This course is a basic introduction in to how to teach safe and effective abdominal exercises using the principles of Pilates. It introduces Midwives and health & fitness professionals to the principles of core stability and back care that are essential during and after pregnancy.
It will introduce you to 10 exercises that focus on improving posture, maintaining abdominal tone, aiding back care and maintaining pelvic stability. The course will enable you to introduce exercises that are core based and aimed at strengthening the back and abdominals and improve posture during pregnancy and beyond. Delivered through theory and practical sessions where tutors can support and give you feedback throughout.
On completion of this 1 day course you will receive a Certificate Of Attendance.
Within this course you will explore areas of the following:
- Anatomy of the trunk
- Exercise prescription for the 3 trimesters
- Back Care prescription
- Introduction to the principles of Pilates & stability
- Ante-natal exercise prescription
- Exercise for the initial post natal period
- Guidelines to teaching
- Reflective practice
On completion of this 1 day course you will receive a Certificate Of Attendance