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You won't want to miss these Merrithew sessions, plus over 350 more:
STOTT PILATES®: Matwork™ Flow With Ankle Tubing
SESSION 277 • THURSDAY, JUNE 27 • 1:45-3:35PM
Designed to enhance body awareness, muscular strength, motor control and joint mobility, this workshop takes a fresh look at creating flowing sequences with STOTT PILATES Matwork exercises using ankle tubing. Developed by the movement experts at Merrithew, learn how to creatively incorporate elastic resistance into a series of Essential and Intermediate exercises. The seamless flowing sequences take you through all movement planes from standing down to the mat, while exercise variations allow for easy progression or regression, making the workout suitable for most fitness levels.
Total Barre®: Modified for Special Populations
SESSION 450 • FRIDAY, JUNE 28 • 9:40-11:30AM
Clients with limited mobility or restricted movement need not shy away from exercise. Research shows that all active adults can benefit from exercising with music as it helps improve learning and memory, builds self-esteem, reduces stress and increases social interaction. Following the Total Barre template, appropriate biomechanical principles are taught to help with cuing, motivating and modifying safely for less mobile, active adult clients. Leave with a client program that increases flexibility, balance and postural stability.
Halo® Training: Intro to Integrated Body-Weight Training
SESSION 475 • FRIDAY, JUNE 28 • 2:30-4:20PM
Halo Training provides overall body conditioning, incorporating strength and endurance work, flexibility training, interval training, and injury prevention. In this hands-on workshop, instructors get an overview of the concepts of the Halo Training program and the basic science of core-integrated body-weight training. Because every client has unique demands, learn basic Halo Training workouts that progress from Level 1 (beginner) to Level 4 (experienced), and explore how to progress or regress exercises for functional strength and stability, flexibility, and injury prevention.
STOTT PILATES®: Intense Sculpting Challenge, Flex-Band® Level 4
SESSION 621 • SATURDAY, JUNE 29 • 7:30-9:20AM
Build challenge and diversity with this intense Flex-Band exerciser workshop, developed by the Merrithew team. Learn how to challenge core and peripheral strength with the resistance provided by the Flex-Band, and increase exercise intensity in the areas of neuromuscular coordination, balance, strength and flexibility. This workout offers exercise variations and options to motivate any group or private client.
Merrithew™: Intro to Fascial Movement
SESSION 649 • SATURDAY, JUNE 29 • 9:40-11:30AM
Fascia, often referred to as the “Cinderella tissue” by fascial researchers, is creating a buzz in the fitness industry. But what is fascia, why do you as a fitness professional need to know about it, and how does it play a role in movement or sports performance? This introductory session demystifies fascia, defines its role in the human body and discusses how there is a lot more to fascia than foam rolling. Through movement, explore the proprietary Merrithew Fascial Movement Variables: bounce, sense, expand and hydrate. Discover how adding these variables to your programming can enhance mobility, strength and durability.
STOTT PILATES®: Postnatal Pilates
SESSION 692 • SATURDAY, JUNE 29 • 2:30-4:40PM
After giving birth, many women are looking to regain their pre-pregnancy shape. Help your clients get on the right track with Postnatal Pilates. Modified Matwork™ exercises are strategically chosen to help focus on reactivating and stabilizing the pelvic floor, transversus abdominis and obliques, as well as regaining lumbo-pelvic stability. This gentle but effective workout incorporates Toning Balls® to get new moms working out again.
ZEN•GA®: Power and Strength
SESSION 720 • SATURDAY, JUNE 29 • 4:40-5:40PM
Experience firsthand how the mindful movement principles of the ZEN•GA method are explored in a routine that brings calm and peace of mind, and strength and control to the body. This challenging mat-based program includes all components of fitness training; the pace will rev up the cardiovascular system, the fluidity of the sequences will enhance flexibility, and the controlled stationary holds will improve total-body strength and vitality.
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109 STOTT PILATES®: Pilates With Props, Levels 1 & 2
Wednesday, June 26, 1:00–5:00pm
Add some interest to your Matwork routine with this innovative and upbeat mat-based workshop featuring exercises that increase in intensity and challenge. Learn to incorporate the Flex-Band® exerciser, Fitness Circle® resistance ring and Toning Balls® to create fun and invigorating classes. First-level exercises serve to develop core strength and stability, while those in the second level focus on mobility and agility. These workouts, developed by the Merrithew team, provide tons of new material to inspire every client, no matter what their fitness level.
- Matwork modifications from Essential and Intermediate levels
- Modifications using props, including the Flex-Band, Fitness Circle and Toning Balls
- How to apply the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles of stabilization to all exercises
- Cues and corrections to help ensure safety and effectiveness