This 4 day intensive training is aimed at professionals already involved in the health/fitness industry- or candidates with previous anatomy and physiology training at college level. ITEC level 3.
The course provides the knowledge needed to teach groups Pilates mat-work to a beginners & intermediate level.
Starting with the foundations and fundamentals of Pilates, we aim to marry functional anatomy with the modified original Pilates exercises in a safe and effective way. In doing so, we provide participants a true understanding of Pilates method and a deeper understanding of functional anatomy arising from that.
Upon completion of the course, additional apprenticeship hours between 5 and 30, will be required based on candidates previous experience, ability and understanding. These are done with any Pilates teacher of the students choice and can be spread over 6 months.
Pilates history, philosophy and principals
Pilates mat exercises level I&II including modifications and progressions
Teaching skills, cuing, safety & effective communication
Postural analysis and its impact on Pilates students
The business, hospitality and ethics of Pilates.
A qualification in a movement discipline which includes Anatomy & Physiology
20 hours Pilates experience
Practical experience in health & fitness, Yoga,Dance, Physiotherapy, Martial arts or Physical education.
After passing the final examination and supervised teaching, students will receive a teaching certificate accredited by the Complimentary Therapists association UK (formerly Embody), and insurance can also be provided by this organisation. This course carries 20 cpd credits.