Content:

There are 14 units and you are allowed 240 days access to complete the course.  You have instant access upon purchase and you are ready to start immediately.  Just log in and go to unit one.

On each screen, you will find the video of the exercise and how to teach the movement.  This includes alignment, breathing, correct technique, common errors and how to correct them, modifications, progressions, contraindications and tactile cueing.  Underneath each video, you will find the appropriate page from the Pilates Union Pilates Matwork Manual with detailed text and explanation. This has been put online for you, including JPEG images of the movements.

You will work at your own pace and when you have time, just login and go to the appropriate unit and work your way through the material.  You can view and repeat any exercise as many times as you need to.

The comprehensive course material consists of over 14 hours of video material, split into the following units –

  • Unit One – Pilates background, history and principles
  • Unit Two – Pilates Basics, fundamentals and technique
  • Unit Three – Scapula Stability
  • Unit Four – Pilates Stretches and Mobility Work
  • Unit Five – Pilates Back Exercises
  • Unit Six – Pilates Upper Body Exercises
  • Unit Seven – Pilates Leg Exercises
  • Unit Eight – Pilates Abdominal Exercises
  • Unit Nine – Anatomy Review
  • Unit Ten – Posture, Postural types and Postural assessment
  • Unit Eleven – Teaching Skills
  • Unit Twelve – Special Populations
  • Unit Thirteen – Class Planning
  • Unit Fourteen – Final Quiz

Prerequisite:

Level 3 Pilates Teacher

Assessment:

In order to achieve a pass in this course, 3 assessments must be successfully submitted

  • Assessment One – Pilates Theory Quiz (75% pass)
  • Assessment Two – Practical one hour exam. You must submit a video of you teaching a healthy adult. You must teach from your week 5 lesson plan routine that you will compose during the course.
  • Assessment Three – Progressive Programme. You must design three x one hour lesson plans, comprising of week one, week five and week ten, that are suitable to take a normal healthy adult from beginner level to an intermediate stage.

Awarding Organisation:

NA