Exercise Through Pregnancy with Debra Goodman

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The Details

When: Saturday, Sunday March 30, 31 2018. 9am – 4pm

Where: Core Pilates NYC studio

Cost: $375

Promotion Code at checkout for 20% savings (VALID UNTIL 11/30/2018): IWANTMYCPNYC



This two day course will explore the anatomical and physiological changes that pregnant women experience as well as the indications and contraindications that fitness professionals need to be knowledgeable about when working with this special population.

What You Will Learn

During the seminar, we will review the anatomy and physiology important in understanding the prenatal physical transformations. We will pay particular attention to the common musculoskeletal changes that occur in this group and how these affect posture, strength, joint health, and typical pregnancy pain issues. We will learn to create effective movement protocols to support women during pregnancy as well as to physically prepare them for the challenges of labor and delivery.

This workshop will provide fitness professionals with the tools necessary to design a safe and creative program for the pregnant woman.

About Debra Goodman, MSPT

Debra Goodman, MSPT graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1994. She then graduated from the University of Miami with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 1998. Currently, Debra is a licensed manual physical therapist with specialties in women’s health, orthopedics, dance medicine, and sports medicine. She has been a physical therapist for Westside Dance Physical Therapy in New York City, New York City Ballet, and School of American Ballet. Debra went on to develop a private women’s health/orthopedic practice in New York City in 2002, and after moving to the Albany area in 2004, developed a private practice in the Capital District.

Debra’s professional focus is treatment of orthopedic and women’s health issues with a particular strength in dealing with chronic pain patients. Debra has extensive training in manual therapy techniques including Myofascial Release (John Barnes method), cranial-sacral therapy, muscle-energy, joint mobilization, soft tissue massage, mobilization with movement, and energy medicine. Debra is one of the few physical therapists trained in internal evaluation and treatment of the pelvic floor muscles. In addition, she is specifically skilled in treatment of pregnancy and postpartum issues.

Debra is a certified Pilates instructor and part of the continuing education faculty for Kinected Center and The Kane School of Core Integration in New York City. She teaches multiple continuing education workshops for Pilates instructors, physical therapists, and fitness trainers focusing on educating professionals on how to teach exercise during pregnancy and postpartum. Debra is also the creator of her signature exercise classes, the Pregnancy Workout and the Ab Rehab. These Pilates-based programs teach participants how to exercise safely and effectively with emphasis on core stabilization and proper alignment. Debra’s goal is to empower her clients with education and training so they can heal injuries and keep their bodies healthy

Workshop Cancellation Policy

If cancellation is made at least one week prior to the first day of the workshop, the workshop tuition is transferable to another CPNYC® workshop only; the credit must be used within one year.
Cancellation within less than one week’s notice will result in forfeiture of the workshop tuition.

CPNYC® reserves the right to cancel a workshop held at the studio up to one week before the first day of the workshop. If the workshop is cancelled, workshop tuitions are transferable to another CPNYC® workshop; the credit must be used within one year.



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