August 6 @ 8:00 am - August 9 @ 10:00 am$150 – $2340
Time Zone CDT (Chicago, USA). This course will take place over 4 days of two hours each.
All courses will be recorded and available after the course.
Workshop price- USD400. This includes two digital manuals and a relaxation and visualization audio.
This course will show you how to “Prepare the Body” and “Repair the Body” during pregnancy and the postnatal period. You will be introduced to a different way of looking at female anatomy and physiology and the changes that occur during pregnancy, birth and beyond. You will learn our “method” of program design for this population that will truly address their needs and requirements for safe, beneficial exercise.
The philosophy of The Center’s program
The anatomy and physiology of the pregnant/postnatal client
The pelvis and pelvic floor during pregnancy/postnatal
Breathing and its effects on the abdominals and pelvic floor. Breathing for rehabilitation. Breathing for relaxation and alignment.
The postural changes of the pregnant/postnatal client
The postnatal period and appropriate exercise design
Program design for this population
Safe exercises for the pelvic floor for pregnancy and postpartum
Implementing breathing and pelvic floor exercises into your regular pre and postnatal class design
Sample first trimester/Postnatal mat class
Sample second trimester/Postnatal mat class to include ball and therabands.
Sample third trimester mat class to include relaxation and visualization and partner stretching
Continuing Education Credits Available
PMA– Pilates Method Alliance- 20 (for 3 day program)
ACE-American Council on Exercise-2.20 (for 3 day program)
PAA– Pilates Alliance Australasia- 15 PDP
All prices are listed in US Dollars ($)
Interested in bringing one of our courses to your studio?
Women's Health is a fast growing area in today’s Pilates and Fitness world. The Center has been developing programs for women for the past 30 years. We are the leading brand of women’s health programs for Pilates and Fitness in the world. Our programs are taught in 39 countries and on all continents.
In addition to our certification programs and continuing education benefits for your team, our hosts who certify in our courses enjoy 3 months online support for their Women’s Health programs, the opportunity to be listed on our Certified Instructors page, and regular updates on new courses.
If you are interested in hosting a workshop or course in your studio or facility, email us at email@example.com.