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Rocking and Rolling to Release™- Chicago,IL, USA
June 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm$100 – $400
The Center’s 8 hour Rocking and Rolling to Release course aims to help the end user feel release through the fascial, boney and muscular system. This course will be run over two 4 hour days.
Saturday June 1- 2-6pm
Sunday June 2- 2-6pm
This course uses specific body positions coupled with gentle rocking movement to facilitate the release. A semi hard ball is used to further enhance the release by adding pressure. A softer ball is also used to help support the body as well as to aid in the rocking
The course comprises several “sequences” that will move the body through different planes of motion activating the fascial lines throughout and facilitating release. These sequences may be integrated into any group fitness/Pilates mat class.
To create an understanding of release in the body through movement sequences and positions
To understand the role of fascia in relation to bone and muscle
To understand tension free movement and breath and its effect on the body
To understand our primal need to rock
To understand how to implement this movement into class design
Overview of the fascial lines and fascial body
Primal movement- circles, spirals and oppositional movement
The difference between muscle activation and joint movement from the viewpoint of release
Understanding the connection between mobility and stability in release work
Side lying work
There are two components to the course
Rocking– this part uses just the body in specific positions using rocking movement of the bones to
Rolling– will use a semi hard and soft ball to aid in the release.
Rocking and Rolling will use the balls in specific body positions to encourage full release through movement.
All practical sequences utilize the bones, muscles and fascia at one and the same time.
The practical sessions will teach you pace, breathing, focus and relaxation to further enhance the release of the body.
All practical sequences are designed to be integrated within your current workout session.
Workshop price– USD400. This includes one manual and two balls.
Continuing Education Credits Available
PMA– Pilates Method Alliance-
ACE-American Council on Exercise-0.70
PAA– Pilates Alliance Australasia- 4 PDP
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