Classical Pilates Teacher Training

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CORE Studio is a host studio for Power Pilates. Power Pilates is the leading educator of classical pilates in the world with over 110 training centres supported by more than 7,000 Power Pilates trained instructors. For over 20 years, Power Pilates has been dedicated to Classical Pilates training that honours the integrity of the original method developed by Joseph Pilates. Their rigorous certification programs are taught by the highest qualified Teacher Trainers in the industry. Combined with an emphasis on the "Art of Teaching", we provide our students with a profound learning experience and the strongest preparation for a career in Pilates.

Power Pilates Classical Mat training is completed in two levels: Core Mat I and Core Mat II. Both trainings are required to progress to the Comprehensive Apparatus program.

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CORE MAT I

CORE MAT 1

The Core Mat I program is the foundation of the Power Pilates method. Each subsequent program builds upon the information learned during this course. During this weekend you will learn to teach the 18 beginner level mat exercises and be introduced to Power Pilates teaching tools, philosophy, and teaching formula. Every student new to Power Pilates must start with Core Mat I. Core Mat I & II are required to progress to the Comprehensive program. 

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Attend a minimum of 10 classically taught Beginner Mat classes prior to the weekend. Classes may be taken at any classical Pilates studio.**
  • Purchase & read Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germain - chapters 1-3 & 6** ( Available here )

REQUIREMENTS

  • Memorize exercise names and order
  • Practice teaching during weekend with fellow students
  • Pass the take-home written exam and the practical evaluation given at the end of the program weekend

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

  • 2 days (16 hours)

COST

  • USD $550.00
  • Tuition includes the manual, weekend training, exams, and one retest if necessary.

Next Training
June 24-25

Early Bird USD $500 until May 24, 2017

 

core mat II

During the Core Mat II weekend, you will learn 12 intermediate level exercises, including where to add them within the sequence of the beginner level mat class, and continue to work on your teaching skills. Our students say that "everything starts to click" during the intermediate mat weekend. Completing the Core Mat II weekend expands the range of clients you can work with and strengthens your teaching ability. 

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Attend a minimum of 10 classically taught Intermediate Mat classes prior to the weekend*
  • Complete Power Pilates Core Mat I training program

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Memorize exercise names and order
  • Practice teaching during weekend with fellow students
  • Pass the practical evaluation at the end of the program weekend.

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

  • 2 days (16 hours)

COST

  • USD $550.00
  • Tuition includes the manual, weekend training, exams, and one retest if necessary.

Next Training
July 29-30

Early Bird USD $500 until June 29, 2017

Comprehensive Training


The Comprehensive training is our most extensive program and covers beginner, intermediate and advanced level exercises utilizing the Pilates apparatus - Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, Ped-o-Pull and Magic Circle - as well as understanding how to work with Special Case clients (i.e. obesity, pregnancy, back problem, neck, knee, shoulder, etc.). You will continue to utilize and build the teaching tools learned during the Core Mat I & Core Mat II weekends. You will sharpen your eye for subtle exercise modifications and master the ability to work with people of all ages and fitness levels at the same time.

PRE-REQUISITS

  • Attend a minimum of 25 apparatus sessions with a classically trained instructor prior to the weekend**
  • Complete the Power Pilates Core Mat I & Core Mat II trainings**
  • Read The Pilates Primer: Millennium Edition - Return to Life Through Contrology and Your Health by Joseph Pilates**
  • Complete a Basics of Anatomy workshop in-person or online. Workshop must have been completed no earlier than two years before the program start date. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Practice teaching during weekends with fellow students
  • Wear fitness clothing with Power Pilates logo while apprenticing in the studio
  • Attend 5 weekend intensives
  • Attend 24 hours of weekly meetings
  • Attend 1 weekly Advanced Mat class (additional cost, discounts may apply)
  • Attend 1 weekly apparatus session (additional cost, discounts may apply)
  • Complete and pass all exams
  • Observe Power Pilates instructors at training centre, assist selected instructors, and practice teaching with fellow apprentices 

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

  • 6-12 months, 600 hours, including apprenticeship requirements and weekend intensives. 

COST

  • USD $4,995.00
  • Tuition includes the manual, weekend training, weekly meetings, exams, one retest if necessary, and apprentice hours spent observing, assisting, and practice teaching. **Additional costs apply for prerequisites, supplementary classes and required reading 

2017-2018 Training Dates
September 22-24 | October 20-22 | November 17-19 | January 12-14

Early Bird USD $4795.00 until August 23, 2017. Payment plan option available