march, 2020

25mar9:00 am4:00 pmJoshua MortonActive Isolated Stretching for the Lower Body

Joshua Morton


Event Details

Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) is a dynamic technique that stretches muscles, tendons, and fascia specific to anatomical planes of movement. It remodels the body using gentle, rhythmic movements that avoid triggering the myotactic reflex, which causes a contraction in the tissues being stretched. Utilizing the principles developed by Aaron Mattes, this unique stretching modality restores joint mobility, reduces muscular/fascial tension, changes neurology and improves circulation. The simple yet profound difference is to avoid triggering the myotactic reflex. Repeated, active muscle contractions along with gentle stretches create a venous/lymphatic pump, decreasing inflammation and combating disease. Dysfunctional movement patterns are exposed. Using pain free movements, the tissues are retrained and balance is restored to the joint.

In this basic level class taught by Joshua Morton, you will identify the physiology behind AIS and how it applies to healing. Evaluate range and quality of movement before and after stretching. Learn and apply the techniques to treat a yourself and your clients covering a wide variety of disorders in the lumbar spine, hips and knees. The material presented covers sciatica, groin impingement and ITB syndrome among other disorders. Course content is geared towards healthcare professionals, personal and athletic trainers.

Read More about Joshua: AIS Northwest | Natural Born Healers

Education Cost: $25 | Complimentary event for alumni.

Alumni and other non-students must include name, address, phone/email and license number for registration.


(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST


Aveda Institute Madison

353 E Campus Mall, Madison, WI 53715


Aveda Institute Madison 353 E Campus Mall, Madison, WI 53715

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