THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR PILATES EDUCATION BEGINS NOW
Establish your Pilates career with high-quality online education from an internationally-recognized institution
Power Pilates has long been a staple of providing unrivaled Classical Pilates education to thousands of students worldwide. The Mat Academy online learning environment provides the same world-class education to those who need a flexible program that fits into their busy lives. The Academy allows students to study the Pilates Method through supportive distance education, creating a path to new careers and teaching opportunities globally.
The Mat Academy program provides an engaging and interactive method of learning our essential Core Mat 1, Core Mat 2, and Core Mat 3 courses. Each subsequent program builds upon the information learned during the previous course.
During the Core Mat I course you will learn to teach the 18 beginner level mat exercises and be introduced to Power Pilates teaching tools, philosophy, and teaching formula. Every student new to Power Pilates must start with Core Mat I.
ONLINE ACADEMY CORE MAT 1 SYLLABUS
This course focuses on teaching you how to teach the beginner exercises. The e-learning system will first ensure that you know each exercises, and then will focus on providing you the knowledge and tools needed to teach them properly.
Experience the Method: Introduction to the Beginner Pilates Mat exercises following Power Pilates Classical order. A strong foundation in your own practice is an important step in learning how to teach.
Power Pilates Philosophy of Teaching: Learn what it means to teach Power Pilates Classical Pilates. Take the first steps toward building your fan base by developing your elevator pitch.
Power Pilates Fundamentals: Learn fundamental concepts, their origin and how they have developed over the years. Explore what the Powerhouse is and which exercises encompass the Breathing exercises.
Teaching Components: Learn the tools, teaching components, and formula that prepare Power Pilates teachers to effectively guide their clients movements.
Power Pilates Teaching Formula - Technique:
Now that you know the exercises and history it's time to focus on what words to use to tell your client how to move.
Power Pilates Teaching Formula - TFC:
Guide your client through a continuous set of movements. Set a rhythm in your voice to enhance the pace of the exercises and motivate your clients by changing how you modulating the tone of your voice.
Teacher Practice and Final Evaluation: Congratulations you have completed and passed the first 6 modules. You are almost done, you just have your teaching practice sessions and practical evaluations left. You may register for up to 10 teaching practice sessions, conducted via live video conference with a Teacher Trainer.
LENGTH OF PROGRAM
Pursue your Pilates instructor training at your own pace.
The following reading material, though not required, will provide you with the knowledge of anatomical terms that will be helpful when teaching your clients after program completion.
Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germain - chapters 1-3 & 6** (Available in our online store or add to your cart at checkout)
UPON SUCCESSFUL COURSE COMPLETION
You will receive an assessment-based certificate that recognizes your successful completion of all the prescribed education material.
You will be internationally recognized as a Beginner Mat Pilates Teacher
You will have taken the first step in becoming a Comprehensively certified Pilates Instructor
Already Core Mat 1 Certified or Higher?
Audit, and experience Core Mat 1 virtually for CE credits.