Pilates Instructor Training in Victoria BC

Pilates Mat Level 1 Teacher Training Victoria

Next Training Starts October 13th 2017

During our Pilates Instructor Training you will gain all of the skills necessary to instruct safe, effective, and creatively. You will be able to teach group classes or private lessons to individuals of all levels. You will leave with an in-depth understanding of a wide array of Pilates exercises. We will cover modifications to adapt to individuals who are pregnant or have injuries.

Taking your Pilates Teacher Training at our beautiful clinical Pilates studio provides you with unique advantages over other Pilates Instructor Trainees. The training is led by experienced high caliber instructors. All of our Instructors in addition to holding Pilates certification and years of teaching experience are either Physiotherapist Assistants or Physiotherapists.

We limit class size to ensure that you are receiving the highest quality of personal instruction to only 7 students. This thorough training will provide you with an exclusive jumpstart on your understanding of your own body and that of others by utilizing our state of the art facility. You have the option to receive a real-time ultrasound to ensure you are recruiting your powerhouse musculature appropriately.  This allows you to learn a variety of cues and tactile techniques for your future clients.

This course puts a strong emphasis on the musculoskeletal system to understand the purpose and benefits of each exercise. We focus on a progressive levelled teaching technique to ensure you are able to adapt to a wide-array of clients and situations. A variety of small props will be used throughout the course to add to your repertoire and create further refinements. At the end of this course you will leave with a well-rounded education to become a highly skilled and confident Pilates Mat Instructor.

Our comprehensive Pilates Teacher Trainings in Victoria BC are designed in modules so that you can complete your training at your own pace and take it over the course of one year or many. Each section (mat, reformer etc) is complete unto itself making you ready to teach using that skill set and continue to build as you go through the complete repertoire should you desire. This allows flexibility to grow and learn at your own pace and budget.

pilates Instructor Training

​Pilates Curriculum Outline:

  • History of Pilates

  • Essential principles and philosophy

  • Musculoskeletal system module

  • Real time ultrasounds to ensure you understand how to engage your deep core muscles

  • Guest PTA’s & Physiotherapists sharing their expertise

  • Learn 82 Pilates mat exercizes

  • Benefits and contraindications for each exercise

  • Modifications and variations for each of the 82 exercises

  • Use of small equipment

  • DCF Progressive Teaching Technique

  • Sequencing for group classes

  • Effective communication and cueing

  • Refining observation skills

  • Pre/post natal pilates

  • Introduction to special population considerations

  • Self care

Next Course Dates (three weekends):

Friday & Saturday’s: 2pm – 6pm

Sunday’s: 8am to 5pm

  • October 13th, 14th and 15th

  • October 20th, 21st and 22nd

  • November 3rd, 4th and 5th

Other Future Course Start Dates:

  • January 5th 2018

  • September 7th 2018

You will Receive:

  • Anatomy handouts

  • Case studies for review to ensure your understanding

  • In class teaching time to refine your skills

  • Written quizzes and tests to guarantee your understanding

  • A detailed final practicum review for your further growth and refinement

  • A certificate of completion

  • Options to teach real students in our alumni led classes and receive feedback

Program Cost:

  • $1200 including a $250 non-refundable deposit.

Additional Costs:

  • DCF Comprehensive Pilates Mat Manual Lvl 1 ($79)

  • Pilates Anatomy Manual ($20 or less from Amazon)

To Successfully Complete the Program You must Achieve the Following:

  • Complete all in class activities

  • Participate in all teaching, classes and lecture time

  • Complete all homework prior to receiving your certificate

  • Pass your final anatomy exam with an 80% or higher

  • Pass your final proficiency exam with an 80% or higher

  • Pass your final practicum with 80% or higher

  • Abide by our Pilates Code of Ethics.

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Pilates Mat Level 2 Teacher Training in Victoria BC

Next Training Starts March 3rd 2018

Over the course of three weekends you will gain all the skills necessary to teach effective safe and creative group classes, or private lessons, to individuals of all levels. You will leave with an in-depth understanding of a wide array of Pilates exercises. We will cover modifications to adapt to individuals who are pregnant or have injuries. This course puts a strong emphasis on the musculoskeletal system to understand the purpose and benefits of each exercise.

We focus on a progressive levelled teaching technique to ensure you are able to adapt to a wide-array of clients and situations. A variety of small props will be used throughout the course to add to your repertoire and create further refinements. At the end of this course you will leave with a well rounded education to become a highly skilled and confident Pilates instructor.

We will cover a variety of topics in the training, such as:​

  • Essential principles and philosophy

  • A deeper look at the Musculoskeletal system

  • Pilates mat level two exercises

  • Benefits and contraindications of each exercise

  • Modifications and variations

  • Detailed use of small equipment to expand your repertoire

  • A progressive safe teaching technique

  • Sequencing for group classes

  • Effective communication and cueing

  • Refining observation skills

  • Pre/post natal pilates

  • Expanding on special population considerations

  • Self care

You will receive:

  • Comprehensive DCF Pilates Teacher Training Manual Level 2

  • Anatomy worksheets and handouts

  • Case studies for review to ensure your understanding

  • In class teaching time to refine your skills

  • Written quizzes/tests to ensure your understanding

  • A detailed final practicum review for your further growth and refinement

  • A certificate of completion

Next Course Dates (three weekends):
Saturday’s: 2pm – 6pm
Sunday’s: 8am to 5pm

  • March 3rd and 4th

  • March 10th and 11th

  • March 24th and 25th

Program Cost:

  • $850 including a $250 non-refundable deposit.

Additional Costs:

  • DCF Comprehensive Pilates Mat Manual Lvl 1 ($79)

To Successfully Complete the Program You must Achieve the Following:

  • Complete all in class activities

  • Participate in all teaching, classes and lecture time

  • Complete all homework prior to receiving your certificate

  • Pass your final anatomy exam with an 80% or higher

  • Pass your final proficiency exam with an 80% or higher

  • Pass your final practicum with 80% or higher

  • Abide by our Pilates Code of Ethics.

 

Apply Now!

 

Pilates Reformer Level 1 Teacher Training

Next Training Start Date: May 4th 2018

Over the course of three weekends you will gain all the skills necessary to teach effective safe and creative group classes, or private lessons, to individuals of all levels. You will leave with an in-depth understanding of a wide array of Pilates exercises. We will cover modifications to adapt to individuals who are pregnant or have injuries. This course puts a strong emphasis on the musculoskeletal system to understand the purpose and benefits of each exercise.

We focus on a progressive levelled teaching technique to ensure you are able to adapt to a wide-array of clients and situations. A variety of small props will be used throughout the course to add to your repertoire and create further refinements. At the end of this course you will leave with a well rounded education to become a highly skilled and confident Pilates instructor.

We will cover a variety of topics in the training, such as:​

  • Essential principles and philosophy

  • Musculoskeletal system review

  • Pilates Refomer exercises

  • Benefits and contraindications of each exercise

  • Modifications and variations

  • Use of Jump-board and Cardio-tramp

  • A progressive safe teaching technique

  • Sequencing for group classes

  • Effective communication and cueing

  • Refining observation skills

  • Pre/post natal pilates on the Reformer

  • Introduction to special population considerations

  • Self care

Next Course Dates (three weekends):

Fridays and Saturdays 2pm – 6pm

Sundays 8am – 5pm

​May 4th, 5th and 6th
May 11th, 12th and 13th
May 25th, 26th and 27th

You will receive:

  • Comprehensive DCF Pilates Reformer Teacher Training Manual Level 1

  • Case studies for review to ensure your understanding

  • In class teaching time to refine your skills

  • Written quizzes/tests to ensure your understanding

  • A detailed final practicum review for your further growth and refinement

  • A certificate of completion

Program Cost:

  • $1350 plus tax including a $250 non-refundable deposit.

Additional Costs:

  • DCF Comprehensive Pilates Reformer Manual Lvl 1 ($79)

To Successfully Complete the Program You must Achieve the Following:

  • Complete all in class activities

  • Participate in all teaching, classes and lecture time

  • Complete all homework prior to receiving your certificate

  • Pass your final anatomy exam with an 80% or higher

  • Pass your final proficiency exam with an 80% or higher

  • Pass your final practicum with 80% or higher

  • Abide by our Pilates Code of Ethics.

 

Apply Now!

 


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Shelbourne Physiotherapy staff provide clinical instruction at our Victoria Clinic for students in the UBC Faculty of Medicine. We are an accredited facility for UBC Dept. of Physical Therapy Student Practicums.

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