Upcoming Workshops

Blue Sparrow Pilates Anatomy_sm Anatomy 101   | Starts on November 04, 2017

Anatomy 101

Start Date: November 04, 2017
Start Time: 12:15 PM

Anatomy 101

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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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, 2017

Start Date: November 10, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM

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

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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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, 2017

Start Date: November 10, 2017
Start Time: 3:15 PM

Thoroughly Modern Mat: Mat class for a new generation

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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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, 2017

Start Date: November 10, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 PM

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

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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Schedule

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

Duration

2 hours

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

Start Date: December 01, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM

Essential Matwork on the Stability Cushion

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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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, 2017

Start Date: December 01, 2017
Start Time: 2:15 PM

Matwork Flow with Ankle Tubing

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

REGISTER

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, 2017

Start Date: December 01, 2017
Start Time: 4:30 PM

Athletic Conditioning on the Reformer, Level 1

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

REGISTER

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, 2017

Start Date: December 16, 2017
Start Time: 12:15 PM

Matwork Interval Training, Level 1

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

REGISTER

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, 2017

Start Date: December 16, 2017
Start Time: 2:30 PM

Intermediate Matwork: Functional Anatomy, Cueing & Correcting

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

REGISTER

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, 2017

Start Date: December 16, 2017
Start Time: 4:45 PM

Matwork with Props: Strength & Endurance for Teens

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

REGISTER

Schedule

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

Duration

2 hours

CECs

0.2 STOTT PILATES®; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Become a Specialist with Continuing Education Workshops

Set yourself apart by becoming a STOTT PILATES® Specialist in the field of your choice. Choose any of our eight Specialty Tracks, complete the required workshops and gain access to a whole new client-base. There is no time-limit on completing the components and you earn CECs at the same time!

Benefits of Becoming a Specialist

  • Focus your training in the field of your choice
  • Develop specialty programming for your clientele
  • Service special populations in your community
  • Receive cueing tips for specialty customers
  • Learn modifications to address individual requirements
  • Discover the specific needs of unique groups
  • Explore how market segments differ from one another
  • Address the anatomy and bio-mechanical necessities in each case
  • Filter through the hundreds of workshop opportunities
  • Streamline continuing education

Complete eight workshops within each category below to receive the designation of STOTT PILATES® Specialist.

athletic-conditionsAthletic Conditioning

For those who work with very fit and accomplished athletes – learn to improve strength, power and agility, while challenging unilateral movement, weight transference and torso rotation. Take your clients to a new level of athletic performance.

Golf Conditioning

Give your clients that extra edge. Learn exercises designed to increase strength, balance, flexibility and power. Condition the entire body, enhance core stability and body awareness to help boost performance on and off the green.

Post-Rehabilitation Conditioning

For clients with injuries or special conditions – zero in on areas of the body which are most commonly injured. Learn to help your clients maintain strength after rehab and prevent future injuries.

Active for Life

Specialized programming for the active aging population – learn to adapt the STOTT PILATES Principles and exercises for the active Boomers and older adults. Address issues such as restricted mobility.

Pre- & Post-natal

Take moms-to-be from traditional Matwork to variations that address their changing bodies. Learn appropriate exercise adaptations taking individual factors into consideration such as fitness level and health concerns.

Group Matwork

Teaching effective and inspiring group Matwork classes requires skill, creativity and a complete repertoire of exercises. Learn techniques and selections to maintain motivation and ensure improvement even with a wide spectrum of clients.

Group Equipment

Group classes on equipment can be fun and invigorating with an experienced and qualified instructor. Learn both classic and highly inventive exercises to guarantee stimulating sessions at a variety of levels.

Dance

Dance inspired programs help clients build strength and stability while improving balance and flexibility. Learn specially designed exercises that combine fluidity of movement with sound biomechanical fundamentals.

 

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