Mat Pilates, Level I
PURE Balance Mat Instructor Training
From fundamentals to advanced movement, and wide array of variations in between!
Mat work is the foundation of the Pilates method. The PURE Balance 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. By incorporating the PURE Balance movement principles, we give you the power to be a transformative teacher.
Mat 1 (32 hours)
Introduction to Pilates & Beginning/Intermediate Exercises
Prerequisites: Movement Principles, 10 Mat classes. Basic anatomy recommended.
Mat 1 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 and guidelines for teaching seniors and pre and post–natal classes are included.
Mat Program Includes:
- Instruction in the complete pre–Pilates and PURE Balance Pilates Mat exercises.
- A detailed manual to enhance your learning experience.
- Mat class design and delivery based on the Movement Principles and PURE Balance Programming System.
- Development of cueing, coaching and teaching skills.
- Safety information for teaching older adults, pre and post–natal women, and clients with back, knee, neck and shoulder conditions.
Upon completion of all requirements, a certificate of completion as a Balanced Body Mat Instructor will be issued.
Course Pricing + Dates + Times
A $500 non-refundable deposit is due on enrolment, to secure your place, the remaining balance is due 2 weeks prior to the start date of the course.
Course Dates 2020
Weekend 1: January 24-26
Weekend 2: January 31 & February 1-2
Sunday: 8:00am- 3:30pm
For cancellations more than 4 weeks prior course commencement, all fees will be refunded less the $500 non-refundable deposit.
For cancellations within 4 weeks of commencement date, a 50% cancellation fee applies.
For cancellations within 2 weeks of commencement dates, no refund will be given.