TEACHER TRAINING

Teacher Training at Pilates Education Lab

In Depth Training in the Classical Pilates Method


The Pilates Education Lab Teacher Training Program, hosted at both Internal Fire Pilates in Mill Valley and Sanchez Street Studios in San Francisco, provides comprehensive studies of the Classical Pilates repertoire presented through a focus on movement skills, sound biomechanics, proper alignment, cueing and developing your “eye” as a teacher. We provide a supportive environment for our students to reach their full potential as dynamic instructors.

At Pilates Education Lab you will learn the most advanced form of each traditional exercise as well as all the skills needed to get there. You will experience the work in your own body and learn how to inspire others to find their strongest, most flexible selves.

Our mission at Pilates Education Lab is to produce stellar instructors who are passionately committed to the vigorous and full body movement experience of the Classical Pilates Method, and are also masterful at adapting movement for each individual client in their present state of health. We believe that begins with a strong foundation in understanding anatomy, biomechanics, movement patterning and fundamental movement skills. Our in-depth training prepares our graduates to develop their analytical, intuitive and physical teaching skills so they can succeed in any teaching environment. Our goal is to create a supportive, safe and inspired learning environment that encourages questions, exploration and practice.


2019 Pilates Education Lab Teacher Training Program Dates:


At Sanchex Street Studios in San Francisco

Dec 14
  Anatomy Workshop with Quilet Rarang - $150
1:30pm - 4:30pm

An owners manual for bodies. Learn how to maximize the mobility of your hip joints, use breath to engage your core musculature, and play with bone rhythms to support your shoulder girdle, and arm movement. This workshop will use imagery, lectures, and movement. Perfect for body owners of all types!

 

2020 Pilates Education Lab Teacher Training Program Dates:


At Internal Fire Pilates in Mill Valley
Modules are: Fridays 10:00am-5:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays 9:30am-4:30pm.
There will be a 1 hour break each day from 12:30pm-1:30pm.

Feb 28 - Mar 1
  Weekend 1 (Mat) with Sharon Gallagher-Rivera
Anatomy Review, Pilates Principles, Return to Life Review, the History of Joseph Pilates, the Pilates Elders, Modifications, Movement Concepts, Fundamental Movement Skills and Intro-Intermediate Mat

Mar 6-8   Weekend 2 (Apparatus) with Sharon Gallagher-Rivera
Intro-Beginning on Reformer, Cadillac, Electric Chair and Wunda Chair.Intro periphery: Toe Corrector, Foot Corrector, Pedi-Pole, Breath-a-cizor, Magic Circle, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector, Baby Arc and Arm Chair

Jun 19-21   Weekend 3 (ADV Mat) with Sharon Gallagher-Rivera
Review Intermediate Mat with emphasis on teaching skills, Adv-Super Advanced Mat repertoire, Mat Extras, Wall, Arm Weights, Magic Circle Mat, Teaching Skills/Imagery, Postural Assessment, Safety/Liability, Building your Pilates Business, Special Needs/Populations

Jun 26-28   Weekend 4 (INT Apparatus) with Sharon Gallagher-Rivera
Intermediate level on Reformer, Cadillac, Electric Chair and Wunda Chair, Continue repertoire on Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector, Arc Barrel, Pedi Pole, Airplane Board, Head Harness/Neck Stretcher, Magic Circle and Arm Chair


Advanced Program:


At Internal Fire Pilates in Mill Valley
Modules are: Fridays 10:00am-5:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays 9:30am-4:30pm.
There will be a 1 hour break each day from 12:30pm-1:30pm.

Oct 16-18
  Weekend 5 - Refinement and Mastery with Sharon Gallagher-Rivera
Review Intermediate repertoire on all apparatus with and emphasis on Teaching Skills/"Seeing", Cueing and Partnering, Practice Teaching

Oct 23-25   Weekend 6 - ADV/SUPER ADV Repertoire with Sharon Gallagher-Rivera
Advanced/Super Advanced on all apparatus, Reformer, Wunda Chair, Electric Chair, Cadillac/Tower, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector, Baby Arc as well as Sandbag and Dowel, Magic Square/Head Harness, Push-Up Handles, Airplane Board