Fletcher Spine Corrector Course

The Fletcher Spine Corrector Course provides the most innovative and comprehensive exploration of this vital Pilates apparatus. Learn to teach the original spine corrector syllabus, as taught to Ron Fletcher by Clara Pilates, as well as variations and innovations on the spine corrector developed by Fletcher over the course of 5 decades. Designed primarily as a continuing education course for Pilates teachers, this course also provides an excellent opportunity for Physical Therapists, as well as Athletic and Personal Trainers.

This course offers 8.0 NPCP CECs

for Pilates teachers certified through the National Pilates Certification Program

Course Objectives:

By participating in the Fletcher Spine Corrector online course, participants will:

  • Develop postural and movement assessment skills based in the Fletcher Pilates® Spine Corrector program;

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

  • Be able to perform and practice the Level 1 Fletcher Pilates® Spine Corrector program;

  • If qualified to do so, learn how to safely apply and teach Fletcher Pilates® Spine Corrector 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

    • 2) 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

    • 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

    • 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

    Spine Corrector Workshop with Kyria

    • Fletcher Spine Corrector Movement List PDF

    • 1) Contractions to the Arc

    • Review of Contractions to the Arc

    • 2) Forward Contractions

    • Review of Forward Contractions

    • 3) Roll to the top of the Arc

    • Review of Roll to the top of the Arc

    • 4) Thoracic Extension

    • Review of Thoracic Extension

    • 5) Transition to the Crevice

    • Review of Transition to the Crevice

    • 6) Spinal Mechanics from the Crevice

    • Review of Spinal Mechanics from the Crevice

    • 7) Full Spinal Extension

    • Review of Full Spinal Extension

    • 8) 100s

    • Review of 100s

    • 9) Coordination Pattern

    • Review of Coordination Pattern

    • 10) Matwork Stomach Series

    • Review of Matwork Stomach Series

    • 11) Lateral Rib Roll

    • Review of Lateral Rib Roll

    • 12) Rotation with Psoas Stretch

    • Review of Rotation with Psoas Stretch

    • 13) Bridge Series on top of the Arc

    • Review of Bridge Series on top of the Arc

    • 14) Progression to Scissors

    • Review of Progression to Scissors

    • 15) Dismounting from the top of the Arc

    • Review of Dismounting from the top of the Arc

    • 16) Swimming & Swan

    • Review of Swimming & Swan

  • 7

    Spine Corrector Movement Class

    • Fletcher Spine Corrector Class

    • Fletcher Spine Corrector Movement Review

  • 8

    Spine Corrector Course Quiz

    • Fletcher Spine Corrector Quiz

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