Click Here to see the full approved CEC/CEU List (Organizations/Hours). This Onsite Posture Workshop, CPS Program and RTP Program have been approved by various organizations for CECs/CEUs.
NPI’s Day-1 Workshop prepares personal trainers/exercise instructors, athletic trainers, and health/medical/fitness professionals to assess and educate their clients/patients in the analysis, assessment, and correction of posture and body alignment. The workshop prepares professionals to later complete NPI’s Certified Posture Specialist™ Certificate Program/Course and Examination to receive the CPS designation.
Day-1 Workshop Participants will learn to:
Establish this essential key assessment into your facility or organizations current health and exercise testing program
Implement a Posture and Body Alignment Assessment Program that will lead to a larger client/patient/membership base for yourself and your company
Reviews how poor posture and body alignment develop and evaluates the anatomical structures of the vertebral column and other extremities using a Posture and Body Alignment Grid, client/patient evaluation sheet, and NPI’s Posture Assessment Software.
Teach a systematic process to correct alignment, reverse patterns, improve posture, relieve back pain and train individuals incorporating NPI’s Four Points of Posture™ Program
This workshop is 60% lecture and 40% interactive hands-on training. A hands-on practical approach is used for demonstrations and experiential learning. Attendees that want to have their posture assessed should wear tank-tops, sleeveless t-shirts, or sports bras and shorts above the knee
NPI’s Day-2 Workshop prepares personal trainers/exercise instructors, athletic trainers, and health/medical/fitness professionals interested in learning a detailed process to teach, analyze, and perfect resistance training exercises/movements to correct their clients/patients posture. The workshop prepares professionals to later complete NPI’s Certified Resistance Training Professional™ Certificate Program/Course and Examination to receive the RTP designation.
Day-2 Workshop Participants will learn to:
Teach specific upper, core, and lower body resistance training exercises designed to correct posture and body alignment
Select and teach the safest exercise movement for specific muscle groups based on physiological, neurological, and biomechanical principles
Teach, demonstrate, and grade/rank an exercise movement using NPI’s Exercise-Movement Grading System™
Develop observation, evaluation, educational, and feedback strategies
Implement the 3 phases of biomechanical/scientific analysis to perform resistance training exercises using free weights, cable/selectorized machines, body weight exercises, stability balls, exercise tubing, etc…
Sequence and select the best exercises to enhance a client’s/patients posture and body alignment using NPI’s Exercise Training Matrix™
This workshop is 20% lecture and 80% interactive hands-on training. A hands-on practical approach is used for demonstrations and experiential learning. Attendees that want practice and perfect resistance training exercises/movements to correct their clients/patients posture should wear tank-tops, sleeveless t-shirts, or sports bras and shorts above the knee
Holiday Inn Hotel And Suites Downtown Chicago
506 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607
Crowne Plaza Metro
733 West Madison
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-829-5000 / 1-877-337-5791
Baldwin is a full-time Assistant Professor, Certified Posture
Specialist™, and the Executive Director for The National Posture
Institute (NPI). Ken is the Senior Editor, content expert, and lead author for ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer Textbook (2nd Edition),
former Chair of IDEA’s National Personal Trainer Committee, and served
on national committees with organizations that
include the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), AAHPERD,
and the Medical Fitness Association (MFA). He’s been awarded Boston’s
Best Personal Trainer three times and is the Recipient of IDEA’s National Personal Trainer of the Year Award.