WORKSHOPS & CONTINUING EDUCATION

 
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Hypopressives, Pelvic Floor and Pilates w/Darlene

Sunday March 3 : 2 - 4pm

Investment $60

This workshop is for anyone who accidentally "leaks" when they laugh, or have been diagnosed with prolaspe, diastasis recti or hernia. Learn the anatomy and exercises of the Hypopressives Low Pressure Fitness (LPF) system, an exercise technique that focuses on using the breath and myofascial movements to tone pelvic floor and abdominals.

This workshop is valuable continuing education for Pilates, yoga and movement teachers, who want to better aid clients with pelvic floor dysfunction.

 
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Kinesiology of Pilates w/Sam & Leslie

Saturday May 4 : 12pm - 6:30pm

Investment $245 Early Bird Rate : $195 

 
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Garuda Masterclass on the Reformer w/Darlene

Tuesday May 28 : 2 - 3:30pm & Wednesday June 19 : 3 - 4:30pm

Expanding upon the traditional Reformer Pilates exercises, this practical workshop for Pilates teachers will teach The Garuda Method using the Reformer. Different movement patterns and exercises are adapted from the Garuda Apparatus Repertoire to create a fun, exciting class, and a great workout.

Investment $45 for each class

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Much Ado about Pain w/Dominique Bulgin & Mark Archer

Date TBA       

Investment $125

Beyond Mechanics - The Case of the Man with No Legs

Telling the story of ‘the man with no legs’, this lecture will weave interdisciplinary theory with real life case study material. Exploring basic pain science, assessment techniques and intervention strategies, it promotes an embodied and holistic approach to Pilates and suggests how the technique can go far beyond mechanics to illuminate our lived experience.

The lecture will cover:

  • A brief history of pain

  • Introduction to basic pain science: nocioception, sensitization and neuropathic pain. Neuromatrix & Predictive Processing

  • Bio-psycho-social assessment : Screening red & yellow flags and Identifying DIMS & SIMS

  • Multimodal approaches to treatment - Perspectives from physiotherapy and movement psychotherapy : Pacing - Tolerance & Capacity, Proprioception - Skin and Identity & the Autobiographical Body

  • Relevance to Pilates/Movement environment and creating a culture of 'listening