Pilates Certification Course: Intensive Mat


Thursday, September 5, 2019


3:00 pm

Pilates Certification Course: Intensive Mat


September 5-8 and 19-22

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