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Balanced Body® Reformer Instructor Training

Learn to use the Pilates Reformer to deliver a full body workout!

Prerequisite:

Movement Principles,  20 Pilates reformer sessions.

 

 

Reformer 1 (16 hours)
This module introduces the Universal Reformer, the centre piece of the Pilates equipment studio and an invaluable training tool. 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. Movement Principles include improving lower body alignment, creating balanced muscle development and learning a protocol for effectively training the upper body.

 

Reformer 2 (16 hours)
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. Class design, dynamic assessment and correcting common dysfunctional movement patterns are also included.

 

 

Reformer 3 (16 hours)
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 along with an introduction to the revolutionary Principle Based Programming System helping you to create successful classes for clients at any level.

 

 

REFORMER 1, REFORMER 2 and REFORMER 3 are available as stand alone modules for any practitioner as continued education.

 

Cost per module is $795 including manual. 

Reformer Program Includes:

  • – Exercise instruction in the complete Reformer repertoire.
  • – A detailed, full colour manual with online videos to enhance your learning experience.
  • – Successful class design and delivery based on the Movement Principles.
  • – Instruction in observing and analysing posture and movement.
  • – Development of cueing, coaching and teaching skills.
  • – Guidelines for teaching older adults, pre and post–natal women, and clients with osteoporosis.
  • – Equipment safety and maintenance.

Requirements for Completion – Reformer only.

To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Reformer Instructor, students must complete the following:

* Anatomy

* Balanced Body Movement Principles (16 hours)

* Balanced Body Reformer 1 – Course work and test (16 hours)

* Balanced Body Reformer 2 – Course work and test (16 hours)

* Balanced Body Reformer 3 – Course work and test (16 hours)

* 30 Reformer personal sessions, 30 observation hours and 90 student teaching hours

* Final written and practical test

 

Total hours for completion of Reformer program:

214 hours (not including anatomy).

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