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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 Nikki Chrysostomou explores the lower leg from the knee to the foot. The toe bones are connected to the foot bone, the foot bones are connected to the ankle bone, the ankle bones are connected to the leg bone, and the leg bone is connected to the knee...

Nikki will be looking at posture alignment from the knee down to the foot, discussing tibia bowing, tibia torsion, bow leg and knock knee. This workshop begins reviewing basic anatomy on a skeleton, including the 4 compartments of the foot and leg. The workshop then progresses into exercises on the Mat and Pilates Equipment to help common leg alignment pathologies mentioned above.

Objectives

  • To develop a better understanding of the leg
  • To review and learn basic anatomy of the leg and foot including their four compartments
  • To develop a better understanding of 4 common misalignments of the leg: tibia bowing, tibia torsion, bow leg and knock knee
  • Learn the role of the arch of the foot and its structure of support
  • To observe and learn exercises to help balance the 4 compartments of the leg & foot and correct common misalignments
  • Develop simple cueing techniques and teaching skills


Concepts & Techniques

  • To improve leg alignment in weight bearing exercises
  • Develop leg & foot strength and flexibility in a safe environment
  • Correcting alignment to the best of the clients ability
  • Alternatives to equipment use demonstrated

Props & Equipment Used

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

Workshop Level

  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


Duration & Access

This workshop is  approximately 1.75 hours  long and you have 30 days of access
(No expiration for Forever Access Members)
 
 

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