FitAlign® Posture Training
FitAlign Posture Training Objectives: Breath Based Alignment Correctional Techniques for Physical Therapists and Their Clients.
12 Hour Training with 1 hour lunch
Saturday, November 5th 9AM – 5PM
Sunday, November 6th 9AM – 3PM
$500 includes training and manual
Seattle, Washington ~ Mountaineers’ Club
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
This program provides FitAlign Posture Certification to physical therapists, massage therapists, licensed acupuncturists, chiropractors, osteopaths, occupational therapists and yoga teachers. People licensed as a PT, LMT, or OT will earn 12 CEU units accredited in the state of Washington.
A large percentage of joint and chronic pain and organ issues are a direct result of postural dysfunction. The course will allow you to integrate powerful self help tools for your clients, leading to optimal postural alignment. FitAlign uses the movements of breathing with a unique and effective process that will allow you to work with clients of all ages and fitness levels.
FitAlign: Inner core breathing, self massage, and dynamic proprioception neuromuscular facilitation to rewire sympathetic nervous system motor patterns to decrease pain and muscle tightness and improve physical performance.
- Posture Assessment
- Past Medical History Intake (TMJ issues, Headaches, Vertigo, Indigestion, Surgeries, Vision issues)
- Feet (pronation/supination)
- Knees (hyperextension/lateral or medial rotation)
- Hips (level, anterior/posterior, ilium up/down)
- Spinal curves (lordotic/kyphotic)
- Jaw alignment
- FitAlign postures instruction/practice
- Posture ReAssessment
- FitAlign Posture Prescription Case Studies
FitAlign Posture Training
Instructed by Michaelle Edwards LMT and Dr. Jillene Lund
Michaelle Edwards is a licensed massage therapist and director of Kauai Yoga School with over three decades of work in posture education, bodywork and yoga teaching. She is the creator of FitAlign and YogAlign and author of Pain-free Yoga from Your Inner Core, as well as numerous articles and DVDs. She conducts trainings and seminars around the globe and is committed to providing self care tools to individuals seeking optimum health and longevity.
Dr. Jillene Lund, DPT, CMP, holds a doctorate degree in physical therapy, bachelor’s degree in health sciences and psychology, and is a Certified Mulligan Practitioner. She has been practicing orthopedic physical therapy since 2000. She owns Mountain Time Wellness a cash-based physical therapy practice in Ashford, WA at Rainier BaseCamp and works at Olympic Sports and Spine Rehabilitation in Puyallup, WA. Jillene developed the ZenShuk Approach and ‘Healing through the Art of Caring’, a continuing education course series focusing on the biopsychosocial aspects of healing for physical and occupational therapists and massage practitioners. She specializes in mountaineering sports medicine, posture alignment, self care tools, complex chronic pain, and shoulder rehabilitation.