Course Information

Have you ever considered becoming a Pilates Teacher?

Pilates ExerciseWho this might be suited for:

Someone interested in making a difference in people’s lives

Someone who loves doing Pilates and wants to start earning an income while doing what they love

Someone who is passionate about Pilates and would like to deepen their current practice and knowledge base of the program

A fitness instructor, physiotherapist, body worker or health practitioner looking to add another level of functional core work and rehabilitation to their repertoire

This 450 hour comprehensive and integrative program is lead by Mindful Movement owner Lori Thompson PMA®CPT.  Lori has been teaching and practicing Pilates for over 20 years. She will inspire and infuse your learning space with enthusiasm, wisdom and a wealth of knowledge from her expansive and well rounded background in teaching.

In this course you will learn the complete Pilates repertoire, philosophy, history and anatomy and physiology and how that relates to the Pilates exercises. You will have guided instruction and teaching mentor ship throughout your time studying with Mindful Movement and you will leave with all the skills necessary to teach at studios all around the world.

Requirements for completion:

  • Anatomy & Movement Science: includes structural & movement analysis as well as injuries & conditions
  • Pilates Philosophy, History, & Code of Ethics
  • Mat Instructor training: Exercises,course work, written & practical test
  • Reformer Instructor training: Exercises, course work, written & practical test
  • Cadillac/Tower: Exercises, course work, written & practical test
  • Chair: Exercises, course work, written & practical test
  • Barrel Exercises, course work, written & practical test
  • 75 self practice hours, 150 student teaching hours, 120 Observation Hours.  (20 observation hours for each module suggested)
  • Final exam upon completion

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