ITT Pilates Master Level Courses

In addition to our ITT Pilates Comprehensive Instructor Training program,

we offer continuing education for graduates of our program as well as for other qualified individuals.

The Pelvic Girdle: Sacrum, Lumbar and Pelvic Harmony

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the most common spinal conditions that can be safely addressed with Pilates exercise

  • Understand the importance and relevance of training for stability and mobility rather than strength alone

  • Learn the role of the Multifidus and Transversus Abdominis muscles in spinal stabilization

  • Learn to train the nervous system with motor control exercises for stabilization

  • Learn Pilates exercises to restore mobility in the thoracic spine while stabilizing the lumbar spine

  • Learn how to safely progress a client from stabilization to full body movement using Pilates exercises

 

Safely Addressing Spinal Conditions with Pilates

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the most common spinal conditions that can be safely addressed with Pilates exercise

  • Understand the importance and relevance of training for stability and mobility rather than strength alone

  • Learn the role of the Multifidus and Transversus Abdominis muscles in spinal stabilization

  • Learn to train the nervous system with motor control exercises for stabilization

  • Learn Pilates exercises to restore mobility in the thoracic spine while stabilizing the lumbar spine

  • Learn how to safely progress a client from stabilization to full body movement using Pilates exercises

The Shoulder Girdle: Creating Mobility and Strength

Course Objectives:

  • Review the anatomy of the shoulder girdle and how it functions

  • Learn to see and assess compensated movement in the shoulder girdle

  • Learn what muscles are commonly tight and restrict healthy movement patterns

  • Explore muscle and tissue releases to teach clients for home programs

  • Learn Pilates exercises that teach movement re-patterning for the scapulothoracic area and glenohumeral joint

  • Learn how to weave activation exercises into a Pilates equipment session for successful strength training

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