What You Will Learn:
-Classical Pilates Exercises
-Reasoning for the exact and precise flow of Pilates exercises
-How to teach a group class
-How to structure and teach a private or duet lesson
-The importance of coordinating the breath with each movement
-Modifications for all populations
The Pilates Bodies Fitness Instructor Training program is designed to develop thoughtful, creative, successful Pilates instructors. The course curriculum covers beginner, intermediate, and advanced level movements for a variety of Pilates apparatus- Mat, Reformer, Cadillac/Tower, Props & Anatomy. Through 400 combined hours of lecture, practice, observation, and teaching, students develop a thorough understanding of anatomy; the movement foundations of the Pilates Method and their application; correct set-up and execution of exercises; appropriate sequencing; effective group teaching techniques; client safety; equipment safety and maintenance; modifications and variations for instructing a wide range of ability levels; and guidelines for teaching older adults, pre and post-natal women, and clients with back, knee, neck, and shoulder conditions. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a Certificate of Completion.