Lower Extremity Movement Mechanics

With Fabio Comana, MS, MA
Coaching proper form and technique begins with movement patterns, not exercises. Adapt your knowledge of stability and mobility throughout the kinetic chain to teach proper movement and exercises for the lower extremity. Join this session focused on movement research and learn how to properly coach the lower extremity exercises.

Time: 95 minutes

Roll, Restore and Recharge!

With Jonathan Ross
Roll away restrictions, rehydrate your muscles and enhance recovery. Reactivate and recharge less active muscles using the “soften, lengthen and strengthen” method for regaining joint mobility and muscle flexibility. Use self-massage combined with unique and creative exercises to enhance your warm-ups and workouts. Remove the brakes, reactivate muscles and perform better and then do the same for your clients!

Time: 83 minutes

H2O Luscious Limbs

With Ann Gilbert
Strengthen and lengthen the major muscles of the lower body while adding integrity at the joint as well as increased mobility. Learn how to deliver a safe and effective class format. Practice strategies to use when designing your class format and learn to practice not only professional cueing but postural demonstration techniques. This session also will incorporate new programming options using the toys of our trade.

Active Aging: Between the Chairs

With Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS
Functional movement, range of motion and the ability to perform unassisted daily activities are strongly linked to joint flexibility, soft tissue range of motion, balance and agility. This session explores aging populations with respect to mobility and relaxation techniques including a class design that is unique and appealing for this potentially fragile community.

Training Older Clients with Osteoarthritis

With Dr. Evan Osar
If you work with baby boomers or seniors, then you likely work with individuals who have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD). DJD is one of the most common orthopedic issues keeping individuals from effectively walking, biking, exercising and/or performing daily activities. During this session, you will learn exactly why your clients develop joint issues and discover a corrective exercise strategy to safely and effectively improve your clients’ stabilization and movement patterns.

Rotator Cuff: Corrective Exercises

With Dr. Evan Osar
Many of our clients experience tightness, impingement and pain in the rotator cuff. Over time, rotator cuff problems limit shoulder range of motion and lead to weakness that affects the ability to exercise as well as function in everyday life. Discover exactly how rotator cuff issues develop and how to implement a strategy for integrating the most effective corrective exercises into your client’s program to improve function of their rotator cuff.