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STOTT PILATES

Matwork Programming for Osteoporosis Management


Workshop details

Duration 2 hours

CECs

STOTT PILATES 0.2
REPs 2.0
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 Mat and small props, 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 Matwork routine.

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 various light props can aid in exercise programming on the Mat.
  4. Learn how select STOTT PILATES Matwork exercises can be beneficial for clients with osteoporosis.

AV Equipment used in the workshop

  • Head mic & sound system
  • Slide Presentation
  • Projector
  • Screen
  • Laptop

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