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Healing Diastasis $59
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This workshop offers 4 PMA CECs upon completion and passing of the required quiz.

(Please remember, the PMA accepts a maximum of 12 online CECs toward their bi-annual 16 CEC requirement. Details.)

Description

More than half of adult women have pelvic floor dysfunctions such as loss of bladder control, bowel pain, pubic symphysis pain and prolapse. Most dysfunctions include a Diastasis Rectus Abdominis  which is the tell tale sign of fascial loosening in the core corset.

Put your foundational Pilates skills and biomechanics knowledge to work to learn simple and effective strategies to prevent and heal Diastasis and dysfunctions that go along with the unraveling of this connective tissue.

Learn sequences for healing and advancing the DRA client and strategies on how to best work in conjunction with doctors and physical therapist will also be discussed.

This information will be valuable to anyone that works with the DRA population including PT's, massage therapists, yoga instructors and Personal trainers as well as the Pilates professional.

Objectives

  • To teach participants what a DRA is, how it occurs and what it means for full body health.
  • To teach the basics of central core anatomy both the individual parts, the fascial connections and how they work synergistically together.
  • To help instructors understand how to train and then strengthen the Core Corset.
  • To teach simple techniques and sequences on the Mat to progress a client with fascial loosening towards fascial tensioning.
  • To teach simple techniques and sequences on the reformer to progress a client with fascial loosening towards fascial tensioning. Great emphasis will be put on how the spring helps us in this endeavor.

Concepts & Techniques

  • Techniques, applications and diagnostic exercises to progress healing
  • Release work for DRA client
  • Aligning and releasing the 4 main diaphragms in the body
  • Mat protocol for DRA client
  • Equipment protocol for the DRA client

Props & Equipment Used

  • Balls
  • Mat
  • Reformer
  • Small Props
  • Trap/Cad

Duration & Access

This workshop is  approximately 2.3 hour  long and you have 30 days of access.
(No expiration for Forever Access Members)

 

About Jennifer Gianni

Student Comments

Test

Great cues, assessment tools and building of the foundation that clients need to get back to movement. I would love to see more work with clients as they progress from the fundamentals. Thank you to the model for letting us share in her journey back to healthy movement.

-Amy

Slide 2

I took Jen's amazing course at the PMA - and this workshop added on so much incredible info!

-Marie D

   

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