Posture Assessments & 1:1 CPD

Course overview:

This 2 day course is aimed at Yoga and Pilates teachers who wish to work more closely with 1:1 clients, giving you the tools and confidence to assess a client and tailor a lesson to best meet their individual needs increasing the chances of them becoming a long standing client. We will also discuss when and how to approach clients who come to group classes who would benefit from a 1:1 session and when to filter 1:1 clients into group classes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. Understand who would benefit from a 1:1 and how to market to attract new clients
  2. Consider the reasons people may want a 1:1 – goals and purpose
  3. Ask the questions necessary to be able to tailor a lesson or course of lessons for maximum benefit and results – lifestyle, goals etc
  4. Working more closely with an individual – the difference between a group and 1:1 lesson planning
  5. Carry out a posture assessment as part of the information gathering process
  6. Locate and identify over 20 bony prominences on the body
  7. Understand exercises and asana that will be beneficial for given postural presentations
  8. Review and deepen your understanding of anatomy to inform your exercise / asana selection
  9. Consider breath, mindfulness and movement
  10. Feel more confident with hands on touch and assists (assuming students have given permission)
  11. Create a personal, tailored lesson plan for 1:1 students for maximum benefit
  12. Associated health & safety, informed consent, and when to refer to a health professional

Course pre-requisites: 200hr yoga teacher training or equivalent; Pilates L3 diploma or equivalent; some teaching experience desirable

This course is highly recommended as a pre-requisite to the ‘hands on assists’ CDP course that will be offered with Harmonise Training Academy from next year

About your tutor:
Clare Francis has over 20 years industry experience and has worked with numerous 1:1 clients during this time. She is Yoga Alliance E-500 RYT, trained with Stott Pilates, qualified in sports, deep tissue and remedial massage with LSSM, completed a 10 day moving fascia embodied anatomy course in 2018 and is intuitive in her approach. She has been successfully delivering teacher trainings for 5 years and is a qualified adult tutor and assessor
Clare is looking forward to bringing together all of her knowledge and teaching experience with the intention of delivering a course that educates, inspires and broadens your skill set

Course Assessment: You will take a full case history, carry out a posture assessment, record your findings and make appropriate recommendations. You will submit a lesson plan based on your findings within 4 weeks of the course delivery and complete a worksheet.

Certification: Harmonise Training CPD certificate for 20 hours which is 15 contact hours and 5 hours non contact
Yoga Alliance registered attendees will gain 20 CEP hours OR can use these hours towards their 300hr advanced certificate with Harmonise Training Academy

Course dates: 27th & 28th July 2019 9am – 5pm

Course Price: £240 inc vat

E.mail: clare@harmonisetrainingacademy.com if you have any questions

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