Injuries and modifications

How to support common injuries in barre and pilates classes. Less pain, more gain.

Niggly knees? Sprained ankles? Lumbar strain and pain? Injuries happen. And they shouldn’t hold your clients back from moving and feeling good.

Whatever their ailment, this course helps deepen your anatomical knowledge of each section of the body so you can understand the causes and symptoms of injuries, which movements to avoid, and how to deal with the most common injuries that pop up in classes.

By the end of this course, you’ll feel more confident to safely support your clients, and celebrate them for showing up in the first place.

Here’s everything you’ll learn:

  • Foot and ankle injuries and modifications;
  • Knee injuries and modifications;
  • Hip injuries and modifications;
  • Spine injuries and modifications;
  • Shoulder injuries and modifications;
  • Wrist and elbow injuries and modifications.

Your Instructor

Melissa Chivers
Melissa Chivers

Melissa has always been passionate about movement having an active childhood growing up in Melbourne and Sydney. Studying Anatomy and Physiology at University within her Chiropractic studies, she is passionate about forming therapy around movement. Being drawn to Pilates to find strength and to have a break from studying, she also found it significantly aided her concentration. Becoming hooked Melissa studied Pilates and continues to develop her skills and repertoire.

A love of mind body connection and movement, she provides a challenging class with light-hearted fun!

Course Curriculum

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Take a look inside our course!

Here's Mel discussing disc pathologies

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
You can start right now and it never, ever break up (unless you want it to, of course).
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What support will I get while I'm studying?
You can contact us anytime via email or you can simply comment at the bottom of any lecture to ask a question and a senior trainer will respond to you with a day or two (sometimes within minutes). We are available to support you every step of the way.

We'd love you to study with us!

We designed this world-class online training to meet the needs of all Pilates and barre teachers. We know you'll love it and it will give you the confidence to safely teach clients, regardless of their physical abilities or injuries.

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