Educational Resources

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Article Links:

Prenatal Fitness by Blonde Ponytail: An athlete training for a lifetime of fitness

Q & A About Prenatal Fitness by Rachel Ortense, Prenatal fitness blogger from Core Pilates NYC

Maintaining the Core During the 3rd Trimester of Pregnancy by Holly Fergason from Fit4Real

Posture During Pregnancy by Alison B. Marsh from YourPregnantCore.com (that’s me!)

Website Links:

Anatomy Sites:

Anatomy Zone– Free Anatomy Tutorials

Muscle and Motion – Anatomy and Strength Training Software

Get Body Smart – GetBodySmart is a fully animated and interactive eBook about human anatomy and physiology. The contents and design of this long-term project are based on 21 years of teaching this material at the university level by Scott Sheffield.

Anatomy Related to Pregnancy:

Pelvis – An interactive tutorial on the anatomy of the pelvis

Pelvic Floor– A great video showing and explaining the pelvic floor.

Nutation and Counternutation of the Sacrum– Animated video showing movement of the sacrum and pelvis in pregnancy.

Nutrition:

Life is Nutritious – Information on Holistic health and nutrition with Delphine Perroud, nutrition expert and DK Body Pregnancy Pilates instructor.

Physiology:

You & Your Hormones – a comprehensive site about hormones

Professional Organizations:

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists – the leading medical resource on pregnancy

Professional Development:

Amy Porterfield On-Line Business Development

Chalene Johnson Podcasts

Leaders Inspire Leaders – Leaders Inspire Leaders is a leadership company that is focused on equipping Millennials with the tools necessary to take steps towards achieving a more fulfilling life; challenging those who are ready to dedicate the time and effort required in the pursuit of becoming the best possible versions of themselves. Through coaching, workshops, keynotes, online courses, and our weekly podcast, they are empowered to find their purpose.

Products:

C-Panty by UpSpring– Post C-section panty that helps aid in the healing process, supporting beat up abdominal muscles and saggy belly skin. The coolest thing about these panties is the silicone c-scar patch sewn directly in the position of the incision site. Silicone is the only recognized material by the FDA to treat scars.

 

Continuing Education:

DK Body Pregnancy Pilates Teacher Training – Offering 10 hour and 15 hour trainings. This is my course held in Las Vegas, NV at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2 times a year! Next  training: End of January 2016! We also offer private teacher trainings.

UNLV Pregnancy Pilates Workshop Offering continuing education workshops for the public; a 3 hour course sharing the basics of Pilates and exercise during pregnancy. Please email me for more info. about the training or workshop at alisonb.marsh@gmail.com or click here for direct access to the UNLV Continuing Education website.

Books:

EXERCISING THROUGH YOUR PREGNANCY by James F. Clapp. Omaha, Nebraska.  Addicus Books, Inc., 2012.

DIASTASIS RECTI- THE WHOLE-BODY SOLUTION TO ABDOMINAL WEAKNESS AND SEPARATION  by Katie Bowman. USA. Propriometrics Press, 2016

PILATES PREGNANCY GUIDE by Lynne Robinson and Jacqueline Knox. Buffalo, New York.  Firefly Books Ltd., 2006.

THE PREGNANT BODY BOOK  New York, New York. DK Publishing. 2011.

PREPARING FOR A GENTLE BIRTH: THE PELVIS IN PREGNANCY by Blandine Calais-Germain and Nuria Vives Pares. Rochester, Vermont. Healing Arts Press, 2009.

THE PILATES PREGNANCY by Mari Winsor with Mark Laska. Cambridge, MA. DaCapo Lifelong Books, 2001.

YOU: HAVING A BABY BY MEHMET C. OZ, M.D. AND  MICHAEL F. ROIZEN, M.D.  NEW YORK, NY. FREE PRESS, 2009

YOUR PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH: MONTH TO MONTHFIFTH EDITION by THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE PHYSICIANS.  WASHINGTON, DC. THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, 2010.

 

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