MAT CERTIFICATION

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The Pilates Standard Mat Program

The Pilates Standard Mat work training program consists of 100 hours and contains 4 modules.

1. INTRO TO MAT

This is the basis for all of our training programs. You will learn 21 beginner exercises & become familiar with The Pilates Standard teaching components (philosophy, teaching method, and class structure).

2. IDEAL MAT

You will learn the idea level excercises on the Mat and how to incorporate them into the intro to Mat sequence. This course will improve your ability to teach people of all pages and fitness levels.

3. BASIC ANATOMY & ORTHOPEDIC FUNDAMENTALS

Knowing how to teach clients with chronic injuries and/or specific illnesses is integral in the daily work of a pilates professional. This course cover how to modify a Mat class for participants with health issues. Symptoms will be explained and the appropriate modifications most commonly applied to: spinal conditions such as herniated discs, protruded discs, scoliosis etc. This practical content is of great relevance when integrated with physical therapy.

4. CHALLENGE MAT

The focus of this course is on the challenge level exercises on the Mat, basic bia mechanical priciples and complex Powerhouse Action. Additionally, you will learn sophisticated variations and explore exercises from different angles and perspectives. Challenge Mat also focuses on teaching components, especially in the areas of cuing and flow, essential for cultivating the teaching skills necessary for the apparatus training.

EDUCATION GOALS

  • Know the Pilates Standard Philosophy

  • Apply the Pilates Standard teaching principles

  • Teach Pilates sessions for clients of all ages
    and physical capabilities.

  • Learn Methodology and Didactics

  • Learn Modifications and variations

  • Learn Anatomy pertinent to Pilates

  • Learn all the Classical Mat exercises and teach a
    55 Minute Mat Class

  • Deal with “Special Conditions/needs” clients

EXAM & CERTIFICATION

  • Must complete all 4 modules & pass the final exams

  • One final test and one retest is included in the program fee.
     

  • There is a charge for any additional testing beyond the retest
    (max 3 tests per Mat program)

PREPREQUISITES

Prior to course: 10 pilates sessions

After weekend 1: 10 pilates sessions

Between weekend 2 & 3: 10 pilates sessions

Between weekend 3 & 4: 10 pilates sessions

PRICING

MAT........$500/PER WEEKEND

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212-803-3323

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NeXa Pilates and Fitness,

2273 Broadway, New York, NY, 10024, United States

212-803-3323

goals@nexapilates.com

*NeXa is an open boutique studio and often has multiple sessions going on at once.