Some illustrations used in this presentation are from the textbook, Trail Guide to the Body, and are used with permission from the publisher. This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. Please visit Books of Discovery to find out more.

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Pilates Hand Mechanics $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

Learn how to efficiently and fluidly move the hand, wrist, forearm and arm bone. Easy landmarks, anatomy and correct biomechanics will be taught. Release and movement will be presented that supports the natural positions and movement of this extremity. Work at the wall, on the mat, with the rotator discs, the reformer, the jump board and the arm springs will all be utilized to bring us closer to perfect movement in our hands, wrists, forearm and arm bone.

Objectives

Concepts & Techniques

  • Topographical landmarks of hand, wrist and forearm
  • Anatomy of arm, forearm, wrist and hand
  • Correct Mechanics of movement in the shoulder girdle, arm, forearm, hand and wrist.
  • Release techniques for lower back, shoulder girdle, humerus, forearm, hand and wrist.
  • Mobility and strengthening exercises at the wall
  • Mobility and strengthening exercises on the mat with small props
  • Mobility and strengthening exercises with the reformer and the jump board.
  • Mobility and strengthening exercises with the arm bungees and arm springs.

Props & Equipment Used

  • Balls
  • Mat
  • Reformer
  • Small Props
  • Special Equipment

Duration & Access

This workshop is  approximately 2.25 hour  long and you have 30 days of access.
(No expiration for Forever Access Members)

 

About Jennifer Gianni

Student Comments

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I love all of your videos and learn so much from them as a Pilates professional It always give me fresh material for my clients and students. I especially loved Hand Mechanics because my 90 year old Mother has such trouble with her hands (arthritis and trigger finger) and I have been using the warm up exercises for her. Many thanks and keep up the good work!

-Phyllis M

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Great information!

-Susan H