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Power Pilates Apparatus Comprehensive Program

Power Pilates Apparatus Comprehensive

The Comprehensive training is our most extensive program and covers beginner, intermediate and advanced level exercises utilizing the Pilates apparatus Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, Ped-o-Pull and Magic Circle as well as understanding how to work with Special Case clients (i.e. obesity, pregnancy, back problem, neck, knee, shoulder, etc.). You will continue to utilize and build the teaching tools learned during the Core Mat I & Core Mat II weekends. You will sharpen your eye for subtle exercise modifications and master the ability to work with people of all ages and fitness levels at the same time.

Pre-requisites

  • Attend a minimum of 25 apparatus sessions with a classically trained instructor prior to the weekend**
  • Complete the Power Pilates Core Mat I and Core Mat II trainings**
  • Read Return to Life and Your Health by Joseph Pilates**
  • Complete a basics of anatomy course, or it's equivalent, within the last two years. Power Pilates offers a workshop in person and online.

Length of Program

  • Outside of New York CIty: 6-9 months, 600 hours, including apprenticeship requirements and weekend intensives

600 Hours Breakdown

  • 16 hours Core Mat I (prerequisite)
  • 16 hours Core Mat II (prerequisite)
  • 90 hours 5 Comprehensive weekends
  • 450 hours apprentice hours, of which 150 must be observation and must be done at Body Springs Studio.
    • 150 hours of self practice/lessons can be obtained at any location
    • 150 hours of teaching can be done at any location
  • 4 hours Evaluations
  • 24 hours Weekly Meetings (which may be scheduled weekly or in larger, less frequent blocks)

Requirements

  • Memorize exercise names and order
  • Practice teaching during weekends with fellow students
  • Wear fitness clothing with Power Pilates logo while apprenticing in the studio
  • Attend 5 weekend intensives
  • Attend 24 hours of weekly meetings
  • Attend 1 weekly Advanced Mat class (additional cost, discounts may apply)
  • Attend 1 weekly apparatus session (additional cost, discounts may apply)
  • Complete and pass all exams
  • Observe Power Pilates instructors at training center, assist selected instructors, and practice teaching with fellow apprentices

Cost

  • $4,995.00 for US programs, international pricing varies by location.
  • Tuition includes the manual, weekend training, weekly meetings, exams, one retest if necessary, and apprentice hours spent observing, assisting, and practice teaching.

**We will offer special pricing for System I & System II certificate holders to "bridge" into Comp during 2013 and 2014. Additional costs apply for prerequisites, supplementary classes and required reading.

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For more information, contact Vicki at (512) 452-0115 or vicki@bodysprings.com