WORKSHOPS

Each workshop offered is 3-4 hours. Contact us if you are interested in offering a workshop in your studio or center.


Hip Syndromes & Pilates
An Excursion into Restoring Hip Range, Strength and Stability

Hip Syndromes account for thousands of office visits to an Orthopeadic surgeon each year! Many of these disorders are due to overuse, mal-alignment and lack of congruency of the joint. Pilates offers a way to restore and maintain hip function in the form of low impact strengthening exercises that are readily adaptable to target specific syndromes giving your client a successful movement experience without pain.

In this workshop we will review basic anatomy, and look at movements with in the Pilates repertoire that are easily adaptable for various common syndromes such as Trochanteric Bursitis, Iliopsoas Disorders, Snapping Hip Syndrome and Hip Osteoarthritis.


Knee Syndromes & Pilates
An Excursion into Restoring Knee Range, Strength and Stability

Knee Syndromes account for the majority of office visits to an orthopedic surgeon each year. The National Arthritis Data Working Group estimates nine million adults report symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. Many knee syndromes are due to overuse, mal-alignment and lack of congruency of the join. Pilates offers a way to restore and maintain knee function in the form of low impact strengthening exercises that are readily adaptable.

In this workshop we will review basic anatomy and explore movements with in the Pilates repertoire that are easily adaptable and modified to help provide a successful movement experience with out pain. The syndromes that will be covered in this workshop include, Patellofemoral Syndrome, Chrondromalacia of the Patella, Pes Anserinus Bursitis, IT Band Syndrome and Knee Osteoarthritis.


Hip and Knee Replacements & Pilates
Restoring Function, Strength, ROM and Stability Post-Operatively

It is projected that by 2015, up to 2 million primary and knee and hip replacements will be conducted annually. In fact 4 million people in the US are living with a knee replacement. Pilates is an ideal form of low impact movements that are easily adaptable to the post-op and fitness needs of your joint replacement client.

In this workshop we will explore the foundational guidelines and protocols for ROM and restoring function for the post-op hip and knee arthropaslty client.  We will safely learn how to adapt the method and equipment to meet the ROM guidelines for the client.