An Oov certified studio
Our co-founder, Marino Quezada, is the first certified Oov educator in Québec!
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Although the minimalist form of the OOV may surprise you, it is much more than a simple workout and fitness accessory! The very name recalls the expression of delight of the first person to use it, whom, when laying upon it exclaimed an “OOV” of relief, the name stuck!
A revolutionary device, the OOV is ergonomically designed to complement the 3 curves of the spine and mimic natural movement. Developed by Australian Osteopath and Neuroscientist Daniel Vladeta who saw a need for a self-correcting device that would embed motor learning. The OOV is a proprioceptive and bio-feedback tool, that re-patterns and enhances efficient movement.
Why use the OOV?
After several years of noting the difficulties faced by his patients while following traditionally prescribed techniques, Dr. Daniel recognized a need to provide a solution that was both innovative AND effective.
After painstaking research, the ergonomic design of the OOV is the result. Developed to be perfectly adjusted to the spine’s natural curve, the immediate effect is a reduction of muscle rigidity and noticeably flexible and relaxed muscles; achieved through no risk of pain or injury. The OOV will help you effectively exercise, unwind and relieve tensions in deep tissue areas.
Because of its scientifically proportioned shape, you are always naturally positioned to maintain an aligned posture that is rebalanced throughout the exercise session. Nevertheless, an accredited instructor is always recommended for the optimum result.
The OOV’s shape is its strength.
The OOV retrains your neurological structure to adjust the movement of your muscles and importantly helps you remember the correct alignment. You are naturally taught to effectively engage each part of the body based on the exercise being followed. Your ability to work all areas while maintaining good posture habits will become second nature to you.
Your exercise goals can only become more complete when aided by the OOV! Whats more you will relieve any back, shoulder or neck pain and become stronger, healthier and more focused upon your intended result.
Marino Quezada, one of the Pilates Co-Partners, is the first certified OOV trainer in Québec and is thrilled to have been invited to work with this exciting, new and scientifically designed product by Daniel Vladeta, the OOV’s inventor, and Amy Broekemeier, a master instructor resident in the United States.
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The OOV Fundamentals Course explores how using a device like the OOV can facilitate Functional Movement and create stability through improving mobility. The course focuses on exercises and training methods that continue to evolve with the latest research and our understanding of the body.
Incorporating traditional Pilates exercises applied to the OOV and Balance Training, the course teaches you to:
Identify where Instability and Restriction exist in the Body;
Develop Strategies to Promote Improved Motor Control, Strength, Endurance, Proper Alignment;
Increase Dynamic Stability through the 3D Activation of Myofascial Slings.