Teacher Training Schedule

2018 Education Schedule

Intensive Reformer (IR)   | Starts on October 26, 2018 - December 16, 2018IR, Level 1

Intensive Reformer (IR)

Start Date: October 26, 2018 - December 16, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

This course is intended for those with a passion for fitness and movement. Conducted over 50 hours, typically 4 weekends. This course teaches you to design and lead the Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Reformer repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients. You will leave with a solid foundation and required skills to develop effective and motivating Pilates Reformer programs.

  • The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
  • Effective use of the reformer to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination
  • Effective communication and observational skills
  • Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • 139 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design
  • Workout composition for personal and group training

Prerequisites

Working knowledge of functional anatomy (or willingness to invest time prior or during the course to learn it). Minimum 30 hours Pilates classes/workouts.


Required Materials

2 Manuals
: Essential Reformer
, Intermediate Reformer
2 DVD Titles
: Essential Reformer 3rd Ed
, Intermediate Reformer
(includes Modifications & Power Reformer)

NOTE: Matwork & Reformer Support Materials Book is required for IMP and IR courses but only needs to be purchased once so not included in Course Package.


PRICING

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Program Information

Schedule 10-Days

IR Day 1: Fri, October 26, 2018, 1:00pm – 6:00pm
IR Day 2: Sat, October 27, 2018, 12:00pm – 5:30pm
IR Day 3: Sun, October 28, 2018, 9:00am – 2:30pm
IR Day 4: Fri, November 9, 2018, 1:00pm – 6:30pm
IR Day 5: Sat, November 10, 2018, 12:00pm – 5:30pm
IR Day 6: Sun, November 11, 2017, 9:00am – 2:30pm
IR Day 7: Sat, December 1, 2018, 12:00pm – 5:30pm
IR Day 8: Sun, December 2, 2018, 9:00am – 2:30pm
IR Day 9: Sat, December 15, 2018, 12:00pm – 5:30pm
IR Day 10: Sun, December 16, 2018, 9:00am – 2:30pm

Duration

  • 50 hours instruction and supervised teaching
  • Conducted over 4 weekends

In addition to the in-course hours, you will also compete on your own and within 6-months of course completion observation, physical review, and practice teaching hours.

Required for Certification

  • 50 hours of instruction and supervised teaching in this course
  • Minimum 10 hours observation
  • Minimum 40 hours physical review
  • Minimum 25 hours practice teaching
  • Total: 125 hours

Total
125 hours (course + observation, physical review, practice teaching)

CECs
5.0 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Teacher Training Open House   | Starts on December 08, 2018

Teacher Training Open House

Start Date: December 08, 2018
Start Time: 11:00 AM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Ever Dream of a Career in Pilates

Dream it, Do it.

Picture this. You love Pilates and have been dreaming of working in the fitness industry. You want to transition your life towards part-time work as a Pilates professional. In our 8-day and 10-day STOTT PILATES Matwork and Reformer courses, you’ll get the highest caliber of training by leaders in the field. You’ll gain the understanding and tools necessary to move forward towards your dream of becoming a Pilates instructor.

Learn More About Blue Sparrow Pilates Teacher Training Program

11:00am   Meet & Greet
11:10am   Pilates Mat class with studio Founder Holly Furgason  
12:00pm   Q&A

Join us for our next Open House & Information Session

Come whenever you like, and stay as long as you please. Studio Owner and STOTT PILATES Instructor Trainer Holly Furgason will present as well as our Education Team.

R.S.V.P. 

Program Information

Schedule

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018
11:00am-12:15pm

Athletic Conditioning on the Cardio Tramp Rebounder   | Starts on December 08, 2018CEC Workshop

Athletic Conditioning on the Cardio Tramp Rebounder

Start Date: December 08, 2018
Start Time: 12:15 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

In this workshop, developed by the Merrithew team, participants learn innovative new programming on the Reformer and Cardio-Tramp® Rebounder. The workout, designed to stimulate both cardiovascular and muscular effectiveness is ideal for both the recreational and professional athlete. Discover how to combine progressive plyometric intervals, varying both in length and intensity, with muscular strength and endurance moves on the vertical mini trampoline. The routine features non-traditional Pilates exercises that use the incredible diversity of the Reformer to effectively train both concentric and eccentric muscular ability.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply the Five Basic Principles of the STOTT PILATES® method to targeted exercises on the Cardio-Tramp.
  2. Understand movement essence and exercise goals as applied to athletic conditioning.
  3. Explore how the Cardio-Tramp can be beneficial to athletic training.
  4. Learn how plyometrics and strength conditioning can be achieved on the Cardio-Tramp.

Specialty Track:

Athletic Conditioning


Pricing

“Early Bird” is more than 3-weeks in advance, with early registration pricing is discounted. “Late Bird” is less than 3-weeks advance.

  • Early Bird $125
    $125 Single Workshop | $225 Two Workshops | $325 Three Workshops
    (discount for multiple workshops in one day)
  • Late Bird $125 per workshop

Required Materials – N/A

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Program Information

Schedule

Sat, Dec 8, 2018
12:15pm-2:15pm

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Essential Matwork with a Fascial Focus   | Starts on December 08, 2018CEC, Workshops

Essential Matwork with a Fascial Focus

Start Date: December 08, 2018
Start Time: 2:30 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

This workshop provides instructors tools to incorporate new fascial research concepts within the body of the STOTT PILATES Essential Matwork repertoire. Following the Essential Matwork order, participants explore how exercise essences can be enhanced with new fascial research concepts, inspiring a new movement experience. Created by the experts at Merrithew, discover seamless movement flowing exercise sequences that take the body through multiple planes of movement. This workshop will spark creativity in programming and allow participants to tap into their innate body wisdom to find alternate variations that best suit their movement potential on any given day.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the essence of selected STOTT PILATES Essential Matwork exercises.
  2. Discuss current concepts in fascial research and their application to STOTT PILATES Matwork exercises.
  3. Experience movement sequences that target the neuromyofascial system.
  4. Discuss how exercises can be altered to access movement potential.

Specialty Track:

Interdisciplinary


Pricing

“Early Bird” is more than 3-weeks in advance, with early registration pricing is discounted. “Late Bird” is less than 3-weeks advance.

  • Early Bird $125 Single Workshop or discount for multiple Workshops in one day:
    $125 Single Workshop | $225 Two Workshops | $325 Three Workshops
  • Late Bird $125 per workshop

Required Materials – N/A

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Program Information

Schedule

Sat, December 8, 2018
2:30pm-4:30pm

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Stability Chair Flow Workout   | Starts on December 08, 2018CEC, Workshops

Stability Chair Flow Workout

Start Date: December 08, 2018
Start Time: 4:45 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Breathe new life into your chair workouts by involving the spring resistance of the Split-Pedal Stability Chair with flowing choreography that encompasses the entire body. In this innovative workshop developed by the programming team at Merrithew™, learn how to fully mobilize the spine, hips and shoulders while integrating fascial awareness. Progressive sequences incorporate full flexion, extension and spiral movements that help unleash tensions and muscular restrictions. Enjoy the benefits of this invigorating workout that will revitalize body and soul.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply the Five Basic Principles of STOTT PILATES® to exercises on the Stability Chair.
  2. Understand how to use spring resistance to exercises done in a variety of positions.
  3. Learn movement sequences to strengthen and mobilize the whole body with focus and control.
  4. Discover unique applications of the Stability Chair to support and stabilize the torso in a more fluid workout.

Specialty Track:

Dance
Interdisciplinary


Pricing

“Early Bird” is more than 3-weeks in advance, with early registration pricing is discounted. “Late Bird” is less than 3-weeks advance.

  • Early Bird $125 Single Workshop or discount for multiple Workshops in one day:
    $125 Single Workshop | $225 Two Workshops | $325 Three Workshops
  • Late Bird $125 per workshop

Required Materials – N/A

REGISTER

Program Information

Schedule

Sat, December 8, 2018
4:45pm-6:45pm

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

2019 Education Schedule

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We’re in the process of updating our website. For our 2019 Education schedule, please click the link above to view or download a PDF of our schedule.

Fascial Movement Training

March 22-24, 2019
FRI 3:00-7:00pm | SAT 12:30pm-7:30pm | SUN 9:00am-4:00pm

We’ve had a lot of excitement around Fascial training. So we’re offering a special rate of $750 if you enroll by December 1, 2018.

Designed for fitness, medical and therapy professionals, Merrithew Fascial Movement workshops and courses explore the latest research findings on the neuromyofascial skeletal system. With an emphasis on movement variables including Bounce, Sense, Expand and Hydrate, Merrithew Fascial Movement training offers a thorough understanding of what fascia is, what it does, how it moves and how to work with it across a range of varying modalities. Upon completion of the Instructor Course, participants will be able to incorporate content taught in the course to their existing qualifications/training and can use the term “trained in Merrithew Fascial Movement”.

  • General Course Objectives:
    • Identify the components of fascia and be able to explain its role and relevance to movement.
    • Articulate the difference between tensegrity and traditional force and lever-based biomechanics.
    • Define and explore fascial movement variables such as Bounce, Sense, Expand & Hydrate.
    • Develop programs for clients of all levels integrating specific fascial movement variables.

    Fascia, the most ubiquitous connective tissue in the body, is creating a buzz in the fitness industry. The importance of this multi-faceted network is only starting to be understood. The Merrithew Fascial Movement Foundation Course, Level 1 is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness, therapeutic movement and rehabilitation, and provides insight as to how movement affects and is affected by fascia. The initial lecture component of the course reviews basic fascial anatomy and physiology and explores the latest research findings on the neuromyofascial skeletal system. The application component of the course introduces movement variables including Bounce, Sense, Expand and Hydrate; and shows how they can be applied to all forms of exercise including Pilates, yoga, dance, athletic conditioning, sports performance, and rehabilitation.

  • Audience

    Fitness professionals, movement therapists, personal trainers, yoga instructors, Pilates trainers, a variety of somatically driven movement modalities and manual therapists looking for simple movement techniques to enhance their therapeutic practices.
    Course Length: 16 hours

  • Continuing Education Credits

    CECs:
    STOTT PILATES 1.6
    REPs 16.0
    ACE 1.6
    canfitpro 4.0

    Required materials: Fascia Movement Instructor Course Workbook (Included in course fees)

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