ZEN•GA® Upper Body Focus

Build your exercise library with a class-ready workout that provides practical examples of the concepts of Breath, Support, Yield and Flow: the principles of the ZEN•GA® program. This workshop, from the movement experts at Merrithew®, incorporates new research linking fascia to muscle contraction, force transmission, posture and proprioception. Discover uses for props in a multi-dimensional, playful, intuitive way in an accessible overall workout with an upper body emphasis. Learn to honor individual freedoms and limitations and customize exercises to avoid triggering pain and maximize movement efficiency.

Learning Objectives

  1. Internalize the ZEN•GA principles and explore them in exercises focused on the upper body
  2. Understand how small props can accentuate movements and increase body awareness
  3. Learn new concepts in exercise and fascial research and explore how to incorporate them in a fluid workout
  4. Discover how to create simple programs that improve functionality and performance for all clients

Additional Details

  • Workshop Length: 2 hours
  • 2.0 REPs CPDs

Equipment used in this workshop

  • Pilates Mat (1:1)
  • 12" Mini Stability Ball™ (1:1)
  • 7.5" Mini Stability Ball™ (1:1)
  • Flex-Band™ (light or medium strength) (1:1)