Pilates for Dancers

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Description

This dynamic 1 day course explores the requirements of the dancer and the demands of regime to provide a broad understanding of Pilates based dance rehabilitation.

Course Content

Pilates for Dancers looks at the specific needs of the dancer, with the focus on ballet, in relation to common injuries, technique flaws, determining pointe shoe readiness, and how to choose or modify the Pilates exercises to be more specific to the dancer population. During this course you will take an in-depth look at the lumbopelvic region, the hip and the foot and ankle, as well as consider the necessity of mobilization and the importance of proprioception and balance re-education.

Learning Objectives

 At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the basic ballet positions of dance
  • Consider the evidence based pointe readiness assessment tests when treating dancers
  • Identify common flaws of turn out and ankle positioning
  • Identify common overuse injuries sustained by the dance population
  • Recognize how rehabilitation Pilates exercises can be used to address the specific needs of a dancer for the lumbopelvic region, hip, foot and ankle, as well as mobility and balance/proprioception
  • Design clinically reasoned rehabilitation programs using APPI Pilates exercises for the dance population

Eligibility

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

Course Completion and Assessment

In order to receive a certificate for this course, learner is required to:

  • Submit Feedback and Self-Reflection under personal password protected account page
  • Achieve 70% or higher score on post course assessment*

*Learner is allowed multiple attempts if necessary to achieve a passing score

 

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.

 

7:45am                   Registration

8:00am                   Introduction

8:15am                   Lecture: Dance elements and concepts                                  

9:00am                   Workshop 1: Lumbo-pelvic rehabilitation

10:00am                Morning break

10:15am                Workshop 2: Hip rehabilitation

11:30am                Workshop 3: Ankle and foot rehabilitation

12:30pm               Lunch

1:30pm                 Workshop 4: Mobilization for the dancer      

2:30pm                 Workshop 5: Functional Balance Training

 3:30pm               Discussion Workshop: Pilates in the life of a dancer

4:00pm                Post Course Quiz and discussion

5:00pm                Close

 

 

Eligibility

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.

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

Pending Procert Approval

 

Medical Disclaimer

Neither the APPI nor any of its International Representatives, course organizer or hosts, accept any responsibility for any bodily harm that may arise during or after attendance on APPI courses.

APPI Training Courses

Please Note: All APPI America courses are purchased through APPI Healthgroup’s license holder APPI America.

Fees: Fees for courses will include tutorials, manuals, morning and afternoon tea and a certificate of attendance. APPI America takes no responsibility for any additional costs incurred outside of the fees charged.

Matwork and CPD Cancellations and Transfers: Cancellations and transfers are accepted with written notice 14 days prior to the start date. There is a $60.00 admin fee per cancellation or transfer. Participants are allowed to transfer twice, after which no refunds will be given. Once you are within 14 days of the course start date, no cancellations, transfers or refunds will be permitted.

Equipment and Reformer Series Cancellations and Transfers: Cancellations and transfers are accepted with written notice 14 days prior to the start date. There is a admin fee of 20% of the original payment per cancellation or transfer. Once you are within 14 days of the course start date, no cancellations, transfers or refunds will be permitted.

Insufficient funds: A $30 fee will be charged for invalid cheques or declined credit card transactions due to insufficient funds.

3rd Party Payments: If a third party is responsible for payment, the attendee space on the chosen program will not be confirmed until full payment has been received by APPI USA. Only once full payment is received will the confirmation letter be sent out to the delegate and their space reserved.

Pregnancy Guidelines: In the first trimester, all courses should be suitable for an uncomplicated pregnancy. This is providing that you exercise pre-pregnancy and have discussed this with you GP / Midwife. However, with the exception of our Ante & Post Natal course, we would generally recommend against participating in courses after the 1st trimester, as you will not be able to experience all the movements yourself during this time. Please view our full pregnancy guidelines by clicking here or by visiting our resource centre.

Photo/Video Release: APPI will occasionally have photographs and/or promotional videos taken during the event for use in print and electronic marketing materials including (but not limited to) brochures, advertisements, newsletters and the APPI and other associated websites. APPI retains the full rights to use these materials in promoting and marketing all courses, workshops, future conferences and any other APPI events not mentioned herein.

Cancellation by APPI: In the case of minimum course participant numbers not being achieved, APPI reserves the right to cancel courses/training programs at any given time. In this event full refunds will be given.

‘Liked the specific exercises/modifications for common dance issues with rationale to help me further assess and modify on my own.’ -Pilates for Dancers Online May 2018

Early Bird
EB booking discounts of 10% off end 4 weeks prior to the course taking place.

Groups
Book for 3 people or more on the same course and receive a 15% discount. Email info@appiamerica.com for all group bookings.

Student Discounts
If you are a student, please email info@appiamerica.com for a 15% discount code.

Hosting Options
If you would like this educational event brought to your facility, please click here for our host course options.

ADA Needs
We are happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please email info@appiamerica.com.

Disclosure:
Financial – All APPI presenters who teach this course receive a speaking honorarium from APPI America.
Non-financial – No relevant non-financial relationship exists with any of APPI’s presenters for this course.