1210 – Core Balance

Beginner / Pool Workshop


Chicago, IL / Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 – 2:00-5:15 pm – 3.0 credit hours equal to 3.0 CECs/.3 CEUs

(Classroom: 2:00-4:00 pm / Pool: 4:00-5:15 pm)


Faculty: Anne Pringle Burnell, AS


COURSE DESCRIPTION: This workshop explores the critical relationship between balance and core in functional movements. Exercises which strengthen the core stabilizers and protocols for preventing falls are applied together to quicken reaction time and recovery in the safe environment of the water. Learn exercises for core stability, based in Pilates, and dynamic balance training, based in applied functional science, athletics, and dance modalities.  



1)  Describe three directional exercises for balance.

2)  Name two positions in the pool to integrate core stabilization into function.

3)  Describe the landing phase of the ankle joint.

4)  Explain the processing of the ankle’s proprioception.


FACULTY: Anne Pringle Burnell, AS, created the Peyow® Aqua Pilates program and the Stronger Seniors® Workout Program. She is an education provider and certified by: AEA, ACE, AFAA and Stott Pilates™. She teaches at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Peninsula Spa, University of Illinois Chicago, and has been a presenter at conferences including the National Council on Aging/ASA 2010 Joint Conference.