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Pre and Post-Natal Exercise

Adapt Exercise Programmes for Pre and Post Natal Clients with our CPD Accreditation

This online e-learning course is accredited by CIMSPA.


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Gain a CPD Certification

This course will teach you about the physiological changes and medical conditions encountered during pregnancy - and how to adapt your clients’ exercise prescriptions to accommodate them.

Deliver Safe and Effective Exercise Programmes for Pre & Post-Natal Clients

Not sure what exercises to prescribe to pre and post-natal women? This informative e-learning course is the perfect way for you to learn which exercises can and can’t be performed each trimester. You’ll learn the benefits, risks and guidelines you need to consider when teaching pre and post-natal exercises. This is a must have course for any fitness professional.

This online e-learning course involves a case study.

Discover New Variations

Understand how to adapt, modify and regress across the stages of pregnancy. Learn how to design safe and effective Pilates classes, including one to one's for pre and post natal clients.

Adapt and Vary Your Pilates Exercises

Be able to offer a wide range of services to all that want to try Pilates. Learn all about Pilates exercises, adaptations and variations including their suitability for each trimester of pregnancy.

Continue to Explore Adaptations

Run your own antenatal Pilates and post natal Pilates courses expanding your client base. Learn how to sustain your client base by ensuring their needs are met through safe and effective coaching.

Keep Your Classes Engaging and Challenging

Be able to offer post natal advice, including rehabilitation of the abdominal wall and recovery after birth or c-section. Understand the changes that occur during pregnancy and the effects that these changes may have on your clients.

Course specifics

This is an E-Learning course

You can attend this course online from the comfort of your own home.

Please check the other tabs for entry requirements.

Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates, or a Level 2 in Gym / Fitness Instructing.

If you don't have any of these qualifications, why not have a look at the courses we offer, below:

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Format

An interactive e-learning course followed by a case study.

Content

Part 1: Theory

  • Physiological changes and physical problems during pregnancy
  • Benefits and risks of exercise during pregnancy
  • Safe exercising during pregnancy
  • When exercise is not advisable
  • Working with a prenatal client
  • Nutrition during pregnancy
  • Post-natal changes
  • Benefits and risks of post-natal exercise

Part 2: Pre and Post Natal Exercise Assessment

  • General and specific exercise guidelines
  • Core training during pregnancy
  • Advising when it is appropriate to exercise
  • Guidelines and exercise recommendations for pre and post-natal clients
  • Example exercise programmes
  • Course assessment

Assessment

The course assessment consists of a short answer worksheet, a theoretical case study and programming for the case study.

Please note you can only write up programmes for the discipline you are qualified for and all programmes must be in the same discipline.

Options available to pay for your course:

Training for a new career is a big investment and with all things in life you tend to get what you pay for.

At Future Fit Training, we make it easy and affordable for you to achieve your dream career without comprising on the quality of your learning experience or more importantly, your future career! We offer a variety of payment options including;

  • Pay your course in full - all of our CPD courses can be purchased through our website in full
  • Flexible payment schemes - pay a deposit and then the balance, pay as you learn, pay by company invoice or finance through OMNI (only available on selected courses)

Try out our Course Demonstation

If you would like a demonstration of the course and to see our e-learning platform, please click below:

Pre- and Post Natal Exercise Course Demonstration

The demo opens in a new window, scroll to the top and select your chosen course from the drop down menu.

Looking to talk to one of our advisers?

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Call us today: 01329 829444

FAQ

Our Support Team is ready to answer any questions you might have. These are the most commonly asked questions we get from our students.

How do I know you’re the best training provider for my course?
  • We have over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry
  • We were winners of the ukactive's Training Provider of the Year in 2016 & 2017
  • We are ISO 9001:2015 registered by the British Standards Institute
  • We offer you affordable and flexible payment options
  • Our flexible training format allows you to train at your own pace and in your own time
  • You will receive unlimited support throughout your training
  • Our team of experienced and highly qualified tutors make your training rewarding and fun
What is CIMSPA?

CIMSPA (the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) is the professional organisation that provides development, leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity.

Their goal is to create a standardised industry that everyone, from apprentices to CEOs, are confident in and proud to be part of. Some quick key facts are:

  • Backed by Sport England and DCMS (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) to lead developments in the sports and physical activity sector’s workforce.
  • Set a rigorous system for standardising all sport and exercise professionals, assessments and awarding and validating qualifications.
  • Has membership options for everyone working in, or interested in working in, the sport and physical activity world.
  • CIMSPA already provides a route to chartered status for those working in leisure operations, and is developing similar routes for the whole of the sector.

For more information go to www.cimspa.co.uk.

Is there a deadline to complete my training?

Each individual module within your training programme has a specific deadline or time-frame of completion that must be achieved in order to pass. The aim of the deadlines are to encourage you to succeed and ensure that you become qualified. The overall deadline to complete all your courses is 3 years from when you purchased.

How long will the course take? How many hours should I study for per week?

We would ask how much time can you dedicate to your study? The more time available, the quicker you can complete your course/diploma. If you don’t have lots of time, we advise taking it step-by-step.

Student Success Story...

Maria Krick

Pilates Instructor, Nutrition Coach & Personal Trainer

Maria Krick is a Pilates instructor, Nutrition Coach and Personal Trainer. With over 10 years of experience, Marie has a wealth of health and fitness knowledge. Originally born in Athens, Greece, Maria moved to England to study for a degree in IT with business and over time gained numerous qualifications in business analysis and project management. However, Maria’s passion was driven by her love for fitness and the desire to make a difference to others. Paralleling her full-time job with part-time study of fitness coaching allowed her to take gradual steps towards achieving this dream by obtaining qualification in GP Referral, Core Stability, Personal Training, Weight Management and Pilates amongst others with Future Fit Training – reflective of not only her motivation to succeed but an aptitude for coaching.

I enjoy running classes in my local area, alongside supporting clients on a 1-to-1 basis in their quest to reach their lifestyle goals. I feel so lucky that through helping others accomplish their dreams, I have finally been able to achieve my own.