Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Bill Gallagher, PT, CMT, CYT
Bill Gallagher has developed a uniquely integrative approach to maximize comfort and function. By integrating the Physical Therapy traditions of the East (Tai Chi, Qigong, Yoga) with somatic therapies of the West (Conventional Therapeutic Exercise, Feldenkrais, Alexander, Pilates, Osteopathy), Mr. Gallagher helps his clients maximize function and minimize pain. Through meditation instruction, guided imagery, biofeedback…Read full bio
Richard Sabel, OTR, MA, MPH, GCFP
Richard Sabel is the Education Director of East West Rehab and a Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNY Downstate’s Occupational Therapy Program. For many years he successfully integrated occupational therapy and somatic practices of the East and West into a distinctive approach to help clients reengage in meaningful occupations. This integrated practice evolved from his personal…Read full bio
1. Introduction and Pelvic Breath Lab IV
Choose neuromuscular reeducation based on client history, demonstrate and explain the benefits of Ujai breath practice in the fourth pelvic breath lab.
2. Coordination and Standing Stake III
Describe and explain coordination of pelvic floor with the hip adductors & obturator internus. Further your understanding and learn more progressions of the Standing Stake exercise through the pelvis-ribcage connection.
3. Spinal Twist and Tennis Ball
Demonstrate and explain the benefits of tennis ball practice, as well as how the spinal twist in supine can be used to promote pelvic mobility and address sacroiliac pain.
4. Ferris Wheel and Biomechanics
Learn how to mobilize the bony structures and soft tissues of the pelvis through the Ferris Wheel exercise.
5. Integration and Conclusion
Demonstrate and explain how the pelvic floor muscles can support and enhance everyday functional movements.