– Comprehensive USA
The Graduate Program prepares students for an enduring career as a Pilates teacher.
The Graduate Program the second half of the Comprehensive Program USA. It is for students who have completed the Foundation Program and wish to gain comprehensive knowledge of Pilates on all the Pilates apparatus, including the Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel, F2 Spine Corrector, F2 Arm Chair, Ped-a-Pul, Mat, and other auxiliary apparatus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After completing both the Foundation Program and Graduate Program, students are eligible to pursue a BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teaching Certificate.
To receive a BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teaching Certificate, students must complete the following graduation requirements:
In the USA the final Practical exam and final Teaching Evaluation are conducted at a Centralized Testing location. Additional testing fees apply (See Tuition and Fees for more information).
Students are encouraged to begin their student hours during the Foundation Program. Up to 50% of Observation hours may be completed via BASI Interactive.
Total Graduate Program Tuition: $1999
Due Upon Enrollment:
The remaining balance of $1499 is due 10 business days prior to the start of the Graduate Program.
DISCOUNT: When you sign up for both the Foundation Program and the Graduate Program at the same time with a $1000 deposit, $200 will be discounted off the Graduate Program price.
Tuition Fees include:
Studio Use Fees: Some studios may charge a studio use fee to complete observation, self-practice, and student teaching hours. Please contact your local studio for more information.
BASI Interactive Monthly Subscription – $10/month for Pro Version
Please review our Refund Policy before registering for a program (may not apply to programs in License Territories).
Program schedule is subject to postponement or cancellation based on student enrollment.
All pricing is in U.S. Dollars (USD)
Graduate Program Auditing Fee: $200 per module
This program is auditable! Anyone can audit, including current BASI students, BASI graduates, non-BASI Pilates teachers, or prospective students who would like to try out our education before committing to full enrollment. We are forever students and what better way to be a student than to revisit the BASI work? There are no restrictions on how many and which modules you can audit.
Please note that course books are not included for auditors, but may be purchased separately.
Discounts are available to BASI graduates and current BASI students who wish to repeat all modules of their program. Please call BASI HQ at +1 949-574-1343 to register and receive your discount.
For prospective students, BASI Pilates will apply the paid audit price of the module to the total tuition price of the program if a prospective student registers for the entire program.
BASI offers limited refunds for students who cancel prior to or during the Program. A $500.00 sum payable upon submission of your Enrollment Application is comprised of a $100.00 fee for processing your application (“Administration Fee”) and a $400.00 deposit (the “Deposit”).
If BASI does not accept your Application or if you cancel thirty (30) or more days prior to the start of the first module, we shall, as soon as possible, refund all monies paid by you to us other than the Administration Fee.
Your enrollment into a program is a deciding factor as to whether the program would run as scheduled. Therefore if you cancel fewer than thirty (30) days prior to the start of the first module, then within thirty (30) days of receiving your cancellation request, we will refund all monies paid by you to us other than the Initial Deposit (including the Administration Fee).
We shall not be obligated to refund any monies if you cancel at any time following commencement of the first module of any program (whether or not you attend that or any other module).
We reserve the right to cancel any program. If a program is cancelled and a replacement is not offered, we will refund all monies paid by you to us.
In the event of your cancellation as described above, BASI will allow you to transfer any monies paid by you for the cancelled program to any other BASI program for which you qualify, so long as such program is scheduled to commence within one (1) year of your Application to the cancelled program. In the event that you fail to transfer as stated, BASI shall have no obligation to refund any monies paid by you to us, regardless of when you cancelled or requested a transfer.
Please note: Our Refund Policy pertains to each Program for which you enroll and is stated in full in the Enrollment Agreement. In the event of any discrepancy between our website and the Enrollment Agreement, the Enrollment Agreement shall prevail.
Washington and Colorado Residents – Please refer to your state specific agreement.
Testing fees and Auditing fees are non refundable and non-transferable.
All fees and refunds are in U.S. dollars (USD).
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