Katya Kinski Pilates Studio in Cape Town Pilates Academy SA Pilates Instructors course Pilates Technique training course
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Tel: +27 (0)83 235 6238

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R12000 for both modules
(recommended value option)

Early Bird special: R10500, if you pay in-full for the whole six-day course by 15 September 2018 (save R1500). To qualify for the special offer, full amount must be paid by the advertised date. T&Cs apply.

A non-refundable and non-transferable R3000 deposit (which forms part of the full fee) is required to secure your place in the course.

Payment plan is available and must be arranged in advance.

To ensure individual tuition and proper practical training only a small number of students will be accepted. Space is limited.

Contact: katya@pilatescapetown.com or 083 235 6238

  Practice hours, Exams and Costs:

To be eligible to write the Pilates Academy SA exam for this course you will be required to complete the following instructor training program:

60 hours physical review of exercises

60 hours practise teaching
(teaching friends or potential clients free of charge)

15 hours Observations/Attendance (can be done on Pilates Anytime)
Q/A: You can What’s App me for any support with videos, pictures etc. free of charge (private or group training 2 to 4 people) can be arranged with Katya at a discounted fee, please ask for details)

Practical exam (1 hour): R550 by making a private booking, can be done on Skype

The practical exam should take place after the completion of all the required programme hours and no later than 31 Aug 2019. Alternatively the participant will have to do the "refresher course" at the next available Pilates Academy SA Matwork course at a reduced fee.

Pilates Academy SA. CPD points will feature on the Certificate.

  Pilates Method Alliance:
(International Registration)

After gaining Pilates working experience while continueing Pilates education, certified instructors may potentially decide to write the PMA® (Pilates Method Alliance) exam. Successful completion of this third party PMA® exam enables certified instructors to become registered internationally. For all the details please visit www.pilatesmethodalliance.rg

The Academy's Comprehensive Mat and Equipment Instructor Training Programme is guided by the standards outlined by the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA®), which is the only Worldwide register for comprehensively trained Pilates professionals.

PMA ® recognises a high standerd of education and is governed by a Code of Education and is governed by a Code of Ethics of Pilates practitioners.

Students and Graduates of the Pilates Academy SA must adhere to the PMA® Code of Ethics.

Pilates Reformer and Cadillac Certificate Course.
CPD's could be applied for, if requested by students

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Pilates Matwork Certificate.

Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participants at the end of the course, after completing all the provided lectures.

However, if you are serious about teaching Pilates on Reformer or Cadillac, completion of a full programme, including the exams, is strongly recommended. In this case, access to Pilates apparatus is essential and Certificate of Completion will be issued after successful completion of the programme.
Please specify which option you would prefer.

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  Course Outlines

• Pilates priciples
• Review of Pilates principles
• Postural assessment
• Pilates Breathing technique in fine detail (myths and reality)
• Equipment safety and maintenance check list
• Reformer repertoire and its value for pelvic-lumbar and scapular stabilisation
• Cadillac repertoire (goals and application, taking into account postural imbalances).
• Modifications and progressions (how to change Reformer and Cadillac exercises for individuals
  with limited movement, when to omit exercises, how to increase the intensity safely)
• How to design a balanced Pilates session using Reformer and/or Cadillac.
• What to do if you can only afford/have space for either Cadillac or Reformer.
• Reformer exercises which can be performed on Cadillac.
• Teaching skills.
• Practice teaching, theoretical assignment.


  Some Comments From Students

"I highly recommend this course to anybody wanting to become proficient and confident teaching on Reformer and Cadillac. The information was well presented in the form of an illustrated take-home manual and backed up by practical demonstrations and opportunity to experience each exercise hands on using the apparatus. Katya is an inspiring, incredibly knowledgeable and experienced teacher who takes Pilates to the whole new level. "
Samatha Collins

"Katya is a passionate mentor who opens new concepts in Pilates to her students. She has a lot of patience, always happy to answer any questions. I am over the moon that I did Reformer and Cadillac course, because apart from the fact that I have learned so much, I feel empowered and very excited to further excel in my Pilates career. "
Marisa Smit

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