Perinatal Myth Busters® with Marcy Dayan, Physiotherapist, BSR, MHA
Time to relax about relaxin? DRA – Do crunches really matter? Pubic symphysis diastasis - Does your pubic bone really separate? Sex after baby – Is it supposed to hurt? Learn the evidence behind these concepts. Accurate information to support the Moms you are supporting! Then integrate this into your educational and fitness programs.
Share not Scare with Melanie Osmack, MA
We have a responsibility to educate expecting women and new moms about their bodies. How do we do that without scaring women? How can we approach sensitive topics without causing fear or guilt? Fit 4 Two® founder Melanie Osmack will share what she has learned by working with perinatal women for over 14 years. She will share her successesand her failures. You will learn effective approaches for educating women about topics such as diastasis recti, pelvic organ prolapse, hemorrhoids and more.
Hypopressive Techniques for Postpartum Recovery with Cheryl Leia, Physiotherapist
Hypopressive programs are quickly gaining momentum in the fitness and wellness industry. What are Hypopressive exercises? What are the benefits? Who benefits? What are the safety considerations? How can hypopressive techniques help with postpartum recovery? This workshop will answer these questions and more.
How to Achieve Optimal Neurobiomechanics for a More Comfortable Pregnancy with Dr. Rozeela Nand, Chiropractor
The postural demands of pregnancy, hormonal changes, and modern day sedentary lifestyle increase the likelihood of spinal, pelvic, and sacral misalignments. These misalignments may cause pain, headaches, reflux, and tension on the uterus; which may affect the position on the baby. Chiropractic adjustments, stretches, and strengthening can help decrease symptoms caused by misalignments.
"Thank you so much for the excellent course and useful information that I am already sharing with my pregnant or postpartum friends."
-Ema G., PPFS Student