workshops

Continuing Education

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DEEPEN YOUR UNDERSTANDING

There are continuing education offers every day in the mail, how do you know where to spend your money and your valuable time? At Absolute Center, we are constantly innovating, researching and listening to all the movement industry has to offer. We cull through and select only the best information to bring to our continuing education students. Expand your repertoire, refresh your skills, and get inspired.

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Head neck control
july 27, 2019

As Pilates teachers we focus on the strength and positioning of our core but what about our necks? Why is it important to have a good head/neck position? Discover more about the anatomy of the neck and discuss the importance of correct head/neck placement for optimal movement. Join Claudia for an interactive workshop discovering the importance and relevance of head/neck control in the Pilates work. Explore how the positioning of the head affects the mobility and strength of the neck, its fascia and its relationship to the body including the vestibular system.

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Menopause & movement
august 16, 2019

Join Joy Puleo for an afternoon of exploring menopause and movement. Changes in the female body during menopause are due to more than simply aging. Hormone fluctuations create change to connective tissue pliability, inflammatory processes, and muscle health.

Joy is also available for private sessions during her visit. Please email us inquiries @ absolutecenter.net to set up an appointment.

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Variable Intensity Intervals on the Reformer w/ Elizabeth Larkam
SEPT 8, 2019

Join Elizabeth Larkam for a Variable Intensity Interval Training (VIIT) reformer class.
Variable Intensity Interval Training (VIIT) is one of the newest and safest ways to maximize your fitness results and time efficiency. In this Reformer workout, Elizabeth Larkam uses VIIT to offer exercise variety and frequent changes in timing to keep the risks for injury low. It differs from High-Intensity Interval Training by incorporating rejuvenating movement sequences during each interval. During VIIT, participants choose options for each exercise so they can sustain between 40% and 90% effort through the duration of the workout.

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rise above your pilates education w/ Elizabeth Larkam & katie santos
SEPT 8, 2019

A full day of practice and learning. Join Elizabeth Larkam in her workshop where she will demonstrate how to effectively incorporate how to integrate Variable Intensity training into your Pilates environment. Variable intensity interval training (VIIT) is one of the newest and safest ways to maximize your fitness results and time efficiency.
VIIT offers exercise variety, frequent changes in timing, and keeps risk for injury low.

Followed by lunch, and then a workshop led by Katie Santos. A discussion of the benefits to us and our communities when we invest in education as Pilates teachers. Join the conversation as we learn from each other and share ideas and thoughts about our industry.

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Neuro-Movement w/Trent McEntire
november 16-17, 2019

In this highly engaging course, Trent McEntire incorporates his life's work to help you learn how the body's three dominant sensory systems (visual, vestibular and proprioception) work together to help the body move. 

The Neuro-Movement course includes 12 hours of Neuro-Movement training and exercises, course manual, and your personal Neuro-Movement Kit containing tools that you can readily apply to your practice and teaching.

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brain speed ball
november 15, 2019

Join Trent McEntire, the creator of the BrainSpeed Ball, for an educational and fun evening.

  • Learn how the eyes play a very important role on how well we move our bodies.

  • Learn and Play 10+ BrainSpeed Ball exercises that will strengthen the muscles of the eyes

  • Assess and improve your own movement.

  • Includes a BrainSpeed Ball that you can take with you.

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arcus essentials w/louise johns
january 18-19, 2020

Day 1 of this course focuses on safety and teaching over 30 base and intermediate Arcus exercises on Pilates equipment with an additional 75+ modifications for private sessions and group classes. 

Day 2 of this course draws upon the creativity that is inherent to Arcus™.  Participants expand their movement vocabulary with over 30 all new exercises and 70+ modifications.   This course incorporates cardiovascular elements, double Arcus exercises, Arcus on the Reformer and more.  

Upon completion of this course, participants receive a certificate of completion.

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ANATOMY TRAINING

 

anatomy in 3d: full course

Build muscles in clay on a specially designed skeleton and imprint the body’s design deeply into your mind. Anatomy in Three Dimensions™ is a compelling/effective, engaging and fun way to learn the basics of musculoskeletal anatomy. By building the muscles with your own hands you will develop a deep understanding of the structure and function of the human body.

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AI3d MINI COURSES

  • the upper limb

  • the pelvis, HIP & Thigh

  • THE CORE

Broken into three mini courses, this series is easy to digest and attend with a busy schedule.

Interested in taking one of these mini courses? Check our schedule for upcoming dates!

MENTOR HOUR

Are you puzzled by a client that isn't progressing? Do you need help with real client issues that you are not familiar with?

Join us every third Tuesday at 2:00pm and bring your questions and client concerns. Claudia Moose leads the Mentor Hour conversation helping you and  fellow trainers, get to the answers that help you grow as a trainer and helps your clients thrive.

From common to unusual client issues you’ll have Claudia’s 30 years of hands on client experience, and a community of trainers sharing ideas. These conversations make it so you never leave without solutions you can use and a new understanding of movement.