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Intensive Reformer

Course Dates and Times:
January 10th, 11th & 12th, 2020.
January 17th, 18th & 19th, 2020.
January 23rd, 24th, 25th & 26th, 2020.
12:00-5:30PM Each Day.

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STOTT PILATES® Certification Courses

INTRO:
This course is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement, as well as those who are unable to devote the time required in our Comprehensive Program due to work and/or scheduling issues. Conducted over 3 weeks or 4 weekends. Building on your industry knowledge it teaches you to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES® Reformer repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients. You will leave with a solid foundation and required skills to develop effective and motivating Pilates Reformer programs. While IR may be taken prior to IMP, we recommend completing IMP first.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
  • Effective use of the reformer to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination
  • Effective communication and observational skills
  • Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • 139 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design
  • Workout composition for personal and group training

REQUIREMENTS OF CERTIFICATION:

  • 50 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
  • Minimum of 10 hours of observation
  • Minimum of 40 hours of physical review
  • Minimum of 25 hours of practice teaching
  • Total: 125 hours
  • Observation, Practice Teaching & Physical Review

A minimum number of hours of observation, practice teaching and physical review are required for all courses and should be completed between instructed sessions at any STOTT PILATES® facility. Additional training may be required before certification. Practice teaching and physical review hours must be logged outside of class time and submitted at the time of the practical exam.

OBSERVATION AND PRACTICE TEACHING

Observation
Includes watching sessions taught by a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor or relevant STOTT PILATES® videos.

Practice Teaching
Hours can be fulfilled by instructing family, fellow students, friends or clients.

Note: There are no hours required for Injuries & Special Populations or Advanced Level courses.

CEC:

Continuing Education Credits: 5.0 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; canfitpro

Instructor Trainers:

 

Lucy

Lucy

Lucy Garcia is a highly trained, certified Pilates instructor with nearly two decades of experience. She discovered her connection to Pilates over 25 years ago as it was highly recommended to improve technique and as injury prevention while performing with a modern dance company in Los Angeles. It was a natural extension of her background as a professional dancer, aerobics instructor and personal trainer.

Lucy received certifications through West Coast Pilates and The Physical Mind Institute and went on to complete an advanced, level-2 certification program at the esteemed Stott Pilates® headquarters in Toronto. She became an Instructor trainer for Stott Pilates in 2004 and now trains other instructors in the Stott® method.

Bernie

Bernie

Bernie Sidney is originally from Mexico City and earned her STOTT PILATES® certification at John Garey Pilates Studio in Long Beach, Ca. where she was employed from 2000-2010. She became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2002 and has had the great opportunity to travel to Mexico, Spain and South America to teach courses. Bernie is a long distance triathlete and coach and has completed seven Ironmans and many Half-Ironmans. She now lives in San Diego, Ca. where she trains most of her clients.

Why Join Us?

  • Honoring the Tradition and Art of Pilates
  • Free 30 minute combined initial Consultation & Instruction
  • Client Satisfaction with an Emphasis on Safety
  • Convenient Location in Historic Old Poway Village
  • Fully Equipped, Upscale and Peaceful Studio Environment