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The Real Pilates Standards of Training are distinguished by our focus on 4 key elements. Your weekly assignments are designed to develop your skill in each of these areas as well as your Anatomy, History and more.

WEEK 23 INDEPENDENT WORK

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program design assignment

CREATE A PROGRAM

Your client is a Stay at home mom to 3 children. Female. 38 years old. Currently complaining of diastasis recti post pregnancy. She also has carpal tunnel syndrome in her wrist. Her current level is Advanced Beginner although this is your first time with her.

List out your program according to the below questions.

Ask the question “What will be the optimal session for this person?”.

  • What was the first area of concern you decided to focus on for this client?

  • Give 3 specific examples of your plan for this client based on the information provided? For example: What exercises did you rule out immediately? What exercises did you think were needed? What approach to the client did you consider might be helpful? What equipment ideas did you have?

  • Example 1: Exercise Name: ____________

Describe:

  • Example 2: Exercise Name: ____________

Describe:

  • Example 3: Exercise Name: ____________

Describe:

  • What Reformer exercises will you include?

  • What Mat exercises will you include?

  • What will you include for Part “C”?

  • What is your overall goal for this client?

  • What are you most worried about?

  • Would do you think would absolutely NOT work for this client?

  • List each exercise and set up using your CASE STUDY GRID

get ready to test out - tip

Review your bad back meeting. The rule you learned long ago was "bad back" keep flat. At this point you should feel very comfortable building a workout that is limited in bending the spine but high on challenge. Take time to practice on yourself. What can you really accomplish keeping the spine erect? Hopefully a lot.

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!