Bone issues are not just for the elderly. This workshop investigates the skeletal system and presents Bone Basics 101. Learn bone-building techniques, exercises to avoid and modify for clients with osteoporosis, and methods for maintaining strong bones throughout your life. Additionally, discover creative exercises and new techniques to take you beyond traditional bone building to address posture, balance and functional movement as well.Don’t let your clients be overwhelmed by advertisements on osteoporosis and fearful of fractures. Get the facts on movement safety and how to build, maintain and boost bone health.
Chapter 1: Explore bone function, metabolism and strengthening principles related
to exercise. Rebekah teaches osteoporosis concepts including the pathology, risk factors
signs and symptoms as well as movement contraindications.
Chapter 2: In the second hour of the workshop, discussion is held regarding site-specific exercises and how Pilates can be a taught in a bone
health exercise program. This hour will also include practicing the exercises.
Chapter 3: Rebekah teaches a Foam Roller class for Mobility, not necessarily intended for persons with Osteopenia or Osteoporosis.
What You'll Need: Foam Roller