Enhance your Pilates knowledge and credentials with ProBridge.
BASI Pilates is recognized internationally as one of the highest quality Pilates education providers in the industry. For qualified Pilates professionals, the ProBridge Program covers all the material presented in the standard BASI Pilates Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training Program, packaged in an intensive format and focusing on key differentiators between BASI Pilates and other Pilates schools.
The ProBridge Program consists of 12 modules, with two modules taught per day in an intensive format. Each module includes lectures, discussion, repertoire, and practice time. Upon completion of all 12 modules, students are eligible to pursue a BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teaching Certificate by completing the remaining program completion requirements.
ProBridge students walk away from the program with enhanced knowledge and skills, including:
- Pilates Method
- In-depth understanding of the BASI Pilates approach to the Pilates method.
- Provide Cues
- Familiarity with the BASI Pilates repertoire taught on the Mat and all apparatus.
- Block System
- Proficiency in the groundbreaking BASI Block System.
- Gain Confidence
- Confidence in working with BASI's proprietary F2 System.
- Teach & Demonstrate
- Eligibility to take the Pilates Method Alliance NCPT examination, or receive PMA CECs.
Muscle Balance and Imbalance
Primary concepts covered include the meaning of balance and the implications of imbalances in strength and flexibility. Lecture focuses on functional exercises, movement patterns, neuromuscular re-education, and muscle testing. Repertoire taught includes intermediate and advanced Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac.
The Lower Limbs
Primary concepts covered include the hip joint, the knee joint, and the ankle-foot complex. The gait cycle is discussed and analyzed. Repertoire taught is intermediate Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac.
Primary concepts covered are the structure and function of the shoulder region, the shoulder joint, muscles of the shoulder, and the importance of correct shoulder mechanics. Lecture includes how to work with clients with shoulder problems and recognizing scope of practice. Repertoire taught is intermediate Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, and an introduction to the Ladder Barrel and Spine Corrector.
Program Design Principles
Primary concepts covered include the principles of training, such as overload, specificity and reversibility. Components of physical fitness are addressed and analyzed. Lecture includes repertoire levels and how they relate to working with a broad range of clientele. Repertoire taught is advanced Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac.
Specific Populations, Part 1
Primary concepts covered are habitual movement patterns, cross training, imbalances, and setting goals. The athletic population is looked at closely. Lecture focuses on teaching methodologies. Repertoire taught includes intermediate- and advanced-level work on both Ladder Barrel and Spine Corrector.
Specific Populations, Part 2
Primary concepts covered are based on populations with restrictions and an in-depth look at pregnancy guidelines. Lecture includes teaching men and women, different body types, as well as objectives and approaches. A general review of the repertoire is conducted and the Final Written Exam is available to students online after completion of the Graduate Program.