As spring and summer approach, many clients will be looking to boost athletic performance for everything from playing field sports or golf to training for marathons.
Below is a selection of STOTT PILATES® Reformer-based workshops on offer that are tailor-made to increase athletic endurance and performance and build on existing knowledge and training.
Learn fun, innovative workouts in these workshops that utilize a variety of small props and Reformer accessories for clients who are Pilates and fitness enthusiasts that want to take their workouts to the next level.
STOTT PILATES Athletic Conditioning on the Reformer, Levels 1–4
Learn to take your clients’ game to the next level in these sports conditioning workshops that graduate in intensity from Levels 1–4. Improve strength, power and agility through new variations of familiar exercises that challenge unilateral movement, weight transference and core stability.
STOTT PILATES Athletic Conditioning on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer, Levels 1&2
This high-caliber introductory workout is designed for instructors and trainers working with very fit and accomplished athletes. Using the V2 Max Plus Reformer, experience the virtually endless programming options this piece allows.
STOTT PILATES Reformer with Fitness Circle®
Learn how the Fitness Circle brings variety and challenge into group or private Reformer settings. Add more challenge to adductors and abductors of the peripheral limbs as well as assist in activating the core. The Fitness Circle®reinforces correct muscle firing patterns and helps ensure correct positioning while adding an element of fun and variety to each workout.
STOTT PILATES Reformer & Padded Platform Extender
Learn to use the Reformer as a customizable tool to train and condition exercisers of any fitness level by adding the Padded Platform Extender and Pole. Discover how the Extender can be used for sitting, standing or kneeling exercises. Also learn how the Pole brings focus to maintaining optimal scapular stability and promoting desired movement patterns.
Help clients build cardiovascular strength and endurance with a range of plyometric exercises in these unique conditioning workshops.
STOTT PILATES Jumpboard Strength & Conditioning
Learn programming to improve the strength and stability of hip, knee and ankle joints in both supine and standing positions. The use of a Jumpboard with the Reformer allows the hip joint to be closer to an anatomically neutral alignment when transferring forces from the soles of the feet up through the body, promoting good biomechanics of the entire lower kinetic chain. Increased spring resistance emphasizes strengthening of the arms, shoulder girdle and legs.
STOTT PILATES Interval Training on the Jumpboard or Cardio-Tramp, Levels 1&2
Learn to challenge and motivate clients and classes using either the Jumpboard or Cardio-Tramp Rebounder with the Reformer in this workshop. Innovative and simple jumping combinations are combined with upper and lower body strength and flexibility exercises. This unique cardio / strength interval workout on the solid accessory board or resilient vertical trampoline, challenges the core and total body strength while elevating the heart rate, all while focusing on proper jumping technique. This energetic format keeps clients and classes on the move.
STOTT PILATES Athletic Conditioning on the Cardio-Tramp® Rebounder
In this workshop, participants learn innovative new programming on the Reformer and Cardio-Tramp™ Rebounder. The workout, designed to stimulate both cardiovascular and muscular effectiveness, is ideal for both the recreational and professional athlete. Discover how to combine progressive plyometric intervals, varying both in length and intensity, with muscular strength and endurance moves on the vertical mini trampoline.
Learn how to increase mobility with stability of the hips and shoulder girdle, while stabilizing knees and ankles in order to implement the necessary torso rotation for an efficient swing in these workshops.
STOTT PILATES Focus & Conditioning for Golf on the Reformer
Bring more power and control to your Golf game with the new Focus & Conditioning for Golf on the Reformer. Based on warm up and conditioning drills used by the world’s top golf pros, this program uses the spring resistance of the Reformer to increase mobility, build stability and improve the overall swing. Learn how to harness the power of the breath to bring focus and connection, improve range of motion in the shoulders and hips, and develop greater torso rotation – all major components of an outstanding swing.
STOTT PILATES Focus & Conditioning for Golf on the V2 Max Plus Reformer
Getting ready for the golf season just got easier with this new focus and conditioning program on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer, developed by the programming specialists at Merrithew. Beginning with standing warm up drills, we examine the breath and how it can be optimized to effectively bring mental focus on the course. Next, we analyze the biomechanics of an excellent golf swing by bringing awareness to the neuromuscular, skeletal, and fascial systems to develop the proper patterning for efficiency and power.