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FEET-NESS™ Instructor Training Program (ITP)

Feet come first!

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UP YPUR GAME -- FEET COME FIRST

with FEET-NESS™ Instructor Training Program


The feet are the foundations. Every day we are on our feet standing, walking or running. There is no athletic or functional movement that doesn’t involve our feet. Their health and movement affect our calves, hips, spine and posture with every step we take. But all too often the feet are overlooked.

…until now

Give your clients what they really need and impress them with the latest system that will impact their day-to-day life.

Use FEET-NESS™ during Private Training, Classes or independent homework.

For TRAINERS, PILATES Instructors, YOGA Practitioners, ATHLETES, RUNNERS and any type of EDUCATOR in the FITNESS Industry.

KEEP YOUR SESSION INTERESTING!

FEET-NESS is a fresh new workout that will leave your clients feeling strong, centered and balanced from head to toe.

By integrating innovative movements that target the feet with your preferred workout(or with the discipline you are an expert at– yoga, Pilates, bar, circuit training…), you’ll deliver a TRUE FULL BODY workout that restores the mind-body balance we all so desperately need.

FEET + POSTURE = FEET-NESS™

We all have clients with bunions, chronic fatigue, back pain, Morton’s Neuroma, plantar fasciitis, tight calves, inflexibility in the lower body… Bringing the FOCUS back on the FEET will UP YOUR GAME as a trainer allowing your clients to progress faster and remain injury free.

The Instructor Training Program, will give you all the tools to master the work on the feet, supplement it in your practice and teach group classes yourself.

What you will get with FEET-NESS™ ITP:

  • Manuals for Anatomy, most common Pathologies and analysis of the movements of the ankle-foot complex
  • How to structure a class and suggested outlines to get started quickly
  • Your own Rescue LOOP® included!
  • How to utilize Rescue LOOP® for maximum impact
  • E-Books with three levels of exercise programming to suit all clients
  • 40+ comprehensive online video tutorials
  • Social Media package to promote your FEET-NESS Class
  • FEET-NESS™ Certificate of Completion
  • CECs for your continuing education (9 CECs for PMA)

Then, you will be able to:

  • Be featured in our newsletter
  • Have a presence on the FEET-NESS website
  • Market yourself as a FEET-NESS trained instructor
  • Offer standalone FEET-NESS classes or incorporate the work into your private training or classes
  • Use the Feet-ness marketing materials to promote yourself and your business
  • Be recognized as an expert in foot health
  • Offer FEET-NESS workshops to your community

You can enroll and start the course whenever is more convenient for you. We give guidelines and suggestions and we like to follow up to make sure no one gets too distracted but there is no limit or timetable set by us. All materials are accessible without a deadline. Even after you receive the Diploma you will still have access to the materials (Manuals, e-books, videos…)


Your Instructor


Ilaria Cavagna
Ilaria Cavagna

Ilaria Cavagna, a skilled trainer and Pilates instructor, has moved seamlessly from being an athlete, to a performer, to a practitioner of the disciplines she believes in and trains her clients with. The Bachelor of Movement Science achieved in Italy in 1997, the Pilates Certification obtained in NYC with Romana Kryzanowska, and the recent and innovative Soma-Training studies give her an understanding of both the beauty and function of the human body when properly trained. Ilaria is based in NYC and travels worldwide to teach seminars for trainers for both Pilates and ELDOA Method®. Ilaria is the founder of High Heel Rescue® and the newly launched FEET-NESS™, an educational platform that develops an awareness of the work on the feet connected to the rest of the body. FEET-NESS™ has been exponentially expanding in the last few months, growing the interest among trainers of multiple disciplines.


Class Curriculum


  Welcome to FEET-NESS
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  Anatomy of the Ankle-Foot complex
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  Most Common Pathologies of the Ankle-Foot Complex
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  Analysis of the Movements of the Ankle-Foot Complex
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  The Assessment
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  Tutorial on how to use Rescue LOOP®
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  How to Structure a Class and 6 Suggested Outlines to get Started
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  3 E-Books: Three Levels of Exercise Program (homework for your clients)
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  FEET-NESS MARKETING SUPPORT
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  Instructions to Test
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
How much time will it take to go through the Feet-ness™ Instructor Training Program?
There is not one answer to this question! The length of time taken to complete the program depends entirely on the amount of time you can dedicate each week. It will also vary according to your initial level of knowledge and learning style. That said, with dedicated and committed study you can expect to complete the program in 10 weeks.
How should I approach the study?
The very first time you approach the program make sure you have a few hours available so that you can take your time to skim the manuals, see what you already know and what you will need to learn. Then, begin to review the e-books and the many videos with the exercises and don't forget to start playing with Rescue LOOP®! After this general overview you will be more aware of where you'll need to spend your study time.
How many hours per week should I carve?
I highly recommend, to cover 2 hours of theory and 2-2.5 hours of practice each week. If possible, it would be ideal to spread the practice over multiple days: 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week. After you get more familiar with the exercise it's advisable to just add them to your workout routine so that you'll soon be able to execute all the exercises without the video support or having to look into the e-books.
Should I learn all the exercises?
Yes! Some will be more specific for certain pathologies or needs but as a trainer you should "play with" and experiment with them all! One day you will happen to work with a client that needs some specific exercise for Morton's neuroma and if you know about the pathology and the best exercises for it, you will be able to give your clients what he/she needs.
How many times a week minimum should I log into my account?
Minimum once a week. Ideally 5 times a week! As always consistency and repetition are the best ingredients to make something part of who you are as a fitness professional. Dive into it and make it yours - don't hold back!
Do I need to purchase Rescue LOOP®?
No. A Rescue LOOP® will be sent to you once you enroll in the program. After that, if you decide to purchase more for your studio or students you'll be able to access discounted prices and wholesale packages. Contact us for more information.
When will I receive my FEET-NESS™ Instructor Diploma?
After you complete all the tests.
What does the test focus on?
You will have to complete all the Quizzes that you find in the different sections of the program. These are simple questions about the anatomy, the most common pathologies, the movements and how to structure a class. The quizzes will consist of True/False and multiple-choice questions. Everything that is included in the quizzes, is in the manuals, no tricky questions. You will also have to send us an outline for a possible workout class: "My plan for the class". Pick a theme (general, bunion, toe conditions, achy feet, restorative, for athletes, etc), define the audience and the type of class. If you want you can film the class, send us the video and we would love to give you feedback on it (THE OUTLINE IS MANDATORY, THE VIDEO IS NON-MANDATORY, just an opportunity) IMPORTANT: If you do NOT answer the quizzes and/or send us the class outline we won't be able to send you either the diploma or the PMA CEC's (9).
What happens after I test and receive the Diploma?
Congratulations!!! Welcome to our community of FEET-NESS™ Trained Instructors! You won't be left alone, we'll follow up with you and be in touch to make sure you feel strong and ready to go!
Will you help me get started with a FEET-NESS™ Class in my Studio and town?
Sure! In the marketing section of the Program you will find IG and Facebook posts (both images and hashtags) that will help you get started on promoting the class. We'll be delighted to help you promote it within our community and through our social media channels and also list your class with all the details on our website ( www.feet-ness.com/calendar )

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