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Pilates with Small Equipment

Vary your Pilates Classes and Engage Students with our CPD Accreditation

This 1-day practical workshop is accredited by CIMSPA.


Buy now - £139

Gain a CPD Certification

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 Expert Tutors

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

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.

Adapt and Vary Your Pilates Exercises

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

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 Engaging and Challenging

Keep your classes energised, challenging and different by including small equipment in your classes, building upon your Pilates portfolio.

Course specifics

This is a practical workshop.

Please check the other tabs for entry requirements.

Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates, or equivalent.

If you don't already have the Diploma in Mat Pilates, why not have a look at it, here. You never know, it could be the start of a new career!

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Format

This is a practical workshop.

Content

  • The purpose of small equipment in a mat Pilates class
  • Safe and effective use of a range of small equipment in Pilates
  • Using small equipment to change the intensity or focus of Pilates exercises
  • Identifying and correcting poor exercise technique when using small equipment in Pilates

Assessment

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.

Options available to pay for your course:

Training for a new career is a big investment and with all things in life you tend to get what you pay for.

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;

  • Pay your course in full - all of our CPD courses can be purchased through our website in full
  • Flexible payment schemes - pay a deposit and then the balance, pay as you learn, pay by company invoice or finance through OMNI (only available on selected courses)

Looking to talk to one of our advisers?

To speak to a Careers Adviser about any of our diploma courses and qualifications you can call us on the number below.

Call us today: 01329 829444

FAQ

Our Support Team is ready to answer any questions you might have. These are the most commonly asked questions we get from our students.

How do I know you’re the best training provider for my course?
  • We have over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry
  • We were winners of the ukactive's Training Provider of the Year in 2016 & 2017
  • We are ISO 9001:2015 registered by the British Standards Institute
  • We offer you affordable and flexible payment options
  • Our flexible training format allows you to train at your own pace and in your own time
  • You will receive unlimited support throughout your training
  • Our team of experienced and highly qualified tutors make your training rewarding and fun
What is CIMSPA?

Launched in 2011, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is the professional development body for the UK’s sport, fitness and physical activity sector and has been awarded chartered status by the Privy Council. CIMSPA provides leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity and is the strategic lead for professional development in the sector.

CIMSPA has been tasked by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), backed by Sport England and employers, with leading the sport and physical activity sectors workforce development programme. This will be achieved by creating a clear and rigorous set of employer-led standards for all sport and exercise professionals, with a similar clear and rigorous system for assessment, awarding and validating qualifications.

CIMSPA is recognised as the authoritative, single unified voice for the sector by government departments, key agencies and partners, including Sport England, Public Health England, ukactive, Sport and Recreation Alliance, Sporta and cCLOA. The institute has membership options for everyone working in, or interested in working in, the sport and physical activity world – from student and apprentice through to service director and CEO. CIMSPA already provides a route to chartered status for those working in leisure operations, and is developing similar routes for the whole of the sector. For more information go to www.cimspa.co.uk.

Is there a deadline to complete my training?

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.

How long will the course take? How many hours should I study for per week?

We would ask how much time can you dedicate to your study? The more time available, the quicker you can complete your course/diploma. If you don’t have lots of time, we advise taking it step-by-step.

Don't just take our word for it...

"Future fit training programme was very…"

Future Fit training programme was very straight forward, but I felt I was missing out by not having any hands-on experience with an actual coach/tutor. A lot of my marks were lower than they could have been due to not fully understanding the subject or item as well as I should, but not having a quick reference point available to verify anything was a drawback.

Mick Jowett 27 04 2019

"Overall good experience with Future Fit."

I signed up for the Total Immersion with Future Fit and so far have completed my Level 2 & 3 as well as many CPD courses, I just have some Level 4 courses left. Upon reflection of my training so far, I'm not sure that online learning is the best way to go as you don't get the hands-on experience that you really need to build confidence and I did feel a bot lost when I first started working in the industry. However, having said that I have always been very impressed with Future Fit prompt and reliable customer service.

Ruby Parsons 12 03 2019

Student Success Story...

Maria Krick

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.