Lower Limb Pilates Workshop @Pilates on Bourke

This weekend just gone saw Pilates on Bourke and Principle Four Osteopathy host a 1 day day pilates workshop for Allied Health Professionals that focused on exercise prescription for the lower limb (everything from the hip down to the intrinsics of the foot) incorporating mat work pilates, reformer pilates and studio pilates equipment. It was a great day that was attended by 15 allied health professionals who were taken through and shown how to progress and regress exercises from the floor (lying, side lying, supine and 4 point kneeling position) to upright functional movements such as single leg balance, step up, lunge, hip hinging and squatting.   Pilates educators and trainers Jodie Sheehy and Brett Webster were fantastic at teaching this and showing us how to perform these exercises as well as have us understand why/when to prescribe these and how to progress and regress them to suit both our own and clients needs.

This blog post was written by osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy. Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading Osteopathy clinics. At the clinic we treat a wide range of clients, ranging from the office worker, exercise enthusiast to athlete. We have 3 experienced osteopaths working across both of the clinics. The Melbourne City CBD clinic is located at 29 Somerset Place (basement), close to the corner of Elizabeth St and Little Bourke in the Melbourne City CBD. Our premises adjoin the Jon Weller Personal Training Studio, a fully-equipped training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials or specific training programs and rehabilitation. The Docklands clinic is located at 717 Bourke St (Ground Floor), beneath the Channel 9 building near the walkway from Southern Cross Train Station to Etihad Stadium. Our premises adjoin Pilates on Bourke, a fully-equipped pilates and yoga training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials, pilates or specific training programs and rehabilitation. To speak to an Osteopath or book an appointment at Principle Four Osteopathy, please book online or call 03 9670 9290.

 

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