There are more than 100 diseases in the arthritis category and it is widely accepted that most of the symptoms may be greatly benefited through functional water exercise programming. This educational program will review progressive exercise inventory to design a safe, effective and well balanced program based on an understanding that many clients attending programs will require less intense and low impact options.
Instructors will review functional range of motion and joint action as well as review how to help people with limitations so that they may be helped with functional well-being.
The goal of this program is to provide a balanced approach to train and target cardiopulmonary benefits, functional fitness, muscular endurance and strength, balance, posture and flexibility training. The WaterART working positions will be introduced to provide multi level programming to help each participant train at an appropriate intensity and low impact – for a safer yet functional approach to benefitting the many people who suffer from the many forms of arthritis or painful movement. This program will also introduce the use of flotation as well as resistive devices to provide both work and rest for people suffering with Arthritis. Water specific equipment such as noodles and resistive paddles for improved performance. Water Walking and Tai Chi movements will be incorporated to train mobility, gait and balance.
Early bird Registration Date: February 05, 2020
Course Registration Fee Includes:
- WaterART workshop handouts
- 8 hours of lecture & pool time
- WaterART Mitts (choose size)
- Certificate of course completion
- 8 CECs for WaterART, AEA, ACE (You may petition other organizations).
ALL REGISTRATIONS VIA WaterART Fitness!
Contact Anita Beauchamp. Staff members please contact Anita for discount code..
What to Bring
- Lunch or snack
- Water sessions: Water Fitness wear or bathing suit(s)
- Land sessions: comfortable clothing in which to move around
- Water bottle
- Towel/cover up
- Pen and paper
- Water-shoes are preferred wear for water sessions