The Overlooked & Underused Small Apparatus of Pilates
Date: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Ped-o-Pul, Baby Arm Chair, Spine Corrector and Breath-a-cizer, Foot Corrector, Joe’s Toe Gizmo, 2 X 4 exercises, — apparatus that were invented by Joseph Pilates for specific corrective applications and are left out of most Pilates Teacher Training. Learn how to use these often forgotten, small but mighty, devices that Mr. Pilates used not only for rehab - but for pre-hab as well! Experience the innovative ways that the Ped-o-Pul can not only help correct shoulder alignment, balance and posture. Have fun with the Baby Arm Chair and learn how this piece of equipment is one of the best ways to work your abs ever! Play with the Breath-a-cizer while performing Spine Corrector exercises and find out how efficient your breathing can actually be. And then experience the ultimate in foot and leg balance using the Foot Corrector, Toe Gizmo, and 2 X 4’s. Go home with your very own Foot Kit to use with your own clients on Monday!
Meet the Instructor
Connie Borho, PMA-CPT, 2nd Generation Lolita San Miguel Pilates Master Teacher, Kathy Grant Heritage Program Graduate. Peak Pilates Master Instructor for 15 years, trainer to trainers, and developer of innovative programming, Connie is now a Balanced Body Faculty Member bringing her unique training style and knowledge of Classical Systems to the contemporary Pilates Community. With over 30 years’ experience in the fitness industry, holding certifications through PMA, Peak Pilates, PhysicalMind, AFAA, ACE, NASM and Yoga Alliance RYT-500. Known as a “teacher’s teacher”, Connie is a well-respected, dynamic, knowledgeable presenter for international fitness conferences, is passionate about providing the highest quality of training for teachers in the mind/body field, and to teaching the benefits and nuances of mind-body fitness. Connie is Owner of Balance Pilates & Yoga Center, located in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.