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As a Certified Pilates instructor, your goal is to improve the lives of others by working to improve their physical health through Pilates. Pilates is a mind-body approach to physical fitness which focuses on posture, body awareness, controlled movement, and core strengthening to achieve whole body fitness. At Soulful Pilates, our fun and intimate studio setting provides the foundation for the course. Soulful Pilates has an open studio policy for all participants in our Teacher Training program. We provide round-the-clock assistance in the most positive and caring way during your journey through the training program.
In the program, we dive immediately into the structure of the human body. We cover anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and applied kinesiology. First learning how your body works, and then how to apply this knowledge through Pilates-evolved and Pilates-based exercises.
While mastering Pilates movements and techniques, our student teachers learn how to address the many imbalances and injuries that people face in day-to-day life. Graduates of our training program develop a complete understanding of the body's muscles and skeletal structure. As well as gaining insight to help clients suffering from many types of injury, while safely exercising and challenging all individuals.
We spend hundreds of hours together, and enjoyment of the journey is our top priority, especially in such an intense learning situation. Soulful Pilates has built a family of comprehensively-trained instructors. Each Pilates trainer brings their individual background, personality, and experience with Pilates into their individual teaching style. We encourage individuality and creativity while teaching you how to safely apply the Pilates fundamentals and techniques.
Soulful Pilates with Master Teacher Véronique Dumont is proud to offer Pilates Sports Center Teacher Training Program. The PSC program is an Internationally recognized program with a Cutting Edge Approach to Pilates Teacher Training.
PSC teaches a contemporary approach to the method developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s; one that preserves the essence of the original technique but incorporates today’s knowledge and principals. Small class sizes and high contact hours with review and anatomy provided.
Students will learn the Classical and Progressive approach to Pilates all in one program using a beautiful, organized photographic manual.
Our instructors are successful, sought after and return to us for continued workshops year after year.
The program provides a challenging yet nurturing environment for dedicated Pilates practitioners who wish to become Pilates Trainers.
Our graduates are trained in detailed applications of the Pilates Method of exercise and are chosen for teaching opportunities based on their knowledge and ability to adapt the Pilates exercises to clients of all levels. In addition, our staff is very experienced in handling sports-related injuries, including shoulder dislocations, knee reconstruction, bulging discs, and countless other injuries. Our trainers have an in-depth knowledge of safe Pilates practices for those with injuries, and those who are fit.
You can’t offer the finest Pilates classes in the world without the best staff of trainers. Our proprietary 450+ hour comprehensive Soulful Pilates Teacher Training program ensures that our graduates are experts, which enables our customers to safely get the most out of their workouts. Becoming a Pilates instructor requires more than just a good working knowledge and experience with Pilates exercises and equipment. It requires more than being physically fit. A good Pilates trainer has to have great communication skills, a desire to teach and help others, a compassionate nature, and most of all, a lot of energy! Many Pilates devotees consider pursuing certification as a Pilates and yoga teacher in hopes of turning a passion into a career. It will take time and a lot of effort and devotion, but is worth it if you truly want to help others better themselves and have a passion for Pilates.
So don't wait any longer! Change that un-inspiring career path and turn a hobby into a fulfilling paying job. Pilates popularity has grown exponentially over the past 50 years especially on the West Coast, and the demand for instructors has only become greater. The opportunity to change your lifestyle and the lives of others is there for the taking through Soulful Pilates. Start the road to becoming a Certified Pilates Instructor and turn your dream job into a reality!
This all-inclusive 450+ hour course includes:
- Pilates Mat
- Cadillac/Trapeze Table
- Wunda Chair
- Philosophy of Pilates
- Assessment and alignment protocol
- Equipment safety course
- Programming for any level of client proficiency
*Upon completion of your Pilates Teacher Training program, you will be prepared to take the PMA Pilates Certification™ exam if you desire.
Next training coming up Spring 2017!
All classes meet Tuesdays and Fridays 1-5pm
- Fundamentals (required): March 14 and March 17
- Mat: March 21 – April 7
- Reformer: April 11 – May 19
- Cadillac: May 23 – June 9
- Wunda Chair: June 9 – June 23
Review: June 27 / Final Exam: June 30
Teacher Training Rates
Full 16 Week Course: $4,900.00 (minus $500 deposit)
OR Modular Courses:
- Fundamentals and Philosophy – $300
- Pilates Mat – $1000 (Deposit of $100)
- Reformer – $2000 (Deposit of $100)
- Cadillac – $1000 (Deposit of $100)
- Chair – $1000 (Deposit of $100)