Dr. Emily Splichal, CEO & Founder of Evidence Based Fitness Academy, will lead our May masterclass! VCore® is a barefoot balance training workout that is the most functional approach to training the core. Through specific exercises, VCore® will enable you improve your foot posture, knee alignment and hip strength which can help eliminate back, knee and foot pain. VCore® combines the benefits of pilates, yoga and barefoot balance training to bring the focus on preventive medicine and the power of proper body alignment. We are bringing core training off of the floor!
Fri, 5/17: 1:15-2:30pm, $20 (class pkgs do not apply)
Dr Emily Splichal, Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist, is the Founder of the Evidence Based Fitness Academy and Creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist Certification for healh and wellness professionals. With over 11 years in the fitness industry, Dr Splichal has dedicated her medical career towards studying postural alignment and human movement as it relates to foot function and barefoot training.
Dr Splichal actively sees patients out of her office in Manhattan, NY with a speciality in sports medicine and biomechanics. Dr Splichal takes great pride in approaching all patients through a functional approach with the integration of full biomechanical assessments and movement screens. Dr Splichal is actively involved in the correction of movement dysfunctions as it relates to sports injury and frequently performs manual therapy techniques including joint mobilization and trigger point release.
Dr Splichal is actively involved in barefoot training research and barefoot education as it relates to athletic performance, injury prevention and human movement dysfunction. Dr Splichal has presented her research and barefoot eduction both nationally and internationally. As a frequent contributor on the EBFA Fitness blog (www.ebfafitness.com) and webinars, Dr Splichal readily makes her content accessible to therapists, coaches and runners.
Dr Splichal is the creator of VCore Workout (www.vcoreworkout.com), a barefoot balance training workout that is designed to integrate foot strength with hip stability. Uniquely designed to improve foot proprioception, core strength and hip stabiity, Dr Splichal’s barefoot workout can be found across gyms worldwide. Join Dr Splichal for a barefoot workout both online (www.emglivefitness.com) and live in classes weekly throughout New York City
Degrees/Certifications: Doctor of Podiatirc Medicine (DPM), Master’s in Public Health (Fall Reduction), M.S. Human Movement, NASM-CES, NASM-PES, NSCA-CPT