Pilates Mat Instructor Training

Module 1 – Mat Training – Levels I-III

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

Pilates Foundation Work

Next workshop :  September 7, 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-Sunday, September 8,2019  8 am – 3pm ,2019
  • Level 2 Saturday, October 5,2019   12pm – 6 pm
  • Level 3 Sunday, October 6,2019  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: Saturday, October 26, 2019    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
  • 1 written test 
  • 1 Anatomy test
  • 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

 

 

Mat Training Program Cost : $2000

Program Includes:

  • 10 private Pilates sessions
  • 6 Months of Unlimited Pilates Mat classes
  • 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

 

Not included:

  • Body Precision Manual $75
  • Return to Life by Joseph Pilates
  • Anatomy Book: $34.95 (optional)
  • Private Teaching Test: $75
  • Performance Test: $75
  • 1 Written Test: $75
  • Anatomy Test: no charge

 

Individual workshops can be taken for $400 per 6 hour workshop.