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Mat Intensive
Wimbledon, United Kingdom

Program Schedule

  • Day 1 Exercise Description, Analysis and Teaching Mar 03, 2017 12:30pm - 7:30pm
    Emily Odoire Emily Odoire

    Primary concepts covered include the 10 movement principles of the Pilates method, an overview of the pelvic region and Pilates breathing. A historical overview of Pilates is presented, plus the BASI® approach, and the importance of safety when teaching Pilates are discussed. The importance and practice of cueing is also discussed. Repertoire includes fundamental Mat exercises. A one-hour mat class is taught.

  • Day 2 Anatomical Terminology Mar 04, 2017 12:30pm - 7:30pm
    Julia Anne Pietersma Julia Anne Pietersma

    Primary concepts covered include an anatomy and terminology overview, the BASI® system of movement analysis, exercise physiology, and aerobic/anaerobic exercise.  The BASI® format of teaching is discussed and the Block System®, created by Rael Isacowitz, is introduced. Repertoire covers intermediate Mat exercises. A one-hour mat class is taught.

  • Day 3 The Principles of Alignment, Posture and Posture Assessment May 12, 2017 12:30pm - 7:30pm
    Lisa Lamberti Lisa Lamberti

    Primary concepts covered are the principles of alignment and posture assessment. Discussion includes exercise as a tool for assessment. Repertoire taught includes intermediate through advanced Mat exercises and Leg Weights. A one-hour mat class is taught.

  • Day 4 Core Strength May 13, 2017 12:30pm - 7:30pm
    Julia Anne Pietersma Julia Anne Pietersma

    Primary concepts covered are core strength and the relationship of the various muscle groups that make up the core with particular focus on the abdominals and the back extensors. An in-depth look into exercise adaptation and the use of assists and modifications will be discussed. Lecture focuses on how to construct a complete and comprehensive program. Also addressed are the role of the teacher and the importance of flow in a session. Repertoire taught includes advanced Mat and Magic Circle. A one-hour mat class is taught.

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  • Karen

    Sheri was fantastic, her enthusiasm about Pilates was infectious

    There was a lot of material covered in a short space of time. Possibly add time to the course to allow for more student teaching workshops at the end of each module.



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