Become an Instructor

For many people the decision to become a professional Pilates instructor comes from the need to start a new career, a passion for fitness, or a desire to supplement their income. Before signing up for teacher training, be sure your personal Pilates practice and your foundational knowledge of the work are both solid. Knowing Pilates in your own body will not only give you an appreciation of the method, it will also help you teach it to your clients. Take Pilates classes at your gym or find a studio and watch Pilates DVDs. In other words, do whatever you can to familiarize yourself more fully with the work.

General Course Objectives:

• How to apply STOTT PILATES biomechanical principles of core stability, breathing and alignment to all exercises

• A complete breakdown of each exercise

• Exercise goals, muscular initiation and movement sequencing

• Modifications to increase or decrease exercise intensity

• Modifications for specific body types and postural issues

• How to recognize optimal and less than optimal movement patterns

• A variety of programming options to keep clients motivated

• Effective communication, verbal cues and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation

Admission Requirements

We're looking for self-directed and highly motivated people with strong interpersonal and communication skills and the following:

• Some training in dance, fitness or movement or Physiotherapists, Osteopaths or Massage Therapists

• Minimum 30 hours participation in Pilates classes/workouts

 

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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