South Africa 2018

 

1.  Courses in Cape Town

 

Quick links for Cape Town courses:   
Accommodation and Directions (Cape Town)
Essential Information and Prices (Cape Town)
Registration Form (Cape Town)

 

 

Watsu® 1

Co-taught with physiotherapist Adele Pudney of Cape Town, South Africa
12 – 17 October 2018   (6 day course – afternoon start on first day)

Start your Watsu journey with this exceptional course.  You will learn amazing ways of supporting and moving people in the water in slow, flowing movements and stretches.

Watsu benefits EVERYONE (children and adults) by helping to decrease pain, improve range of motion, improve posture, improve relaxation, and decrease stress.

You will learn new and effective ways to use buoyancy and turbulence with rhythmical movements while joints are free of the compressive effects of…  full details and photos

 

 

Watsu® 2

20 – 24 October, 2018   (5 day course)

Expand and perfect your wonderful Watsu skills!  

This course will take your Watsu skills to the next level through learning more Watsu techniques and expanding the adaptations of Watsu techniques for clients with various special needs.

Learn how to use these techniques with a wider range of clients to decrease pain, decrease muscle spasm, improve postural alignment, promote deep relaxation, increase range of motion, and decrease stress… full details and photos

 

 

Watsu® 3:  Free Flow 

27 – 31 October, 2018   (5 day course)

This is an exceptional course with the focus on learning Watsu free-flow. 

Learn how to move freely by adapting and creating movements to address the specific needs of each and every individual.  We all have special needs!

Videos will demonstrate Watsu being adapted for people with a wide variety of challenges.  Additionally, three hands-on sessions with clients with special needs will enable participants to directly witness the extraordinary benefits of this work for clients.  Each participant will have the opportunity to practice with clients whose challenges are within the scope of practice for the participant’s profession. 

As one previous participant in South Africa described it, “There’s Watsu 1, then Watsu 2, and then there is Peggy’s Watsu WONDERFUL!!”

Join us!  You’ll be astounded by the possibilities! …  full details and photos

 

 

International Pediatric Aquatic Techniques for Healthcare Professionals

3 – 6 November, 2018   (4 day course)

This EXCITING COURSE will expand your skills for working in the water with all the children in your paediatric programs.

Learn how to adapt techniques, including Halliwick, Bad Ragaz, Watsu, Sensory Integration, and Trunk/Core Stabilisation, into fun PLAY-BASED STRATEGIES.

During the four days of lectures and extensive pool labs, you will learn how to apply and blend these techniques into comprehensive and FUN programs.

Help children with all types of abilities and challenges achieve more in their recreational, therapeutic and daily life environments.

You’ll gain skills for improving your work with children with various challenges, including…  full details and photos

 

 

2.  Courses in Springs (near Johannesburg)

 

Quick links for Springs courses:
Accommodation and Directions (Springs)
Essential Information and Prices (Springs)
Registration Form (Springs)

  

 

Designing The Best Aquatic Exercise Programs

11 November, 2018   (1 day course)      

If you want to learn a wide variety of highly effective exercises plus their indications and precautions for common ailments, then this is the class for you!

The focus will be on:

  • Back Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Sport and Extremity Injuries
  • Pregnancy
  • Relaxation and Stress Reduction

You’ll learn the key elements of program design, and when to choose stretching vs. strengthening vs. stabilisation vs. aerobics vs. functional skill training…  full details and photos

 

 

Advanced International Aquatic Therapy Techniques

13 – 19 November, 2018   (6 day course – no class on 16 November) 

Dive into the most comprehensive, in-depth, practical, hands-on, Aquatic Therapy course offered anywhere!

This course will massively expand your skills in all areas of Aquatic Therapy for neurological, orthopaedic and paediatric patient populations.

Learn in an exclusive group with a maximum of 10 participants.  You’ll receive extensive hands-on guidance from Peggy for all of the techniques.

Gain skills in Bad Ragaz, Halliwick rehab applications, Ai Chi, Aquatic Pilates, Aquatic Manual Therapy, Trunk/Joint Stabilisation, Burdenko, Watsu, Open & Closed Kinetic Chain Exercises, and Functional Skills Training.  Experience Peggy’s unique international approach to adapting these techniques to create exceptionally effective… full details and photos

 

 

Underwater Techniques

23 – 24 November, 2018   (2 day course)

You’ve been asking for it, and here it is!!  This is the Underwater Techniques course you’ve been waiting for!!

Build on the skills you learned in Watsu 1 and Watsu 2.  You’re now ready to expand those skills and techniques underwater.

Experience the extraordinary freedom for your entire body when you are free from the effects of gravity. 

Explore the amazing possibilities and benefits for your clients for decreasing pain, improving range of motion, improving posture, improving depth of respiration and experiencing deep relaxation.  You will learn new and effective ways to use flowing movements while…  full details and photos

 

 

Watsu® 1

Co-taught with physiotherapist Adele Pudney of Cape Town, South Africa
25 – 29 November, 2018   (5 day course) 

Start your Watsu journey with this exceptional course.  You will learn amazing ways of supporting and moving peoplein the water in slow, flowing movements and stretches.

Watsu benefits EVERYONE (children and adults) by helping to decrease pain, improve range of motion, improve posture, improve relaxation, and decrease stress.

You will learn new and effective ways to use buoyancy and turbulence with flowing movements while joints are free of the compressive effects of… full details and photos

 

This page was updated on August 6, 2018.