Pilates Mastery© & Teacher Training Objectives

Movement Fluency™ Pilates Mastery© & Teacher Training Program Content, Objectives & Goals

    • To acquire Personal Mastery of Pilates concepts, principles, exercises and movements at an individually attainable level and the means by which to deepen a personal Pilates practice.

    • To gain Professional Teaching skills according to the principles and key movement concepts of Pilates in order to work with individual and groups of clients and students.

    • Knowledge and comprehension of contemporary biomechanics, anatomy and anatomical principles as they apply to a core set of Pilates practice and teaching skills.

    • Recognizing and assessing postural conditions and anomalies with an understanding of how movement can correct and ameliorate these through Core Body Knowledge™ Pilates.

    • Developing and implementing safe, sustainable and effective session plans and programs for clients and students from beginner to intermediate/advanced levels for mat and all apparatus, including the how, why and when to modify an exercise or program to either assist or challenge.

    • An understanding of the history, pedagogy and worldwide community of the Pilates Method, tools, apparatus and techniques.

    • Knowledge of ethics, scope of practice and professional obligations.

    • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion upon meeting all requirements of the Movement Fluency™ d’Anconia Method of Pilates education program.

    • Program designed to prepare participants for the Pilates Method Alliance Certification Exam™

    • Pilates Mat Repertoire | Universal Reformer Repertoire | Cadillac/Trapeze Table Repertoire | Wunda/Combo Chair Repertoire | Small apparatus skills utilizing the jump board, magic circle, rotating discs, balance surfaces, foam rollers, bars, bands & balls | Combining knowledge of west coast, progressive styles with modifications.

    • Creative session plan and program development skills for any proficiency level.

    • Staying passionate and avoiding burn-out is at the center of this training. Developing a confident, poised and professional attitude as a movement teacher.

    • Contemporary anatomical and medical terminology.

    • Understanding indications and contraindications for specific injuries/dysfunctions and special circumstances. 

    • Modern verbal and tactile cueing insights and skills.

    • Studio etiquette, equipment safety and general business-of-Pilates information, such as, how to build a thriving practice in various environments.