Pilates for Injuries & Pathologies with Samantha Wood BASI Faculty – PRATO @ Pilates in Tuscany
Giu 7@10:00–Giu 9@17:00

This three-day certificate course presents a Physical Therapy approach to working with clients who have injuries, physical limitations, or movement dysfunctions. Focusing primarily on the cervical and lumbar spine, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle and foot, the course covers functional anatomy, biomechanics and a review of current literature. Specific injuries and pathologies, such as disc disease, post-surgical conditions, rotator cuff syndrome, tendinopathies and osteoarthritis, are examined. Students learn about precautions and/or contraindications for these conditions, as well as exercise options and modifications to the original BASI Pilates repertoire. Course participants learn safe ways to work with clients who suffer from some of the most commonly encountered pathologies and injuries, via lectures, discussions, demonstrations and practice.

This program is approved by the PMA for 18 CECs.


Read the complete description on BASI Pilates International website


Samantha Wood è fisioterapista dal 1997, certificata Yoga Alliance, insegnante di livello internazionale e membro della BASI Pilates Academy. Ha conseguito un MBA presso la University of Southern California ed è co-proprietaria del “Cypress Center” a Pacific Palisades, in California, dove l’insegnamento del
Pilates è integrato con la terapia fisica per le persone di tutte le età e capacità. L’esperienza professionale di Samantha comprende la riabilitazione
mediante Pilates, terapia yoga, ortopedia, terapia sportiva e riabilitazione funzionale. Ha una lunga carriera come fisioterapista e preparatore atletico;
ha lavorato con atleti professionisti nonché numerosi personaggi famosi.

È stata fisioterapista, mentre viveva in Arizona, per i Phoenix Suns (basket NBA) , Phoenix Coyotes (hockey su ghiaccio NHL), Phoenix Mercury (basket
femminile WNBA), Arizona Rattlers (Football League).
Samantha ha iniziato i suoi studi di Pilates nel 2001 con Rael Isacowitz e con lui ha frequentato numerosi corsi avanzati, tra cui il Mentor e il Master.

The course is sold out. If interested please fill the waiting list form. We will let you know in case of new availability.

cost: 700 € + VAT

( with 200 € + VAT deposit at time of booking and balance before 7 April 2019)

Bank transfer to:

IBAN: IT 45 Q 02008 21515 000104775334
Payment description: first name + last name + name of the course


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