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All the Small Balls – Online

APPI Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   5.5
Registration Fee:   $150

Following this course you will be able to:
Add variety into floor based exercise programs by incorporating some of the various fitness balls available
Use the soft ball to enhance ankle strength, balance, alignment, dynamic muscle stretching and to mobilise the entire body in both standing and lying
Use the weighted balls for alignment, movement advancement, increased strength, and to target specific muscles directly with the hand held weighted balls.
Design fluid, choreographed class plans which can immediately be implemented into your exercise classes

Target Audience
This course is open to:
Physical Therapists
Physical Therapist Assistants
Athletic Trainers
Exercise Physiologists
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
Personal Trainers
Certified Pilates Instructors
Occupational Therapists
Occupational Therapy Assistants

Confirmation Notes
Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants
This course has been approved for 5.5 hours of continued education by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Due to the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners having a reciprocal agreement with many other states, this course should also be approved in: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Hawaii, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, South Dakota.
Please note that due to the changing nature of state continuing education requirements, APPI suggests that you contact your state physical therapy association or licensing board for the most current information on continuing education and other rules and regulations.
Athletic Trainers:
APPI is Board of Certification, Inc., (BOC) Approved Provider. This course has been approved for 5.5 continued education hours for Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider number P10086.
If you require accreditation through another governing body or within another state, or require any further information, then please email
In order to complete this course you must have attended APPI’s Pilates for Rehabilitation – Matwork Level One course or a 2 day Pilates Matwork course with a recognised Pilates training provider.

Total viewing time = 5 hours 34 minutes

Enhance your Pilates teaching with the Pilates small ball, weighted balls and massage balls and discover how these balls add variety, challenge, resistance, control and fun!
Course Content
During this online seminar you will learn a series of preparation movements using the Pilates Small Ball, using a motor control approach for the deep muscle systems to train greater quality of movement.
Following on from this remedial series the Pilates Small Ball will be incorporated into select exercises from the APPI Matwork series, to both facilitate and challenge total body movement. You will then learn to apply the APPI principles to Pilates Movement using the Pilates weighted balls. The use of the Pilates weighted balls is highly effective for targeting specific muscle groups and increasing positional and movement awareness and control. A select series of massage and release techniques for tight and uncomfortable muscles using Pilates massage balls rounds of this workshop.
Variations and special consideration to the Pilates exercises as it relates to injuries and rehabilitation will be taught to provide practitioners with the knowledge and skills to selectively prescribe the movements.
The APPI ‘All the small balls’ course aims increase the range of exercise class options and movement patterns for specific muscle retraining and movement pattern re-training. Many variations, progressions, sequences and flow are taught to further enhance stability, strength and mobility training into a fluid, fun a dynamic exercise program from rehabilitation for full fitness.
In order to complete this course you must have attended APPI’s Pilates for Rehabilitation – Matwork Level One course or a 2 day Pilates Matwork course with a recognised Pilates training provider.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM