Movement Principles, 20 Pilates studio sessions.
Mat 1 (16 hours)
Mat 1 includes an introduction to the history and principles of the Pilates method and the beginning and intermediate level exercises. Each exercise includes training on modifications, challenges, the purpose of the exercise and any precautions for injuries and special populations. How to design and teach group classes and guidelines for teaching seniors and pre and post–natal classes are included.
Mat 2 (16 hours)
Mat 2 teaches the remaining intermediate and advanced level Mat exercises 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 – Enhanced Mat and Props (16 hours)
Mat 3 can be taken for continuing education credits or simply to add infinite variety to your current Mat programming. Students who have taken Mat training, either from Balanced Body or another provider are welcome.
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.
Adding props to a mat class makes them more dynamic, creative and accessible and clients love toys!
MAT 1, MAT 2 and MAT 3 are available as stand alone modules for any practitioner as continued education.
Cost per module is $795 including manual.
Mat Program Includes:
Requirements for Completion – Mat only
To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Mat Instructor, students must complete the following:
Total hours for completion of Mat program: