Pilates Teacher Training – Power Pilates

studioVIBE is the Regional Training Center in the Carolinas for Power Pilates of NYC. All of our Pilates teachers are trained through Power Pilates Comprehensive Course of Study which includes 600 hours of apprenticeship, intensive lecture weekends, practical, and oral and written exams.

In choosing a Teacher Training Program, it is important to pick a reputable organization that is a good fit for you. The Pilates Method Alliance Website is a valuable resource for information about Pilates Certifications and their criteria.  The Power Pilates Trainings will prepare you to successfully pass the Pilates Method Alliance Examination and earn the credential PMA,CPT (Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Teacher).

About Power Pilates Education

Power Pilates Mat Workout The Power Pilates curriculum provides the highest quality education and Pilates training within the industry. Uniform training standards and our Power Pilates Teaching Tools provide an essential blueprint for students to reach their full potential. These tools address the anatomical foundations, ideal and alternative movements, and specific verbal and sensory cues to provide the student with a thorough teaching foundation.

Please contact Patty Geiger if you have a group of people in need of training.  We can offer group price breaks for groups of 3 or more.  We also can conduct a training or continuing education event at your location  if that is what you are looking for.

Power Pilates Mat Training

Power Pilates Mat trainings are seperated into two levels: Core Mat I and Core Mat II. Both are required to progress to the Apparatus program.

Core Mat I – September 15-17, 2017 or January 26-28, 2018

The Core Mat I program is the foundation of the Power Pilates method. Each subsequent program builds upon the information learned during this course. During this weekend you will learn to teach the 18 beginner level mat exercises and be introduced to Power Pilates teaching tools, philosophy, and teaching formula.  Every student new to Power Pilates must start with Core Mat I. Core Mat I & II are required to progress to the Comprehensive program.

Pre-Requisites

  • Attend a minimum of 10 classically taught Beginner Mat classes prior to the weekend. Classes may be taken at any classical Pilates studio.**
  • Purchase & read Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germain – chapters 1-3 & 6** (Available in our online store)

Length of Program

  • 3 days (16 hours)  Fri 4-8, Sat 11-5, Sun 9-3

Requirements

  • Memorize exercise names and order
  • Practice teaching during weekend with fellow students
  • Pass the take-home written exam and the practical evaluation given at the end of the program weekend

Cost
$600.00 for US programs, international pricing varies by location.
Tuition includes the manual, weekend training, exams, and one retest if necessary.
**Additional costs apply for prerequisites, supplementary classes and required reading

Core Mat II – September 29 – October 1, 2017  OR February 9-11, 2018

During the Core Mat II weekend, you will learn 12 intermediate level exercises, including where to add them within the sequence of the beginner level mat class, and continue to work on your teaching skills. Our students say that “everything starts to click” during the intermediate mat weekend. Completing the Core Mat II weekend expands the range of clients you can work with and strengthens your teaching ability.

Pre-Requisites

Pre-requisites

  • Attend a minimum of 10 classically taught Intermediate Mat classes prior to the weekend*
  • Complete Power Pilates Core Mat I training program

Length of Program

  • 3 days (16 hours) Fri 4-8, Sat 11-5, Sun 9-3

Requirements

  • Memorize exercise names and order
  • Practice teaching during weekend with fellow students
  • Pass the practical evaluation at the end of the program weekend.

Cost
$600.00 for US programs, international pricing varies by location.
Tuition includes the manual, weekend training, exam, and one retest if necessary.

**Additional costs apply for prerequisites, supplementary classes and required reading

 

Power Pilates Apparatus

APPARATUS – COMPREHENSIVE

Weekend Intensive Dates:

Begins February 28, 2018

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.  If you are already certified on the  apparatus with another training program, you may qualify to BRIDGE into Power Pilates.  For Information on The BRIDGE Program click here.

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 & 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.  To find a workshop near you, click here.  To purchase the download version, click here.

Length of Program

  • NYC: 6 months, 600 hours, including apprenticeship requirements and weekend intensives.
  • Outside of NYC: 6-9 months, 600 hours, including apprenticeship requirements and weekend intensives.

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 Hours For Weekends: Fri 2-8, Sat 11-5, Sun 9-3
  • 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.

**Additional costs apply for prerequisites, supplementary classes and required reading

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Continuing Education 3-Day Conference with Bob Liekens April 10-12, 2015 – Friday/Saturday/Sunday

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Register directly on the Power Pilates website (see additional information below) Contact Patty at 919-466-9989 for specific inquiries.

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