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Creative Functional Fitness Applications for Mat & Reformer $59.00 USD Register Now $39.00 USD 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.) NPCP CECS until

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Description

Incorporating functional fitness into your Pilates classes will help your clients gain strength and will challenge the brain and body in new ways while also preparing them for the movements they perform in everyday life.

In this online Pilates workshop, Alyson Mattoon teaches creative ways to integrate functional movements like squatting, lunging, pushing, pulling, and reaching into Pilates classes on the mat and reformer. Each exercise is a building block for the next, preparing the body for balanced and efficient functional movement.

This workshop will add a variety of functional exercises to your repertoire while inspiring and challenging you to think differently about more traditional Pilates exercises.

Objectives

  • Learn what functional fitness is and why it is important
  • Discover the building blocks of functional movement
  • Strengthen and prepare the body for everyday tasks
  • Integrate functional movements into private or group Pilates classes
  • Begin to think differently about traditional Pilates exercises


Concepts & Techniques

  • Finding 3-dimensional core engagement
  • Incorporating functional movements into traditional Pilates exercises
  • Using small props on the mat to simulate reformer work
  • Sequencing exercises to build up to full-body functional movements

Props & Equipment Used

  • Mat
  • Reformer
  • Small Props
  • Yoga Block
  • Theraband
  • Circular Band
  • Foam Roller
  • 2lb Weights (optional)
  • Overball or squishy ball (optional)

Workshop Level

  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


Duration & Access

This workshop is  approximately 2.4 hours  long and you have 30 days of access
(No expiration for Forever Access Members)
 
 

About Alyson Mattoon

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