Intermediate and Advanced Courses

Advanced Matwork Course - Contact Chrissy for the next dates.

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Advanced Reformer Course - Please contact Chrissy for dates

Learn to use the various Reformer components and accessories to intensify the Reformer repertoire and provide a stimulating workout for highly conditioned clients, athletes and dancers. During the 3 days this 18 hour course teaches exercises that require strength, stability and flexibility.

CEC's 1.8 Stott 16 points REPS

Intensive Cadillac Course (ICAD) - Please contact Chrissy for dates

This course is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement and is conducted over 1week or 2 weekends. Students registering for this course must have completed Intensive Mat Plus or Intensive Reformer.

This course is part of the Cadillac, Chair and Barrels modules all of which must be taken to be eligible for full certification.

Building on your industry knowledge and the material learned in IMP or IR you learn to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES® Cadillac repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients. 125 exercises on the Cadillac Trapeze Table

What you will learn:

• A variety of exercises performed on the Cadillac Trapeze Table through the full Essential and Intermediate repertoire
• To become better acquainted with the Cadillac as a tool to create complete workouts or as a complement to routines featuring Matwork and other equipment
• To observe and experience a variety of exercises utilizing the Cadillac's features including the Roll-Down Bar, Push-Thru Bar, Trapeze, Leg and Arm Springs
• The goals of each exercise, biomechanics and alignment, as well as cueing and correcting for safety and effectiveness
• How to apply the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles to a variety of exercises, variations and modifications
• Familiarity with the safety guidelines and application of the equipment for a variety of clients

Requirements of certification
• 25 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
• Minimum of 10 hours of observation
• Minimum of 15 hours of physical review
• Minimum of 10 hours of practice teaching
• Total: 60 hours

Observation, practice teaching & physical review

A minimum number of hours of observation, practice teaching and physical review are required for all courses and should be completed between instructed sessions at any STOTT PILATES® facility. Additional training may be required before certification. Practice teaching and physical review hours must be logged outside of class time and submitted at the time of the practical exam.

Observation

Includes watching sessions taught by a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor or relevant STOTT PILATES ® videos.

Physical review

Means physically performing the exercises learned in class. Taking a class with a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor or working out with video can qualify as physical review hours, and can be completed individually or with other students.

Practice teaching

Hours can be fulfilled by instructing family, fellow students, friends or clients.

Continuing education credits

STOTT PILATES® 2.5

REPs 16.0

Course Package

1. Manuals (2) • Essential Cadillac 2nd Ed, • Intermediate/Advanced Cadillac 2nd Ed

2. DVDs (2) • Essential Cadillac, 2nd Ed. (2 disc set) • Intermediate Cadillac, 2nd Ed. (2 disc set)

 

Advanced Cadillac (ACAD) Course - Please contact Chrissy for dates

ACAD presents 28 advanced level exercises plus modifications using the Cadillac Trapeze Table for the highly conditioned client. Applicants must have completed the ICAD or CCB course as a pre-requisite.

 

Intensive Chair Course (ICHR)

This course is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement and is conducted over 3 days. Students registering for this course must have completed Intensive Mat Plus or Intensive Reformer. This course is part of the Cadillac, Chair and Barrels modules all of which must be taken to be eligible for full certification. Building on your industry knowledge and the material learned in IMP or IR you learn to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES® Stability Chair repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients.

What you will learn:

• Functional exercises to develop core strength against spring resistance in a variety of positions, including standing, sitting, prone and side-lying
• How to apply the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles to Essential and Intermediate-level Stability Chair exercises
• Better understanding of movement essence and exercise goals, proper execution and muscle activation
• How to improve core stability, increase peripheral strength and enhance mobility on one piece of equipment
• How the split-pedal option transforms exercises by challenging bilateral, unilateral and reciprocal strength and stability
• Cues and corrections for safety and effectiveness

Requirements of certification
• 15 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
• Minimum of 5 hours of observation
• Minimum of 10 hours of physical review
• Minimum of 10 hours of practice teaching
• Total: 40 hours

Continuing education credits

STOTT PILATES® 1.5

REPs 15.0

Required Materials

1. Manuals (1) • Complete Stability Chair™ Manual

2. DVDs (1) • Essential & Intermediate Stability Chair, 2nd Ed. (2 disc set)

 

Advanced Chair - Please contact Chrissy for dates

This 3 hour course equips you with 14 advanced level exercises on the Stability Chair for the highly conditioned client.

CEC's. 0.3 Stott. 3.0 REPS


Intensive Barrels Course (IBRL)

Building on your industry knowledge and the material learned in IMP or IR you learn to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES® Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Arc Barrel repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients.

What you will learn:

• How to apply the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles to exercises on the Arc Barrel, Spine Corrector and Ladder Barrel
• Exercises from the STOTT PILATES® Essential and Intermediate Barrel repertoire
• To understand movement essence and exercise goals
• How to support the spine in flexion, lateral flexion or extension, to target core and peripheral muscle groups, and to adapt exercises to specific body types
• How to incorporate the barrels into a full-body workout and program for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
• To develop effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation

Requirements of certification
• 10 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
• Minimum of 5 hours of observation
• Minimum of 10 hours of physical review
• Minimum of 5 hours of practice teaching
• Total: 30 hours

Continuing education credits

STOTT PILATES® 1.0

REPs 10.0

Course Package

1. Manuals (3) • Complete Arc Barrel Manual • Complete Ladder Barrel Manual • Complete Spine Corrector Manual

2. DVDs (1) • Complete Barrel Repertoire

 

Advanced Barrels

This 3 hour course equips you with 14 advanced level exercises plus modifications using the Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Arc Barrel for the highly conditioned client.

CEC's 0.3 Stott. 3.0 REPS

 

ISP ( Injuries and Special Populations ) - Contact Chrissy for dates

This course will equip you with the skills required to address a broad range of physical challenges among your clients. Includes:

• Approaches to rehabilitating an injured musculoskeletal system
• Anatomy and biomechanics, dysfunctions and pathologies, and exercise modifications in the: lumbo-pelvic, cervical, upper quadrant, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle and foot regions
• Pregnancy, fibromyalgia and other special conditions plus workout design
• Appropriate modification of Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Stability Chair and Barrel exercises

Admission requirements

1) A working knowledge of functional anatomy and prior participation in an anatomy course of 30-40 hours in-class instruction. Course should cover:- Human Musculoskeletal System Origins/Insertions and Actions of Muscles

2) Minimum 30 hours participation in Pilates Classes/workouts.

3) Attendance at Intensive Mat and Intensive Reformer courses

Recommended

3+ years teaching movement or fitness. Applicants with a strong history of Pilates participation and/or experience instructing students/clients in another field may also be considered.

 

 

More Information

 

If you would like more information on any of the services offered by Principle Pilates, or you would like to chat to Chrissy, please email Chrissy@principlepilates.com or telephone 07817 262 549

 

 

 

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