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Complete Pilates training

Who is the training for?

Before starting the full training program, you must provide proof of 20 hours of Pilates classes attended (at the studio or any other Pilates studio).

Between the intensive week (Mat Intensive – 40 hours) and the complete Pilates teacher training, you must also provide proof of 30 hours of Pilates lessons taken (at the studio or in any other Pilates studio).

In each of the following 6 modules there are 14 hours taught, / Total of 84 hours. Between each module, students must do 30 hours of personal work, ie 10 hours of lessons, 5 hours of personal practice, 5 hours of observation and 10 hours of teaching.

The required prerequisites, ie 20 hours of lessons before starting the intensive mat training and 30 hours of lessons taken between the intensive mat training and the complete Pilates teacher training are part of the 450 hours of training. At the end of the last module, you must teach 30 hours to Guinea Pig students, follow 30 additional hours and justify 36 hours of observation. Then you must send a sheet with the dates of the observation courses, the self-practice, the courses taken with the signature of the teachers and the courses given with the signature of the students. Then you can schedule an appointment for the practical test. The written exam always takes place one month after the last module. 80% success rate is required to pass. If you do not reach 80%, we schedule another appointment to retake the exam. We work one-on-one with our students throughout the program to ensure they pass their exams.

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Our Pilates training courses are approved and recognized by: "Pilates Method Alliance", a world-renowned organization, but also "Eduqua", the Quality label for continuing education. Thanks to this label, you can benefit from a training voucher.

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The themes

  • Anatomy and physiology of the body

  • Mobilizing and stabilizing muscles
  • Work on machines and accessories
  • Postural analysis
  • Pilates Theory
  • Structure of a course
  • Teaching & Adjustments

Intensive week

Intensive week

Dates: June 27 - July 1, 2022

This module offers you all the basics of practice on the mat by approaching levels 1 and 2 with accessories (Magic Circle, Swiss Ball, Elastic Bands, small soft balls and weights). This one-week intensive training module is highly recommended for anyone wishing to take the complete Pilates instructor training. To be able to register for this intensive week, you will need to provide us with proof that you have taken a minimum of 20 hours of Pilates lessons.

This module will allow you to:

  • Understand the practice in relation to the anatomy and theory of Pilates.
  • Identify the different types of postures.
  • Integrate the practice on the ground with its variations by developing a progression adapted to the needs of each one.

The summer intensive week is a 40-hour training course in which are integrated exercises in anatomy, physiology, Pilates on the mat and Pilates with small accessories.

Support: Pilates cards (classic postures), book & DVD offered.

It is recommended to follow this module before starting the 6 training modules.

Program of the training

Module 1

Dates: September 17 & 18, 2022

  • Anatomy of the abdominals and deep muscles, postural analysis and flexibility test.
  • Lessons with Swissball.
  • Evaluation, transition between flexion, extension and rotation.
  • Structure of a Mat course and a Reformer course.
  • Basic Reformer exercises.
  • Mobilizing and stabilizing muscles and how to explain the correct position of the “neutral” pelvis.
  • Introductory exercises with accessories.
  • Exercises with “Foam Roller”.
Unit 2

Dates: October 15 & 16, 2022

  • Use of one kilo balls + softball and demonstration of possible modifications.
  • Evaluation of the course structure.
  • Postural analysis and flexibility tests, PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilities).
  • Anatomy and physiology of the body.
  • Basic exercises on the Cadillac.
  • Comparison of exercises on Reformer and Cadillac and how to translate them to the floor (with softball).
  • Magic circle course.
  • Partner teaches a basic program on Cadillac and Reformer.
Unit 3

Dates: 19 & 20 November 2022

  • Exercises on the Reformer
  • Anatomy of the pelvic floor and abdominals.
  • Learn how to structure a course and make the necessary modifications for the different pathologies
  • Basic anatomy.
  • Learn the basic and intermediate level exercises on Cadillac.
  • Work in group.
  • Group lesson with flow tonic.
  • Advanced exercises and modifications.
  • Practical group work and review of changes.
Module 4

Dates: December 17 & 18, 2022

  • Review of the anatomy and physiology of the body and programming for the different postural types.
  • Course Mat.
  • Course evaluation and Reformer exercises.
  • Anatomy test.
  • Pilates class with Elastic.
  • Exercises on Cadillac and Reformer and structure of a course.
Unit 5

Dates: January 7 & 8, 2023

  • Structure a session on the chair and on the barrel by adapting the level of practice. Chair exercises and explanations of adjustments and exercises in the classic order of Pilates. Course Mat.
  • Analyze the difference between baby barrel and barrel. Review of programming assignments. Anatomy and physiology.
  • Practice in duet on chair and barrel. Practice and exercises in pairs.
  • Specific exercises on the barrel in case of kyphosis.
Module 6

Dates: February 11 & 12, 2023

  • Anatomy and functional alignments of the skeleton, knowing how to adapt the practice for each postural type on the machines and on the ground.
  • Revisions on machines, Reformer, Cadillac, chair and barrel.
  • Develop progressions from the basic program with accessories: foam roller, small ball, magic circle on the floor and with the machines.
  • Adapt the repertoire to specific needs such as back pain and postural problems.
  • Course Mat.
  • Anatomy test.

Your trainer.

Your trainer.

Miranda and her team offer high quality Yoga and Pilates sessions, as well as high-level training.

Prerequisites & Exam

Recommendation:
It is strongly recommended to do the “Pilates mat Intensive” week before starting this training.

Prerequisites:
20 hours of lessons before starting the “Pilates Mat Intensive” training on the mat and 30 hours of lessons taken between the intensive training on the mat and the complete Pilates teacher training.

Exam conditions:
Obligation to have practiced 30 hours of teaching on real clients, following Module 5, with study of each case and followed 30 hours of semi-private lessons. (Presentation of a summary with the implementation of the programs of the sessions.) Review of all the levels of certification for the final test. Combine all equipment for individual and small group sessions (2 or 3 people).

The technique, the structure of the course and the pedagogy. It is necessary to reach 80% of success to pass the exam. In the event of failure, a review and/or practice program must be established to improve the weak points and take the test a second time.

Theoretical exam:
Anatomy and physiology test lasting 1h30 which must be carried out 2 months at the latest after the last module.

Practical exam:
In the form of a lesson with a student of your choice.

Rates & Conditions

  • Registration fee CHF 300.-
  • 6 modules at CHF 785.-
  • Theory exam fee CHF 110.-
  • Practical exam fee CHF 110.-
  • Sem Intensive CHF 1500.-
  • (Conditions, see the form)

Our graduates talk about it

  • Meriem - Pilates

    Dear Miranda, Dear team
    Thank you very much for the quality of your training, your courses, as usual you are faithful to your reputation.
    With my best messages

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