Oov for Pilates I

Oov for Pilates I

Oov Fundamentals
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Course Description

**Note: Registration does not include the Oov. Required for participation.

Strength, speed, power and agility are more effectively achieved if motor control, stability and endurance can be maintained, which are the basis of all exercises with the Oov. The Oov gives the practitioner the ability to assess movement at an unprecedented level. Students will learn the nuances of adding or removing load and resistance to increase mobility or fine motor control throughout the spine, joints and abdominal wall to achieve stability and endurance. This course will explore how using the Oov can help improve functional movement. The exercises presented will focus on eccentric activation to provide greater strength and control through low threshold, slow movement training. The “Four Pillars of Movement” will be examined during exercises to develop skills to teaching efficient performance of functional movement. Postural types and their relationship to these specific exercises will be addressed. This course will develop skills to identifying movement deficiencies, such as axial control, gait pattern dysfunction, 3D sling deficiencies and compromised articular function. Detailed and specific exercises that address the correction of these deficiencies will be covered. Students will also learn the structure and queuing techniques to facilitate a group Oov class.


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