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FRIDAY, 7/26 PILATES PRIVATE LESSONS & TOWER CLASS with Jenna Zaffino - Contact Aero Joe Pilates for schedule availability and pricing: firstname.lastname@example.org or 205.202.5758
Movement Keynote Address, "Moving Away from Fear-Based Movement" - 7/26
An open movement invitation for all attendees! Educators and serious students of all movement modalities are invited to join-in on this hour of inspired movement and intention setting to kick-off our event.
Grounding For Flight with Fletcher Floorwork - 7/27
Experience the difference between a class that offers an experience as opposed to just a series of exercises. You’ll learn ways to set an intention without overwhelming your students and to create an arc in the flow of your class to represent a distinct beginning, middle and end with clear learning opportunities present at every pass. Learn to more fully engage your students, telling a story in movement that speaks to body and mind.Open to educators and serious students of all movement modalities.
Unlock Your Creative Flow Reformer Workshop, 4 CEC's - 7/27
Open to Pilates teachers and intermediate/advanced Pilates students. Learn a system of guideposts of inviting creativity into your sessions without having to create a whole new method. In this workshop, we’ll engage into a laboratory-setting of movement and teaching strategies that will help you discover the strength and individuality of your teaching voice.
This is a Pilates Method Alliance approved course. A PMA CEC certificate will be provided to attendees upon workshop completion.
Other Featured Workshops…
Pilates Equipment for Dancers, Teaching Techniques and Tools for Dancers and Advanced Students with Therese Laeger, 7/26
During this workshop we will explore Pilates exercises on both the Reformer and Tower that re-balance, re-connect and re-center the bodies of advanced level movers, from dancers to similar athletes. With a concentrated focus on building abdominal and hip strength, in tandem with alignment, attendees will learn techniques to guide their students to a better awareness of moving from "the center." Understanding builds with each exercise for the athlete, supporting a healthy dancing body over time.
Friday: Gateway to Movement - The Hip and Pelvis with Savannah Hein (3.5 PMA CEC’s), 7/26
This workshops will introduce the anatomy of bony structures of the hip and pelvis, go over integral muscle groups that stabilize this region, and address both common hip injuries and dance specific injuries. Finally, the workshop will involve a movement component for attendees, and introduce mat exercises that will help provide hip mobility and stability for injury prevention and recovery. Content will lean towards therapeutic and corrective Pilates for dancers, but is widely applicable to the general population. ### Workshop Outline: 1. Overview and introduction to Workshop 2. Introduction to body structures of hip and pelvis 3. Muscles that comprise the hip/pelvis 4. Introduce common hip injuries and pathologies and introduce pilates exercises to prevent or reduce them. 5. Exercises for strengthening, stretching, and stabilizing hip and pelvic region. Attendees will learn a wealth of mat exercises with innovative techniques utilizing props like small balls and mini-bands.
Lecture Demo & Discussion - Dance Injury Prevention with Megan Steirer, Clinical Coordinator Sports Medicine for Children’s Hospital of Alabama, 7/27
Saturday: The Classical Advanced Reformer - Revisiting Order & Transitions to Improve Flow with Alison Page and Emily Tincher (Contact us for CEC info: email@example.com), 7,27
In this workshop we will revisit the Classical order of the Advanced reformer exercises in a fun, supportive and informative small group. Upon reviewing choreography, we will thoroughly break down the transitions between the exercises. Working in teams, groups will take turns on the reformers to fluidly link a skill series, utilizing repetition to perfect transitions and timing for flow.