PILATES EXERCISES / Weekend Workshops and Intensives (12-18 hours)
Seven Continuing Education workshops for the acquisition, expansion and clarification of Pilates exercise vocabulary on Mat and all pieces of Apparatus. Advanced teacher-training is focused on the underlying patterns and layered skill development in building successful performance of each exercise. Lecture-Demonstration format discusses the nature of each apparatus, demonstrates traditional forms, and provides movement analyses for classical and evolved exercises.
The 7 Pilates Exercise and Equipment-based workshops are:
- Foundation & Fundamentals
- Classical Mat
- Universal Reformer
- The Barrels
- The Chairs
- The Cadillac
- Small Apparatus
Weekend workshops (2 days) are designed to review Classical Pilates exercises with tips for better cueing, performance and apparatus use. Weekend Intensives (3 days) are comprehensive investigations of Classical and evolved forms.
Traveling workshops can be tailored to guest studio’s needs and equipment inventory. Exercise lists are provided and participants volunteer for demonstration. This offers a personal physical experience as well as expanded observation and cueing skills. These units are geared for experienced certified professionals and constitute a comprehensive investigation of exercise possibilities on the chosen apparatus.
The 7 equipment-based workshops are designed to be an encyclopedic listing of exercise vocabularies associated with each apparatus supported with demonstration of the skill-building exercises essential to achieve and perform full classical form and advanced variations. Specifics of machine set-up, body position and orientation, and detailed movement analyses are discussed. Each Pilates exercise is analyzed from initiation to conclusion noting the intention and direction of the action and any spatial or level changes required in the performance for resolution and return.
Pilates Workshops include: