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Pilates Coach: Foundations of Movement Online

'Foundations of Movement' covers the principles and movement principles of the Pilates method along with the 'Basic Exercise Movements' that are the foundation of the method. The course provides a strong foundation for matwork training which is necessary to not only understand but to also teach Pilates exercise classes that can be introduced in group exercise, small group training and one-on-one training situations. This course offers an overview of the anatomy and physiology knowledge necessary to teach Pilates successfully.

CEC NAFC: 0.40    NESTA: 0.40    Valid for 24 months    

Price: $150.00

Product Detail

Through the Foundations of Movement course, students will learn how to:

  1. Describe the Foundations of Movement for the Pilates method.
  2. Demonstrate how to teach the correct form for mat-based exercises.
  3. Identify core stabilizers and their functions.
  4. Explain the history of Joseph Pilates and the development of the Pilates method.
  5. Analyze the importance of the Pilates principles and how they are applied for optimal results.
  6. Describe safety and how to modify exercises for an individual or in a group setting.
  7. Teach and utilize these exercises in personal training and group fitness settings.
  8. Demonstrate safety and how to modify exercises for each individual in a group setting.
  9. Gain a new perspective in training that will enhance your knowledge and skillset as an exercise professional.
  10. Be able to offer your clients something new!
* This course is a pre-requisite to the Mat Level 1, Mat Level 2 and Reformer 1 courses.