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Continuing Education for Special Populations

Continuing Education for Special Populations

Expanding your repertoire to include special populations can not only help bring in new business, it can help Instructors better encompass the varying fitness and life stages of long-time clients.

Whether it’s learning how to help pre- and post-natal and active aging clients achieve their fitness goals, or discovering how to properly handle the workout of a client who has undergone treatment for breast cancer or is in post-rehabilitation following an accident or surgery, Merrithew offers a range of workshops that will prepare Instructors for working with these populations.

Below is a list of workshops for special populations that Merrithew offers.

STOTT PILATES® Post-Rehabilitation Conditioning

Zero in on the areas of the body that are the most commonly injured and learn to help your clients maintain strength after rehab and prevent injuries. The list of available workshops that will prepare Instructors for working with these populations.

STOTT PILATES Active for Life

Learn to better adapt STOTT PILATES programming for the active aging population, with workshops that include:

STOTT PILATES Pre- & Post-natal

Adapt traditional Matwork with variations that address the changing bodies of women as they move through the birth cycle. Learn how to make appropriate adaptations while taking into account the fitness level of the client and any health concerns. Workshops include:

Create Total Barre programming that addresses the needs of expecting women and new mothers and learn appropriate biomechanical principles to help with cueing, motivating and modifying safely for less mobile, active adult clients with workshops that include:

Which workshop is right for you? Consult with an Education Advisor to determine the right area of study for you at educationadvisor@merrithew.com, or call 1-800-910-0001, ext. 300.

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