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. Yoga Techniques
Understand child’s pose impact on the pelvic breath, modify child’s pose to accommodate a client’s flexibility, modify the pelvic breath lesson for a client in Child’s pose, and modify other yoga poses to address soft tissue tightness, promote functional movement and address pelvic dysfunction.
2. Standing Stake I
Use the fundamental Tai Chi exercise, Standing Stake, as a therapeutic intervention for patients with pelvic floor and core dysfunction.
3. Pelvic Clock and Partnered Pelvic Practice
Use manual facilitation to clarify a client’s understanding of the pelvic clock, and other partnered techniques for therapeutic pelvic floor exercise.
4. Bike Chain and Standing Stake II
Understand components of Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lessons to promote functional movement and address pelvic dysfunction, and learn progressions of the Standing Stake exercise.
5. Pelvic Clock Sitting and Conclusion
Expand your understanding of the pelvic clock as a therapeutic intervention by learning how to implement the exercise in a sitting position.