ALEXANDER BOHLANDER – Workshops Feb 2024
Alexander Bohlander - Conference Melb + SYD
We are excited to welcome Alexander Bohlander for his inaugural visit to Australia for this jam-packed mini Conference in Melbourne and Sydney, February 2024.
Alexander has been a dedicated practitioner of holistic physiotherapy and osteopathy since 1995, complementing his practice with an integrated Pilates studio. In 2002, he expanded his professional footprint by founding ‘Springs Cologne’, which now operates across three branches. He is recognised as an international lecturer and has made significant contributions to literature in his field, notably as the author of Das Pilates Lehrbuch – Springer Verlag the first German-language textbook on Pilates training. As a Senior Educator and the Licensee for Polestar Pilates Europe, Alexander brings a wealth of expertise, particularly in rehabilitation and neuropathologies.
SCHEDULE OF WorkSHOPS
The below schedule shows both Melbourne & Sydney dates. Please note the SpineFitter course is available online and only in person in Melbourne.
|Healing Touch for Pilates Teachers||02 Feb 2024||12pm-4pm||Dynamic Stability – Ripponlea (VIC)|
|Pilates for the Back||03 Feb 2024||8am-12pm||Dynamic Stability – Richmond (VIC)|
|Polestar Pilates meets SPINEFITTER by SISSEL® (ZOOM)||03 Feb 2024||1pm-4pm||Dynamic Stability – Richmond (VIC) and also via ZOOM|
|Neuroplasticity -Neuro-Rehab with Polestar Pilates||04 Feb 2024||8am-5pm||Dynamic Stability – Ripponlea (VIC)|
|Healing Touch for Pilates Teachers||09 Feb 2024||12pm-4pm||Polestar Pilates Studio – Brookvale (NSW)|
|Pilates for the Back||10 Feb 2024||12pm-4pm||Polestar Pilates Studio – Brookvale (NSW)|
|Neuroplasticity -Neuro-Rehab with Polestar Pilates||11 Feb 2024||8am-5pm||Polestar Pilates Studio – Brookvale (NSW)|
- 1/2 day workshops $300 (early bird $270)
- 1 day workshop $600 (early bird $540)
- Bundle pricing – ALL 4 workshops $1200 (call us for the discount code)
Healing touch for pilates teachers
Human touch can be mechanical, stereotype and repetitive or transformational, individual and thoughtful. This workshops creates the environment for experiential education how , when , where and why to touch clients, patients in the context of teaching Pilates.
Students will experience and learn how to mindfully use tactile touch as a tool to change physical conditions. The ability to provide a skilled and clear tactile instruction will be understood and discussed.
- 4 hour workshop
- 10% Lecture 90% Lab
pilates for the back
The back is part of the whole body. Who hunts the pain is lost. This course will demonstrate how to work beyond structural recipes and understand the back as a reflector for the whole system.
In this course Polestar Pilates movement principles will be applied to typical and special cases of back pain. Mat and Pilates prop exercises will teach how to change strategy and support structure. Students will understand how to differentiate and find effective gateways and to design programs for their clients.
- 4 hour workshop
- 50% Lecture 50% Lab
Neuroplasticity - Neuro-Rehab
This course teaches concepts of reprogramming the neuromatrix through movement and specialized other approaches. Neuro-athletic training, VR glasses (if available), brain stimulation and peripheral stimulation will help building adaptive, more flexible and fun to have bodies.
Students will take away understanding of neuroplasticity and assess and teach on the level of neurological changes. Pilates exercises, Feldenkrais, therapeutic approaches will be demonstrated and applied.
This course is an adaptation to the (2day) Polestar Neuro-Rehabilitation course. It will teach how to assess the relevant systems and how to develop treatment strategies that include the Pilates equipment environment for a more effective therapy and rehabilitation. Pathologies addressed: Stroke, MS, Parkinsons, Dementia
- 1 day (8 hrs) face-to-face (plus 2hrs online prior)
- Part 1, ONLINE (must be completed prior to part 2) please register at least 1 week prior to complete online portion first.
- Part 2, Face to face
- 40% Lecture 60% Lab
Polestar pilates meets SPINEFITTER
The practical part of the education focuses on case examples, patient pathologies and variations and adaptations of the SPINEFITTER by SISSEL® on the Pilates equipment, applying the Polestar Pilates concept. The completion of the online asynchronous part 1 is the basis of the discussions we will have in part 2.
Students will be able to use the SPINEFITTER by SISSEL® in the environment of a Pilates studio with and without equipment. Exercises from the Pilates repertoire will be aligned with the unsique features so that the students can apply the exercise safely and effectively.
- 6 hours workshop (3 online, 3 face to face)
- Part 1, ONLINE (must be completed prior to part 2) – please register at least 1 week prior to complete online portion first.
- Part 2, Face to face or via ZOOM
- 30% Lecture 70% Lab
- available via ZOOM link
Please ensure to familiarise yourself with our Registration Policies (incl. Cancellations and Transfers) before you register.
Please allow 24-48 hours to process your registration and receive your credentials to the course.
Completion of a comprehensive Pilates teacher program from a Pilates Method Alliance or Pilates Association Australia approved school (such as Polestar Comprehensive Studio/Rehabilitation course or full Diploma)
PDPs: (TBC with PAA)