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Low Pressure Fitness Level 1: A Certification Series – Boston, MA

October 10, 2020, 12:00 amOctober 11, 2020, 12:00 am EDT

$607 – $757

Date: October 10-11, 2020

Location: Boston, MA area: Marathon Physical Therapy, Pembroke location

CEUs: CEUs are requested in the state that the course is hosted in. Pelvic Guru is an approved provider for the state of NY.

Instructor: Tamara Rial, Ph.D., CSPS

About the instructor: Dr. Tamara Rial’s doctoral dissertation focused on the effects of hypopressive exercise on women’s health. Creator and co-founder of Low Pressure Fitness, she is a professor of pelvic floor rehabilitation Masters Degree in Barcelona, Spain. She has authored multiple scientific articles and books about hypopressive exercise. As an internationally recognized speaker, she has presented in numerous scientific conferences and universities about women’s health and hypopressives.

Course Description: Low Pressure Fitness (LPF) Level 1, is a two-day continuing education course presented by Low Pressure Fitness developer Dr. Rial. LPF is an exercise therapy method based on hypopressive, myofascial and neurodynamic concepts. During the Level 1 course, participants will learn the application specific exercise techniques to coordinate the diaphragm, pelvic floor, and deep abdominal wall with a special focus on ways of facilitating improved pelvic floor and pelvic organ health for women. Participants will also learn the neuroscience and biomechanical evidence supporting the use of LPF for pelvic floor, abdominal, and diaphragmatic activation as well as indications and precautions for application.

Audience:

This course is for health and fitness professionals.

Hours (see detailed schedule below):

Day 1 (Saturday) 8 am to 5 pm

Day 2 (Sunday) 8 am to 4 pm

About the instructor: Dr. Tamara Rial’s doctoral dissertation focused on the effects of hypopressive exercise on women’s health. Creator and co-founder of Low Pressure Fitness, she is a professor of pelvic floor rehabilitation Masters Degree in Barcelona, Spain. She has authored multiple scientific articles and books about hypopressive exercise. As an internationally recognized speaker, she has presented in numerous scientific conferences and universities about women’s health and hypopressives.

Objectives: 

  1. Participants will be able to explain and educate patients/clients on pelvic floor anatomy including the physiology of the levator ani muscle group, the abdominal wall, and the diaphragm.
  2. Participants will be able to explain the biomechanical principles of pelvic floor and diaphragmatic coordination.
  3. Participants will be able to discuss and educate a client/patient on the breathing and postural principles to maximize pelvic floor function.
  4. Participants will be able to list indications and precautions for use of hypopressives and Low Pressure Fitness with patients/clients.
  5. Participants will be able to correctly demonstrate the pelvic floor and diaphragmatic exercise technique for Low Pressure Fitness Level 1.
  6. Participants will be independent with use of correct coaching cues to facilitate clients/patients in correct postural alignment for pelvic floor and diaphragmatic engagement.
  7. Participants will correctly demonstrate the progression, procedure and transitions of pelvic floor and diaphragmatic coordination with the hypopressive technique.

This course is for healthcare and exercise professionals.

Schedule: 

Day 1 (Saturday) 8 am to 5 pm

8:00 Hypopressive and Low Pressure Fitness Concept

9:00 Low Pressure Fitness physiology

10:00 Break

10:15 Practical 1: Postural technical fundamentals

11:15 Practical 2: Breathing technical fundamentals

12:15 Lunch

1:15 Pelvic floor biomechanics and physiopathology

2:15 Practical 2: LPF teaching methodology, indications and contraindications.

3:15 Break

3:30 Practical 3: Standing and kneeling level 1 poses

5:00 closure

Day 2 (Sunday) 8 am to 4 pm

8:00 Abdominal-thoracic LPF assessment

9:15 Abdominal vacuum assessment and breathing pattern dominant identification and corrections.

10:00 Break

10:15 Practical 4: Quadruped level 1 poses

12:15 Lunch

1:15 Practical 5: Sitting level 1 poses

2:15 Practical 6: supine level 1 poses

3:00 Practical 7: LPF Level 1 sequence masterclass

3:50 Group photo and certificates

4:00 finish

General

What is the refund and cancelation policy?

Refunds are honored up to 30 days before the course and are subject to a $75 administrative fee. Within 30 days before the course, refunds will not be provided. If you’re unable to attend the course you purchased, you can also transfer to the same course offered later in the year (if available) for a $25 fee. Course transfers need to be done at the time of request and must be directly into a course that already exists . Transfers must happen within 1 year of the dates of the course that participant is transferring out of. There is a $50 transfer fee to transfer to a different course (and price variations between the two courses may need to be addressed). Course transfers need to be done at the time of request and must be directly into a course that already exists. If the course does not reach a minimum number of students up to 30 days before the course, the course may be canceled, and a full refund in the amount of the course ticket will be provided.

What are the course hours?

Most Pelvic Guru Academy courses last two full days, typically from 8 am to 5 pm. Please review the course registration hours for specific hours for the course you are taking.

Will I get CEUs or a certificate?

Pelvic Guru Academy applies for PT/PTA CEU credits for each course we host in the state where the course is taking place. We will make a note at the top of the course registration page once CEUs have been approved for each course. If you are coming from another state, please check with  your state on reciprocity for CEUs.

What if I have to leave class early, will I still get CEUs?

In order to get full CEU credit for the course, you will need to attend all hours of the course for each day. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly. Having stated that, we are aware that sometimes there are circumstances in which you have to leave a little early on the last day of the course. Please let the instructor know during the course and put your sign out time on our forms. We may need to adjust education credits and will do this on a case by case basis.

Will there be a printed course manual or workbook?

Pelvic Guru does not print workbooks or course manuals for our in-person courses. All attendees will receive slides and any additional materials from the instructor prior to the course. If desired, attendees can print these and bring along to class or bring a laptop, tablet, or mobile device to follow along and take notes.

Can I use a breast pump during the course?

Yes. All Pelvic Guru courses are welcoming of breast pump use. There may not be a private area available where you can still hear the instruction, but pumping during the course is always welcome. There will also generally be morning and afternoon breaks as well as a lunch break.

We need locations that meet the following requirements:

  • Within 30 minutes of a major airport
  • Have hotels close by
  • Be able to host 30-40 people
  • Have about 15 treatment tables available for pelvic courses.
  • Have space for a yoga class of 30 people for Low Pressure Fitness
  • Have access to a CrossFit box that wants to host for Female Athlete

Meet these requirements? Fill out the form HERE. Let us know what courses you’d like to host!

PRE-COURSE INFORMATION, MANUAL AND SLIDES

Tickets

25 available
Low Pressure 1 - Boston - Super Early Bird$607.00Price available until June 1, 2020.
25 available
Low Pressure 1 - Boston - Early Bird$682.00Price available until August 1, 2020
25 available
Low Pressure 1 - Boston - Regular Price$757.00

Details

Start:
October 10, 2020, 12:00 am
End:
October 11, 2020, 12:00 am
Cost:
$607 – $757

Organizer

Pelvic Guru Academy
Email:
courses@pelvicguru.com
Website:
www.pelvicguru.com

Venue

Marathon Physical Therapy – Pembroke Location
295 Old Oak St.
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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