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COMPREHENSIVE CERTIFICATION LEVEL I
April 5-7, 2019
May 3-5, 2019
June 21-23, 2019
August 30-September 1, 2019
The Peak Pilates® Comprehensive Certification is a three-level modular program that is designed to deliver the highest quality authentic Pilates education. It is the foundational level of Pilates professional education which covers the mat, reformer, tower, chairs, barrels and auxiliary equipment. The Comprehensive Certification is a classical Pilates education program distinguished by an emphasis on Pilates as an integrated movement system as Joseph Pilates intended.
Module 1: (April 5-7) The Foundation (20 hours) introduces students to the Pilates principles, fundamentals and the “Powerhouse”, and the Peak Pilates® 5-Part Formula. Lessons focus on introductory mat work and building blocks.
Module 2: (May 3-5) Introduction to the Apparatus (20 hours) Students progress to lessons on the reformer, small barrel and high ladder barrel, and learn about transitions, cueing and touch techniques.
Module 3: (June 21-23) Beginner/Intermediate Level Apparatus (20 hours) Module 3 adds Pilates low chair exercises, intermediate level reformer and ladder barrel exercises. More advanced teaching concepts include identifying common errors and proper body alignment, and structuring a Pilates session.
Module 4: (Aug 30-Sep 1) Teaching, Technique and Assessments (20 hours) Students complete the remaining high ladder barrel exercises, practice teach, and review all exercises. Assessments are completed on the final day. A Peak Pilates® Level I Certification is awarded to instructors who pass all Level I assessments and complete 120 logged hours.
February 16th, 2019 10am-2pm
Set up shop and gain new skills to increase support, resistance and proprioceptive feedback and help your mat students understand and get more out of their workout. Don’t just grab any old prop—develop a thought process that will help you to decide why to choose which prop, how to use them to full advantage, and how to work with flow. Balls, bands, circles, rings and more!
4 Peak Pilates CECs
MVE CHAIR INSTRUCTOR WORKSHOP
March 9th, 2019 (7am-3pm) and March 10th (10am-7pm)
Experience the Pilates chair for the first time or in a new way. The MVe Chair Instructor Workshop is a two-day training with a focus on teaching small group chair classes set to music in a studio or health club setting. Utilize your group exercise, personal training and/or Pilates knowledge in conjunction with MVe to expand your clientele and programming opportunities. The workshop focuses on teaching the Perfect Ten Chair exercises, beginner to intermediate chair exercises and fitness fusion exercises. You will learn how to deliver three pre-designed, music-driven MVe Fitness Chair workouts that utilize the entire body in the most fun and effective patterns possible. Upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate of attendance valid for 16 Peak Pilates CECs, 10 AFAA CEUs and 4 Spinning STAR points.
Prerequisites and Preparation: Some pre-course preparation is necessary; you’ll need to read a small portion of the Manual and watch one DVD prior to attending the workshop. Please also note that this workshop includes workouts and practical application, and is appropriate for healthy, fit individuals.