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Learn the Best Pilates Exercises for Scoliosis!

PILATES ADAPTATIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH SCOLIOSIS

Supporting the Teachings of the Schroth Method

Miami Florida May 18-20 2018 

Winston-Salem NC October 12-14, 2018

1 DAY AND 2 DAY COURSES!

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1 Day Course Introductory course

(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

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 2 Day Course

  (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

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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

Pre-Course Reading (click link below):

Can Future Back Pain in AIS Subjects be Predicted During Adolescence from the Severity of the Deformity?

What are the best exercises for scoliosis?

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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