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Mat and Comprehensive Certifications

Beginner Mat and Certification Dates:

  • Friday: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.

The Beginner Mat course is the foundation of all the Power Pilates training programs. During this course you will learn 18 Beginner lever Mat exercises and be introduced to Power Pilates Teaching tool (i.e. philosophy, teaching formula, Power Pilates “Art of Teaching”)

Prerequisites:

  • 10 Classical Pilates Beginner Mat Classes
  • Log sheet of classes
  • Read chapters 1, 2, 3 & 6 of Anatomy of Movement

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Comprehensive Training Program at Dynamic Fitness:

Our 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. back problem, neck, knee, shoulder, etc.). You will continue to utilize the teaching tools learned during the beginner and intermediate mat weekends – building and developing your teaching skills. You will sharpen your eye for subtle exercise modifications and have the ability to work with people of all ages and fitness levels at the same time.

Pre-requisites

  • Attend a minimum of 25 apparatus sessions with a classically trained instructor prior to the weekend**
  • Complete Power Pilates Beginner Mat training program**
  • Read Return to Life and Your Health by Joseph Pilates**
  • Complete a basics of anatomy course, or it’s equivalent, within the last two years. Power Pilates offers a workshop. To find a workshop near you, click here.

 

Length of Program

NYC: 6 months, 600 hours of apprenticeship and 72 hours during weekend intensives.

Outside of NYC: 9 months, 600 hours of apprenticeship and 72 hours during weekend intensives.

Requirements

  • Memorize exercise names and order
  • Practice teaching during weekend with fellow students
  • Wear fitness clothing with Power Pilates logo while in studio.
  • Attend 4 weekend intensives
  • Attend 16 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 center, assist selected instructors, and practice teaching with fellow apprentices*

*these requirements count towards your 600 apprentice hours.

Cost: $4,995.00 includes: manual, weekend training, weekly meetings, exams, and hours spent observing, assisting, and practice teaching.

**additional cost applies for supplementary classes and required reading.

 

SCHEDULE FOR COMPREHENSIVE AT DYNAMIC FITNESS, INC.

Schedule:

  • Weekend 1: February 10 – 12, 2012
  • Weekend 2: March 9 – 11, 2012
  • Weekend 3: April 13 – 15, 2012
  • Weekend 4: May 18 – 20, 2012
  • Friday: 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.