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Pilates Short Course – Pregnancy in Motion and Active Pelvic Floor Training

The Tensegrity Training ‘Pregnancy in Motion’ short course allows you to enhance your knowledge and skills when working with pre and post-natal clients. This course takes you to the next level, covering specific pregnancy programming and issues to give you more confidence in instructing your pre and post-natal clients and providing dynamic active pelvic floor training The course is delivered over 1/2 day and includes an extensive repertoire of exercises suitable for both pre and post-natal clients and an in-depth study of the anatomy of the pelvic floor and skills for teaching activation of pelvic floor muscles.


  • Understand appropriate exercises and how to instruct clients with a range of levels through using a broad range of appropriate repertoire.
  • Learn about injuries or problems which may arise during and after pregnancy
  • Understand the guidelines associated with delivering Pilates for pregnant clients
  • Understand how to modify exercises to meet the clients’ needs – their trimester stage and post-natal options
  • Learn a range of exercises to use relating to your clients pre or post-natal status, level of fitness and individual needs
  • Learn how to identify and correct poor technique in your clients
  • Learn to diagnose common post-natal conditions and how to manage them
  • This ½ day course is practical and hands on – you get to experience the exercises and feel them in your body
  • You will practice teaching another person those same exercises
  • You can obtain a nationally recognised statement of attainment

Course Duration: ½ day

Manual is included and you will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance


Presented by Tracey Nicholson, Natalie Murray & Bruce Hilderbrand:

Tracey Nicholson:Tracey is a Pilates practitioner and Somatic Movement Therapist with extensive experience in education & rehabilitation together with a dance performance background.  She has worked as a Movement Educator for the past 30 years and has a Bachelor’s degree in Education. After completing a Graduate Diploma in Dance–Movement Therapy in 1995 she has worked more specifically in areas of mental health, rehabilitation and special education.  More recently, she has focused on approaches to exercise rehabilitation using the Pilates Method, Hanna Somatics and Gyrokinesis®. 

Natalie Murray: Natalie has 20 years experience as a Pilates Practitioner and instructor, runs her own studio specializing in working with clients who have been injured in the workplace, working with athletes, conducting private and small group Pilates classes and liaising with Allied Health practitioners. Natalie holds a Graduate Certificate in Pilates Method and a Diploma of Sports Injuries.

Bruce Hulderbrand: Bruce’s career expands 20 years as a Pilates Practitioner, Human Movement and Franklin Method practitioner, both overseas and in Australia. Bruce combines his passion for movement, learning and teaching in his own Pilates and Physiotherapy studio. Bruce’s professional interests involves working with elite and high level athletes, especially dancers and footballers and for the past 15 years working alongside Physiotherapists and Exercise Scientists. Bruce holds a B. App. Sci (Human Movement) and is a certificated Franklin Method Movement Educator, holds a Diploma in Pilates and NLP practitioner.



$350 plus $50 non-refundable enrolment fee


Course schedule

Drummoyne 3 June 2017
Richmond  8 July 2017
Sydney 6 August 2017
Drummoyne 6 August 2017
Sunshine Coast 28 October 2017
Richmond  25 November 2017

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Pre-requisite is the requirement to have completed studies in Exercise Science, Physiotherapy or similar.

Optional assessment for the nationally accredited unit of competency ART15 Teach Pregnancy in Motion and ARTMAT405 Teach active dynamic pelvic floor training. Additional assessment activities and fee ($150) apply.




Contact details

For more information or to enrol in the course, please contact the provider on the below details:

Tensegrity Training
Tracey Nicholson
Ph: 0400 600 360