Learning can have major benefits for careers of all levels. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been teaching for decades or a year. We offer workshops and certificate programs as part of our Continuing Education Program.
Fascial Movement Training
Fascial Movement Training explores the latest research findings on the neuromyofascial skeletal system. This 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. The importance of this multi-faceted network is only starting to be understood. 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.
Offered twice a year at Blue Sparrow Pilates. We also can bring this training to your studio, club or gym.
The 7 hour, one-day Total Barre Foundation Course provides the groundwork for Instructors to produce safe, effective and varied barre programs that address the needs and goals of every client. Participants are introduced to the Total Barre Principles – six movement awareness fundamentals that provide the structure and biomechanical basis for each exercise. During the course, participants have the opportunity to experience the movements before examining the application of the principles, and learn the essence of each exercise along with the theories of dynamic stability, optimal mobility and movement efficiency.
Approved for STOTT PILATES and PMA cec’s and is offered twice a year at Blue Sparrow Pilates. We also can bring this training to your studio, club or gym.
This 7-hour training program introduces important concepts of athletic conditioning and performance training. Emphasis is placed utilizing 11 Foundational Principles when training athletes. The principles cover alignment and biomechanics for the major joints involved in athletic performance as well as understanding how to train the three classifications of muscles for optimal performance.In addition, components of athletic conditioning are overviewed including resistance training methods, plyometric training, balance training, and speed & agility training. Performance training concepts such as periodization are also introduced. Finally, participants will walk away with two Interval Training workouts, one based on muscular endurance and one focusing on high-intensity training. These workouts incorporate the various concepts covered in the program and utilize a variety of equipment options.
Offered once a year at Blue Sparrow Pilates. We also can bring this training to your studio, club or gym.
Become a Specialist
Focus your education & acquire new clients
Set yourself apart by becoming a STOTT PILATES® Specialist in the field of your choice. Complete the required workshops and gain access to a whole new client-base. No time-limit on completing the components and you earn CECs at the same time.
- Focus your training in the field of your choice
- Develop specialty programming for your clientele
- Service special populations in your community
- Learn modifications to address individual requirements
- Discover the specific needs of unique groups
- Address the anatomy and bio-mechanical necessities in each case
Complete eight workshops within each category below to receive the designation of STOTT PILATES® Specialist.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
Learn to create Matwork and equipment-based workouts that draw from a number of disciplines creating flowing, functional movement sequences. These workshops teach STOTT PILATES modifications that focus on balance, control, fascia and restoration and result in fluid and harmonious workouts.