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Scolio Pilates Professional Seminar

  • Sat 27th Feb 2021, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Studio 6/5/40 Green St, Windsor VIC 3181

Scolio-Pilates® is a three-dimensional scoliosis-specific exercise program, created by Karena Thek. Scolio-Pilates® is tailored to the individual and their specific spinal curve as a proactive management plan. It is used by Dayton Children's Hospital as an important part of their scoliosis management program.

The Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida collaborated with Karena to create a spine wedge for their 6-week intensive back pain treatment program, as this system and the wedges can be applied more broadly than just for Scoliosis.

Module 1 & 2 are the pre requisites for undertaking the Practitioner Training Course.

In this course you will:

• Develop a strong knowledge base in the anatomy and exercise management of scoliosis.

• What creates a curve and convexity?

• How does rotation affect the vertebrae, ribs and other bones?

• How do we move a scoliotic spine closer to neutral before adding strengthening and breathing techniques?

• What is scoliosis? Who it affects and its effects on the body.

• Experience scoliosis! What it feels like to do Pilates with scoliosis

• Anatomy of Scoliosis

• Understanding the etiology of progression of scoliosis

• Defining the curves: 3, 4 and thoracolumbar

• Scolio-Pilates wedging and alignment techniques for finding a three-dimensional corrections

• Three-dimensional exercises for scoliosis

Module 1 - $450

Friday 26th February, 2021 - 9am – 6pm

Module 2 - $800

Saturday 27th February, 2021 – 9am – 6pm

Sunday 28th February, 2021 – 9am – 4pm

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Category Educational