Marietta Mehanni

Education

Ready to change the way you and your clients move?

Improve flexibility without stretching – enrol in our free online course today.

Marietta Mehanni Education

MSWING INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION

This comprehensive online course will teach you the science behind mSwing and how to perform and teach the mSwing movements.

What you’ll get:

  • learn, understand and apply the principles of mSwing
  • develop a system of reviewing mSwing technique for both themselves and their participants
  • explore class structure, technique cuing and participant safety
  • experience an mSwing masterclass
  • receive instructional videos to ensure that the key techniques and cues are retained

Certification will provided on completion of the assessment

Memory through Movement

In this course you will discover how to stimulate the vestibular system to prime brain function in a way that will improve attention, memory and performance.

What you’ll get:

  • the theory and the background science that supports vestibular facilitation
  • practical applications, and explore how this will work for your clients
  • exercise sequences, progressions and teaching points
flexibility without stretching

Ready to change the way you and your clients move?

You will learn:

  • An understanding of the body’s nervous system
  • How sliding a nerve will bring greater range of motion
  • Four neural mobilisers that you can implement straight away for yourself and clients
Move to improve part 1

What you will learn in this course

In this course you will discover the effect that exercise has on collagen, how this effect is influenced by estrogen levels and the surprising opportunity that this offers menopausal women to gain additional benefit from targeted exercise.
This course explores the activity and lifestyle  guidelines that are going to be important to be aware of to ensure that you or your clients get the best out of their body during menopause, post menopause and ongoing.

Explore the effect that exercise has on muscles and fascia over hours, days, weeks and years.   

Find out the differences in the response to exercise between men and women and also between women of different ages.

Discover styles of exercise that will allow the muscles and fascia to adapt in ways that will make you a better mover regardless of your age. 

Move to Improve Part 2

In this course you will find out how tension, movement, and appropriate loading can influence the way that fascial tissue adapts. From freedom of movement through hydration, to improved force transfer through replication and alignment of collagen, to better posture through retraining of proprioception – your clients have so much to gain from targeted exercise in your classes.

What you will learn in this course

  • Identify the forces and mechanics involved in fascial loading.
  • Develop an understanding of mechanotransduction and its influence on tissue alignment, tension and proprioception.
  • Explore tissue hydration and the influence of hyaluronic acid on mobility, function and overall health.
  • Apply the theory in movement through a workout that uses the key movement patterns and intensities required to gain the best effect in your clients.
Move to Improve Part 3

As women move into menopause there are cognitive and emotional changes that can be confusing and lead to many women scaling back their activities.

But …. menopause is no time to pause! This fascinating module explores the cognitive and emotional challenges that most women experience as they move into and through menopause.

STIR FRIED NOODLES

Want to be inspired by new ways to use the noodle in an aqua class? Then you are in the right place.

What you’ll get:

  • Explanation of the noodle, different types of noodles and ways that the noodle can be used

  • Discussion around the purpose of why noodles are an effective tool in water to increase cardiovascular fitness and upper body strength

  • A master class using the noodles in shallow water for standing and suspended exercises

    Kickboarding

    Kickboards may not be new, but Marietta’s ideas for ways to use them certainly are!

    What you’ll get:

    • Explanation of the different ways that the kickboard can be used in a water exercise class

    • Tips on how to demonstrate on pool deck so that clients can understand how to perform the exercises
    • A master class using the kickboard in shallow water for standing and suspended exercises

      mSwing rehabilitation

      mSwing rehabilitation is an online consultation service designed to help you to move better. The service is a physiotherapist consultation with education and advice on exercise, activities and lifestyle modifications that will help you understand and work with your body.

      ONLY ONE

      Want to be inspired by functional ways to use one dumbbell in an aqua class? Then you are in the right place.

      What you’ll get:

      • What is functional movement and what are the activities of daily living.

      • How to translate a functional movement pattern on land into the water 

      • How using one dumbbell in the water can orientate the body in positions that would combine different functional movement patterns

      ENABLE

      EVERYONE DESERVES THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXERCISE

      What you’ll get:

      • Definition of disabilities & what are the different types of intellectual disabilities
      • Real life examples from someone with an intellectual disability
      • Appropriate language & how to make classes inclusiveIdeas for both adult and children’s classes, to encourage movement and involvement
      • Completion certificate with 8 Fitness Australia CEC
      aqua core

      Want to be inspired by functional ways to use one dumbbell in an aqua class? Then you are in the right place.

      What you’ll get:

      • What is functional movement and what are the activities of daily living.

      • How to translate a functional movement pattern on land into the water 

      • How using one dumbbell in the water can orientate the body in positions that would combine different functional movement patterns

      4 Aqua Workshops Online Course

      Access master class videos, power point lectures and notes.

      WATER COMBAT

      Become the Bruce Lee of the water with this dynamic session that utilises well known martial art moves. You will learn the technique behind the moves and walk away with an exciting class plan that works! It involves winning combinations in an easy-to-follow HIIT inspired workout. Your clients will love it and so will you! This workshop is presented by Maria Teresa Stone

      Pelvic Floor Seminars

      What you’ll get:

      • Library of 8 seminar videos
      • Powerpoint presentations
      • Exercise considerations, cueing and modifications

      Gymstick Education

      To provide instructors with a clear and extensive overview of the Gymstick™ as an effective and versatile group fitness and personal training tool.

      Gymstick Group Trainer Certification

      Become a Gymstick Trainer today. Online education that you can do anytime, anywhere – Simply Effective.

      Gymstick is a complete body workout. Each exercise will improve Your core strength, balance, posture, coordination, Muscle strength and endurance. Functional exercises in an interval format with maximal effort for maximum results and maximum fat loss.

      Take the first step to becoming a Gymstick instructor that will provide you with the tools to train others, change bodies and make a physical difference with your people.

      All you will need to start teaching group training formats.

      What you’ll get:

      • Step by step instructions
      • Videos for every lesson
      • Certificate of completion once the assessment is completed
      (FITNESS LIFE PERSONAL TRAINER OF THE YEAR SOUTH ISLAND 2009) Marietta, As you know I am a HUGE fan of your work and LOVE your style. Just wanted to THANK YOU for being brave enough to come to Christc... Read More
      Belinda Edmondston 
      I am in constant awe of it (the Gymstick) as a piece of exercise equipment and wish that everyone could give it a shot too. Having a membership with you Marietta is like being in a chocolate shop w... Read More
      Jenny Farmer 
      I have started working on my balance issues with the Gymstick, it’s fun and challenging, I really like it. I look forward to participating in another workshop you present sometime in the future.
      Adam James 
      Setting Sail With Gymstick Recently I took part in my first Gymstick course run by Marietta one week before going on holiday. It was the Gymstick for PT workshop held in Narrewarren and I purchased a ... Read More
      Dee Shefrin 
      I decided to do the group fitness instructor course with Marietta for a number of reasons. I first meet her during my time on my cert 3 and cert 4 course through Career Fitness, she was one of the ins... Read More
      Alison Jenkins 

      My Group Move Education

      The one-stop platform for all group fitness instructors. We deliver online and face-to-face education. Join our community, upskill and expand.

      Move to the Beat

      Marietta and Maria Teresa have delivered face-to-face workshops for many years and have seen how many group fitness instructors struggle to find the beat of the music and understand the structure of music.

      MOVE TO THE BEAT online course will help you understand the important role that music plays in group fitness, empower you to use it to your advantage in class and help you find the beat so are you never off-beat again.

      Communication and Connection

      The ability to connect and communicate is an essential component of creating a successful class, where participants return, week after week.
      My Group Move has created the Communication and Connection online course to help group fitness instructors learn skills that will help them connect with their participants, and teach effectively.

      GX (group Exercise) DAY - TBC

      More info coming soon

      CHOREOGRAPHY & FLOW

      Have you ever wondered what it might be like to lead a class? Often people believe that it takes great skill and confidence to get up on stage and do your thing and this could not be further from the truth.

      The reality is in the process of class creation and knowing how to deliver the workout. The formula is the same for every class and once you know, you can simply hit repeat and you will find yourself teaching like a pro. 

      This course will provide you with the foundations for creating your own choreography by understanding the most commonly used teaching methods.

      Now you can create workout magic that keeps people coming back for more.

      THE ART OF THE START

      This online course will provide you with the tools you need to create exciting warm ups to get your class participants motivated and eagerly anticipating the rest of the workout.

      Topics covered in this course:

      • Why is warming up so important
      • Mental reasons for warming up
      • First impressions
      • Length of the warm up
      • Marching pattern
      • Alternating lead leg pattern
      • Alternating lunge pattern
      • General low impact warm up
      • General martial arts warm up
      • General dance warm up
      • Music for warm ups
      • Tips for warm ups
      The final piece - stretch & release

      More info coming soon

      Testimonials

      Early last year, my gym manager told me I should start teaching step classes. I had attended a sum total of two step classes in my entire life and now I was told I would be teaching a class in three w... Read More
      Danielle Brown 
      Having completed my Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor) course with CAE in August 2010, I booked in to do their Group Fitness Instructor course (Sep-Dec 2010). I had been planning to do this ... Read More
      Judy Davenport 
      I decided to do the group fitness instructor course with Marietta for a number of reasons. I first meet her during my time on my cert 3 and cert 4 course through Career Fitness, she was one of the ins... Read More
      Alison Jenkins 
      As a dedicated Midwife and Registered Nurse for the last 7 years, I always had a passion for fitness, especially the health of mothers and their unborn babies. Being a fitness freak myself I decided t... Read More
      Anita Golob Fit For 2
      Marietta makes things happen! I qualified with my Certificate III in 2004, but was expecting one baby by the time I finished the course, then moved to London and had another. I never taught group fitn... Read More
      Lucinda Morgan 
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