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The Complete Pre and Post Natal Pilates Specialist Course

The world's leading pre and post-natal Pilates Specialist Training certification course that was created more than 20 years ago by Carolyne Anthony comes to Singapore on 27th - 29th Sep 2019 (fully booked) and 23rd - 25th Sep 2019 (newly open due to overwhelming response), brought to you by Chicago-based The Center for Women's Fitness Pilates Works and The Pilates Works.  

The Complete Pre and Post Natal Pilates Specialist Course

The world's leading pre and post-natal Pilates Specialist Training certification course that was created more than 20 years ago by Carolyne Anthony comes to Singapore on 27th - 29th Sep 2019 (fully booked) and 23rd - 25th Sep 2019 (newly open due to overwhelming response), brought to you by Chicago-based The Center for Women's Fitness Pilates Works and The Pilates Works.  

Founded by Carolyne Anthony in 1994 and borne out of frustration at the lack of programs designed for women going through pregnancy and the pospartum period, the Center for Women's Fitness has been transforming how teachers view and train pre and postnatal clients for over 20 years.  Carolyne teaches from the whole body perspective – the physical, mental and emotional bodies. As an advocate for women, she uses movement to empower and educate women about their bodies through every stage of life. Nearly 2000 teachers from 40 countries have been certified.  

Founded by Carolyne Anthony in 1994 and borne out of frustration at the lack of programs designed for women going through pregnancy and the pospartum period, the Center for Women's Fitness has been transforming how teachers view and train pre and postnatal clients for over 20 years.  Carolyne teaches from the whole body perspective – the physical, mental and emotional bodies. As an advocate for women, she uses movement to empower and educate women about their bodies through every stage of life. Nearly 2000 teachers from 40 countries have been certified.  

The 3-day Complete Pre and Post Natal Course consists of two mandatory segments:

PRE AND POSTNATAL PILATES SPECIALIST™ (Day 1-2)

The 2-Day (16 hour) Pre and Postnatal Pilates Specialist Certification is part of the module based certification that informs the instructor on best practices needed to guide this population during exercise.

The CENTRE METHOD FOR DIASTASIS RECTI RECOVERY™ (Day 3)

The 1-day (8-hour) Diastasis Recti Recovery course will inform the end user of a progressive exercise program that focuses on optimal musculoskeletal performance to facilitate recovery and prevent reoccurrence. 

 

PRE AND POSTNATAL PILATES SPECIALIST™

Description of course 

This course is the flagship course that started The Center’s teacher training courses. With over 25 years in the business of transforming how teachers look at the pre and postnatal client, we are proud to be the leading pre and postnatal program for Pilates worldwide

You will be introduced to a different way of looking at female anatomy and physiology and the changes that occur during pregnancy, birth and beyond. You will learn our “method” of program design for this population that will truly addresses their needs and requirements for safe, beneficial exercise. This course will show you how to “Prepare the Body” and “Repair the Body” during pregnancy and the postnatal period.   

Course objectives

  • To understand the anatomy and physiology of the pregnant and postnatal woman
  • To understand the intimate relationship of the body to the breath and how to use the breath for birth, relaxation alignment and rehabilitation in the postnatal period
  • To understand the adaptations and alignment of posture in the pregnant and postnatal body
  • To understand the importance of storytelling in the healing of birth trauma
  • To understand the prevention and/or the rehabilitation of the pelvic floor, diastasis recti, C section and PSD
  • To understand how to use the platform of Pilates to design beneficial and safe exercises for this population

Lectures 

  • The philosophy of The Center’s program
  • The anatomy and physiology of the pregnant/postnatal client
  • Breathing and its effects on the abdominals and pelvic floor. Breathing for rehabilitation. Breathing for relaxation and alignment.
  • The postural changes of the pregnant/postnatal client
  • The postnatal period and appropriate exercise design
  • Program design for this population from the first trimester through the 4th trimester

Practical 

  • Exercises for breathing and relaxation
  • Exercise design for the pelvic floor
  • Early postpartum rehabilitative exercises
  • Sample first trimester/Postnatal mat class
  • Sample second trimester/Postnatal mat class to include ball and therabands.
  • Sample third trimester mat class to include relaxation and visualization and partner stretching
  • Sample exercises on the Cadillac for pregnancy, postnatal and rehabilitation of diastasis recti
  • Sample exercises on the Reformer to include design for group reformer classes

Continuing Education Credits Available

PMA– Pilates Method Alliance – 20 (for 3 day program)
ACE – American Council on Exercise – 2.20 (for 3 day program)
PAA – Pilates Alliance Australasia – 15 PDP

PRE AND POSTNATAL PILATES SPECIALIST™

Description of course 

This course is the flagship course that started The Center’s teacher training courses. With over 25 years in the business of transforming how teachers look at the pre and postnatal client, we are proud to be the leading pre and postnatal program for Pilates worldwide

You will be introduced to a different way of looking at female anatomy and physiology and the changes that occur during pregnancy, birth and beyond. You will learn our “method” of program design for this population that will truly addresses their needs and requirements for safe, beneficial exercise. This course will show you how to “Prepare the Body” and “Repair the Body” during pregnancy and the postnatal period.   

Course objectives

  • To understand the anatomy and physiology of the pregnant and postnatal woman
  • To understand the intimate relationship of the body to the breath and how to use the breath for birth, relaxation alignment and rehabilitation in the postnatal period
  • To understand the adaptations and alignment of posture in the pregnant and postnatal body
  • To understand the importance of storytelling in the healing of birth trauma
  • To understand the prevention and/or the rehabilitation of the pelvic floor, diastasis recti, C section and PSD
  • To understand how to use the platform of Pilates to design beneficial and safe exercises for this population

Lectures 

  • The philosophy of The Center’s program
  • The anatomy and physiology of the pregnant/postnatal client
  • Breathing and its effects on the abdominals and pelvic floor. Breathing for rehabilitation. Breathing for relaxation and alignment.
  • The postural changes of the pregnant/postnatal client
  • The postnatal period and appropriate exercise design
  • Program design for this population from the first trimester through the 4th trimester

Practical 

  • Exercises for breathing and relaxation
  • Exercise design for the pelvic floor
  • Early postpartum rehabilitative exercises
  • Sample first trimester/Postnatal mat class
  • Sample second trimester/Postnatal mat class to include ball and therabands.
  • Sample third trimester mat class to include relaxation and visualization and partner stretching
  • Sample exercises on the Cadillac for pregnancy, postnatal and rehabilitation of diastasis recti
  • Sample exercises on the Reformer to include design for group reformer classes

Continuing Education Credits Available

PMA– Pilates Method Alliance – 20 (for 3 day program)
ACE – American Council on Exercise – 2.20 (for 3 day program)
PAA – Pilates Alliance Australasia – 15 PDP

The Center Method for Diastasis Recti Recovery™

Description of course 

Designed for Fitness. Pilates and Yoga Professionals, The Center Methodfor Diastasis Recti Recovery™ program investigates the history, anatomy and epidemic of diastasis recti commonly known as a separation of the rectus abdominus muscles.

Utilizing breathwork, pelvic floor exercises and myofascial release techniques, this rehabilitative course equips you with the skills you need to help your clients release, realign and restore the core musculature.

The program offers a series of deep stabilizing exercises with progressions that will allow you to progress towards your regular exercise program, if that is your goal. The deep understanding of the working of your body will ensure the prevention of a recurrence of this condition.

Course Objectives

  • To learn about what diastasis recti is and its history, how it occurs and how to facilitate recovery.
  • To understand how to prevent it from occurring. 
  • To understand the anatomy and role of the pelvic floor and fascial connections through the pelvic floor and abdominals
  • To understand the anatomy and connection of the thorax to the pelvis when rehabilitating diastasis
  • To understand how to correctly perform exercises that have been traditionally contraindicated for this condition 
  • To learn the Myofascial release techniques for healing diastasis recti and Breathing techniques
  • To learn application of simple exercises to aid in the recovery of this condition, and progression for a lifetime of connection.

Continuing Education Credits Available

PMA – Pilates Method Alliance – 6
ACE – American Council on Exercise – 0.90
PAA – Pilates Alliance Australasia – 4 PDP

 

The Center Method for Diastasis Recti Recovery™

Description of course 

Designed for Fitness. Pilates and Yoga Professionals, The Center Method for Diastasis Recti™ Recovery program investigates the history, anatomy and epidemic of diastasis recti commonly known as a separation of the rectus abdominus muscles.

Utilizing breathwork, pelvic floor exercises and myofascial release techniques, this rehabilitative course equips you with the skills you need to help your clients release, realign and restore the core musculature.

The program offers a series of deep stabilizing exercises with progressions that will allow you to progress towards your regular exercise program, if that is your goal. The deep understanding of the working of your body will ensure the prevention of a recurrence of this condition.

Course Objectives

  • To learn about what diastasis recti is and its history, how it occurs and how to facilitate recovery.
  • To understand how to prevent it from occurring. 
  • To understand the anatomy and role of the pelvic floor and fascial connections through the pelvic floor and abdominals
  • To understand the anatomy and connection of the thorax to the pelvis when rehabilitating diastasis
  • To understand how to correctly perform exercises that have been traditionally contraindicated for this condition 
  • To learn the Myofascial release techniques for healing diastasis recti and Breathing techniques
  • To learn application of simple exercises to aid in the recovery of this condition, and progression for a lifetime of connection.

Continuing Education Credits Available

PMA – Pilates Method Alliance – 6
ACE – American Council on Exercise – 0.90
PAA – Pilates Alliance Australasia – 4 PDP

NEWLY OPEN FOR 23rd - 25th Sep 2019

27th - 29th Sep 2019 has been fully booked due to an overwhelming response, but we are happy to announce we have opened up a new course date 23rd - 25th Sep 2019.  Do call us at 6775 8922, WhatsApp 9178 8546 or drop us a line at info4holland@pilates.com.sg if you have any enquiries.  Thank you.

Location of Workshop:

The Pilates Works (Jurong Gateway Branch)

Blk 135 Jurong Gateway Road #02-321
Singapore 600135