We are approximately 1 month away from that time of the year- where we begin to set our goals for the upcoming year and that includes studies, upgrading education, learning something new or igniting an old passion – whatever the reason is we still need to get serious about setting goals to understand the power of goal setting.

Here at Pilates Dynamics, we are all about helping you achieve your goal of being a confident Pilates Instructor.

Pilates Dynamics has been offering teacher training courses successfully for over 6 years.  All our student trainers who have left to teach Pilates overseas, are employed and studios are impressed with their knowledge and skills.

What Pilates Courses are offered at Pilates Dynamics?

Pilates Dynamics offers 4 courses, as follows;

  1. Pilates Mat & small equipment:(covering all the Pilates small equipment like: Different size Balls; TRX; Ballet Barre; Bosu; Magic Ring; Thera-bands; Free weights; Weighted balls & poles; Kettlebells; etc.) including:

Basic to Advance Mat Levels 1, 2 + 3; Anatomy; Exercise Adaptions/Variations; Muscle Focus; Contra-Indications & Exercises Goals; Props & Assists; Faulty Postures; Injuries & Pathologies; Pregnancy; Program Flow and Program Planning.

  • Includes A full exercise video library of ALL exercises in the Course Manual; and
  • Free studio access for practise and observation hours
  1. Pilates Comprehensive: (Pilates Mat course in 1. above; and Pilates Large Equipment course (Machines as detailed below).

2.1 Pilates Mat & Small Equipment – information as per above AND

2.2 Pilates Large Equipment (Reformer; Cadillac; Towers; Ladder Barrel & Arc Barrels)

Basic to Advance Levels; Muscle Imbalances: Exercise Objectives; Exercise Adaptions & Modifications; Pregnancy; Auto-Immune Diseases; Additional Injuries & Pathologies not covered in the Mat program; Teaching & Cueing Skills; Program Flow and Program Examples.

  • Includes A full exercise video library of ALL exercises in the Course Manual; and
  • Free studio access for practise and observation hours
  1. Pilates Comprehensive Conversion:

This covers all the Pilates Large Equipment/Machines section of the Comprehensive Pilates course in 2 above – NB: a pre-requisite is a Pilates mat qualification course as in 1. above)

Reformer; Cadillac; Towers; Ladder Barrel & Arc Barrels (Basic to Advance Levels); Muscle Imbalances: Exercise Objectives; Exercise Adaptions & Modifications; Pregnancy; Auto-Immune Diseases; Additional Injuries & Pathologies not covered in the Mat program; Teaching & Cueing Skills; Program Flow and Program Examples.

  • Includes A full exercise video library of ALL exercises in the Course Manual; and
  • Free studio access for practise and observation hours
  1. Intensive Reformer:

(This is the Reformer Pilates Machine ONLY, ideal if you do not feel like learning all the Pilates Machines as in the full Pilates Comprehensive Conversion Course) – NB: a pre-requisite is a Pilates mat qualification in 1. above

Basic to Advance Levels; Muscle Imbalances: Exercise Objectives; Exercise Adaptions & Modifications; Pregnancy; Auto-Immune Diseases; Additional Injuries & Pathologies not covered in the Mat program; Teaching & Cueing Skills; Program Flow and Program Examples.

  • Includes A full exercise video library of ALL exercises in the Course Manual; and
  • Free studio access for practise and observation hours

What are the pre-requisites to signing up for a Pilates course?

You need to understand the Pilates Method.  Signing up for Pilates classes prior to starting your course will provide you with the experience and understanding of this exercise method.  Whether you are a Biokineticist, a Physiotherapist, a Teacher, a Dancer, a Lawyer, an Office Administrator, a student, or a Housewife, your occupation is irrelevant as the courses at Pilates Dynamics is very in-depth to fully prepare you for your new journey.

What are the tests and exam requirements for these courses?

  • Tests will be written throughout the courses.
  • Exams are written in April / July /November annually.
  • Students require a minimum of 70% to pass the exams.
  • Exams are made up of: 1) Theory Paper; 2) Practical Demonstration; and 3) Practical Client training session
  • Students have a calendar year within which to complete their courses, from date of registration.
  • On passing of the exams, students will receive a certificate.

What is the course recognition?

  • Our Courses have been allocated 20 CPD points (Continuing Professional Developing point system) by REPSSA, who is the Register of Exercise Professionals in South Africa, which recognizes qualifications and expertise. REPSSA set an international standard bench-mark and run across the whole of Europe, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, U.A.E., Canada, Belgium, Poland, USA, and South Africa.
  • Pilates Dynamics is affiliated to the Pilates Education Institute in the USA which is a worldwide Pilates Educator with a renowned curriculum utilized in the USA and abroad.
  • Our courses are recognized by the Pilates Education Association, which is a 3rd party non-profit organization whose purpose it is to establish quality within the international Pilates community to ensure safety and maintain high standards.
  • Our Courses are in line with the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) requirements and our Program Director is a member of the PMA.
  • Our Courses are endorsed by BASA (Biokinetics Association of South Africa.)

Who are our Lecturers?

  • We offer an intensive and in-depth course in line with international standards;
  • You will be continuously supported throughout your Pilates journey by our very qualified team of Pilates professionals;
  • Our Teacher Trainers/Lecturers have been exposed to numerous different styles of Pilates and have many years of training and education experience;
  • Our Teacher Trainers/Lecturers hold the following degrees, in addition to their Pilates

Qualifications: 

– Physiotherapy Degree
– BA Human Movement Science
– BHSc Honours Biokinetics
– Personal Training Qualification
– Professional Dance and Ballet
– BA Sports Science Honours
– Continuous courses and workshops annually to stay at the forefront of the Pilates Industry

  • Our Teacher Trainers/Lecturers have had exposure both nationally and internationally;
  • Our mission is to mentor you towards a successful and rewarding Pilates career; and
  • We are here to teach you how to teach, not just what to teach

 

How do I sign up for the Pilates Dynamics courses?

Sign up for your course today by contacting us on: 0729992229/0117925459 or email: info@pilatesdynamics.co.za.  Alternatively visit this link, which will take you through to the course registration page: https://pilatesdynamics.co.za/in-studio-pilates-instructor-training-courses/