• July 10–12, 2020
  • Friday-Sunday: 2 nights

Everything You Should Know About Postpartum Fitness

For everyone; including Pilates and yoga teachers, fitness instructors, massage therapists, and anyone who works directly with women after they give birth.

Debunk the antiquated myth that just six weeks after rest, postpartum patients can do anything physical they want without consequences. Through her years as a practicing physical therapist and Pilates instructor, Jessica Valant has learned that this instruction can lead to confusion, frustration, and long-term problems such as separated abs, pain, and incontinence. WHAT YOU’LL EXPERIENCE
• Instructions for safe postpartum Pilates and yoga
• Strategies for regaining strength postpartum
• Effective support methods for postpartum individuals

Through a combination of lecture, movement, and small-group activities, you

  • Explore common exercises that should be avoided postpartum
  • Learn safe and appropriate fitness programs for postpartum
  • Leave with the tools to support and empower women after giving birth.

Note You will be reviewing anatomy and physiology concepts, so it may be helpful to have some background in this area, but it is not necessary.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
None
Suitable For
All
Program Theme
Professional Training
Schedule
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Presenter(s)

Jessica Valant, MSPT, NCPT, is a licensed physical therapist, nationally certified Pilates teacher, continuing education provider, and movement lover with 20 years of experience.

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