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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 25 INDEPENDENT WORK

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program design assignment

CREATE A PROGRAM

Your client is a visiting Pilates teacher from another city. Female. 27 years old. Currently complaining of rib and low back pain on one side of her body. She also has a leg length discrepancy. One thigh bone is longer than the other. Since she is a teacher she is an Advanced practitioner.

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?

get ready to test out - tip

Use your own body as a mirror. When you face your client you create a reflection. Stand up tall and they will too. Press your shoulders down, they will likely follow. Turn sideways and scoop out your midsection with your own "sandwich hands" on your body and you will get a quick visible response. Use this cueing technique to save you words, and hands on time. It's effective and efficient.

 

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!