august, 2020

21aug(aug 21)9:00 am22(aug 22)6:00 pmOOV Fundamentals Course: Coral Gables, FL


Event Details

COURSE TIMES ARE 9am – 6pm Saturday and Sunday


This course will explore how using a device like the Oov can facilitate overall improvement in Functional Movement. This course will also take traditional pilates exercises and apply them to the Oov.

During this course, participants will explore the concept of creating stability through improving mobility, as well as, the role that Disassociation plays in enhancing stability training.

Balance Training will be utilised as a means to effectively enhance motor learning and improved performance.

Techniques such as Sequential Training, Proper Queuing, Regression/Progression, as well as an understanding of the concept of Tolerance and Effective Loading will be provided as a means to assist instructors in teaching complex multi-plane movements.

The “Four Pillars of Movement” and their relationship to efficient performance will be the corner stone to teaching Functional Movement. Faulty or inefficient Movement Patterns will be identified in regards to postural type.

Strength, speed, power and agility are more effectively achieved if the client can maintain Motor Control, Stability and Endurance, and these will be the basis of all exercises in the Oov Fundamentals Course.

Therefore, the focus of all the exercises presented will be on Eccentric Activation for Greater Strength and Control through Low Threshold, Slow Movement Training

Students will also be give information for the structure, as well as, the queuing techniques to facilitate a group Oov class.

The Oov Fundamentals course is the pre requisite to all other Oov courses, including 3D Assessment, Rehabilitation, Pilates Apparatus, Performance, Sport Specific and Manual Therapy.

This course gives the practitioner the ability to diagnose and address the individual’s movement through Proprioceptive Neuro-Plasticity at an unprecedented level. Students will learn the nuances of adding or removing load and resistance to increase mobility or to increase fine motor control.

This course will start to identify Direct Clinical Deficiencies, such as Axial Control of the Skeleton, Gait Pattern Dysfunction, 3 D Sling Deficiencies and Compromised Articular function. Detailed and Specific Exercises that address the Correction of these deficiencies will be covered.


Participants will be able to:

1. Demonstrate correct set up, safety and care of the Oov.

2.Understand how Balance training on the Oov can be a useful tool to identify faulty movement patterns and for enhancing motor learning.

3.Learn how to identify what parts of the body you are going to:




7.Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of Tolerance and Load in Balance Training.

8.Understand the importance of Sequential Training and demonstrate how to safely modify an exercise by using regression or progression.

9.Understand how the “Four Pillars of Movement – Axial Elongation: Core Control, Hip Mobilization, Shoulder Mobilization play and important role in efficient movement.

10.To demonstrate a knowledge of the various characteristics that identify faulty movement patterns.

11.Understand how the concepts and methods identified in this course can be used with any form of Functional Training.

12.Effectively teach the exercises described in this course to individuals and a large group.

Nominal Hours of Delivery
16 hours of practical labs and short lectures

This Course is registered for 16 PMA credits


21 (Friday) 9:00 am - 22 (Saturday) 6:00 pm EST


Coral Gables, FL

GYROTONIC Coral Gables, 1450 Madruga Ave, Suite 303, Coral Gables, Florida 33146

Course Fees

Oov Fundamentals - 2 Day Course

Price $170.00$500.00

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  • Angela Crowley CMT, NMT, GCFP

    Angela Crowley CMT, NMT, GCFP

    Angela Crowley is known for her educational presentations worldwide and has been featured at conferences for The Pilates Method Alliance, Pilates On Tour, Polestar Education, The Feldenkrais® Guild,The Olympic Training Center in Rome,Italy and as a Keynote speaker for the Complementary Alternative Medical Conference in Los Angeles. A Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner®, GYROTONIC® Educator, and manual therapist, she was originally trained in classical Pilates. Angela’s private practice is admired for her success in training athletes, injury rehabilitation, and resolution of chronic pain through her unique blend of manual and movement techniques. Angela teaches all levels of GYROTONIC® including courses she developed, GYROTONIC® Applications Of The Shoulder Hip and Spine and GYROTONIC® Applications For High Level Athletes. Most recently she created a course on “Neuroplasticity For Somatic Practitioners”. Her favorite piece of equipment is the human nervous system which has led to her passion about utilization of the Oov.