ProBridge Foundation

BASI's ProBridge is a specialized, continuing education program for the qualified Pilates professional interested in experiencing the depth, intensity and precision that only BASI provides.

The Professional Bridging Program (ProBridge) is an intensive program that credits the experience of qualified Pilates professionals. Focus is placed on the specialized BASI principles and methodologies in a condensed program format.

The ProBridge Programs have been approved for 36 CECs by the PMA. Students must attend both Foundation and Graduate Programs to receive CECs.

Discount: Students who sign up for both the ProBridge Foundation and the Graduate Programs, at the same time, receive a $200 discount on the ProBridge Graduate Program Fee.

We welcome students who have completed the BASI Comprehensive Program to Audit and experience an intense review of the work they did previously. Clarification of nuances of movement allows BASI graduates or current Comprehensive students to revisit the original material without the stress, and hone their existig skills.

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES

The ProBridge Program is open to any Pilates professional whose qualifications are deemed sufficient by BASI Pilates. The ProBridge Program is also open to all graduates of the BASI Comprehensive Program.

Students must provide documentation of successful completion from a recognized Comprehensive Pilates teacher training program. The program must be a minimum of 450 hours, including training on all apparatus. Online training is not acceptable. The previous training must have included a practical assessment of movement and teaching skills. The director of the training program must have had a minimum of ten years teaching Pilates at the time of training.

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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.

Upon completion of the program, you will be qualified to:

  • Utilize the BASI ® Block System® to design and teach an individual or group session
  • Undersand the unique qualities of BASI exercises on all apparatus and Mat
  • Prepare for the Probridge Graduate program

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ProBridge Foundation Program Structure

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.

Tuition & Fees

Total Tuition $1699

*Deposit $400

*Admin Fee $100 (non-refundable)

*Outstanding Tuition $1199

All program fees are due 10 business days prior to the start of the program.

DISCOUNT: when you sign up for both programs (Foundation and Graduate) at the same time with a $1000 deposit, $200 will be discounted off the Graduate Program price.

*Additional Fees*

Pilates Interactive Monthly Subscription - Pro Version $10 USD/ month

Studio Fees for Observation, Self-Practice, Student Teaching (We suggest to contact the studio where you will be obtaining your hours for more information)

Testing Fees: Final Practical Exam and Final Teaching Evaluation- $250 (Go to Examination Process for more information) *Travel expenses and accommodations to a Centralized Testing location may apply.

**All fees in US Dollars**

Teaching Credential

In order to receive a BASI Comprehensive Certificate, ProBridge students first complete the Foundation ProBridge and then the Graduate ProBridge program.

After the completion of both programs, students are required to pass:

Final Written Exam (taken online at the end of Day 6)

Final Practical Exam

Final Teaching Evaluation

Please note: the Final Practical Exam and Final Teaching Evaluation are taken at a Centralized Testing Location. Testing fees apply. Centralized Testing does not apply to programs outside the US.

Those who do not go through the testing process may request a Letter of Attendance

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