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Initiation 101: Mat Certification
$47.00 study materials
March 13-15th, 2009
September 11-13th, 2009
(4-8pm, 9-5pm, 9-2pm)
An intensive weekend course that teaches beginner to intermediate mat exercises. Professionals will learn to teach The Method Pilates mat work. This course sets the foundation and tone for the entire program, demystifying the complexities underlying Pilates.
Initiation 201: Standing/Advanced Mat Certification
April 17-19th, 2009
October 30th- November 1, 2009
(5-8pm, 9-5pm, 9-2pm)
A weekend course which teaches the advanced mat exercises as well as the new “Standing” Pilates and certifies instructors in the 17 advanced Pilates floor exercises. This relates the exercises to the original 16 fundamentals and then moves into the 10 new advanced fundamentals which are the foundations for all work. This course finishes with 21 of the Pilates floor exercises now reconfigured to standing sequences ,which requires an evolved technique and use of the deeper core muscles of the pelvic floor and transverses abdominus.
Concentration 101: Pilates Apparatus (Certification)
$2760.00 ($600 in addition for installments) tuition
March 24th-May 26th, 2009
September 15th- November 17th, 2009
(Tuesday evenings 4pm-8pm)
A 10-week equipment training program leading to full certification by the PhysicalMind Institute. The exercises will be taught on the following equipment: the Reformer, Cadillac, and Wunda Chair. This comprehensive 275-hour course includes lectures, observation of client sessions, practical training, and apprentice teaching. A written and practical exam is required for final certification, to be taken 9 months to a year after course completion.
Concentration 101: Test Out Check PMI website for details
Concentration 301: Rehabilitation Protocols
May 9 and 10, 2009
(9am-5pm both days)
Instructor: Andrea Wilson
Andrea Wilson is a PT who has been specializing in core stabilization/Pilates and Dance Medicine for 4 years and teaching Pilates for more than 7 years. She currently works at Methodist Sports Medicine/The Orthopaedic Specialists in Indianapolis. Prior to PT, she danced professionally with Ballet Austin, Ballet Iowa, and Ballet Memphis. Andrea received her physical therapy degree from University of Indianapolis and dance degrees from Indiana and Butler Universities, and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association/Orthopaedic Section and of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS).
Rehabilitation Protocols 2-day course that teaches how to train clients with impairments and injuries based on the concept that alterations in muscle performance are the underlying cause. Focuses on healthy joint movement and correct muscle action.
Prerequisites: • Pilates Protocols manual • Appartus Certification Course: Suggested and contra-indicated exercise protocols for: Rotator Cuff Disorders, Shoulder Instability, Frozen Shoulder, Scoliosis, Adaptive Muscles Changes, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Piriformis Syndrome, Bursistis, Hip Replacement, Knee/Leg Disorders, Patellofemoral Syndrome, Meniscal Injuries, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear, Plantar Fascitis, Inversion Ankle Sprains, Osteoarthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis.