Learn how to adapt the STOTT PILATES® principles and exercises to a client with restricted mobility that is better suited to working in a seated position. A variety of exercises, developed by the Merrithew™ team, are discussed, demonstrated and experienced that work both the core and peripheral muscle groups while keeping the body upright. The Flex-Band® exerciser is incorporated into many of the exercises, to provide added light resistance and add variety to this full-body program.
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- Apply the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles of stabilization to select seated exercises.
- Understand movement essence and exercise goals for a specialized population.
- Understand why STOTT PILATES exercise is beneficial in cases of restricted mobility and how to modify for this clientele.
- Learn cues and corrections for safety and effectiveness.
Equipment used in the workshop