Saturday workshop- ARTHRITIS SHALLOW H2O WORKSHOP
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 water exercise. This program will review exercise inventory for safe and effective exercise design based on an understanding of functional range of motion and joint action. The program will target cardiovascular training, functional fitness, muscular endurance and strength, balance and flexibility training. WaterART working positions will be introduced to provide multi level programming to help each participant train at an intensity level for self paced exercise – appropriate for types of arthritis. This program will also introduce the use of flotation and resistive devices such as noodles and resistive paddles for improved performance. Water Walking and Tai Chi movements will be incorporated to train mobility, gait and balance.
Sunday workshop –AQUATIC WALKING WORKSHOP
Walking is the #1 functional activity that keeps you independent. In the water, the water may support and protect clients with mobility issues or who may be new to exercise. Moving through the water with a variety of walking patterns and progressions will help everyone achieve an excellent total body workout. This low impact walking workout will focus on core, balance, strength, mobility, posture and gait training as well as avoid momentum and torque on the joints. You will learn over 100 different ways to walk as well as system of varying your programs so that everyone may work at a self paced level of intensity. This program will review ways to provide team work, group and partner work for beginner through advanced clients in a sociable and all inclusive system.
This program was designed for shallow water pool depths. Ideas may be incorporated into a lazy river – however, this program was developed for regular shallow water pools.
This is an excellent option to update your techniques and renew your qualifications. There are no exams and you review the fundamentals. You achieve 16.0 hours of continuing education hours AND automatic Certification renewal for two years from your expiration date.
Early-bird Registration Date: April 15, 2020
Course Registration Fee Includes:
- 16 hours of training (theory & pool time)
- Updated Certification Diploma (for 2 years from your expiration date on existing diploma)
- There are NO exams with this option
- 16.0 CECs for WaterART, & 8.0 CECs for ACE, AEA
- Candidates who have expired will be required to pay a $20.00 Late Certification Renewal fee
- This option is not available for candidates who have been expired for more then 1 year
ALL REGISTRATIONS VIA WaterART Fitness!
Master Trainer: Michelle Monforton
*If you are a staff member at this facility, please contact Michelle for staff or member discount coupon.
What to Bring:
- Lunch or snack
- for water sessions please bring water fitness wear or bathing suit(s)
- Towel/cover up
- Pen and paper
- Water-shoes are preferred wear.