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.
- 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 this workshop