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1628 – Pilates Approach to Forward Head Posture

Beginner / Half-Day Land Workshop
Chicago, IL / Saturday, November 13, 2021 – 1:30-4:30 pm / 3.0 credit hours
(Classroom: 1:30-4:30 pm)

Faculty: Anne Pringle Burnell, ATRIC

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Forward head posture is all too common and it can cause a multitude of  underlying problems including headaches and respiratory insufficiency. Pilates approach to achieving proper alignment of the cervical spine and head position not only strengthens the underactive musculature but offers kinesthetic awareness in the patient.

1) Identify and describe three Pilates exercises to strengthen mid or lower trapezius.
2) Describe underactive vs overactive muscles with forward head posture.
3) Identify and discuss other head and cervical complications from FHP.

FACULTY:Anne Pringle Burnell, ATRIC, 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.