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Equipment Programming for Osteoporosis Management

Workshop details

Duration 3 hours


REPs 3.0
REPs independently endorsed education

Clients with osteoporosis face genuine issues when looking for a suitable exercise program. This specially-designed workout, developed by the Merrithew™ team, shares programming ideas using a variety of larger Pilates equipment, 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 each apparatus can effectively assist clients and offer myriad programming options based on the stage of the condition.

Specialty tracks

Post-Rehabilitation Conditioning
Active for Life

Learning objectives

  1. Understand the different causes of osteoporosis.
  2. Discuss contraindicated movements in various parts of the body.
  3. Explore how a variety of larger Pilates equipment can aid in exercise programming.
  4. Learn how select STOTT PILATES exercises on each piece can be beneficial for clients with osteoporosis.

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