Teacher Training Schedule

Blue Sparrow Pilates is the San Francisco
STOTT PILATES®, TOTAL BARRE™, and CORE™ Licensed Training Center

Intensive Cadillac (ICAD): 5 day course   | Starts on October 21, 2017ICAD, Level 1

Intensive Cadillac (ICAD): 5 day course

Start Date: October 21, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

ICAD prepares you to teach Level 1 (Essential and Intermediate) exercises on the Cadillac. By the end of this course you will be able to fine-tune personal and circuit training programs to meet a variety of clients’ conditioning goals with 125 exercises on the Cadillac Trapeze Table. In addition to the general course objectives, you will learn:

  • Effective use of the equipment to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination
  • How to develop dynamic programs in a full studio environment
  • Essential and Intermediate exercises and variations
  • Effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design

Prerequisites
Intensive Mat-Plus or Intensive Reformer


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 $900 + Materials
  • Late Bird $1,000 + Materials

Required Materials – $225 + tax

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Program Information

5-Day Schedule

ICAD Day 3: Fri, October 20, 2017, 1:00pm – 6:00pm
ICAD Day 1: Sat, October 21, 2017, 12:00pm – 5:30pm

ICAD Day 3: Friday, November 3, 2017, 1:00pm – 6:00pm
ICAD Day 4: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 12:00am – 5:30pm
ICAD Day 5: Sunday, November 5, 2017, 9:00am – 2:30pm

Duration

  • 25 hours course instruction and supervised teaching
  • Minimum 10 hours observation
  • Minimum 15 hours physical review
  • Minimum 10 hours practice teaching

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

CECs
2.5

Anatomy 101   | Starts on November 04, 20172-hour Intro Workshop with Holly Furgason

Anatomy 101

Start Date: November 04, 2017
Start Time: 12:15 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

This workshop will give you the foundational anatomy necessary to begin your teacher training. 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • What is “Anatomical Neutral”
  • The planes of motion and axes
  • Define anatomical movements
  • Important bones and muscles

This workshop gets you speaking anatomically. You should leave the workshop feeling like you can describe a Pilates exercise using anatomical language.

FORMAT: A 2-hour interactive workshop


Pricing

  • $50 Workshop

Required Materials – N/A

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Program Information

Schedule

Saturday, Nov 4, 2017
12:15pm-2:15pm

Where Should I Be Feeling This? A Reformer class for uncertain times.   | Starts on November 10, 2017Anula Maiberg, Guest Workshop

Where Should I Be Feeling This? A Reformer class for uncertain times.

Start Date: November 10, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Guest Instructor Anula Maiberg.

This will be a workshop trouble shooting those moments where students might not understand what we are prepping for, may be feeling too much or too little and how we can keep a class or session moving though mild discomforts or lack of sensation and how both are totally acceptable.
1pm -3pm
$110 per workshop
$300 if you sign up for all 3

 


Pricing

  • Single Workshop $110
  • Sign up for all three $300

Required Materials – N/A

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Program Information

Schedule

Friday, Nov 10, 2017
1:00pm-3:00pm

Duration

2 hours

Thoroughly Modern Mat: Mat class for a new generation   | Starts on November 10, 2017Anula Maiberg, Guest Workshop

Thoroughly Modern Mat: Mat class for a new generation

Start Date: November 10, 2017
Start Time: 3:15 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Guest Instructor Anula Maiberg.

This workshop will include ways to deal with very large group class and small intimate ones. How can we utilize partnering work, props and a lot more vertical work to offset some of the issues of our generation. People feel more isolated than ever even though they are so connected through social media. Can we break the walls between the mats and create a community between students.
3:15-5:15pm


Pricing

  • Single Workshop $110
  • Sign up for all three $300

Required Materials – N/A

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Program Information

Schedule

Friday, Nov 10, 2017
3:15am-5:15pm

Duration

2 hours

Mythbusting Your Pilates Practice: How to gain or regain your confidence on the Mat and Apparatus   | Starts on November 10, 2017Anula Maiberg, Guest Workshop

Mythbusting Your Pilates Practice: How to gain or regain your confidence on the Mat and Apparatus

Start Date: November 10, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Guest Instructor Anula Maiberg.

This you’re too short, heavy, tall, thin? Have you been telling the same story to yourself about yourself? Think you’re not “good” at certain things? Are certain gestures just not what you practice anymore for whatever reason? Well we’re going to bust some myths and get down to why and how you can get back to a more confident place with your own personal practice.
5:30pm – 7:30pm


Pricing

  • Single Workshop $110
  • Sign up for all three $300

Required Materials – N/A

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Program Information

Schedule

Friday, Nov 10, 2017
5:30pm-7:30pm

Duration

2 hours

Intensive Mat-Plus (IMP): 8 day course   | Starts on November 17, 2017IMP, Level 1

Intensive Mat-Plus (IMP): 8 day course

Start Date: November 17, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Intensive Mat-Plus (IMP) provides you with the solid foundation and skills you need to develop effective and motivating group and personal training programs. This course teaches you to design and teach the Level 1 (Essential and Intermediate) Matwork repertoire, integrating light accessories to add variety and meet the specific needs of your clients. In addition to the general course objectives, you will learn:

  • Workout composition for personal and group training
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
  • Flex-Band®, Fitness Circle® and Arc Barrel® workouts
  • Effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design
  • 63 exercises plus multiple modifications

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.


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 $1,150 + Materials
  • Late Bird $1,350 + Materials

Required Materials – $175 + tax

1 Manual
: Comprehensive Matwork Manual
4 video titles
: Essential Matwork 3rd Ed
, Intermediate Matwork 3rd Ed
, Sculpt & Tone
, Fitness Circle® Challenge

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.

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Program Information

Module 1 5-Day Schedule

IMP Day 1: Fri, November 17, 2017, 1:00pm – 6:30pm
IMP Day 2: Sat, November 18, 2017, 12:00pm – 5:30pm
IMP Day 3: Sun, November 19, 2017, 9:00am – 2:30pm
IMP Day 4: Sat, December 2, 2017, 12:00pm – 5:30pm
IMP Day 5: Sun, December 3, 2017, 9:00am – 2:30pm

IMP module 1 provides the solid foundation and skills needed to develop effective personal training programs. Learn to design and teach the Essential portion of the Level 1 repertoire with 38 unique exercises plus multiple modifications and progressions.

Module 2 3-Day Schedule

IMP Day 6: Fri, December 8, 2017, 2016, 1:00pm – 6:30pm
IMP Day 7: Sat, December 9, 2017, 12:00pm – 5:30pm
IMP Day 8: Sun, December 10, 2017, 9:00am – 2:30pm

IMP module 2 expands on the foundation and skills developed in the first segment as you learn to design programs incorporating the Intermediate repertoire. Learn 25 unique exercises plus multiple modifications and progressions.

Duration

  • 40 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
  • Minimum of 10 hours of observation
  • Minimum of 30 hours of physical review
  • Minimum of 15 hours of practice teaching
  • Total: 95 hours

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

  • 40 hours of instruction and supervised teaching in this course
  • Minimum 10 hours observation
  • Minimum 30 hours physical review
  • Minimum 15 hours practice teaching
  • Total: 95 hours

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

CECs
4.0 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro
16.0 REPs

Essential Matwork on the Stability Cushion   | Starts on December 01, 2017CEC Workshop

Essential Matwork on the Stability Cushion

Start Date: December 01, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Add a new dimension to everyday Matwork routines with the STOTT PILATES® Stability Cushions™. Traditional Essential-level exercises, developed by the Merrithew® team, are presented in a whole new way with the addition of a pair of cushioned disks. The inherent instability of the inflated disks requires even greater activation of the stabilizing muscles of the torso, shoulders and hips. Used alone or together, the Stability Cushions elicit greater proprioceptive awareness and recruit the deep support systems of the whole body while developing greater coordination and control. Discover a new way to challenge your clients and take everyday Essential Matwork to another level, providing more variety for your clients and more fun for everyone.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles to Essential Matwork exercises on the Stability Cushions.
  2. Understand movement essence and exercise goals as applied to these exercises.
  3. Explore how the Stability Cushions can be beneficial to add challenge and variety to Matwork.
  4. Learn how the unstable nature of the Stability Cushions challenges stability and control.


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

Friday, Dec 1, 2017
12:00pm-2:00pm

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Matwork Flow with Ankle Tubing   | Starts on December 01, 2017CEC Workshop

Matwork Flow with Ankle Tubing

Start Date: December 01, 2017
Start Time: 2:15 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Designed to enhance body awareness, muscular strength, motor control and joint mobility, this workshop takes a fresh look at fascia oriented training through STOTT PILATES® Matwork Flow exercises using ankle tubing. Developed by the movement experts at Merrithew™, learn how to creatively incorporate elastic resistance into a series of Essential and Intermediate exercises. The seamless flowing sequences take you through all movement planes from standing – down to the mat while exercise variations allow for easy progression or regression, making the workout suitable for most fitness levels.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply the STOTT PILATES principles to a series of Matwork exercises.
  2. Explore exercise variations incorporating elastic strength tubing.
  3. Learn how new concepts in exercise research can be incorporated into a fluid workout.
  4. Discover how to create simple workouts that improve functionality and performance.


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

Friday, Dec 1, 2017
2:15pm-4:15pm

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Athletic Conditioning on the Reformer, Level 1   | Starts on December 01, 2017CEC Workshop

Athletic Conditioning on the Reformer, Level 1

Start Date: December 01, 2017
Start Time: 4:30 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Learn to take your clients’ game to the next level in this sports conditioning workshop, developed by the Merrithew team. Improve strength, power and agility through new variations of familiar exercises that challenge unilateral movement, weight transference and core stability. This workshop has a special focus on the core, arms, legs, shoulders and hips as well as rotation. Learn a format on the Reformer perfect for your sports enthusiast clients and athletes of all levels.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply the Five Basic Principles of STOTT PILATES to modified exercises on the Reformer.
  2. Challenge clients muscular system and build endurance.
  3. Challenge abdominal stability and strengthen upper and lower body.
  4. Understand how specific exercises can address the needs of 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

Friday, Dec 1, 2017
4:30pm-6:30pm

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Matwork Interval Training, Level 1   | Starts on December 16, 2017CEC Workshop

Matwork Interval Training, Level 1

Start Date: December 16, 2017
Start Time: 12:15 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Kick your metabolism into high gear with this intensive, energy-boosting Mat workout, developed by the Merrithew™ team. Take advantage of the body’s natural ability to burn fat throughout the day and also help chase away stress while building overall strength and endurance. Selected STOTT PILATES® Matwork exercises are combined in innovative and powerful sequences that gradually increase in rhythm, pace and intensity to help rev up the body’s fat-burning capacity.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles to select Matwork exercises.
  2. Understand how endurance and strength can be increased through Matwork.
  3. Learn simple movement sequences that build in intensity.
  4. Create variety and challenge while focusing on alignment and movement quality.


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

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017
12:15pm-2:15pm

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Intermediate Matwork: Functional Anatomy, Cueing & Correcting   | Starts on December 16, 2017CEC Workshop

Intermediate Matwork: Functional Anatomy, Cueing & Correcting

Start Date: December 16, 2017
Start Time: 2:30 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Focus on the details of cueing and correcting many of the more difficult moves in this Intermediate Matwork workshop, developed by the Merrithew™ team. Select exercises are broken down to identify the specific joint movement and muscular action. Learn cueing tips and modifications to help clients progress into this more challenging work while maintaining good form. Review observation skills and verbal cues and see real changes in the way clients move.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the movement and breath patterns of select Intermediate-level Matwork exercises.
  2. Understand joint movements and muscular work involved with exercises.
  3. Learn cues and imagery to help clients maximize benefit.
  4. Learn what to watch for and how to correct using the Five Basic Principles of STOTT PILATES.


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

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017
2:30pm-4:30pm

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Matwork with Props: Strength & Endurance for Teens   | Starts on December 16, 2017CEC Workshop

Matwork with Props: Strength & Endurance for Teens

Start Date: December 16, 2017
Start Time: 4:45 PM
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San Francisco Location

1441 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133


Description

Mind-body exercise like Pilates can be essential. This mat-based workout, developed by the Merrithew™ team, incorporates Toning Balls™ and the Fitness Circle® resistance ring and provides tons of exercises that can be used to create a fun and enjoyable workout.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply the Five Basic Principles of the STOTT PILATES® method to select Matwork exercises.
  2. Understand movement essence and exercise goals as applied to the teen market.
  3. Explore how Pilates-based exercises can be beneficial to youth development.
  4. Learn cues and corrections for safety and effectiveness.


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

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017
4:45pm-6:45pm

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

 

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