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Course Overview:

  • Title: Pectoral Girdle
  • Pre-Requisites: None
  • Total Hours: 40
  • Register online, or call 831-476-2115 for more information.

Course Objectives:

  • Palpation techniques of deep structures and connective tissues
  • Mobility exercises; ‘What is connection?’, ‘What are the relationships between the bones, muscles and fascial structures of the pectoral girdle?’
  • Anatomy of key structures in the pectoral girdle
  • Ability to differentiate between functional and dysfunctional movement
  • Learn how to work with various injuries to the pectoral girdle
  • Learn observational skills, ‘what is alignment?’
  • Understanding the relation between the fascia system and the pectoral girdle
  • Develop a plan of care for clients
Pectoral Girdle

*Pectoral Girdle is a required class for state certification.

Course Description

In this course, you will develop hands on approaches to working with the pectoral (shoulder) girdle. We will explore various movement patterns with a thorough and in-depth approach which will give you the confidence to know what is happening under the skin of your clients and how to approach the stories that their bodies tell. In this class, we will learn palpation skills and discover principles to enable you to create your own dynamic approach to the ever changing body of your clients. With a strong focus on anatomy and the organization of connective tissue, this class will teach you a better sense of direction in how to approach your clients in a way that will encourage a sense of freedom and well-being in their lives. We will explore the relationship between the structures of the pectoral girdle and develop hands on, deep tissue techniques to encourage a sense of freedom in yourself and your clients.