Online feet and gait analysis in movement anatomy workshop

This one day course will be a mix of both theory and practical work. We will look in detail at the anatomy of the feet and legs including the mechanics of the joints involved, but will bring this into a practical understanding using predominantly mat-based exercises for movement and manual therapists, but will also look at some exercises using equipment.

We spend most of lives on two feet, we are biped creatures. This one-day course will explore the biomechanics of the feet, ankles, knees and hips with regard to alignment and gait. Looking at how the shape of our feet interacts with ground force reaction and gravity.

Our elastic structures create and store energy to allow us to be efficient in our movement patterns but why do some of us have it and some of us don’t. Looking at how different structures relate to each other to create a balanced alignment and coordinated movement.

Have you ever been told you have:

  • A misaligned pelvis.

  • One leg longer than the other.

  • Over pronation in your feet.

  • Lack of pronation in your feet.

  • Rounded shoulders.

  • Lack of mobility in your hips.

Can you feel or see that you:

  • Grind down your shoes on one side.

  • Sound like an elephant coming.

  • Always lead with one leg.

  • Constantly sit with your head forward.

  • Struggle to move one shoulder like the other.

  • Or maybe you know you need to strengthen an area of the body such as:- glutes and core.

What they said:

“I loved learning about the role of the spinal engine, flexibility through the spine to drive the gait – not many runners look beyond their legs.”

“Finding it interesting how other organs, mental state and other illnesses can be connected through the feet. Enjoying putting theories into practical exercises in this hands-on course.”

“I’ve taught 5 classes today and in each class I incorporated a lot more work on freeing the pelvis, rib cage and working more on spinal rotation, using some of the exercises from yesterday as well as some of my own. It was a great success and gave a fresh approach to the method. Thanks again”.

“I feel like I have learned so much, for example the fact that the gut is related to many other parts of the body.”

“There is a lot of useful content, including good demonstrations and practical applications.”

What you will learn:

Learn strategies to improve this alignment and to improve joint mechanics to create even better efficiency of movement.