Pilates Mat Instructor Training

Module 1 – Mat Training – Levels I-III

Prerequisite: Mat experience through Level II (Beginner/Intermediate)

Pilates Foundation Work

Next workshop :  January 12th,2019 12 pm – 6 pm

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(One workshop – 6 hours)

  • Program Overview
  • History and Philosophy of Joseph H. Pilates
  • Principles of Pilates
  • The Fundamentals and how they provide the basis of the work
  • Exercises
    • Basic 5 Mat
      • All exercises include technique, modifications, teacher spotting, safety and anatomy.

Mat Levels I-III

Next Workshops:

  • Level 1-January  13th, 8 am – 3pm ,2019
  • Level 2 February 2,  12pm – 6 pm
  • Level 3 February 3 8 am – 3 pm

(Three workshops – 18 hours)

  • Mat Exercises Levels I-III
    • All exercises include technique, modifications, teacher spotting, safety and anatomy for beginner through intermediate mat
  • Practice Teaching
  • Teaching Skills
    • Teach by communication style
    • Imagery for verbal cuing
    • Transitions
    • Link system – looking at muscular patterning and bony landmarks
    • How to Teach a Mat Class
  • Complementary Exercises/Equipment
    • Magic Circle
    • Roller
    • Standing Weights
    • Standing Footwork
    • Wall

 

Anatomy & Pilates Movement Principles

(One workshop – 6 hours)  Next Workshop: February 23, 2018.  12 pm -6pm

This workshop covers basic musculo-skeletal anatomy but in a much more comprehensive way. We will look at the skeletal system, muscles most commonly affected by Pilates movements, joint movement and other important anatomical terminology.  This workshop can only be opted out of if completed an equivalent course or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

 

Body Precision Requirements for Instructor Certificate of Completion

Mat Levels I-III

  • Completion of the above workshops
  • 50 practice teaching hours
  • 40 observation hours
  • 25 lessons (10 privates/15 classes)
  • 5 miscellaneous hours
  • 2 written tests – Level I- III and anatomy
  • 2 teaching tests – (Level II, private client and all levels class)
  • 1 performance test – Level IIIDSCN0506

Total Apprentice Hours: 120
Total Workshop Hours: 30
Total Hours for Completion: 150

 

 

All in One Package:  $2000 up front or $399/month for 6 month

**Students who already have a class package or do not want the 6 months of unlimited Pilates Mat Classes can deduct $300 from total package price.

Mat Training Program Includes:

  • 6 months unlimited Pilates Mat and 1 credit classes
  • 10 private Pilates sessions
  • Workshop hours: 30
  • 15% discount off of all other sessions and classes
  • Use of studio for observation, practice teaching and independent workouts
  • Advisor for support and apprenticeship supervision
  • Body Precision Pilates Mat Training Manual
  • Return to Life written by Joseph Pilates
  • All tests written and practical exams

 

Not included:

  • Anatomy Book: $34.95 (optional)

Individual workshops can be taken fro $375 per 6 hour workshop.