AQUA-NATAL 1 - INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING - 2 DAY COURSE
This intensive, practical and theoretical foundation course provides the knowledge and coaching skills to lead a community based aqua-natal exercise class safely and effectively. The training enables you to carry out our simple yet effective prescribed exercise programme for healthy prenatal women. You will be provided with a full set of session plans to enable you to start teaching. Applicants must be registered qualified midwives or health or fitness professionals (REPs Level 2).
Certificate of Attendance will be awarded upon successful completion
AQUA-NATAL 2 -ADVANCED TEACHING SKILLS - 1 DAY COURSE
This course is designed for midwives who are currently teaching or returning to aqua-natal community classes. This course will further your knowledge in both ante and post-natal exercise prescription and looks at a wide variety of classes formats including circuits. It will look at introducing small equipment into an aqua-natal session including water noodles, water buoys and will also introduce the concept of circuit style formats into your session plans. The course is designed to give you an update on teaching skills and communication and introduce you to new ideas to refresh your teaching.
Certificate of Attendance will be awarded upon successful completion.
BACK & ABDOMINAL CARE IN PREGNANCY & BEYOND - 1 DAY COURSE
This course is a basic introduction in to how to teach safe and effective abdominal exercises using the principles of Pilates. It introduces Midwives, and health and fitness professionals to the principles of core stability and back care that are essential during and after pregnancy.
It will introduce you to 10 exercises that focus on improving posture, maintaining abdominal tone, aiding back care and maintaining pelvic stability. The course will enable you to introduce exercises that are core based and aimed at strengthening the back and abdominals and improve posture during pregnancy and beyond.
Aquafusion offers intensive, high quality training courses, leading to valuable and recognised qualifications. We give you the knowledge, ability and motivation to enable you to deliver safe, effective community based exercise sessions during and after pregnancy.
What is Aquafusion Training?
Aquafusion has been instrumental in the development of water exercise for health professionals in the UK since the mid 1980s and continues to be at the forefront of research and education in this highly specialised area. Aquafusion continues to develop its unique training programmes for midwives by drawing on comprehensive scientific and medical research. In recent years Aquafusion has expanded its training programmes. These offer midwives the opportunity to teach exercise in the community, during parent craft and offer advice on back care during pregnancy.
Our tutors are specialists in their field and are all highly qualified and proactive within the aquatic and health industry. Aquafusion is nationally recognised as one of the leading providers of ante/post-natal training for midwives in the United Kingdom and Europe.
Aquafusion is recognised by the Royal Collage of Midwives for continuing professional develpment.