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Enhance your career with certificate courses developed by experts from different disciplines working directly with Rael Isacowitz.

BASI Pilates certificate courses are designed specifically for experienced Pilates professionals. Taught in 3- or 4-day formats, these courses offer a structured framework in which practicing experts from different disciplines work hand-in-hand with BASI founder, Rael Isacowitz and BASI faculty to cover a wide spectrum of disciplines.

From Injuries & Pathologies to Pilates Through Pregnancy and Beyond, certificate courses are an intensive and fascinating way for Pilates professionals to advance their knowledge and careers.


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Upon completion, students receive a certificate from BASI Pilates and are well qualified to work in their chosen area of specialization.

All certificate courses are eligible for NCPC CECs.


Certificate courses are considered advanced education. It is highly recommended that students registering for certificate courses have completed the BASI Pilates Comprehensive Program or a similar program from a recognized Pilates teacher training school.

Refund Policy

Advanced and Continuing Education Refund Policy

If you cancel three weeks or more prior to the program start date, tuition may be transferred to a future education course or workshop of your choice at BASI Pilates, within one year of purchase (minus the non-refundable, non-transferable $100 administration fee).

With less than three weeks’ notice before the program start date, the tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable, since your enrollment and attendance were deciding factors in planning whether the workshop would take place.

 Certificate Courses

Pilates for Injuries and Pathologies

Join us for a 3-day Pilates for Injuries and Pathologies course, where we will explore a physical therapy approach to working with clients who have injuries, physical limitations, or movement dysfunctions. The course will primarily focus on the cervical and lumbar spine, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle, and foot. It will cover functional anatomy, biomechanics, and review current literature.

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Dance Conditioning with Pilates

This 3-day Certificate Course will give you the skills to apply Pilates as a body conditioning method for the dancer in all levels (professional, pre-professional, amateur). You will learn about the training routine of dancers, discuss common compensations and muscle imbalances that occur due to dance training (e.g extreme range of motion, handedness and over-training, over-stretching), and understand the different ways Pilates can complement the dancer’s performance.

Pilates Through Pregnancy and Beyond

Ashley Ritchie created The Pilates Through Pregnancy and Beyond Course to teach Pilates instructors how to effectively and safely train their clients throughout their pregnancy, preparing them for childbirth as well as training them back to pre-pregnancy strength and fitness levels post-birth.

Pilates: Integration into Therapeutic Practice

This introductory course is designed for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Certified Athletic Trainers and Chiropractors.

Pilates for Dancers

This 4 1/2 Day Workshop taught by Karen Clippinger, M.S.P.E. presents repertoire that addresses key demands of dance and common imbalances, so that dance performance can be enhanced, and injury risk reduced. Participants will learn repertoire on the mat and Pilates apparatus designed to improve upper back extension, turnout, extensions of the legs, arabesques, knee hyperextension, point of the foot (plantar flexion), ankle-foot stability, jumps, and carriage of the arms.

Movement Anatomy Foundation

In this comprehensive online course, you will delve deep into the intricacies of human anatomy, exploring how systems, bones, muscles, and joints work together to create fluid movement. Understanding the mechanics behind our body’s capabilities help you to optimize your training, prevent injuries, and enhance your overall teaching and understanding of the human body. Studying anatomy can be intimidating, but we make it easy to learn – online and in your own time. The course is relevant, practical and applicable for any movement specialist and gives you a solid foundation for any further studies in human movement. Regular online contact sessions form part of student guidance and support and the easy-to-use platform house all your study notes, videos, quizzes, etc which you have access to for life. This course is presented online or over 4 days live at a host location and is accredited with 37 NPCP CECs.

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