Education

EDUCATION COURSES

PILATES ADAPTATIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH SCOLIOSIS
SUPPORTING THE TEACHINGS OF THE SCHROTH METHOD

1 DAY AND 3 DAY COURSE!

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DAY 1  may be taken as stand alone course:

Introduction to Pilates Adaptations for People with Scoliosis

Supporting the Teachings of the Schroth Method

This 1-day course presents theory and evidence behind conservative care for Idiopathic Scoliosis (IS) and introduces modifications to Pilates exercises based on the evidence supporting teachings of the Schroth Method. Format: 4:1 Lecture/Lab

 

Day 2-3  (pre-requisite Day 1): 

Pilates Adaptations for People with Scoliosis

Supporting the Teachings of the Schroth Method

This 2-day course expands upon the theory and evidence supporting conservative care for Idiopathic Scoliosis (IS) presented in the introductory course, includes conservative care for thoracic hyper-kyphosis and features dynamic skills labs that focus on assessment and Pilates Mat modifications. Pre-req: Introduction to Pilates Adaptations for People with Scoliosis. Format: 1:4 Lecture /Lab

 

LOCATION: St Louis University  St. Louis, MO

COST:

Day 1:                        August 12, 2017         $300 : EARLY BIRD: $240  expires July 1 (One Day)

Day 2+3:                   August 13-14, 2017    $600 : EARLY BIRD: $525  expires July 1 (2 Days – Pre-requisite Day 1)

Day 1, 2 + 3:             August 12-14, 2017    $900 : EARLY BIRD: $765  expires July 1 (3 Days)

 Click here to register for Day 1

Click here to register for Days 2-3 

 

Course Instructors:

Hagit Berdishevsky, PT, MSPT, DPT, MDT, Cert. Schroth-Barcelona Institute Educator

Lise Stolze, MPT, DSc, PMA®-CPT Schroth-Barcelona Certified Therapist, Polestar Pilates Educator

Course Participants:

  1. Pilates instructors
  2. PSSE/Schroth trained physical therapists
  3. Physical therapists
  4. Scoliosis patients using PSSE/Schroth Method

Visit my blog post about this course here 

Testimonials

Lise Stolze has been a principal educator for Polestar Education since 1999 and has proven to be a most effective presenter of the Polestar Pilates courses and workshops. The Upper and Lower Quarter Pathokinesiology curriculum she developed is a great addition to our core program. -Brent Anderson, PhD, PT, OCS President, Polestar Pilates Education

Lise Stolze and I have worked together since 2000 for Polestar Education, teaching Rehabilitation courses.  Lise was actually my mentor as I was becoming an educator for Polestar Education.  She is an excellent teacher of Pilates, Gyrotonic and a brilliant physical therapist with much to offer our community.  I have recently hosted her in my Pilates studio to administer Polestar Rehabilitation exams.  Lise is has achieved her DSc in orthopedics and is always growing and enhancing her practices. -Sherri Betz, PT, GCS, CEEAA, PMA®-CPT Owner, Therapilates in Santa Cruz, CA