This interactive workshop, developed by the Merrithew® team, demonstrates how simple tools can expand the options available to the instructors. With a focus on creating effective exercise programs, discover how the Arc Barrel/Stability Barrel™, Fitness Circle® resistance ring and Flex-Band® exerciser can be used to build on foundational exercises from the STOTT PILATES Matwork repertoire. See how the multiple variations and modifications available using these props can bring focus to optimal stability and encourage greater mobility. Hear useful tips on the application of these variations for specific body types, fitness levels and special needs while applying the evolved STOTT PILATES Principles.
- Apply the STOTT PILATES Principles to Matwork exercises using light equipment
- Experience how each prop can be used in a variety of ways to support, bring focus, and encourage optimal movement patterns
- Explore how modifications can target muscular engagement, joint range of motion and overall stability
- Discuss how to choose exercise variations and modifications for specific body types, limitations and goals
Equipment used in this workshop