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Movement Principles is the prerequisite for all Balanced Body courses. The focus on practical understanding of common movement patterns prepares instructors to be excellent at problem solving, goal setting and learning new techniques with ease. This is a must for any beginner or experienced movement professional.
Mat 1 includes an introduction to the history and principles of the Pilates method and teaches the beginning to intermediate exercises. Each exercise includes training on modifications, challenges, the purpose of the exercise and any precautions for injuries or special populations.
Class programming and structure is also covered, as well as teaching for prenatal/postnatal and osteoporotic clients.
Mat 2 teaches the remaining intermediate and advanced mat repertoire for a complete understanding of the Pilates mat program.
Lectures include progressive skill development to achieve the advanced exercises, programming for intermediate and advanced classes and suggestions for creating successful Mat classes.
Mat 3 completes the mat training by adding rings, rollers, bands and balls to the traditional Mat exercises. In addition, it includes functional exercises for the upper and lower body expanding the Mat work beyond the core to develop whole body strength and flexibility.
Reformer 1 includes an introduction to safely using the Pilates Reformer for a wide variety of supine, seated and standing exercises for the beginning to intermediate student.
Reformer 2 expands the potential of the Reformer with intermediate and advanced exercises and modifications along with programs designs for special populations including pre–and post–natal clients and clients with osteoporosis and lower back injuries.
Reformer 3 is the pinnacle of the Reformer work and includes advanced and super advanced exercises to challenge clients to achieve their best. Progressive sequences designed to teach students advanced movement skills are included
This module provides a thorough introduction to Trapeze Table exercises as well as applications for beginning, post–rehabilitation and advanced clients.
The Pilates chair is great for doing strengthening work with athletic clients, and as an addition to group programming in combination with the Mat and other Pilates apparatus. The Wunda chair module includes exercises and variations for the original Wunda chair from basic through to super advanced levels.
This module includes exercises and variations for the Step Barrel and Ladder Barrel, both are excellent tools for enhancing spinal mobility and core strength.