Bonnie Berk - Expert in Pregnancy - Pre and Postnatal Fitness
Bonnie Berk is a Registered Nurse, Master Personal Fitness Trainer, and Registered Yoga Teacher with a Master’s Degree in Health Services and Wellness Promotion. She is a pioneer in using Yoga as a complementary therapy for helping people with cancer , chronic diseases and special populations. Bonnie recently produced Bonnie Berk’s Yoga for Health DVD as well as a CD: Bonnie Berk’s Yoga for Health Pranayama, Relaxation and Meditation. Both of which can be found at www.bonnieberk.comShe started a Yoga Teacher Training Program recognized for the 200-hour level of Yoga Alliance.
Bonnie developed the Motherwell® Maternity Fitness Programs including Land, Water fitness, Yoga and Shape Up With Baby in 1980. In 2005, she wrote the book: Motherwell Maternity Fitness Plan published by Human Kinetics and has written numerous articles on the subject of pregnancy and new mother fitness. She also produced two award-winning videos, one of which is Motherwell Yogafor Expectant Moms and a 2 CD set entitled: Baby’s Breath: Relaxation and Meditation for a Peaceful Pregnancy and Positive Childbirth Experience. Information about these products as well as instructor training and certification courses can be found at www.motherwellfitness.com or follow the link.
Bonnie gives numerous presentations on health and wellness topics including:
* Finding Balance Before Burnout
* Stress Spelled Backwards is Desserts
* Foods and Moods
* Maintaining a Healthy Immune System
* Health Benefits of Laughter (Laughter Yoga)
* Desktop Yoga
* Eating on the Run
* Becoming Your Own Health Coach
* Desktop Yoga
* Science of Meditation
* Yoga for Hearing Impaired
* Complementary Cancer Care
* Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy
* Stress Management for the Holidays
* Balancing Energy for Endurance
* The Impact of Stress: Pursuing Priority Living
* Motivating Healthy Behavior
* What is Functional Fitness?
* Peaceful Pregnancy and Parenting
Certification and CEC Courses offered:
* Motherwell Maternity Instructor Training (Basic)
* Motherwell Land
* Motherwell Yoga
* Motherwell Water Fitness
* Motherwell Shape Up With Baby
* Bonnie Berk’s Yoga for Health (200 –RYT from Yoga Alliance)
Bonnie is a speaker, author and consultant to a broad range of businesses and institutions on issues related to mind/body fitness and wellness.