Mentor Program

This course is the first phase of the Legacy Program, Rael’s voyage of discovery to the extreme edges of the Pilates Method with the most accomplished of his colleagues and students. The Mentor Program is for seasoned professionals who want to hone their teaching skills and study at the highest levels of the work. During this very personal experience, Rael shares the skills and lessons he has learned over four decades at the peak of the profession. This is a 3-day learning experience that includes a Study Guide and Exercise Manual.

Prerequisites: Completion of BASI or another recognized comprehensive teacher training program and minimum of 3 years experience teaching (2 years for BASI qualified teachers).

This program is approved by the PMA for 18 CECs.

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    BASI Pilates Studio
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    Pilates House
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    Camera di Commercio
  1. Program Structure

Mentor Program Program Structure

  1. Day One

    Primary concepts covered include teaching methodology, the art of cueing and cueing as a process; as well as a discussion on higher principles. New repertoire will be taught on the Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair and Step Barrel.

  2. Day Two

    Concepts covered include exercise progression and programming, the Block System, programming for different populatoions, program progression and selecting the appropriate level for clients. New repertoire will be introduced on the Reformer, Wunda Chair and Cadillac.

  3. Day Three

    Concepts covered are exercises analysis through movement, muscle testing, movement observation and analysis, and advanced level work as a goal. Implementation of these concepts will be discussed. More new repertoire will be introduced on the Reformer, Wunda Chair, Cadillac, Step Barrel and Ladder Barrel.