Fletcher Ped-i-pul Course

The Fletcher Ped-i-pul Course provides the most comprehensive overview of this highly effective apparatus. The Ped-i-pul’s simple design promotes spinal elongation and articulation, correcting vertical posture. With an emphasis on the teachings of Pilates Master Ron Fletcher, this online course addresses both spinal alignment and upper quadrant symmetry and balance. We will explore the varied movements that can be performed and taught on the Ped-i-pul, from basic to more advanced, to provide a complete vertical movement experience. Discover the benefits and teaching applications of this under utilized Pilates apparatus.

This course offers 8.0 NPCP CECs

for Pilates teachers certified through the National Pilates Certification Program

Course Objectives:

By participating in the Fletcher Ped-i-pul online course, participants will:

  • Develop postural and movement assessment skills based in the Fletcher Pilates® Ped-i-Pul program;

  • Deepen understand of the intricacies of spinal mechanics and movement articulation;

  • Be able to perform and practice the full Fletcher Pilates® Ped-i-Pul program;

  • If qualified to do so, learn how to safely apply and teach Fletcher Pilates® Ped-i-Pul in private and small group class settings.

Kyria Sabin

NCPT, Director of Fletcher Pilates

Kyria Sabin initiated her Pilates studies with Ron Fletcher in 1991 and founded Body Works Pilates Stu-dios in 1993. In 1999, she initiated the first state-licensed Pilates teacher training program in Arizona. This became the precursor to the Fletcher Pilates®Program of Study, an international Pilates school representing one of the most rigorous programs of its kind in existence. A graduate of Duke University, a PMA Certified Pilates Teacher and Massage Therapist, Kyria developed the Pilates Program at the University of Arizona School of Dance where she serves as Adjunct Faculty. She is an international presenter and has served on the boards for the Pilates Method Alliance, the UA Dance Advisory Board, the Haven Center for Women and the Foundation for Expanding Horizons.
Kyria Sabin

COURSE OVERVIEW

CURRICULUM

  • 1

    Course Introduction

  • 2

    Fletcher Fundamentals™ - Part 1 with Kyria

    • Fletcher Fundamentals Movement List PDF

    • 1) Standing & Centering Cues

    • Review of Standing & Centering Cues

    • Fletcher Percussive Breathing™ Technique

    • Fletcher Percussive Breath

    • Review of Fletcher Percussive Breath

    • 3) Mechanics of the Breath

    • Review of Mechanics of the Breath

    • 4) Quadrant Breathing

    • Review of Quadrant Breathing

    • 5) Breath Volume & Control

    • Review of Breath Volume & Control

    • 6) Spinal Mechanics - Flexion

    • Review of Spinal Mechanics - Flexion

    • 7) Spinal Mechanics -Lateral Flexion

    • Review of Spinal Mechanics -Lateral Flexion

    • 8) Spinal Mechanics - Rotation

    • Review of Spinal Mechanics - Rotation

    • 9) Spinal Mechanics - Extension

    • Review of Spinal Mechanics - Extension

    • 10) Spinal Mechanics - Hinging

    • Review of Spinal Mechanics - Hinging

    • 11) Spinal Mechanics - Spiral

    • Review of Spinal Mechanics - Spiral

    • 12) Intersegmental Motion of the Spine - Supine

    • Review of Intersegmental Motion of the Spine - Supine

    • 13) Intersegmental Motion of the Spine - Kneeling

    • Review of Intersegmental Motion of the Spine - Kneeling

    • 14) Integration of Upper & Lower Hemispheres - Ron's Imprinting

    • Review of Integration of Upper & Lower Hemispheres - Ron's Imprinting

    • 15) Integration of Right & Left Hemispheres

    • Review of Integration of Right & Left Hemispheres

    • 16) Integration of Right & Left Hemispheres - Kneeling

    • Review of Integration of Right & Left Hemispheres - Kneeling

  • 3

    Fletcher Fundamentals™ - Part 2 with Deborah

    • 1) Introduction to Articulation Fundamentals

    • 2) Organization of the Head and Neck

    • Review of Organization of the Head and Neck

    • 3) Length of the Neck & Throat

    • Review of Length of the Neck & Throat

    • 4) Neck Rotation & Circumvolution

    • Review of Neck Rotation & Circumvolution

    • 5) Nose Circles

    • Review of Nose Circles

    • 6) Use of Focus

    • Review of Use of Focus

    • 7) Scapular Mobilization

    • Review of Scapular Mobilization

    • 8) Upward & Downward Scapular Rotation

    • Review of Upward & Downward Scapular Rotation

    • 9) Sternum to Scapular Relationship

    • Review of Sternum to Scapular Relationship

    • 10) Arm Articulation

    • Review of Arm Articulation

    • 11) Wrist & Hand Articulation

    • Review of Wrist & Hand Articulation

    • 12) Leg Articulation

    • Review of Leg Articulation

    • 13) Leg Articulation - Supine

    • Review of Leg Articulation - Supine

    • 14) Foot Articulation

    • Review of Foot Articulation

  • 4

    Fundamentals Classes & Discussions

    • Fletcher Fundamentals Class with Deborah

    • Ron Fletcher Workshop (1978): Standing Series

    • Fletcher Standing & Centering Cues for Postural Assessment

    • Introduction to the Pilates Movement Principles

    • Pilates Movement Principles Presentation

    • Pilates History Presentation

    • Letters from Clara with Ron Fletcher

  • 5

    Fletcher Fundamentals™ Quiz

    • Fletcher Fundamentals Course Quiz

  • 6

    Ped-i-pul Workshop with Kyria

    • Fletcher Ped-i-pul Movement List PDF

    • 1) Standing Ped-i-pul Assessment

    • Review of Standing Ped-i-pul Assessment

    • 2) Pull Down Series

    • 3) 100s

    • Review of Pull Down Series & 100s

    • 4) Tricep Press

    • Review of Tricep Press

    • 5) Robot Arms

    • Review of Robot Arms

    • 6) Arms Circles

    • Review of Arm Circles

    • 7) Scooping Pulls

    • Review of Scooping Pulls

    • 8) Plié Series

    • Review of Plié Series

    • 9) Roll Downs

    • Review of Roll Downs

    • 10) Seated Pull Downs

    • Review of Seated Pull Downs

    • 11) Seated Arm Circles

    • 12) Seated Roll Downs

    • Review of Seated Arm Circles

    • Review of Seated Roll Downs

    • 13) Chariot Pattern

    • Review of Chariot Pattern

    • 14) Chest Stretch

    • Review of Chest Stretch

  • 7

    Ped-i-pul Movement Class

    • Fletcher Ped-i-pul Class with Kyria

  • 8

    Client Assessments

    • Ped-i-pul Assessment 1

    • Ped-i-pul Assessment 2

    • Ped-i-pul Assessment 3

  • 9

    Ped-i-pul Course Quiz

    • Fletcher Ped-i-pul Course Quiz

  • 10

    Course Completion Survey

    • Course Completion Survey

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