THE CERVICAL SPINE FOR PILATES INSTRUCTORS


  • Relevant Musculoskeletal Anatomy.
  • Common Pathology - Pilates or not?
  • Common presentations of cervical dysfunction.
  • Update on muscle function research.
  • The neck "core" - deep cervical muscle story and appropriate activation.
  • How to facilitate the sensory "goldmine" of the head and neck to aid movement.
  • Importance of whole spine and upper quadrant kinematics.
  • Integration of common pilates exercises to movement solutions.
  • Strategies for common postural lifestyle positions.