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Education

TAKE YOUR PILATES TRAINING TO THE NEXT LEVEL
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Instructor Training

Centred Pilates Studio...

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follows the Pilates Process™ method and offers their instructor training for Mat and Reformer as well as workshops for Cadillac, Chair and Teaching Therapeutic Pilates. 

Pilates Process™ training teaches instructors how to program for individual clients and for group settings.  Pilates focused anatomy, exercises and variations, along with practice teaching sessions make our education stand out.

 

When training instructors, they become our clients and are given the same focus and attention that our Pilates clients receive.​

Some methods are focused on the perfect execution of exercises and not on the individual performing the exercises.

Our instructors are trained to recognize where the client is starting from and program for them to develop more efficiency, greater stability, balanced power and improved posture.  Our instructors have a passion for what they do and their clients love their workouts. 

For a broader sense of the Pilates Process™ teaching approach, read Laura's current blog.

 

Key features of the Pilates Process™ training:

Small Class Sizes

We are detail oriented and limit class sizes to 12 students so that everyone gets the assistance they need. In fact, we add an assistant when the class is more than 8 students.

Commitment To Students

We really want you to understand the material, not just memorize it and we have developed creative, diverse methods of teaching to ensure just that.

 

Exceptional Teachers

We have extremely high standards for teacher trainers. All of our teachers have extensive experience and are passionate about Pilates, their teaching and their students.

Therapeutic Pilates

Understandably, not every fitness teacher wants to teach therapeutically. It is a reality however, that every teacher will come across clients with pain and injury whether they plan to or not. Our training is infused with our therapeutic knowledge so that you will feel prepared and confident when those situations arise. Furthermore, if you do want to pursue therapeutic teaching you will be very well prepared to do so.

 
 
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Dates:  TBA

Mat Level 1 - 2

This course offers an exceptional and thorough basis for becoming a successful Pilates teacher. Learn fundamental Mat repertoire while gaining knowledge and experience in the basics of postural analysis, functional anatomy, programming, cueing and communication.

Pilates Process Method™ courses are a combination of experiential learning, anatomical knowledge and the Pilates choreography.  Significant practice and review are required between sessions.

 

60 hours of in studio and virtual instruction

Location:
Centred Pilates Studio
5657 Malim Road
Vernon, B.C. V1B 3J8
Times will be set after course dates are set.
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Winter 2021-22  TBA

Reformer Level 1-2

This course continues the in-depth exploration of all aspects of teaching.  Postural programming, applied anatomy, adaptive communication are the focus while learning the diverse and expansive reformer repertoire.  Use the benefits of closed chain work for function movement and strength gains.   Proficient use and safety of the equipment are covered during the course.  Significant practice and review are required between sessions.

 

Pre-requisite:  Mat training or Pilate Process Method™ prep classes.

 

60 Hours in studio instruction

Location:
Centred Pilates Studio

5657 Malim Road
Vernon, B.C. V1B 3J8
Times:
TBA
 

Workshops

Wanting to learn more?

Workshops are a great way to deepen your knowledge and are usually between 90 minutes and 3 hours.  We have workshops for clients and for instructor CEC's

Franklin Method

Activates body and mind function through the use of imagery, experiential anatomy and reconditioning movement to improve function. 

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Sean is a Franklin Method® L1 Educator and presents FM workshops in the Okanagan and surrounding area.  

 

Franklin Method® teaches practical insights into embodiment of function, mechanical synchronization and movement excellence.  The concepts behind the Franklin Method® are highly science based and presented in a clear and experiential format. Students take away exercises and imagery to practice for continued improvement in physical experience and performance.

 

Workshops are presented throughout the year and will be posted here.

 

Email with enquiries about workshops with specific intention for athletic groups, dance schools and physical trainers.