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Unlock the Cage and Set your Ribs Free $59 Register Now $39 Forever Members enjoy early access, special pricing, and no expiration dates! If you’d like to take advantage of this special price, please add Forever Access here and then come back to this page to make your purchase. (If you have Forever Access - make sure you are logged in to make this pricing available.)

This workshop offers 3 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

In this online Pilates workshop Jennifer Golden Zumann shares her approach to thoracic integration. The ribs and their placement are often a source of frustration for instructors and clients alike. By understanding the mechanics and fascial intricacies of the thorax as it relates to the pelvis and extremities, one might discover that “unlocking the cage” can be the key to unraveling innumerable compensatory patterns and establishing new, optimal movement strategies.

Jennifer will also teach visual and palpation techniques using the ribs and thorax for both assessment and effective global corrections, as well as clear exercises to give your client for their development of body awareness and ownership of the their own movement patterns.

Objectives

  • Learn and review the anatomy of the Thorax and it's primary attachments
  • Explore the biomechanics of the ribs and shoulders
  • Develop teachers eyes and hands to assess the relationship of the thorax and a variety of movement patterns
  • Build a repertoire of assessment exercises
  • Learn exercises to provide clients with feedback to improve their movement and motor learning


Concepts & Techniques

  • Thoracic anatomy and biomechanics
  • Hands on techniques within the scope of Pilates instructor
  • Visual assessment techniques
  • Exploration of varying planes of movement
  • Analyzing whole body movement through the relationship to the thorax

Props & Equipment Used

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

Workshop Level

  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


Duration & Access

This workshop is  approximately 1.8 hours  long and you have 30 days of access
(No expiration for Forever Access Members)
 
 

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