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Xiphoid What? Coming Soon!
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Available on  06/16/2022
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$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.)
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Description

This online Pilates workshop by Jenn Pilotti examines the relationship between the xiphoid process, the shoulder girdle, and the pelvis and how movement can be cued from this central part of the torso to create more awareness and integration.

Jen explores the anatomy and structures that play a role in the functional movement of the spine in all planes from the context of the xiphoid process. Mobility in the ribcage affects both the shoulder girdle and pelvis and spine. Balancing forces in these structures is crucial for activities of daily living as well as more advanced movements or athletic pursuits. As such, the exercises focus on mobility and stability of the torso and integrating/focusing the breath to encourage awareness and resilience.

Using minimal props, many exercises can be taught in the studio and assigned for a home program. This course is sure to provide you with specific, adaptable exercises that will bring integrated, functional awareness to clients of all ages and abilities.

Objectives

  • Explore the relationship between the xiphoid, ribcage, spine, and pelvis.
  • Create better awareness of the movements of the spine in all planes by cueing the xiphoid process.
  • Freeing the xiphoid via movement and breath.


Concepts & Techniques

  • How to cue movement from the xiphoid process to encourage functional mobility and stability in the torso.
  • Taking one concept (i.e. awareness of the xiphoid) and applying it in different ways to enhance understanding.
  • How focusing the breath can promote mobility and enhanced proprioception.
  • Using external props to enhance internal sensation and connectivity.

Props & Equipment Used

  • Mat
  • Small Props
  • Yoga blocks
  • Medicine ball and/or light weight(s) 1-6 lbs
  • Theraband
  • Blanket

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)
 
 

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