BALANCED BODY TEACHER TRAINING

Learn | Inspire | Teach

Open Day Jan 30th 2021 1-3pm
Movement Principles Feb 19th-21st
Mat & Reformer Teacher Training commencing March 13th.

BECOME A PILATES TEACHER

Immerse yourself with Australian and International industry leaders Sara Colquhoun (Founder of Union Pilates) and Dr Tanya Cates (Founder of Fit Advisor) for a teacher training experience like no other.

Learn about the mechanics of the body, explore and strengthen your physical practice, delve into the history of Pilates and learn how to teach an incredible class that will set you apart from the rest!

Tanya & Sara have each been teaching for over 17 years and have been educating to the Pilates industry for over 20 years and are so excited to take you through the amazing Balanced Body Instructor Training course here in Melbourne.

BOOK YOUR SPOT NOW IN OUR PILATES TEACHER TRAINING APRIL 2021

*On this Page you will find a full overview of our Movement Principles training, Mat – Reformer Teacher Training, all Course Dates & Prices.

Balanced Body® Movement Principles

2021 April 16th – April 18th 16 Hours Total

The Balanced Body Movement Principles course forms the foundation of  your Education as a Pilates Instructor.
MP includes essential information on anatomy, assessment and kinesiology along with key exercises used in every movement discipline.Understanding how the body moves makes you a better instructor.
MOVEMENT PRINCIPLES (16 HOURS) Prerequisite for all Pilates course work. The Movement Principles provides a solid foundation for training in any environment, with any equipment. You will come away with a complete tool box for effectively training clients to recover from injuries, improve their general fitness and enhance their performance.

The movement principles course includes five sections:

  • Whole Body Movement
  • Trunk Integration
  • Lower Body Strength and Power
  • Upper Body Strength and Balance
  • Dynamic Flexibility
  • Rest and Relaxation.

The focus on practical understanding of common movement patterns prepares you to be excellent at problem solving in class settings, goal setting with clients and learning new exercise techniques with ease.

PROGRAM INCLUDES: General discussion and overview of anatomy including bones and joints in specific relationship to movement.
  • Exercise instruction in foundational exercises which apply to any movement and fitness setting.
  • A detailed, full colour manual with video support to enhance your learning experience.
  • Cueing, coaching and teaching tips.

MOVEMENT PRINCIPLES INVESTMENT: $650

EARLY BIRD INVESTMENT $595 (available till 10/04/2021)

COURSE DATES:

  • Friday April 16th 4-8pm
  • Saturday April17th 1-5pm
  • Sunday April 18th 8am-5pm

Course held at Union Pilates. Live zoom options available upon request when needed.

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Balanced Body® Mat Instructor Training

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The Pilates Mat work is the foundation of the Pilates method. The Balanced Body Mat program includes the full repertoire of Pilates exercises, along with modifications and variations to make your program successful for a wide range of clients. We whole heartedly believe and know from so many years of experience that the Mat Program is essential to your Reformer Training.

MAT 1 (16 HOURS)

Introduction to Pilates & Beginning/Intermediate ExercisesPrerequisites: Movement Principles, 10 Mat classes. Movement Principles or equivalent.

Mat I forms the foundation of the Pilates method. This course includes an introduction to the history and principles of the Pilates method and the beginning and intermediate level exercises.Each exercise includes training on modifications, challenges, the purpose of the exercise and any precautions for injuries and special populations. How to design and teach group classes andguidelines for teaching seniors and pre and post-natal classes are included.

MAT 2 (16 HOURS)Intermediate/Advanced Exercises

Prerequisite: Movement Principles and Mat 1

Mat 2 teaches the remaining intermediate and advanced level Mat exercises for a complete understanding of the Pilates Mat program. Lectures include progressive skill development to achieve the advanced exercises, programming for intermediate and advanced classes and creating successful Mat classes.

MAT 3 – ENHANCED MAT AND PROPS (16 HOURS)

Prerequisite: Mat 1 and 2 or successful completion of comparablePilates mat program.

Balanced Body® Reformer Instructor Training

 

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START YOUR REFORMER TRAINING NOW!

Read through for your Reformer Instructor Training Breakdown:

REFORMER 1 (16 HOURS)

Introduction to the Reformer

Prerequisites: Movement Principles, Mat 1, 2 & 3 + 20 Reformer classes.

Reformer 1 includes an introduction to safely using the PilatesReformer for a wide variety of supine, seated and standing exercises for the beginning to intermediate student. Movement Principles include improving lower body alignment, creating balanced muscle development and learning a protocol for effectively training the upper body.

REFORMER 2 (16 HOURS)Intermediate Exercises

Prerequisite: Reformer 1.

Reformer 2 expands the potential of the Reformer with intermediate and advanced exercises and modifications along with programs designed for special populations including pre-and post-natal clients and clients with lower back injuries. Class design, dynamic assessment and correcting common dysfunctional movement patterns are also included.

REFORMER 3 (16 HOURS)Advanced Exercises & Programming

Prerequisite: Reformer 2

Reformer 3 is the pinnacle of the Reformer work and includes advanced and super advanced exercises to challenge clients to achieve their best. Progressive sequences designed to teach students advanced movement skills are included along with an introduction to the revolutionary Principle Based Programming System helping you to create successful classes for clients at any level.

MAT – REFORMER TEACHER TRAINING DATES

Course commences March 13th 2021

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*Movement Principles is a prerequisite to this course and it is included in the overall cost below. 

MAT – REFORMER TEACHER TRAINING INVESTMENT:

(Includes Movement Principles course, Mat 1, 2, 3, Reformer 1, 2, 3, BB Manuals & Test out)

$5,500 (inc GST)
EARLY BIRD INVESTMENT:

(Available till February 14th 2021)

$4,990
LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE- PLACE YOUR DEPOSIT NOW TO SECURE YOUR TRAINING DEPOSIT: $500

* Payments can be made in full, two instalments or Monthly payment plans available:

Monthly payment plan:

DEPOSIT $500

8 MONTHLY PAYMENTS of $625

TOTAL MAT-REFORMER TRAINING COURSE HOURS 

  • 50 Mat/Reformer personal sessions
  • 45 observation hours 
  • 125 student teaching hours
  • Final written and practical test.

If you have questions we would love to chat to you more!

Join our OPEN DAY on Jan 30th 2021

@ Union Pilates from 1-3pm

We will take you through a Pilates class and discuss all the common FAQ’s about our Pilates Teacher Training.

Let Tanya & Sara know if you would like to attend the Open Day via email or phone.

E: hello@unionpilates.com.au Ph: 0497839917

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