Walk away from the Ultimate Reformer Certification as a qualified Instructor of the highest calibre; well versed in Pilates principles, program design, exercise sequencing techniques and practice, with emphasis on group dynamics for the Pilates Reformer. You will be confident in verbal, tactile and combined cueing practices to facilitate motor learning, and be competent to work with healthy clients one-on-one and in group.
The pre requisites for the Ultimate Reformer Certification are:
PP - Pilates Principles of Movement (online approx. 10 hours) Experience and apply the theories of movement that lay the foundation for Polestar Pilates in this prerequisite for all other Polestar courses. Using evidence-based research, you will discover the passage ways for movement throughout the body and develop the tools to provide either assistance for or challenge your clients in helping them achieve their goals. Polestar Principles will bring to life your ability to assess, problem-solve, design and modify exercise programs to meet specific needs and abilities. This is a 10-hour online course with 8 segments. Each segment will be available after the completion of the previous one. Quizzes, resources, and discussions qualify your learning as you go through the course. This non-apparatus course introduces current research in movement science, motor learning, bioenergetics, and communication science to instructional practice through six basic movement principles which are used throughout the Polestar Pilates curriculum. This course introduces Polestar Pilates Screening™, which includes postural evaluation and functional testing, to prepare you to properly design a plan to implement Pilates exercises for clients. This unique component significantly enhances decision-making skills as a Pilates practitioner. For those individuals taking more than one fitness certification (such as Mat and/or Reformer), this course is required only once. Reformer Levels 1-2 ; 4 days (2 x 2-day courses) Maximize your use and application of this most versatile piece of apparatus in Pilates, the Reformer. Become proficient with assessment techniques, Pilates reformer exercises, movement sequences, and the application of Polestar Principles that you can use to excel your own practice or in a Pilates studio environment. The Ultimate Reformer Certification consists of two X two-day course Units designed with all movement specialists in mind – from physical therapists to personal trainers and group instructors. The principles learned in PP will be applied throughout the two Units the following will be covered:
Course Assessment Lectures: Lecture hours include Principles online and face to face delivery of material Homework Assignments: Completed during the face to face delivery Observation: Student observes a Pilates Reformer class / Studio session in action, and has their logbook hours signed off by a certified practitioner. Self-Mastery (and Self-Directed): • Self-study and self-mastery components both practical and theory. • NOTE: the practical self-mastery hours are at an additional cost to the course fees. • Self-mastery hours should make up 70% of total hours, with 30% being self-directed (self practice). Apprentice Teaching: Assisting a qualified Pilates practitioner within a Pilates Studio workplace in order to gain practical experience and feedback on your teaching delivery. Self-Study Requirements: following is the recommended MINIMUM hours required per week for duration of the course:
|Ultimate REFORMER Certification Units: PP, Ref1, Ref2, Course Manuals, Logbook and Final Exam||$1,640 Deposit $560 $360 x 3 months|
|Anatomy and Physiology Online Course||USA $249|
Note: there will be some additional costs which are not covered in the course fees. As part of your logbook hours all repertoire must be signed off for teaching and demonstration. Polestar allocates time at each face to face weekend for check off but if these are not completed they must be done in your own time at your cost with a Mentor. Also Self Mastery logbook hours will be at an additional cost, note that 30% of these can be completed as self directed study.
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