In this 4 hour workshop Lisa presents the most current research on exercise and the elderly and discusses the role of Pilates and Pilates Instructors in enhancing wellbeing and health in the elderly population. Key considerations when programming for Pilates for Seniors in the mat environment are presented. Two class designs will be experienced: a mat class for the active 60-70 year old and also an interactive Pilates-based class for those in their 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and beyond, when lying on the mat is no longer possible.

Program Aims:
That the Certified Pilates mat instructor will.
Increase his/her skills and confidence in dealing with the elderly client.
Have an improved knowledge of the specific needs in terms of Pilates programming for the elderly client.

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