Online Pre/ Post-Natal Pilates teachers course
All teachers attending this course must hold a level 3 pilates matwork qualification or equivalent. This training is specifically designed to give you the skills to teach a foundational class in mat or apparatus to mothers and their babies pre and post from 6 weeks after birth and are open to qualified yoga teachers and dedicated pregnancy and post-natal practitioners too. We incorporate the full system of fascia and working with the embodiment of spaces and vacuums. As always niche’s course is slightly different with an ‘out of the box’ approach to anatomy.
You will learn how to support expectant and new mothers in re-connecting with their own health and well-being as well as guiding them in ways to be with their babies ‘in Pilates’. Expect a lot of fun and creativity as well as a thorough experiential and theoretical grounding in Pilates.
Lectures on the physiological, biomechanical and postural changes that occur during the childbearing year will be related to the Pilates repertoire. You will be presented with specific obstetric conditions and the relevant management relating to IVF. Nisha will present material on pelvic floor that she has experienced through cadaver work. Guidelines will be presented to exercise in pregnancy including Post and Postnatal. We will also look at class plans going through the three trimesters and how to work building repertoire post-baby. Appropriate exercise including the use of the resistance band and ball, small props will be taught including apparatus.