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Integrating Pilates Principles - for Exercise Professionals

Integrating Pilates Principles - for Exercise Professionals

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Course Description

This course combines the most current research around core stabilization with six fundamental Pilates principles to offer simple, easy-to-use strategies for helping you help your clients relieve discomfort and improve pain-free movement.

The course text includes more than 290 full-color illustrations to provide both Pilates teachers and Manual Therapists with a comprehensive understanding of how the core functions, and how stabilization helps promote health and proper movement patterns through the development of balanced muscles, joint alignment, and core control.

Includes current research on neuroplasticity, the brain’s capacity to reorganize itself by developing new neuronal connections, and on the function of fascia, to explain the six fundamental principles of Pilates—Centering, Concentration, Control, Precision, Breath, and Flow.

This Course Teaches

• Help your clients achieve the alignment, breathing, and control required for developing optimal posture and movement

• Learn to identify non-optimal habits that relate to common postural dysfunction, muscle imbalances, and chronic tightness

• Integrate the fundamental Pilates principles in order to help your clients develop a more stable core 

About the Authors

Dr. Evan Osar is an internationally recognized author and industry expert in the fields of functional anatomy, corrective exercise, and functional rehabilitation and training. Osar has authored several books, manuals, and DVDs for the health and fitness professional, including the highly acclaimed Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction. He is the developer of the Integrative Movement System™, a principle-based approach to training and conditioning the general population.

Marylee Bussard has been teaching Pilates since 2003. She is a graduate of the Soma Institute for Clinical Massage Therapy in Chicago, a certified Integrative Movement Specialist (IMS), and a certified KMI Structural Integration Practitioner.

What's Included?

Course Texts
Functional Anatomy of the Pilates Core


Full colour illustrations

Easy "Quick Reference" format

This text can be ordered in hard copy - please select "Print Edition" above, if you wish to receive a hard copy of the text.

Click here for Sample Pages
Online Exams  and Certification

Online Exam comprising multiple choice questions

NAT Certification - For more information click here

See table below for other CEU accreditations

Exam does not need to be completed in any one sitting. You may save your answers as you go along and return to continue at any time - internet connection required



Massage and Manual Therapists, Physical Therapists, PTA's, Occupational Therapists, OTA's, Athletic Trainers, Exercise and Fitness Professionals  


CEU Accreditations

Massage Therapists (MMA - formerly AAMT) 10 CPE
Canadian Massage Therapists (CMMOTA formerly RMTA) - Alberta
3 CEC's
NAT Credits 5


Note:  If you are unsure that the new skills taught in this course are within your scope of practice, please check with your local licensing board. 

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