Courses

Professional Bridging (ProBridge)

ProBridge is a development program for Pilates professionals who want to learn the principles and methods of BASI Pilates. Open only to qualified Pilates teachers from recognized schools, ProBridge is the equivalent of the BASI Pilates CTTC. It is also recommended as a refresher course, prior to acceptance for the advanced Ultimate Program, which comprises the Mentor, Master and Master Reunion courses. This course has been approved for 36 CECs by the PMA.

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  • Dates
  • location
    Costa Mesa, CA, United States
  • host studio BASI Pilates Studio
  • registration Register for all modules listed below pertaining to this class.

program schedule

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  • DAY 1 – THE FUNDAMENTALS AND PART 1 OF ANATOMY REVIEW

Topics covered will include the Principals of the Pilates method and a brief overview of the importance of the pelvis, breathing, exercise description, analysis and teaching. In addition, review of anatomy, importance of appropriate cueing as well as basic safety topics will all be discussed. Repertoire includes Mat and Reformer. A one-hour mat class will be given. Total of 6 hours class time is provided.

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  • DAY 2 – ANATOMY OVERVIEW PART 2 AND POSTURE ASSESSMENT

Topics covered will include anatomical movement analysis, introduction of the BASI Block System®, format and progressive layering as well as principles of alignment and complete postural assessment. Repertoire includes intermediate to advanced Mat, Reformer and Cadillac. A one-hour mat class will be given. Total of 6 hours class time is provided. 

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  • DAY 3 – CORE STRENGTH AND EXERCISE ADAPTATION    

Topics covered will include core strength of the back and abdominals including contraindications, effective exercises as well as the teacher’s role in creating “flow” in a session. Discussion on the correct use of modifications and assists and construction of complete and effective programs. Repertoire includes intermediate to advanced Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair and the Avalon® Chair. A one-hour mat class will be given. Total of 6 hours class time is provided.

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  • DAY 4 – MUSCULAR BALANCE/IMBALANCE - THE LOWER LIMBS

Topics covered will include imbalance in strength and flexibility, functional exercises and movement patterns. In addition, a look at the hip joint, knee joint and ankle complex as well as an examination of the gait cycle are included. Repertoire includes intermediate/advanced Mat, Reformer and Wunda Chair. A one-hour mat class will be given. Total of 6 hours class time is provided.

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  • DAY 5 – THE SHOULDER / PROGRAM DESIGN PRINCIPLES

Topics covered will include the shoulder complex, correct mechanics, dysfunction and injury. In addition, principles of training, appropriate level of repertoire and working with a broad range of clients will be offered and discussed. Repertoire includes intermediate to advanced Reformer, Wunda Chair and Cadillac, Avalon® Step Barrel and Ladder Barrel. A one-hour mat class will be given. Total of 6 hours class time is provided.

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  • DAY 6 – SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

Topics covered will include a look into specific populations requiring specialized sessions. Various groups will be discussed with a special look at the athlete and populations with restrictions. Habitual movement patterns, imbalances, teaching methodology as well the differences of working with women versus men will all be reviewed. Repertoire includes intermediate/advanced Reformer, Wunda Chair, Avalon®         Step and Ladder Barrel. A one-hour mat class will be given. Total of 6 hours class time is provided.

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You can only enroll in -6 modules at a time.