming for this population, and therefore it can be difficult for GroupX instructors to apply this level of detail in their classes. I love how this workshop arms instructors with exactly what they need to know (and nothing more) to create a FAR safer and more effective experience for their pre/postnatal participants. I know this translates into fewer cancelled and frozen memberships for us, and endorse this workshop wholeheartedly!

Steve Feinberg, Founder Speedball Fitness

I asked PROnatal to conduct a workshop for our instructors, and got above and beyond what I had expected! The presentation was so informative, but also very easy to understand and apply. I know the entire team felt they learned incredibly valuable information that they could immediately apply to help tailor our workouts for moms-to-be and new moms. Thank you PROnatal team!

Sadie Kurzban, Founder 305 Fitness

0.3 CECs


0.3 CEUs

3 CEUs