Anatomy for Movement

Anatomy for Movement

Our Anatomy for Movement course serves as the introduction to Natural Pilates Intensive Teacher Training Program. Prior to learning the Pilates repertoire, it is crucial to develop a deeper understanding of the human body. Although it is a pre-requisite for all our apparatus training, this course is also perfect for anyone preparing to take their Pilates exam or other Personal Training or Group Fitness exams, as well as for those who want a deeper knowledge of how the body works. Our Anatomy for Movement course will help students fully understand the principles of applied kinesiology and anatomy.

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Anatomy for Movement

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  • ANATOMY PART 1: CELLS & TISSUES

    In this section of the course, we begin by looking at the smallest component of the human body: the cell. Laura briefly discusses the different types of cells, their structure and their role in protein production and transport. We then move to tissues, which are groupings of cells with the same p...

  • ANATOMY PARTS 2 & 3: CONNECTIVE TISSUE (cont'd) & THE SKELETAL SYSTEM

    In this section of the course, Laura continues the discussion of connective tissue: cartilage, blood, and bone. We learn about the different types of fibers present in connective tissue, and how that affects the strength or flexibility of a given tissue. This concept is important in fitness beca...

  • ANATOMY PART 4: RANGE OF MOTION (ROM)

    In this section of the course, Laura discusses range of motion in lower body, trunk and spine and shoulder and how it relates to the idea of compensation. This revolutionary portion of the course will help you understand appropriate cuing before you even learn choreography. She reviews the planes...

  • ANATOMY PART 5A: HIP FLEXION

    Natural Pilates Anatomy for Movement course serves as the introduction to our Intensive Teacher Training Program. Prior to learning the Pilates repertoire, it is crucial to develop a deeper understanding of the human body. Although it is a pre-requisite for all our apparatus training, this cours...

  • THE SPINE - MUSCLE FUNCTION BASED ON ROM

    Natural Pilates Anatomy for Movement course serves as the introduction to our Intensive Teacher Training Program. Prior to learning the Pilates repertoire, it is crucial to develop a deeper understanding of the human body. Although it is a pre-requisite for all our apparatus training, this cours...

  • ANATOMY PART 5B: HIP EXTENSION

    Natural Pilates Anatomy for Movement course serves as the introduction to our Intensive Teacher Training Program. Prior to learning the Pilates repertoire, it is crucial to develop a deeper understanding of the human body. Although it is a pre-requisite for all our apparatus training, this cours...

  • ANATOMY PART 5C: HIP ABDUCTION & ADDUCTION

    Natural Pilates Anatomy for Movement course serves as the introduction to our Intensive Teacher Training Program. Prior to learning the Pilates repertoire, it is crucial to develop a deeper understanding of the human body. Although it is a pre-requisite for all our apparatus training, this cours...

  • ANATOMY PART 6: THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

    In this section, we investigate the role of the central nervous system, the most important nerves in the body, and the relationship between the nervous system and the muscular system, specifically the concepts of mobility/ stability and muscle growth.

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  • SHOULDER - MUSCLE FUNCTION BASED ON RANGE OF MOTION

    In this portion of workshop we will break down the ranges of motion that occur at the scapular thoracic level and glenohumeral joint. We will also review all the coupled motions between the shoulder joint and scapular movements.

  • HIP & KNEE - MUSCLE FUNCTION BASED ON RANGE OF MOTION

    In this workshop we will review muscles function in the lower body based on Range of motion and attachment points. My goal is for us to understand muscle function and not memorize it because sometimes it changes based on the position in space. Traditionally muscle function is taught in a neutral ...

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