For Greater Wellbeing

Movement and Exercise for Pregnancy

Description

This workshop combines the latest research on pregnancy and exercise. You learn about the physiological changes that pregnant women experience and how to support them with a Pilates-based conditioning program. We focus on how to modify Pilates for the specific needs of pregnant women so you have a clear understanding of what to do at each stage of pregnancy. Special attention is paid to the birthing muscles, common complaints and contraindications. You leave with the confidence to teach women at every stage of pregnancy.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the female body during pregnancy: changes, considerations for movement and exercise, and contraindications
  • Explore ways to make Pilates-based exercise safe and effective for pregnant women
  • Discover specific exercises that address the unique needs of women during and after pregnancy

CECs | Level

6 | Intermediate

Fees

Tuition: $240
Manual: $79.95
Shipping (for affiliate locations): current Canada Post rates
Tax: 13% HST

Dates

Sat, Mar 3, 2018 (Toronto): 1–7pm

 

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