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Available on  04/25/2019
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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, Spiral Spine Pilates founder Erin Myers offers her unique approach to effectively working with children who have scoliosis.

Children with scoliosis can be particularly daunting clients for Pilates instructors, simply because they don’t have experience working with them. Erin demonstrates straightforward and thorough techniques that give instructors the knowledge and confidence they need to support and guide these children as they grow and move.

Methods include analyzing and tracking a scoliotic body, while engaging the child throughout the entire process. Key scoliosis movement principles are taught which stabilize curves through a series of exercises that young children can easily understand. Erin also teaches important concepts on how to help the child own their scoliosis, both physically and emotionally.

In addition, the workshop addresses ways to increase a children’s proprioception, involve the child’s parents, let the child feel like they’re in charge, and make lessons fun!

Objectives

  • Learn to safely and effectively work with children with scoliosis
  • Identify the characteristics of scoliosis and movement principles associated with them
  • Mobilize and strengthen the spine to a more neutral alignment
  • Increase client proprioception
  • Help client understand their scoliotic body


Concepts & Techniques

  • Diagramming scoliosis
  • Tracking a client’s scoliosis using a scoliometer
  • Correct pad placement for at-home exercises
  • Breathing into concave portions of scoliotic curve
  • Exercises to lengthen and de-rotate the spine

Props & Equipment Used

  • Balls
  • Mat
  • Small Props
  • Trap/Cad

Workshop Level

  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


Duration & Access

This workshop is  approximately 2 hours  long and you have 30 days of access
(No expiration for Forever Access Members)
 
 

About Erin Myers

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