Dr. Diedra R. Manns, DPT, MS, COMT, PMA®– CPT, has had a wide variety of experiences over her 20 plus years in the physical therapy profession. Her passion for movement studies propelled her to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in Movement Science through Kaiser Permanente. Diedra was introduced to Pilates while working at the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries. Soon after she completed her comprehensive Pilates training with Polestar Pilates International and is now an Educator with the organization. Dr. Manns has been honored to teach rehabilitation and movement professionals as Adjunct Faculty at New York University and Concorde Career College and through her workshops, research presentations and speaking engagements within these communities. Diedra is the face of Monarch Wellness Inc. a multidisciplinary wellness company using an integrative approach to restoring health for real people, sports enthusiasts and small businesses.
This dynamic workshop features an integrative approach drawing from the leading philosophies in movement science. A brief overview of the fundamental anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder girdle will you help you recognize muscle imbalances and movement patterns that can lead to painful conditions such as rotator cuff impingement syndrome. Participants will be introduced to […]