All the Small Balls – Online
Enhance your Pilates teaching with the Pilates small ball, weighted balls and massage balls and discover how these balls add variety, challenge, resistance, control and fun!
During this online seminar you will learn a series of preparation movements using the Pilates Small Ball, using a motor control approach for the deep muscle systems to train greater quality of movement. Following on from this remedial series the Pilates Small Ball will be incorporated into select exercises from the APPI Matwork series, to both facilitate and challenge total body movement. You will then learn to apply the APPI principles to Pilates Movement using the Pilates weighted balls. The use of the Pilates weighted balls is highly effective for targeting specific muscle groups and increasing positional and movement awareness and control. A select series of massage and release techniques for tight and uncomfortable muscles using Pilates massage balls rounds of this workshop. Variations and special consideration to the Pilates exercises as it relates to injuries and rehabilitation will be taught to provide practitioners with the knowledge and skills to selectively prescribe the movements. The APPI ‘All the small balls’ course aims increase the range of exercise class options and movement patterns for specific muscle retraining and movement pattern re-training. Many variations, progressions, sequences and flow are taught to further enhance stability, strength and mobility training into a fluid, fun a dynamic exercise program from rehabilitation for full fitness.
Following this course you will be able to:
- Add variety into floor based exercise programs by incorporating some of the various fitness balls available
- Use the soft ball to enhance ankle strength, balance, alignment, dynamic muscle stretching and to mobilize the entire body in both standing and lying
- Use the weighted balls for alignment, movement advancement, increased strength, and to target specific muscles directly with the hand held weighted balls.
- Design fluid, choreographed class plans which can immediately be implemented into your exercise classes
Total viewing time = 5 hours 34 minutes
This online course is presented by APPI Master Trainer Sarah Chambers.
This course is open to:
- Physical Therapists
- Physical Therapist Assistants
- Athletic Trainers
- Exercise Physiologists
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
- Personal Trainers
- Certified Pilates Instructors
- Occupational Therapists
- Occupational Therapy Assistants
In order to complete this course it is recommended that you have attended APPI’s Pilates for Rehabilitation – Matwork Level One course or a 2 day Pilates Matwork course with a recognized Pilates training provider.
We recommend that you have the following equipment in order to get the most out of this online course:
2 x Weighted balls
1 set spiky balls
1 x Soft Pilates Ball
1 x Towel
1 x Mat
Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants: This course is approved by the following:
5.5 CCU’s by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Accredited Provider #2211050)*
Many other states may accept credits awarded by the above state boards. Please check with your state licensing board to determine whether the course qualifies for credit in your state. Please note that due to the changing nature of state continuing education requirements, APPI suggests that you contact your state physical therapy association or licensing board for the most current information on continuing education and other rules and regulations.
Occupational Therapists/Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants: 5.75 Contact Hours. AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education # 11485 Category 1 Domain of OT. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsements of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA
Athletic Trainers: APPI is Board of Certification, Inc., (BOC) Approved Provider. This course has been approved for 5.5 continued education hours for Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider number P10086.
Personal Trainers/ Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists APPI courses are not automatically approved by the NSCA, however if you would like to attend this course, you are able to self-submit received NSCA CEUs.
Exercise Physiologists ‘The ACSM Certification & Registry Department will recognize CECs, CMEs or CEUs awarded by other professional health and fitness or clinical organizations for attending their programs without it being pre-approved or endorsed by the ACSM Education Department. These are considered “non-ACSM endorsed programs.” You must obtain documentation from that organization verifying attendance and the number of CECs earned.’
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After viewing this online course you will be required to pass a short multiple choice test. The pass mark for this test is 80%.
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Financial – All APPI presenters receive a speaking honorarium from APPI America.
Non-financial – No relevant non-financial relationship exists with the APPI Presenter for this course.