1307 – Abs, Posture, and Balance

Beginner / Pool Workshop


Chicago, IL / Friday, April 13, 2018 – 1:00-3:00 pm – 2.0 credit hours

(Indoor Pool: 1:00-2:00 pm / Classroom: 2:00-3:00 pm)


Faculty: Anne Pringle Burnell, AS


COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course gives you Pilates exercises adapted for the aquatic environment for achieving proper alignment, balance and core strength. The Aqua Pilates basic program features postural alignment exercises, stability and balance, and offers modifications for therapy, special populations, and chronic conditions. 



1)  Name and define three Pilates principles related to balance and abdominals in movement.

2)  Demonstrate 12 shallow water exercises for posture, balance and core.

3)  Learn six postural exercises for alignment adjustments.


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.