Finally a shoulder course that's not designed for pitchers. The Shoulder Solution is made for those working with moms - Moms that want to safely carry children, improve posture and decrease tightness, fatigue, and pain in their shoulders.

Shoulder Solution
NASM and AFAA Approved Provider

7 hours of continuing education credit. CEUs from other certifying bodies approved through course petition. Check with your accrediting body for approval. Please contact us if you need assistance.

Who is this course for?

Professionals helping women:

  • Decrease tightness, fatigue and pain when holding kids or doing forward tasks i.e. computer, dishes
  • Build strength to safely carry kids in arms and on shoulders, lift a stroller, and more
  • Understand how weakness and poor pressure management impact the pelvic floor and linea alba
  • Improve posture. Decreased kyphosis and forward head posture
  • Decrease or prevent shoulder pain when raising the arm, overhead press, reaching into the back seat or hooking a bra
  • Improve poor breathing patterns
  • Improve neck, upper back, shoulder and chest tightness

Course Breakdown:

Anatomy and Movement

  • Scapular Functional Anatomy Review
  • Overview of Scapula Movement
  • Skeleton Demonstration of Scapular Upward Rotation
  • Pulling Shoulders Back and Down
  • Scapula Winging
  • Pec Minor vs Pec Major Squeeze Test
  • Strong Shoulders Midback vs RTC
  • GHJ Anatomy and Mechanics

Exercises for Movement

  • Banded Hug, Serratus Reach from Floor, Midback Squeezes, Rows, Y's and more.
Anatomy and Movement
Instability and Impingement

Instability and Impingement

  • Shoulder Impingement and Lack of Dynamic Control
  • Finding Balance in Strength
  • Shoulder ROM Screen
  • Checking Pec Minor Tightness

Release Work to Improve Movement

  • Angel Wings, Pec Minor Stretch, Chest Opener on Foam Roller, Upper Trap Release, Tight Capsule Stretch and more.

Spinal Mobility and Posture

  • Spinal and Shoulder Mobility
  • Midback Mobility and Mobilizing into Shoulder Flexion
  • Upper Midback Stretch
  • Checking Pec Minor Tightness
  • Midback Rotations Sidelying
  • Midback Rotations Hands and Knees
  • Forward Head Posture
  • Head Tilts and Jaw Glides
  • Chin Tuck and Head Lift
  • Hanging Release
  • Side Plank
  • Hip Hinge
Spinal Mobility and Posture
Overhead ROM and the Serratus

Overhead ROM and the Serratus

  • Range of Motion
  • Serratus Release
  • Serratus Foamroller Up the Wall
  • Controlling the Serratus with Jennifer
  • Shoulder Raise
  • Overhead Reach Supine
  • Overhead Press Variations
  • Push Press
  • Side Planks Looking at Scapula Positioning

Adaptations and Modifications

  • Upper Ab and Chest Gripping
  • Seated Squeeze Test
  • Foot Exercise


  • Pull-up Overview
  • Finding Lats- Isometric Pulldown (cue ER to seat shoulder)
  • Pull-up Progression
  • Hanging Shrugs
  • Holding Body Hollow Position on Bar
  • Bent Over Lat Pulls
  • Side Lat Pulls in Standing and Sidelying
  • Bent Over Rows
  • Horizontal Rows
  • Upright Row Considerations
Modifications, Adaptations and Pull-ups


  • Awareness of Deep vs Shallow Breathing
  • Breathing and Back Expansion
  • Hands and Knees Breathing
  • Overhead Breathing with Jennifer

Making it Functional and Special Considerations

  • Making it Functional
  • OH Range Limitation Affecting DR
  • Window into the PF

Case Studies

  • Sample Workouts to Build Strength Safely
Making it Functional and Special Considerations


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