Unwinding Scoliosis with Pilates
Presenter: Karen Clippinger, MSPEResearch suggests that addressing the rotational component of scoliosis is vital for improving scoliosis. After discussing the basic anatomical and biomechanical changes of the spine associated with scoliosis, this session will focus on utilizing counter rotation and lateral flexion combined with distraction of the spine to attempt to lessen the asymmetries and discomfort often associated with scoliosis. These principles will be applied progressively from standing posture to strengthening exercises to functional movement. Participants will participate in novel exercises utilizing elastic bands and Pilates apparatus, as well as learn cueing for classical exercises that can be utilized to maximize benefits for your clients. These exercises and cues can also provide valuable strength, kinesthetic awareness, and postural benefits for your many clients who have spinal and pelvic asymmetries that are not considered due to scoliosis. This workshop is approved by the PMA for 6 CECs.
The early bird price of $200 USD will be available through February 8th. The full price is $250 USD.
Registration for this workshop will be through Healthy Changes Pilates. Click on the ENROLL button and you will be redirected to where you can register.
One Day Workshop
Mar 10, 2018
10am - 5pm
Karen Clippinger, M.S.P.E.