Intensive Mat Plus™ (IMP)

Upcoming Dates

Summer 2017
June 9 – 11, June 23 – 25, July 8 – 9
Class meets all three weekends.
Fridays 2 – 7:30pm, Saturdays 12 – 6pm, Sundays 10am – 4pm

Tuition

Early Registration by May 12: $995
Final Registration by May 26: $1095

Registration

For more information, contact LeeAnn Silvey.
email: certification@balance-pilates.com
mobile: (434)825-1514

Prerequisites

    • Working knowledge of functional anatomy
    • 30-plus hours pilates classes

Recommended

  • Three-plus years teaching movement or fitness

Course Materials

To order course materials, call 1-800-910-0001.
Please allow 2 weeks for delivery.
To see a list of required course materials, click here

Required Forms & Documents

Please print and bring the following documents with you to class
Exam FAQ
Postural Analysis Guide (print 2 copies)

Course Description

IMP provides you with the solid foundation and skills you need to develop effective and motivating group and personal training programs.  This course teaches you to design and teach the Level 1 (Essential and Intermediate) Matwork repertoire, integrating small equipment to add variety and meet the specific needs of your clients.  In addition to the general course objectives, you will learn:

  • Workout composition for personal and group training
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
  • Flex-Band, Fitness Circle and Arc Barrel workouts
  • Effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design
  • 63 exercises plus multiple modifications

Duration

  • 40 hours of instruction & supervised teaching conducted over 3 weekends
  • plus a mininimum 10 hours observation, 30 hours of physical review, and 15 hours of practice teaching to be completed outside of class
  • Total: 95 hours

CECs

  • 4.0 STOTT PILATES®; ACE