balanced body

Teacher Training

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GO BEYOND THE MANUAL

Taught by master instructors with decades of experience, our acclaimed Pilates teacher training and coaching program gives prospective Pilates instructors the confidence, knowledge, and skills necessary to find success.

trusted program

As a Balanced Body Authorized Training Center, with experienced master teachers, you can rest assured the training you receive is top notch.

support your growth

Become a more empowered and confident teacher. We help you find your voice and teaching style, offering mentorship and practice drills.

safe environment

We offer training in a friendly and nurturing environment. With open studio time, you will be among a diverse community who can inspire and push you to be your best.

LESSON PLAN ASSISTANCE

You won’t be lost for how to lesson plan. We help you decipher your clients needs, so you’ll know how to better serve them.

COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING

balanced body Mat 1
June 1-2, 2019

Mat I includes an introduction to the history and principles of Pilates, beginning and most intermediate level exercises with modifications, lectures on class order and programming in a group setting, and guidelines for teaching seniors, pre and post-natal classes.

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balanced body mat II
July 13-14, 2019

Mat II includes the remaining intermediate and advanced level exercises as well as essential movement principles and training tips for advancing clients to the higher levels. Pilates for sports specific activities are also covered.

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balanced body reformer I
august 17-18, 2019

Reformer I includes an introduction to the Pilates Reformer, including set-up and safety, beginning exercises, program sequencing and teaching tips for group classes. By the end of the course you will be able to teach a beginning Reformer class or personal training session.

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balanced body reformer II
October 5-6, 2019

Reformer II includes intermediate exercises and modifications designed for group an individual instruction. Teaching successful classes to clients at different levels of ability is emphasized, along with variations on sequences and progressing.

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balanced body reformer III
November 2-3, 2019

Reformer III includes advanced exercises plus modifications for sports specific activities, tips for training the advanced client and key exercises for advancing a client.

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TRAPEZE/CHAIR/BARRELS MODULE 1
DECember 7-8, 2019

Module 1 introduces the Trapeze Table, Chair and Barrels to provide a complete education on the Pilates system. Module 1 includes beginning and intermediate level exercises on each piece of equipment along with safety, set up and their role in the Pilates studio environment.

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TRAPEZE/CHAIR/BARRELS MODULE 2
JANUARY 11-12, 2020

Module 2 includes intermediate exercises on the Trapeze Table, Chair and Barrels as well as information on class design in the Pilates environment. Additional information on working with special populations is included.

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TRAPEZE/CHAIR/BARRELS MODULE 3
FEBRUARY 8-9, 2020

Module 3 completes the comprehensive Pilates teacher training program with intermediate and advanced exercises on the Trapeze Table, Chair and Barrels. The ThinkFit programming system is applied to the apparatus to create clear guidelines for class design.

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BALANCED BODY MAT III
MARCH 7-8, 2020

Enhanced Pilates Mat completes the mat training by adding rings, rollers, bands and balls to the traditional Mat exercises. In addition, Enhanced Mat includes functional exercises for the upper and lower body expanding the Mat work beyond the core to develop whole body strength and flexibility.

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balanced body movement principles

Our signature and innovative Balanced Body approach teaches the repertoire as well as movement principles and the practical day to day instructional applications of each of the exercises.

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ANATOMY TRAINING

ai3d: the corE SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Deepen your understanding of the key elements of the inner unit. Together we will build the diaphragm, the deep spinal muscles and erector spinae, the pelvic floor and the abdominals in order to provide you with a clear understanding of the relationship of the inner unit muscles and they importance in lumbopelvic stabilization.

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AI3d: THE PELVIS, HIP & THIGH

Deepen your understanding of the hip and thigh muscles and how they work to create stability, mobility, strength and power in the lower body. Together we review the bony landmarks of the pelvis, hip joint and femur and build all of the muscles in the area. 

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AI3d: the upper limb OCTOBER 13, 2019

Learn the key landmarks, joint mechanics and action of the bones along with the origin, insertion and action of the muscles to gain a 3D understanding of the upper limb. Exercises for each muscle as well as each muscle group are included to help you use the information immediately.

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Anatomy3D ABSOLUTE CENTER lafayette california

anatomy in 3d: full course

Build muscles in clay on a specially designed skeleton and imprint the body’s design deeply into your mind. Anatomy in Three Dimensions™ is a compelling/effective, engaging and fun way to learn the basics of musculoskeletal anatomy. By building the muscles with your own hands you will develop a deep understanding of the structure and function of the human body.

Interested in taking this course? Reach out on our Connect page!