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Feet & Hands Influence the Spine $39 Register Now $29 Forever Members enjoy special pricing and no workshop 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 Madeline Black teaches how to optimize the connection of the feet and hands to the spine. The focus is on the weight on the feet or hands and the alignment which will activate a desired muscular pattern through the spine. She works with the sensory input of the hands and feet as well as the force transfers into the body. Madeline uses the body's own weight, mat exercises, the wall, Reformer and Wunda Chair to train the body from the limbs.

Objectives

  • Understanding the fascial connections of the hands and feet to the spine
  • Feel how the sensory input of the feet and hands direct movement of the spine
  • Learn movements to help clients learn to feel these connections
  • Utilize the hands and feet into the Pilates repertoire on the Mat, Reformer and Wunda Chair


Concepts & Techniques

  • Neuro-network of hands and feet relationship to the spine
  • Force transfers and weight bearing concepts of the hands and feet Fascial connections for better activation of the body in movement
  • Strengthening whole body support focusing on the hands and feet

Props & Equipment Used

  • Chair
  • Mat
  • Reformer

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)
 
 

About Madeline Black

Student Comments

As always the descriptions and the way to dive deeper into the work, into the body is enriching!

-Edith Dane

I really enjoy the precision an all the great cuing Madeline offers in her workshops.

-Salome Rosa

The workshop offered valuable information on the important closed chain relationship on the hands and feet to transmission of force through the limbs to the spine.

-Karen Ketchum

   

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