MAT TEACHER TRAINING

Investing in yourself and in a mat teacher training NYC is serious commitment of your time and your money. Think of choosing the right pilates mat certification NYC like you are investing in a retirement plan; YOUR retirement plan. After all, committing to a mat teacher training NYC is about your future! There are many pilates mat teacher training NYC from which you can choose…thanks so much for your consideration of Pilates Mastery!

Know In Detail About Our Mat Teacher Training

  • Our mat teacher training NYC upholds and surpasses industry standards.
    • While other pilates mat certification NYC may try to cram in as many students into your lecture hours, our classes, on the other hand are semi-private. Our pilates mat certification NYC are capped at four students per semester. A smaller mat teacher training NYC will give you the opportunity to not only do the exercises in your own body, but you will also have the opportunity to observe your classmates doing the exercises. From there, you will earn finesse observation skills; your eye will develop into a keen, well-developed tool. Eventually, you will learn how to make corrections, progressions and regressions.
  • Our pilates mat certification NYC offers a review of anatomy, biomechanics and postural issues
    • Through our mat teacher training NYC, your eye will develop the ability to dynamically assess mechanical issues, muscle coordination and alignment in movement. Our mat teacher training NYC will let you observe the body moving in all orientations (prone, supine, side-lying, sitting and standing). Eventually, our pilates mat teacher training NYC will teach you how to determine if an individual’s muscle imbalances and joint deviations are anatomical neutral and/or postural dysfunctions.
  • Our pilates mat teacher training NYC covers a lot of pilates choreography. A LOT!
    • If choreography is akin to “vocabulary”, our pilates teacher certification NYC will not only teach you the vocab, but also how to string the words together to make complete “sentences.”
  • Our mat teacher training NYC will teach you to correctly see the need for modifications and adjust accordingly.
    • Borrowing from the analogy above, some of your “sentences” might need some grammatical adjustments. Modifications in choreography is an imperative skill proudly taught by our pilates mat certification NYC.
  • Our pilates mat certification NYC will teach you how to progress and challenge clients safely and effectively.
    • Progressing a client is exciting. Adding props is a fun way to keep things fresh (and safe).
  • Our pilates teacher certification NYC will help you find and easily access your “teacher creature.” Let’s face it, sometimes teaching is like a one-man show. A talented and personable teacher is way more desirable to the masses. So, we will show you how to “turn on” your teacher creature in any situation.
    • Your teacher creature will write, produce, direct and star in the show…and your clients will love the story you tell while they participate in your class.

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MAT SYLLABUS

1. The Principles
2. Review of Anatomy, Biomechanics & Client Assessment
3. Choreography (pre-pilates to advanced)
4. Modifications: Progressions & Regressions
5. Touch 
6. Stretching
7. Props
8. Group Fitness Lab
9. Session Flow & Teacher Creatures

EMPOWER & INSPIRE

Our intensive, intimate (no more than four students per semester) and innovative accreditation program is an ideal solution for individuals seeking deeper pilates knowledge to attain personal and professional goals.

Our instruction will empower and inspire you; you’ll graduate feeling totally equipped.  

Prerequisite: you’re an advanced practitioner with a mat accreditation. Step one: submit application. Step two: schedule an audition/assessment session for a fee of $100; once accepted into the program, the fee will be applied to your tuition. Step three: enroll. pilates mastery mat teacher training

THE HOURS

Students are allotted one year from the time they begin their accreditation to complete all of their independent study and have the flexibility to design their own schedule. The following are mandatory: 10 observation hours | 10 self-practice hours | 10 student teaching hours | 20 apprentice teaching hours.

Depending on your unique learning style, beyond the mandatory hours listed above and the lectures, the remaining hours are customizable. But, you must complete all 450 hours and complete a mat minimum of 125 hours (inclusive of lecture hours).

Interactive lecture sessions are an awesome opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge via experience. In addition to performing and feeling each exercise in your own body, we will discuss, discover and deploy the latest methods and trends. You’ll hone your observation techniques and perfect your “teacher creature” while cueing the choreography and analyzing your classmates’ movements.

It is mandatory for you to attend all the hours of lecture instruction. In case you are not able to attend a section of lecture instruction, you will need to make up the section missed with apt amount of the private lecture training at your own additional expense.

Access to our electronic manual, which features videos of all the choreography, is exclusively offered on our web-posting; the subscription will lapse one year from the time of your foremost lecture hour.

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These hours can be finished at your convenience in any studio that works with essential equipment.

You can select your desired location to observe certified Pilates trainers but please obtain consent from the facility and staff, as well as the client, before starting to observe.

It is advisable to observe a mix of private and group classes.

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These allotted hours can be completed at any desired facility enabling you to perform independently on the approved Pilates equipment.

  • You may count any private and/or group fitness classes at any facility where you can be taught on the mandatory equipment toward your self-practice hours.
  • Additionally, you may elect to take advantage of NIMBLE’s $500/year fee for access to NIMBLE’s Pilates equipment for self-practice hours.
  • If you do not wish to pay a yearly fee for studio use, you may still book self-practice hours at NIMBLE when the equipment is available, at a reduced cost of $30/hour.
  • Self-practice is allowed during weekday working hours except peak hours. You can request access during weekends only by written request with at least three days’ advanced notice.

Please note:

  • Instructors who are working with the clients have their top priority on equipment.
  • Practitioner may be asked to rehearse on any other apparatus in case s/he is using the equipment an instructor wishes to utilize for client, class or any equipment session.
  • Contact front desk for prior approval of hours or you may not be permitted to work at your desired time.
  • Scheduling is reserved by practitioners directly with the help of NIMBLE’s web-scheduler.

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Peer-to-peer learning.

An invaluable opportunity to rehearse with various Pilates Mastery candidates, certified instructors and/or advanced Pilates practitioners from other programs.

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While candidates are strengthening their talent, they will instruct clients. These teaching opportunities are unpaid. In case you are not able to fulfill your commitment, then you will have the option to explore any other approved instructor.

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Once you have completed the mandatory hours, you may audition to become an intern. Clients are offered a discounted “intern rate” of $60 /session; interns will earn $20/session.

Interns should be qualified for teaching classes as per consent of management. When permitted to teach group classes, interns will earn $20 each class with a minimum of two participants and a $5 bonus for every add-on participant. Classes will not exceed five students.

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After finishing your mandatory hours, you will be required to take a written examination, and after that, a practical exam. The written examination analyzes your skills of coursework. After qualifying, the practical exam will test your teaching abilities. You will be graded on: client assessment, session flow, observation skills, cueing and execution of “the principles.”

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For an additional fee, you will be assigned a coach for a one-month semester. During the semester, you will meet on a weekly basis for two consecutive hours. Weekly sessions are sub-categorized as:

  • One-hour Pilates session with the trainer.
  • One hour for supervised teaching with complete coaching assistance followed by feedback.
  • Email exchange for follow-up for Q/A.

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Feel trapped in “Pilates jail?” After an audition, you may bridge your hours and start the journey to earn a Pilates Mastery degree. Get to the finish line feeling confident, knowledgeable, strong and happy.

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