Balanced Body Pilates Reformer I (18 hours) lead by Balanced Body Instructor Trainer Laura Weston-Jabali
(Learn more about Laura at www.lauraweston.com)
*Introduction to Reformer & Beginning Exercises and Pilates Principles*
The Pilates Reformer is an extraordinarily flexible piece of exercise equipment allowing resistance and support for exercises involving every part of the body. Our program gives you a thorough understanding of how to use the Reformer to develop core and extremity strength, stability, flexibility, coordination and balance. The wide range of exercises provides a stimulating and fun workout for clients at any level of ability.
» Exercise instruction in the traditional Pilates Reformer repertoire along with modifications and additional exercises
» A detailed, full color manual with accompanying DVD and streaming video to enhance your learning experience*
» Sample programs and classes for all levels
» Cueing, coaching, safety and teaching tips
» Instruction in observing, analyzing and correcting posture and movement imbalances
» Guidelines for teaching older adults, pre and post-natal women, and clients with back, knee, neck and shoulder conditions
» Equipment safety and maintenance
REFORMER 1 (18 HOURS)
Introduction to the Reformer & Beginning Exercises
The only pre-requisite for this course is to have done min 30 reformer sessions before the start of the teacher training.
With regards to Anatomy, this can be done at anytime as long as a 12 hour course is completed before the test.
Reformer 1 includes an introduction to the Pilates Reformer including set up and safety, beginning exercises, program sequencing and teaching tips for group classes. By the end of the course you will be able to teach a beginning Reformer group class or personal training session.
REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLETION
To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Reformer Instructor, students must complete the following:
» Balanced Body Mat Instructor training or equivalent (102
» Balanced Body Reformer 1 - Course work and tests (18 hours)
» Balanced Body Reformer 2 - Course work and tests (16 hours)
» Balanced Body Reformer 3 - Course work and tests (14 hours)
» 50 Reformer personal sessions and 100 student teaching hours
» 30 Reformer personal sessions, 30 observation hours and 90 student teaching hours
» Final written and practical test
Total hours for completion of Reformer program: 198 hours (not including anatomy).
Total hours for completion of Mat and Reformer program: 300 hours. Upon completion of all requirements, a certificate of completion as a Balanced Body Reformer Instructor will be issued.
Cost: 2800AED/ 200AED Manual
For more info go to: http://www.pilates.com/resources/education/balancedBody_eduCatalog.pdf