Dr. Bruce Crawford & Heather Dibkey
About Dr. Bruce Crawford
Dr. Bruce Crawford is a Board Certified Urogynecologist and the creator of the PfilAtes Method of pelvic floor performance training. Dr Crawford has trained over 5000 instructors worldwide and co-hosts a weekly podcast, Life Before Medicine.
About Heather Dibkey
Heather Dibkey is an Exercise Physiologist with extensive experience working with clients suffering with pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and the hypertonic pelvic floor. Heather is the co-host of the podcast Life Before Medicine.
The Science of Pelvic Floor Fitness
This program will detail the anatomy and physiology of pelvic floor function and common pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Participants will learn highly effective fitness techniques to recondition the pelvic floor neuro-muscular system.
1. Understand the gross anatomy and neuro-anatomy of the pelvic floor
2. Understand the important interaction between the somatic and autonomic nervous systems
3. Learn to perform highly effective pelvic floor targeted exercise using the PfilAtes movements