Beth A. Kaplanek, RN, PMA®-CPT, is a Practitioner of Pilates for Rehabilitation. She works at the Polestar Pilates headquarters in Miami as a trainer and educator. Beth started her career in fitness in 1998, teaching aerobics and personal training. After undergoing her first hip replacement in 2001, Kaplanek began using and teaching Pilates while discovering it’s vast benefits for individuals with pathologies, chronic conditions and joint replacements. Along with Dr. Brett Levine and Dr. William Jaffe, the research and discussions regarding Pilates as form of Post-operative rehabilitation for Knee and Hip Arthroplasties was published within the Bulletin of the NYU for Joint Diseases and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.
In the Pilates environment teaching an ‘all levels’ class often means that there are both fitness and post-rehab students in the same classroom. How do we create an effective workout that will meet the needs of the fitness students without sacrificing the safety and healing process of the post-rehab students? In this workshop we will […]