The Graduate Program is for students who have completed the Foundation Program and wish to gain comprehensive knowledge of Pilates on all the Pilates apparatus, including Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Ped-a-pul, Ladder Barrel, Step Barrel, BASI’s proprietary F2 System® and various other Auxiliary apparatus.
BASI’s Graduate Program consists of six modules (see Program Structure tab below), which include lectures, discussion, exercise analysis and practice. To receive the BASI Comprehensive Certificate, students must completed 500 hours, pass exams and pass a Student Paper (see requirements in Certification tab below). Additional fees apply
The Graduate Program is an enduring foundation for a career in Pilates, with graduates qualified to teach up to advanced level students on the full complement of standard Pilates equipment.
Please review our Refund Policy before registering for a program (may not apply to Licensee territories).
Program schedule is subject to postponement or cancellation, based on student enrollment.
*All fees are in U.S. Dollars.
Muscle Balance and Imbalance
Apr 12, 2019
2pm - 9pm
Primary concepts covered are 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
Apr 13, 2019
12pm - 7pm
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.
Apr 14, 2019
9am - 4pm
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 are presented. Lecture includes how to work with clients with shoulder problems and recognizing scope of practice. Repertoire taught is intermediate Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, and introduction of the Ladder Barrel and Step Barrel.
Program Design Principles
May 31, 2019
2pm - 9pm
Primary concepts covered are 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
Jun 01, 2019
12pm - 7pm
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 Step Barrel.
Specific Populations Part 2
Jun 02, 2019
9am - 4pm
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 Examination is given.