In this digital course, you’ll become a true pelvis pro - visualizing biomechanics and understanding what lies below the surface.
Earn Continuing Education Credits (CECs).
Registration dates TBD.
WHO IT'S FOR
This course is designed to grow the knowledge and careers of personal trainers, pilates instructors, yoga teachers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, and other fitness and rehab providers.
This course is offered 100% online. Access course materials on any device, any time. Content is broken down into anatomy and kinetic chain lectures, key assessments, exercises, specific issues, exercise assessments and case studies.
This course is entirely self-paced, and the material can be covered in detail in about 25 total hours.
Try the course for 30 days. If you don’t love it, let us know and you'll get all your money back.
The World Needs More PELVIS PROFESSIONALS
Odds are, many of the people you work with now already have a degenerative labral tear. How do you know if you’re making it better or worse?
How should you optimize movement to prevent these deformities from becoming sources of pain? (Register et al., 2012; Heerey et al., 2019; Frank et. al., 2015)
It can be hard to find an expert to help resolve hip and pelvis issues.
Many places still rely on the same basic exercises taught 20 years ago. They are non-specific and often don’t produce great results.
Have you ever met anyone whose hip still bugs them? Or do they have that old injury that just won’t heal?
Maybe they can’t go for a long car trip or run because their deep butt pain will flare up. Or they do all the glute exercises but never seem to be able to build glute strength. Has “glute work” made things feel worse? Do they have SI Joint pain that they can’t get a lasting fix for?
These are the exact issues that the Pelvis Pro course is designed to improve through specific assessments and detailed exercise programming.
How the course works
This course starts with an evidenced-based anatomy review, learning the why behind the movement drivers. Knowing the why helps you solve the problem quickly and efficiently.
The anatomy moves into a biomechanical kinetic chain section, which dives deeper into the hip and pelvis mechanics, including common imbalances that lead to injury.
Next, we move into an assessment section where we go through key assessments and how to use their findings to design the most effective exercise programming. Gone are the days of treating every hip issue with bridges, clams, and dead bugs.
This course has both a detailed assessment section and an exercise assessment section. We can tell so much by watching how people move through exercises, and that movement evaluation should be included in a good assessment.
Once armed with your assessment tools, we move into specific considerations. This is where we get into the research and exercise specifics for the most common issues in the hip and pelvis. This includes labral tears, FAI, hip impingement, pelvic orientation, coccyx or tailbone pain, piriformis pain, deep hip rotator tightness, deep gluteal syndrome, IT band syndrome, SI joint pain, hip bursitis, glute medius and minimus tendonitis, greater trochanteric pain syndrome, hamstring tightness and strains, adductor tightness and strains.
For each specific issue, we’ll go through a progressive exercise program that starts with easy regressions for the lowest level and moves to the highest athletic level. Each exercise in the program comes with a PDF handout ready to be emailed or printed for a client to help make programming a breeze.
Over 400 studies were read in preparation for this course and over 165 were included. Many of these studies are included in the lecture as PDF downloads. Reading the studies is not required for the course, but they are included to help deepen your understanding.
This course is a thoughtful blend of research, practical application, and exercise programming. You will walk away being able to picture pelvic biomechanics in your mind and understand what lies below the surface. Understanding the anatomy on this level makes solving specific issues easy. We know it’s not always an easy, straightforward road, so we’ve also included a thorough troubleshooting section for when things just aren’t going as you planned.
Why learn with CES?
Dr. Sarah Ellis Duvall, PT, DPT, CPT, CNC
With over 35 years of combined clinical experience as both physical therapists and personal trainers, Sarah and Anna bring a wealth of knowledge to help guide you through the course.
This course offers a unique way of teaching that will help you understand the bony and muscular anatomy and the pelvis and hips like never before. Instead of leaving confused or feeling like a course only skimmed the surface, you get the perfect mix of going deep into a topic with world-class teaching so you’ll really understand the topic at hand. You’ll also learn cutting-edge approaches that are not often taught in evidenced-based courses with multiple live case studies so you can see assessment through to recommendations. It’s the perfect blend of being all-encompassing and progressive with a foundation of evidence.
Dr. Anna Hammond, DPT, OCS, CSCS, PCES
"The Pelvis Pro course is brilliant, and Sarah does the most amazing job of making a very complicated subject simple, fun, and easily applicable to real life. I cannot wait to have my clients start seeing even better results because of the new knowledge I have. This course is a MUST for any fitness professional who wants to take their training to the next level while helping their clients make unbelievable progress."
Jen Landry, Personal Trainer
"As someone who suffers from hip pain, impingement, popping, and sits in an anterior pelvic tilt, I was eager to learn how to address my own personal problems and bring this knowledge to my clients. If you are a personal trainer who works with anyone that complains of hip impingement, hip popping or pain, this program is ideal for you."
Angela Mosley, Personal Trainer
"Because the quality of the PCES course was so high, I had high expectations for this new Pelvis Pro course and it did NOT disappoint! The Pelvis Pro course covers anatomy, bio-mechanic relationships, assessments, and includes an extensive library of exercises to help your clients feel good and move well again. Having this level of information makes me confident that I can deliver the results my clients want."
Caitlin Klossner, Personal Trainer and Owner of Fitness for Motherhood
Become a true Pelvis Pro. We dive deep into research and practical application on all major hip issues like impingement, anterior tilt, piriformis pain, glute medius strains, deep hip pain, outer hip pain, and hip flexor tightness. We explore a wide range of case studies, live assessments, exercise plans and troubleshooting.
Pelvis Pro Registration dates to be determined.
Payment plans will be available.
Explore complete workout progressions, case studies, easy-to-follow assessments, exercise plans, and troubleshooting.
Get checklists, handouts, and forms ready to print or email.
Join Sarah for an exclusive live Q and A
Complete workbooks outlining all the information in the course, including helpful charts
25 hours of CEU credit
USD One-Time Payment
6 payments of $135 | 3 payments of $260
30-day money-back guarantee
Frequently Asked Questions
How is the Pelvis Pro course different from the Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist course?
The two courses are completely different, with very little overlap in curriculum or exercises. Sarah intentionally designed the Pelvis Pro course to be completely separate from the PCES course, so both are standalone and offer students a deep breadth of different knowledge. In some ways, Pelvis Pro could be a continuation that builds on the PCES course because you go deeper into the nuances and biomechanics of the pelvis that are introduced in PCES. However, the PCES course is not a prerequisite. In Pelvis Pro, Sarah takes you on a journey through the pelvis that will be easy to understand and follow along as you learn.
The Pelvis Pro course focuses primarily on bony biomechanics and injury. The PCES course focuses mainly on diastasis and pelvic floor issues, like leaking and prolapse. It also focuses on the pregnancy and postpartum time period. The Pelvis Pro course goes into issues like hip impingement, labral tears, hamstring and adductor tightness and tears, deep hip rotator tightness, piriformis pain, SI joint pain, IT band pain, and much more. The PCES course is designed to take providers to the next level for working with both pregnant and postpartum clients as well as covering issues like diastasis recti and pelvic floor dysfunction.
The Pelvis Pro course enables a provider to be a true pro at understanding the pelvis. The PCES course is much broader, touching on many other issues like posture and breathing. The Pelvis Pro course goes deep into the pelvis so you’ll walk away with a thorough understanding, plus it includes complete workout progressions to help with all the common issues associated with hip and pelvis pain.
Bottom line: Both courses are very different in their content, and both are packed full of great information, research, and practical application! If you enjoyed one, you will enjoy the other.
How long will I have access to the course?
You’ll have lifetime, unlimited access to the course for the purposes of being able to go back and review. Personally, I hate paying a big price for a course and my access is limited to a few weeks. If you’re going to pay for a course, it should be yours to keep.
Do I have to take the quiz by a certain date for CEU credit?
Most certifying organizations for personal training, pilates, state physical therapy, chiropractors, etc. have rules and deadlines for handing out CEU credit. It’s not our rules, but their guidelines that we must follow. You have one year from the purchase date to take all the quizzes and submit the course for CEU credit. If you finish after a year, we cannot guarantee that the course will still be covered by specific CEUs due to the nature of how renewals are done. You will not lose access to the Pelvis Pro course! But, if you want CEU credit, please finish it in a year.
What’s the refund policy?
If you’re not happy with the course, we have a 30-day return policy.
Current CEU Approvals
Please check back for updates on CEU approval as it's changing daily. Send us an email if you have any questions or would like to see a particular approval. [email protected]
- NASM- 1.9 CEUs
- AFAA- 15 CEUs
- NSCA- 2.0 CEUs *The National Strength and Conditioning Association approved 2.0 CEU(s) in category C for certified individuals who successfully complete this course.
- REPs New Zealand- 15 CPD Points
- ISSA- 20 CEUs
- BCRPA- 25 CECs
- NPCP- 25 CECs
- CATA- 10 CEUs
- CanFitPro- 4 CECs
- Most fitness organizations are approved through reciprocity. Please see below for the full list.
Approved Physical Therapy States Include:
- AR- 2.5 CEUs * Pre-Approved through the ArPTA
- CA- 2.5 CEUs
- FL- 29 Hours *Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
- IL- 25 hours *Subject to self study limitations for IL license renewal. This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.
- LA- 25 Hours
- MD- 2.5 CEUs
- MN- 29 Hours
- NJ- 25 Hours *NJ allows 10 Hours from distance learning, 20 Hours from live webinars
- NM- 2.5 CEUs
- NV- 15 Clinical Renewal CE Hours
- NY- 30 Hours* approval is through the NYPTA which is an approved provider for CE in NY State
- OH- 25 Hours
- OK- 25 Hours
- TX- 25 CCUs approval through TPTA
- WI- 25 CEUs
- WV- 25 Hours *Approval of this course does not necessarily imply that the WV Board of Physical Therapy supports the views of the presenter or sponsor
- Most states are approved through reciprocity. Please see below for the full list.
The following states are approved through reciprocity. We have NY APTA approval which automatically means all of the following states are pre-approved for Pelvis Pro CEU credit.
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
**CE regulations can change without any notice. Please check with your specific state regulations. We try our best but cannot guarantee our regulation findings are up to date.**
The following fitness organizations accept courses pre-approved by NASM for Pelvis Pro CE credit.
ACE, CSEP, ACSM, IFPA, NFPT, NETA, AFPTE, CCO (Ontario Chiropractors), DONA International, YogaAlliance, and many more.
Contact: [email protected] if you have any questions