1-Day Workshops (6 hrs) / HUMAN FUNCTION

Five Continuing Education Workshops for Refined Human Function.
The 5 units are: Core/ Abdominal Centering, The Pelvic Girdle Complex, Foot & Ankle, The Shoulder Girdle Complex, and Neck & Head.

The syllabus covers: osteology, myology, joint play/ ROM, movement/ action, muscular synergies, functional slings, girdle integration/ stabilization, and appendage-girdle-spine rhythms for facile mobilization and full-bodied neuro-muscular coordination. Concepts are physically embodied with participant activities.

Demonstrations illustrate the human function selected using Pilates Mat vocabulary and all pieces of Apparatus.

The single-day workshops are conducted periodically @ Studio 1420, Philadelphia and travel easily for guest presentation with course materials provided.

For Details Select: Course Description, Calendar / Upcoming or Travel


Weekend Workshops (12-18 hrs) / PILATES EXERCISES

Seven Continuing Education workshops for the acquisition, expansion and clarification of Pilates exercise vocabulary on Mat and all pieces of Apparatus. Lecture-Demonstration format discusses the nature of each apparatus, demonstrates traditional forms, and provides movement analyses for classical and evolved exercises.

The 7 equipment-based workshops are: Foundation & Fundamentals, Classical Mat, Universal Reformer, The Barrels, The Chairs, The Cadillac, and Small Apparatus.

The Weekend Workshops (2-3 days) are conducted in Philadelphia as part of the Pineland Pilates Apprenticeship Program requiring the director’s permission or travel for guest presentation.

Traveling workshops can be tailored to guest studio’s needs and equipment inventory. Exercise lists are provided and participants volunteer for demonstration. This offers a personal physical experience as well as expanded observation and cueing skills. These units are geared for experienced certified professionals and constitute a comprehensive investigation of exercise possibilities on the chosen apparatus.

For Details Select: Course Description, Calendar / Upcoming or Travel

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