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PILATES MAT COURSES
MAT 2 (16 HOURS)
Prerequisite: Mat 1.
Mat 2 teaches the remaining intermediate and advanced level Mat exercises for a complete understanding of the Pilates Mat program. Lectures include progressive skill development to achieve the advanced exercises, programming for intermediate and advanced classes and creating successful Mat classes.
MAT 1 (16 HOURS)
Introduction to Pilates & Beginning Exercises
Prerequisites: Movement Principles, 10 Mat classes. 6 months experience teaching movement and anatomy recommended.
Mat 1 forms the foundation of the Pilates method. This course includes an introduction to the history and principles of the Pilates method and the beginning and intermediate level exercises. Each exercise includes training on modifications, challenges, the purpose of the exercise and any precautions for injuries and special populations. How to design and teach group classes and guidelines for teaching seniors and pre and post–natal classes are included.
MAT 3 (16 HOURS)
Enhanced MAT + Props
Prerequisite: Mat 1 & 2 OR completion of comparable Mat Program.
Enhanced Pilates Mat completes the mat training by adding rings, rollers, bands and balls to the traditional Mat exercises.
In addition, Enhanced Mat includes functional exercises for the upper and lower body expanding the Mat work beyond the core to develop whole body strength and flexibility. The Balanced Body Programming System is introduced to make class design easy, effective and fun. Adding props to a mat class makes them more dynamic, creative and accessible and clients love toys!
Pilates Mat Instructor Training
REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLETION
To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Mat Instructor, students must complete the following:
Total hours for completion of Mat program: 134 hours.
Upon completion of all requirements, a certificate of completion as a Balanced Body Mat Instructor will be issued.