2:30 PM14:30

Perinatal Pilates Workshop for Movement Practitioners

Charlotte’s Signature Workshop

Join us for Charlotte Blake's signature pre/post-natal workshop for movement practitioners. Registration includes:

  • one 4-hour workshop

  • one-month access to our dedicated Facebook Group

  • one-month access to email support with Charlotte

  • one 90-minute follow-up Q&A session on November 8th

Topics covered (so that you feel confident and ready to fully support your female clients):

  • what an abdominal diastasis is, how to speak about it with clients, and how to check for it

  • how to talk about pelvic floor issues with women plus understand how different kinds of births might cause different sets of pelvic floor issues

  • how to normalize and therefore support common discomforts a pregnant or postpartum woman might be going through

  • how to support a client who is going through fertility treatments and how that affects sessions with her

  • exercises that are tailored to support healing and strengthening during pregnancy and postpartum

  • what pelvic floor prolapse is and how to support any woman experiencing this through healing movement and Pilates inspired exercises

  • when to refer a client to a Pelvic Health PT and how to prepare your client for what a PT session would look like

  • confidence to empower your client so that she knows she CAN move her body + exercise and that she doesn't have to be stuck in fear when it comes to movement as a pregnant or postpartum woman

About Charlotte Blake

Charlotte is a Certified Pilates Instructor and the Founder of Charlotte Blake Pilates, a boutique Pilates studio in Greenwich Village, New York City. She has been working within the perinatal community for over ten years, providing one-on-one support, group programs, workshops, lectures, and distance learning for prenatal and postpartum women. Charlotte empowers women with tools that can be integrated during pregnancy and well beyond childbirth. She focuses on helping women understand what an abdominal diastasis is, how to prevent or heal from diastasis, and how to move and exercise safely from prenatal to postpartum. Charlotte is committed to spreading science-based, not fear-based, information and support that is tailored to each body. She takes the time to get to know each woman and determine what will best serve her and her body, listening attentively even when others haven’t. As a mom herself (to her beautiful son, Bodhi), Charlotte brings a fresh perspective to perinatal Pilates. It is her intention to help women better understand their body so that they can stand firm in their power and embrace the beauty in their life.

Limited to 20 Practitioners
Workshop Fee: $125

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6:30 PM18:30

Birth Knowledge for Yoga + Pilates Instructors with Ashley Brichter

Our world is filled with outdated information and cultural myths about childbirth while maternity care in the United States is failing women. With the knowledge of physiologic childbirth, the right birth team, and prenatal conditioning women can dramatically increase their chance for a positive birth experience. As practitioners, you already have your clients' trust. This class will prepare you to support your clients on the path toward a more satisfying birth.

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