THE CERVICAL SPINE FOR PILATES INSTRUCTORS


 

Understanding of relevant cervical spine regional anatomy.
Have knowledge of normal positioning and movement.
Have knowledge of normal muscle function.
Common Pathologies including cervical headaches.
Common dysfunctional postures and movement patterns.
Understand the deep cervical "core" – key to performance.
Understand appropriate pilates exercises and modifications.
Learn key teaching points for cervical function and body integration.
Postural / Everyday strategies and ergonomic solutions.
Strategies to help with healthy movement compliance