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Pilates for Breast Cancer Rehab
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STOTT PILATES® Matwork for Breast Cancer Rehab

Many more women are surviving breast cancer today than ever before and they are encouraged to seek out fitness programs to assist in recovery and provide the strength and endurance needed to resume an active lifestyle. This workshop, developed by the MERRITHEW™ team, discusses various types of treatments including surgeries and reconstruction and exercise requirements for each. The program includes Mat-based exercises focusing on range of motion for the entire shoulder girdle, establishing mobility, restoring posture, ensuring proper biomechanics and developing core and peripheral strength to address muscular imbalances. Exercises incorporate hand-held Toning Balls™ and a small Foam Cushion to work on low-load strength and endurance.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify different types of breast cancer treatments and the side effects of each.
  2. Understand how selected STOTT PILATES® Matwork exercises target specific muscle groups to begin rebalancing them.
  3. Discover specific contraindications and concerns for individual cases.
  4. Learn how specific modifications increase effectiveness and safety for individual clients.

Additional Details

Workshop Length: 2 hours
REPs 2.0
Level of Difficulty: Essential
Equipment used in the Workshop:

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