Pilates Certification Course: Intensive Mat Plus (IMP)


Friday, January 4, 2019


3:00 pm

Pilates Certification Course: Intensive Mat Plus (IMP)


January 4-6 and 18-20, February 2-3

Hours:  Thursday and Friday 3:00-8:30p, Saturday 12:00-5:30p, Sunday 9:00a-2:30p

Cost: 1150.00    

Instructor: Pam VanGilder

This course provides the solid foundation needed to develop effective and motivating personal and group training programs. It teaches you to design and lead Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT Pilates matwork repertoire, integrating light equipment to meet the needs of clients. You will leave with a solid foundation and required skills to develop effective and motivating Pilates Matwork programs.

You will learn:

  • The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles  
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts 
  • Flex-Band, Fitness Circle and Arc Barrel variations 
  • Effective communication and observational skills 
  • Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation  
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis 
  • 63 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions 
  • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises 
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design 
  • Workout composition for personal and group training

Requirements of Certification:

  • 40 hours of instruction and supervised teaching 
  • Minimum of 10 hours of observation 
  • Minimum of 30 hours of physical review 
  • Minimum of 15 hours of practice teaching 
  • Total: 95 hours