Many more women are surviving breast cancer today than ever before and a specially designed fitness program is a tremendous asset to provide a more comfortable recovery and deliver increased strength and endurance to resume an active lifestyle. This workshop, developed by the Merrithew team, looks at a series of gentle, targeted resistance-based Reformer exercises, focusing on ROM for the entire shoulder girdle. Other areas of emphasis include establishing mobility, restoring posture, ensuring proper bio-mechanics and developing core and peripheral strength to address muscular imbalances developed from various types of surgeries and treatments.
- Identify different types of breast cancer surgery and the side effects of each.
- Understand how selected STOTT PILATES® Reformer exercises target specific muscle groups to begin rebalancing them.
- Discover specific contraindications and concerns for individual cases.
- Learn how specific modifications increase effectiveness and safety for individual clients.
Equipment used in the workshop
Breast Cancer Rehab on Equipment