November 16th, 2010

Great River Medical Center is hosting a two-day Pilates Reformer Certification Workshop at Great River Center for Rehab and Clinics, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington, Iowa. It is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, on the lower level of the center.

The hospital recently purchased four Pilates Reformers® and will begin offering small-group classes in January. The nationally recognized workshop is co-sponsored by the National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA).

This course examines the many parts of the Reformer and teaches how to safely instruct participants through a total body workout. NETA’s Pilates mat principles also will be reviewed. Workshop attendees will learn the exercises by lecture, observation and participation. 

The registration fee is $349. Register online at, or call 800-237-6242. For more information, please call Julie Kirk, Center for Rehab and Clinics, 319-768-4183.