Short Course Pregnancy in Motion

Who should attend this course? Exercise Physiologists, Physiotherapist, Pilates instructors and other Allied Health professionals who want to work more effectively with their pre and postnatal clients
Prerequisites: Studies in Pilates, Massage, Exercise Science, Physiotherapy or other Allied Health Professions
Pre-course Study: 2 hours
How long is the course? 1/2 day
Course Materials:

Short Course Manual:

  • Pregnancy in Motion
  • Pregnancy in Motion video
Can I count the course towards my Diploma? Yes
Do I get a government accredited outcome?

Optional assessment for the nationally accredited unit of competency PILEQU502 Teach Pregnancy in Motion repertoire is included.  Students will complete the half day of learning Pregnancy in Motion content and after attending the course practical component students will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance for professional development purposes.  Students may work towards obtaining the government accredited unit of competency PILEQU502 by completing all associated assessment tasks.

Course cost includes free assessment process valued at $150

How Much? $400
Availability? Course Dates and Times



Why this course?

  • Enables you to teach pre and post-natal clients with greater confidence
  • Understand appropriate exercises and how to instruct pregnant clients at different stages of their pregnancy and post partum, using a broad range of appropriate repertoire
  • Learn about injuries or problems which may arise during and after pregnancy and determine suitable body positions and safe exercise prescription
  • Understand the guidelines associated with delivering Pilates for pregnant clients
  • Understand how to modify exercises to meet the clients’ needs – their trimester stage and post natal options
  • Learn a range of exercises to use relating to your clients’ pre or postnatal status, level of fitness and individual needs – including exercises for Matwork, Small Apparatus, Reformer, Cadillac and Wunda Chair
  • Learn to ensure pregnant women are comfortable in your classes
  • Learn postnatal conditions and how to mange them
  • Learn how to identify and correct poor technique in your clients
  • A variety of modifications for exercises at varying stages of pregnancy will be discussed
  • Identify the characteristics of active dynamic pelvic floor training
  • Execute a variety of ways to active pelvic floor dynamically, using imagery to support activation
  • Obtain a nationally recognised statement of attainment

Additional Assessment requirements:

  • The additional assessment activities required for the unit of competency PILEQU502 Teach pregnancy in motion repertoire involve:
    • Developing & teaching a session based on the Tensegrity Training 8 Part SystemTM to client(s), covering the ‘Pregnancy in Motion’ repertoire
    • Knowledge Assessment for ‘Pregnancy in Motion’
    • Practical Assessment of ‘Pregnancy in Motion’ repertoire during the Pregnancy in Motion workshop

This short course is recognised by PAA and attracts 4 PDP points.

This short course is also recognised by ESSA and attracts 4 CPD points.