Pilates Certification Course: Intensive Reformer (IR)

Date

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Time

3:00 pm

Pilates Certification Course: Intensive Reformer (IR)

SCHEDULE
September 14-16, September 28-30, October 6-7, October 20-21

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

Instructor: Pam VanGilder

Cost: 1650.00     

IR teaches you to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Reformer repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients. You will leave with a solid foundation and required skills to develop effective and motivating Pilates Reformer programs. While IR may be taken prior to IMP, we recommend completing IMP first.

You will learn:

  • The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles  
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts 
  • Effective use of the reformer to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination 
  • Effective communication and observational skills 
  • Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation  
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • 139 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:

  • 50 hours of instruction and supervised teaching 
  • Minimum of 10 hours of observation 
  • Minimum of 40 hours of physical review 
  • Minimum of 25 hours of practice teaching 
  • Total: 125 hours