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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, Bruce Hildebrand, Caroline Howard, Leanne Mollison:

Tracey Nicholson: Tracey Nicholson is a Pilates practitioner with extensive experience in education and rehabilitation who has owned and directed her own Pilates studio for 16 years. With a strong background in adult education, a Cert IV in Training and Assessment, a Bachelors Degree in Education, a Graduate Certificate in Pilates Based Rehabilitation and a Diploma in Contemporary Pilates Teaching Methodology, she brings a wealth of knowledge to each of her trainings.  With a strong background in adult education, a Cert IV in Training and Assessment, a Bachelors Degree in Education, a Graduate Certificate in Pilates Based Rehabilitation and a Diploma in Contemporary Pilates Teaching Methodology, she brings a wealth of knowledge to each of her trainings. 

More recently, she coauthored Australia’s first accredited Pilates courses and became the executive director of Tensegrity Training.  She has presented at conferences in Australia, the United States and Israel and she currently delivers training in Pilates and Movement Based Somatic Therapy.   Together with her national role as educator, Tracey operates a Movement Therapy centre on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland – Tensegrity Studio, which uses aspects of the Pilates Method, Garuda, Somatics, Developmental Movement and Laban Movement Analysis with clients of all ages.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Graduate Certificate Pilates Based Rehabilitation
  • Diploma Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology
  • Diploma Dance Movement Therapy
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment

 

 Bruce Hildebrand  Bruce Hildebrand’s keen love of sports and movement began at a young age. His interests led him to a sports science program at RMIT Melbourne, and he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Movement in 1997. He then travelled to the UK in 1999 and trained in Pilates with Body Control Pilates UK (BCP-UK). He went on to work in the BCP-UK central London studio alongside some of their most experienced training teachers.  Bruce’s enthusiasm for Pilates led him to train with teachers from around the world, including Siri Dharma from Los Angeles and Michael Miller from Colorado.In 2002, Bruce began to study with world-renowned movement and imagery expert Eric Franklin. Bruce went on to complete the full Franklin Method certification, and was the pioneer Franklin Method® Educator in Australia in 2004.

In 2003 Bruce was invited to manage the first BCP-UK studio in Scotland, where he worked with members of UK rock band Radiohead and members of the cast of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

Bruce was the co-founder of Balance & Control Pilates Studio in Melbourne in 2004. Balance & Control has grown to three studios and a team of 20 Pilates and Physiotherapy practitioners who each share a passion for movement, exercise, and rehabilitation.  Bruce has delivered Pilates Instructor training programs since 2012, and is now a Course Provider with Tensegrity Training delivering the Cert IV and Diploma qualifications.

Bruce served as consultant Strength Coach to the Australian Ballet School from 2005-2011. He has trained a number of elite Australian sport and art performers, including Principal Artist with the Australian Ballet Madeleine Eastoe, AFL footballers James Hird, Andrew Welsh, Jason Johnson, Cale Hooker, Scott Gumbleton, Olympic athletes Lauren Hewitt and Krystal Weir, Australian Netballers Sharelle McMahon and Julie Corletto, and model Megan Gale.

Bruce has participated in a wide range of sports including tennis, cricket, baseball, and athletics, with his main achievements being in AFL football. He was vice-captain of the VFL Under 19 representative team in 1995, and played at this state level for 4 years in the Victoria Football League and the Western Australia Football League. Bruce trekked the Inca Trail to Macchu Pichu in Peru in 2000, sailed the Atlantic Ocean on crew with a maxi-yacht in 2001, and ran the 2002 London Marathon. As an adult, Bruce studied classical ballet for 6 years and has performed in a handful of amateur productions. Bruce enjoys the discipline of learning the piano, and the joy of being a devoted husband and father to two young children.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • B. App. Sc. (Human Movement)
  • Body Control Pilates (UK) Certified Pilates Teacher
  • Certified Franklin Method ® Movement Educator
  • Member, Australian Pilates Method Association (APMA) & Pilates Alliance Australasia (PAA)
  • NLP Practitioner Training 2009
  • Cert IV Training and Assessment
  • Seventeen years Pilates teaching experience
  • Strength Coach Consultant to the Australian Ballet School 2006-2011

 

Caroline Howard  Carolyn Howard started her Pilates journey over 15 years ago when living in Tasmania. A keen runner, Carolyn had sustained an injury and was told by her medical practitioner to stop running. Thankfully, her osteopath mentioned that she had heard about this, then little known, discipline called Pilates that had a very holistic approach to wellness and rehabilitation. Immediately captivated by the mind / body connection of the practice Carolyn had found her calling…and still runs today.

In the Pilates method Carolyn could see the opportunity to reach the needs of individuals who were looking for anything from peak performance to injury recovery. From being the best version of themselves to degenerative physical condition rehabilitation. Carolyn saw the various elements of Pilates as pieces of a puzzle that could be put together to meet the diverse goals of her clients.

Today Carolyn practices from her renowned studio in Port Macquarie NSW,  Bodiline Pilates Studio and is very committed to her role as a course provider for Tensegrity Training.

Carolyn is a Principle Trainer in the Pilates method, the highest level of membership from the Pilates Alliance – received in recognition of her experience and qualifications.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Communications
  • Advanced Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction
  • Diploma in Remedial Massage
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

 

Leanne Mollison

Leanne has over 19 years experience teaching Pilates in Australia and overseas, and she has also been a professional dancer with major dance companies such as Australian Dance Theatre, Leigh Warren and Dancers, Expressions Dance Company and Dance North.

 Leanne developed and wrote South Australia’s first Certificate IV and Diploma level Pilates Qualifications and she delivered these courses for five years in South Australia.   She also designed and offered an industry-based Pilates Therapy Instruction in Mat and Equipment Work course and provided the first ever Pilates training to Adelaide and South Australia.

 As the Director of Queen Street Pilates in Adelaide, she and her team of friendly staff are trained to high standards in her own Pilates techniques, with an emphasis on personal client service and care.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Associate Diploma of Arts (Dance)
  • Diploma of Pilates Therapy Instruction
  • Diploma of Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology
  • Certificate IV in Pilates Therapy Instruction
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Certification in Applied Kinesiology (Working Body, USA)

 

Cost

$350 plus $50 non-refundable enrolment fee

 

Course schedule

LOCATION DATE
Prahran 16 December 2017
Sydney 14 January 2018
Port Macquarie 9 February 2018
Prahran 17 March 2018
Newcastle 21 April 2018
Port Macquarie 27 May 2018
Prahran 16 June 2018
Rockhampton 26 June 2018
Sydney 8 July 2018
Adelaide 12 August 2018
Drummoyne 13 October 2018
Sunshine Coast 20 October 2018
Prahran 17 November 2018

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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.

ESSA CPD Points

4

 

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
Em: tracey@tensegritytraining.com.au 
www.tensegritytraining.com.au