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Low Pressure Fitness and Abdominal Massage for Pelvic Floor Care: Level 2 - Cleveland, OH - November 13-15, 2020

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Price: $1,195.00 (Early Registrant Price $1,095.00)
Experience Level: Intermediate
Contact Hours: 25 hours

This three-day intermediate-level continuing education courseisthe follow-up to the Low Pressure Fitness and Abdominal Massage for Pelvic Floor Care Level One course, and isthe next step in completing the Low Pressure Fitness Program and Certification. This course, which is a unique offering through Herman & Wallace, was developed and will be taught by Dr Tamara Rial, Low Pressure Fitness founder and developer, and is the first of its kind available in the United States.

Upon completion of this course, participants will have the necessary knowledge and practical skills to implement the complete Low Pressure Fitness program (basic and advance exercise sequence) in a variety of settings and with different populations.

The course will cover the physiology of low pressure fitness andth entire sequence of level 2 and 3 exercises. Additionally, neurodynamic mobilization of upper and lower limbs will be practiced along with the use of breath-trainers. Participants will learn the poses, transitions, progressions and adaptations of level 2 and 3 exercises. In addition, participants will understand the neuroeducation, myofascial chains and physiology underlying Low Pressure Fitness training techniques.

What to bring:

A Yoga mat or towel. Participants should wear loose, comfortable clothing that one would wear to a yoga or fitness class.


This continuing education seminar is designed for physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapist assistants, registered nurses, nurse midwives, and other rehabilitation professionals. Content is not intended for use outside the scope of the participant’s license or regulation.

Special Considerations:

Since this course involves practical sessions, participants who have special needs, medical conditions or are pregnant can participate in the course; however, the practical session will be adapted and modified. Therefore, participantswith these conditions must inform Herman & Wallace about their condition and medical clearance to participate in the practical session of this course will be required.


Low Pressure Fitness and abdominal massage for pelvic floor, through Herman & Wallace or Low Pressure Fitness Level one through Low Pressure Fitness is required.

Day One:

7:30 Registration
8:00 Objectives and level 2 introduction
8:15 Organization session: load, structure, and breathing rate
9:15 Practical 1: Level 1 sequence masterclass
10:00 Break
10:15 Practical 2: Postural fundamentals level 2
11:15 Practical 3: Breathing fundamentals level 2
12:15 Lunch
1:15 Functional evaluation: breathing tests and assessments
2:15 Breath-trainers for core and pelvic floor recovery
3:15 Break
3:30 Practical 4: Level 2 sequence: standing poses
4:30 Practical 5: Level 2 sequence: kneeling and quadruped poses
5:30 Adjourn

Day Two:

8:00 Review and questions from day one
8:15 Neuroeducation and Low Pressure Fitness
9:15 Practical 6: Level 2 sequence: sitting poses
10:00 Break
10:15 Practical 7: supine and lateral poses
12:15 Lunch
1:15 Breathing assessment
2:15 Objectives and level 3 introduction
2:30 Practical 8: Postural fundamentals level 3: spinal rotation
3:30 Break
3:45 Practical 9: Neurodynamic fundamentals level 3: arm spiral
5:30 Adjourn

Day Three:

8:00 Review and questions from day two
8:15 Myofascial chains and Low Pressure Fitness
9:15 Neurodynamics and Low Pressure Fitness
10:00 Break
10:15 Practical 10: Level 3 sequence: standing poses
12:15 Lunch
1:15 Breathing physiology and Low Pressure Fitness
2:15 Practical 11: Level 3 sequence: kneeling and quadruped poses
3:15 Practical 12: level 3 sequence sitting and supine poses
4:15 Questions and closure course
4:30 Adjourn

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

1. Describe how to organize and build Low Pressure Fitness individual sessions, group classes and programs in your community or facility.
2. Describe the myofascial chains and neurodynamics involved in the Low Pressure Fitness system.
3. Describe the cardiovascular and breathing physiology of Low Pressure Fitness.
4. Practice breathing and hypoxic assessmentsand identify breathing pattern dysfunctions.
5. Practice the use of Breath-trainers for core and pelvic floor recovery.
6. Practice the transitions, progressions and variations of level 2 and level 3 sequences.
7. Instruct the exercise technique and coaching cues of LPF level 2 and 3 exercises.
8. Demonstrate correct procedure, professional skills and technical implementation of level 2 and 3 exercisesand sessions.
9. Describe the neuroscience and neuroeducation of Low Pressure Fitness.
10. Apply and modify the level 2 and 3 technical fundamentals and exercise progressions to therapeutic programs.

 NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
Course Location

UH St. John Medical Center

29000 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, OH 44145
Recommended Lodging

Hyatt Place Cleveland Crocker Park
(440) 871-3100

2020 Crocker Rd
Westlake, OH 44145
Nearest Airport

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Airport Code: CLE

5300 Riverside Dr.
Cleveland, OH 44135


Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

Tamara Rial, PhD, CSPS.

Tamara Rial

Tamara Rial earned dual bachelor degrees in exercise science and physical education, a masters degree in exercise science and a doctorate with international distinction from the University of Vigo (Spain). Her dissertation focused on the effects of hypopressive exercise on women’s health.

She is the creator and co-founder of Low Pressure Fitness which is an exercise training program based on hypopressive, myofascial & neurodynamic techniques. In 2016, this program was awarded the best exercise program by AGAXEDE, a leading sports management association in Galicia, Spain. Dr. Rial is the creative director for Low Pressure Fitness. At present, over 2500 health and fitness professionals from around the world are certified Low Pressure Fitness trainers.

Dr. Rial is a a professor of pelvic floor rehabilitation in the masters Degree at Fundació Universitaria del Bages in Barcelona, Spain. She is the author of several scientific articles and books about hypopressive exercise. She has also published numerous articles and videos about pelvic floor fitness, hypopressive exercise and women's health. She is an internationally recognized speaker and has presented at conferences throughout Argentina, Canada, United States Mexico, Portugal and Spain. As an established researcher and practitioner, she continues to collaborate with colleagues at universities and health care settings to explore the effects of hypopressive exercise on health and wellbeing.

Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.

Multi-Course Discount

This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.

Group Discount

This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.

Student Discount

This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.


To get this discount when checking out online, use the code 2020Student. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).

First-Time Registrant Discount

This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)

Referral Credit/Discount

Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".

Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".