Andrew Aroustian

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Cost & Payment terms

Part One:  $ 2,550.00 paid on registration or payment plan of  $490 x 6 instalments

Part Two: $ 2,550.00 paid on registration or payment plan $490 x 6 instalments

Venue:

All contact days will be held at

Reach HQ. Suite 210, 3 Gladstone St Newtown 2042

 

Contact sessions in Andrew’s program include

Andrew’s Immersion program will take students through an exploration of common musculoskeletal issues and what can be done to relieve symptoms and help restore function. Topics include:

  • Have a strong understanding of common musculoskeletal conditions of the spine & pelvis, shoulders & upper limbs and hips & lower limbs
  • Be able to apply biomechanical principles within programming strategies
  • Understand and apply Pilates-based movement interventions to assist in relieving symptoms and developing strength and function
  • Use evidence-based repertoire selections and variations on the Mat and Pilates specialist apparatus including the Reformer, Cadillac, Chairs, Barrels and small apparatus
  • Have a library of useful cueing and teaching techniques that enhance current teaching skills

This immersion program gives students an opportunity to work closely with Andrew as he shares research and his teaching experience to better enhance movement teaching practices and corrective work. Participants will also have strategic self-mastery programs developed that progress current movement practice.

Between each Contact session will be a Zoom Clinic session with the group on dates tab, and distance study, activities and quizzes to be completed.


Optional program additions:

  • Opportunity to undertake observation of Andrew teaching – by arrangement
  • Individual coaching session – by arrangement

Contact Day 1.1: The Spondys

Sunday 12th December 2021, 10am-4pm

Pre-contact study, contact session and zoom session will focus on the understanding, research applications in the studio, repertoire applications and movement-based intervention for:

  • Spinal Anatomy review
  • Spondylosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal stability & flexibility

»  Follow on Zoom group session: Sunday 30th January 2022, 10am-12pm

 

Contact Day 1.2:  Ageing & Neural Conditions

Sunday 27th February 2022, 10am – 4pm

 

Pre-contact study, contact session and zoom session will focus on the understanding, research applications in the studio, repertoire applications and movement-based intervention for:

  • Osteoporosis: Extension bias application
  • Degenerative disc disease & Spinal Stenosis
  • Radiculopathies and neural anatomy

»  Follow on Zoom group session: Sunday 20 March 2022, 10am-12pm

Contact Day 1.3: Joints & Strength

Sunday 1st May 2022, 10am – 4pm

 

Pre-contact study, contact session and zoom session will focus on the understanding, research applications in the studio, repertoire applications and movement-based intervention for:

  • Disc injuries/NDLBP/QL spasm
  • SIJ Dysfunction
  • Scoliosis
  • Cervical spine strength

»  Follow on Zoom group session: Sunday 15 May 2022 10am-12pm

As a long term senior faculty member and program developer for PilatesITC, Andrew has trained, coached and mentored students across all government accredited training courses, and holds formal Training and Assessment qualifications. He has specifically researched and written on topics including sacral-iliac joint papers, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, and is the Reach Mens Health expert program developer. He has presented training for Pilates On Tour as well as nationally and internationally.

Andrew brings a wealth of movement experience to his work from decades as a dancer, teacher, barre and Pilates specialist and studio owner. His humour and personality are present in everything he does, making training with him fun, motivating, and ultimately a great learning experience.

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