Pilates for Ski Conditioning Workshop
During this combined theory and practical workshop, Liz will share some of the exercise science principles of conditioning for skiing. Understanding sport specific concepts such as pre season/ in season training, progressive overload, and how to apply it to skiing will enable you to design the most effective Pilates programs for your ski bunny clients. The Pilates Method was made for ski conditioning – the principles of co-ordination, graceful and efficient movement and core control are exactly what skier’s need. Come and learn some ski specific repertoire that will help you or your clients glide down the slopes with the greatest of ease!
Presenter - Liz Hewett
is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Pilates Instructor with ten years experience in fitness and exercise rehabilitation. She completed her Pilates Instructor training in 2001 through the Physical Mind Studio, Melbourne, which is accredited by the APMA. Liz has worked in many Pilates studios in Melbourne since 2001 and is currently based at The Australian Ballet. Liz is frequently asked to lecture for Pilates Instructor and Personal Training courses and to give professional development workshops for the Pilates industry. In March 2008, she presented at the Australian Association of Exercise and Sport Science’s National Conference. Liz has a particular interest in combining the scientific principles of exercise science and programming, with the movement therapy techniques of the traditional Pilates Method.