Basic Pilates For Sports and Massage Therapists
Are you a sports or massage therapists? Are you interested in Pilates? If yes, then this is the course for you.
Pilates is an exercise method used to strengthen core muscles within the body responsible for stabilisation. Strengthening core muscles will help improve general fitness, reduce the risk of injury and promote wellbeing. Pilates can be performed on a mat using a variety of equipment such as a resistance ring or thera-bands.
Pilates can be used within treatment plans to help a number of conditions such as low back pain, slipped discs, sciatica and poor posture. In addition to reducing pain, Pilates can improve balance, coordination, stability and the alignment of joints. The intensity of Pilates can be adjusted to match an individual’s ability, meaning everyone can perform Pilates.
Physio.co.uk are offering a training workshop that will incorporate the theory, research and practical skills associated with Pilates. This is an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into a number of Pilates exercises which varying in difficulty. This course does not qualify you as a Pilates instructor but it will provide you with both a theoretical and practical range of knowledge needed so that you can offer Pilates based exercises to your patients as part of a rehabilitation programme.
The “Basic Pilates for sports and massage therapist” workshop will begin with a detailed presentation including the background, theory and supporting research regarding Pilates. This will provide an excellent opportunity for you to make notes to later refer to. The workshop will also include a practical session where you will have the opportunity to practice demonstrating and instructing Pilates to fellow therapists.
The workshop, held at our City Centre Clinic in Manchester will start at 10.00 am until 3.00 pm with lunch provided.
The “Basic Pilates for sports and massage” itinerary:
10.00 - 10.30 - Induction / Arrival
10.30 - 11.30 - Theory: Basic Pilates
11.30 -12.00 – Practical workshop
12.00 - 12.30 - Lunch
12.30 – 14.00 – Practical: Pilate exercises
14.00- 15.00 - Evidence and Case Studies
All tickets purchased for this course will be non-refunable.