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with Karen Clippinger, M.S.P.E.



Time to level up your Pilates education!


This 4 1/2 Day Workshop taught by Karen Clippinger, M.S.P.E. presents repertoire that addresses key demands of dance and common imbalances, so that dance performance can be enhanced, and injury risk reduced. Participants will learn repertoire on the mat and Pilates apparatus designed to improve upper back extension, turnout, extensions of the legs, arabesques, knee hyperextension, point of the foot (plantar flexion), ankle-foot stability, jumps, and carriage of the arms. In addition to learning individual exercises, participants will participate in a sample mat class with elastic bands, as well as a sample reformer class.

Participants will have the option of attending in person at BASI Pilates Academy, USA (Newport Beach) or online via Zoom.

A course manual is included and participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Certification Details: Graduates from BASI Teacher Training Programs can obtain a BASI Teaching Certificate with Dance Specialization upon completion of this course. Instructors from other programs are also welcome and will receive a Pilates for Dancers course certificate of completion and 24 NPCP CECs.

  • Program Structure

Day 1

August 7th


• Review key dance-specific strength, flexibility, and technique demands for the spine.
• Learn effective strengthening exercises for the abdominals and back extensors utilizing the Pilates reformer, wunda chair, cadillac, and mat.
• Develop instructional skills to identify and effectively cue clients to emphasize adequate lumbar flexion, promote supported thoracic extension, limit excessive lumbar hyperextension, and appropriately distribute motion throughout the spine.



California (PDT)

• 10am – 5pm




Early Bird Pricing
until July 23


Standard Pricing
after July 23

This program is approved by the NPCP for 24 CECs.
The last day to register is August 2.

  • A course manual is included


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