The course is packed full of ideas for using small mat equipment to create lively, varied and challenging classes that will really engage your participants.
You’ll learn how to use equipment to isolate and intensify the work of core muscles, and to improve exercise execution by enhancing kinesthetic awareness and understanding.
Written by a team of our expert tutors and including a comprehensive manual to refer to, this workshop is hands-on, experiential and fun! You will learn the skills to teach Pilates based exercises using half-foam rollers, bands/tubing, stability balls, and small soft balls. You will also look at exercise variations using the full foam roller, the weighted ball and the Pilates ring.
We strongly recommend that you buy one of each of the pieces of equipment covered so that you can practise the exercises as you learn. You'll find purchase details in the Pilates shop on our website.
This is a 1-day practical workshop.
Discover new variations and creative sequences whilst using small equipment including the Pilates ring, small ball, weighted balls, bands and foam rollers. The use of small equipment will engage class participants and add a new dimension to your service offer.
Generate new opportunities for progressions, adaptations and variations to the Pilates exercises, using equipment to change the focus of the movement.
Continue to explore adaptations from the original Pilates method, using small equipment to aid kinaesthetic awareness, performance and understanding of the Pilates technique.
Keep your classes energised, challenging and different by including small equipment in your classes, building upon your Pilates portfolio.
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This is a practical workshop.
Students will be expected to demonstrate competent teaching, including the identification and correction of poor technique under the observation of the tutor. There are no formal assessments for this workshop.
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At Future Fit Training, we make it easy and affordable for you to achieve your dream career without comprising on the quality of your learning experience or more importantly, your future career! We offer a variety of payment options including;
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Their goal is to create a standardised industry that everyone, from apprentices to CEOs, are confident in and proud to be part of. Some quick key facts are:
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Each individual module within your training programme has a specific deadline or time-frame of completion that must be achieved in order to pass. The aim of the deadlines are to encourage you to succeed and ensure that you become qualified. The overall deadline to complete all your courses is 3 years from when you purchased.
We would ask how much time can you dedicate to your study? The more time available, the quicker you can complete your course. If you don’t have lots of time, we advise taking it step-by-step.
The Pilates Matwork course was detailed, practical and challenging. The course content was delivered in a variety of ways i.e. online learning and face-to-face suiting learning styles. Scott and his team were very helpful at the end of the phone/online. I was lucky enough to walk straight into a Pilates teaching job as soon as I qualified. Thank-you FutureFit!
Anne-Marie 12 03 2019
Future Fit Training is fantastic. From the moment I booked my Indoor Cycle Course the whole process was really smooth and everyone I emailed or spoke to was really helpful. On the day of the course, it was fantastic, I cannot thank Future Fit enough!
Nathalie Edwards 04 04 2019
An incredibly professional organisation that deserves recognition for the quality of the training. It was made easy for me to qualify to Level 4 PT by use on online training to provide a foundation of knowledge, then supplemented by simply superb weekend workshops on various specific aspects - these workshops under promised and over delivered every single time through instructors that had a wealth of knowledge and experience and clearly demonstrated this in a professional manner.
Neil1969 24 01 2019
Pilates Instructor, Nutrition Coach & Personal Trainer
Maria Krick is a Pilates instructor, Nutrition Coach and Personal Trainer. With over 10 years of experience, Marie has a wealth of health and fitness knowledge. Originally born in Athens, Greece, Maria moved to England to study for a degree in IT with business and over time gained numerous qualifications in business analysis and project management. However, Maria’s passion was driven by her love for fitness and the desire to make a difference to others. Paralleling her full-time job with part-time study of fitness coaching allowed her to take gradual steps towards achieving this dream by obtaining qualification in GP Referral, Core Stability, Personal Training, Weight Management and Pilates amongst others with Future Fit Training – reflective of not only her motivation to succeed but an aptitude for coaching.
I enjoy running classes in my local area, alongside supporting clients on a 1-to-1 basis in their quest to reach their lifestyle goals. I feel so lucky that through helping others accomplish their dreams, I have finally been able to achieve my own.