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STOTT PILATES® Programming for Osteoporosis Management

Clients with osteoporosis face genuine issues when looking for a suitable exercise program. This flexion free workout, developed by the MERRITHEW™ team, will share programming ideas taking into account the different forms of the condition and how they will affect your client. Use the biomechanical foundation of STOTT PILATES® to discover how to create effective programs that address the specific needs of this population. Explore how balance and resistance props can effectively assist clients and offer myriad modifications and variations to a mat work routine.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the different causes of osteoporosis.
  2. Discuss contraindicated movements in various parts of the body.
  3. Explore how various light props can aid in exercise programming.
  4. Learn how select STOTT PILATES exercises can be beneficial for clients with osteoporosis.

Additional Details

Workshop Length: 2 hours (Matwork only, Reformer only, Matwork and Reformer)
3 hours (Matwork & Reformer or Matwork, Reformer and Full Studio)
REPs 3.0
Equipment used in the Workshop:
Matwork props: Reformer: Full Studio:

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