Movement Principles

Gain an understanding of the body in motion, suitable for new or experienced instructors or movement enthusiasts.

Movement Principles (16 hours)

  • Prerequisite for all Balanced Body Pilates course work.

The Movement Principles provides a solid foundation for training in any environment, with any equipment. You will come away with a complete tool box for effectively training clients to recover from injuries, improve their general fitness and enhance their performance. Perfect for new or experienced instructors to deepen their understanding as well as those just wanting to better their self practice and know more. 


The Movement Principles course includes five sections:

  • * Whole Body Movement
  • * Trunk Integration
  • * Lower Body Training
  • * Upper Body Training
  • * Mobility and Restoration

The focus on practical understanding of common movement patterns prepares instructors to be excellent at problem solving, goal setting and learning new exercise techniques with ease. Learn static and dynamic postural assessment tools that will help you “read” a body.


Program includes:

  • – General discussion and overview of anatomy including bones and joints in specific relationship to movement.
  • – Exercise instruction in foundational exercises which apply to any movement and fitness setting.
  • – A detailed, full colour manual with online streaming videos to enhance your learning experience* 
  • – Cueing, coaching and teaching tips

* Additional USA$20 fee paid direct to Balanced Body for video access.

MOVEMENT PRINCIPLES is available as a stand alone module for any practitioner as continued education. Contact us for prices.

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