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Pilates Online CE Course-2nd Edition

Pilates Online CE Course-2nd Edition

$243.95 CAD

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    Online Course

    Course components are delivered as printed products or online: Pilates CE Course offers expert instruction from world-renowned Pilates master Rael Isacowitz and delivers a comprehensive explanation of the effectiveness of Pilates for the body and mind. Using the content from Pilates, Second Edition, the course provides photo sequences for each movement that helps learners maximize performance or goal attainment and personalize the movements for each client. Users will learn the level of difficulty rating, recommended resistance ranges, and instructions and reasons for performing the movements on both the mat and the apparatus. This information may be used to guide clients in understanding how Pilates can improve balance, concentration, coordination, posture, muscle tone, flexibility, and core strength.

    As a bonus, the Pilates for Men webinar content elaborates on the athletic benefits of Pilates, repertoire and cueing appropriate for men, and the modifications that are most effective with male clients.

    An accompanying study guide outlines the course’s learning objectives, emphasizing the key points to learn and help learners prepare for the course exam. The study guide includes a table of contents, course syllabus, key terminology, chapter activities, webinar outline, and a referenced answer key to the study guide .

    This self-guided course allows learners to work at their own pace and explore the material through a comprehensive text and study guide, finishing with a 100-question exam comprised of multiple choice and true-or- false questions.

    Course Objectives
    • Understand how each piece of Pilates equipment works, the benefits and limitations of each piece of equipment, and the best choice for you and your students to use based on size, shape, and limitations of each body.
    • Use the BASI block system to address the whole body when developing a Pilates session for students with various skill levels.
    • Identify the areas of the body that lack proper strength or alignment and design a program to create balance in the body.
    • Discern compensations and mistakes while students are performing exercises and correct them accordingly.
    • Adapt each exercise to fit individual needs according to body size, strength, weakness, or injury while adhering to the muscle focus and exercise objectives.
    • Sequence a Pilates session that follows the principles and adheres to the essence of the method for all levels of participants, from fundamental through advanced.
    • Determine when an exercise is contraindicated for a particular student because of an injury or other health condition.
    Encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds to begin a Pilates program that they can participate in for many years.


    A continuing education course for mind–body fitness professionals, personal trainers, group exercise instructors, and strength and conditioning specialists.

    Table of Contents

    Part I: Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    Learning Objectives
    Part II: Learn and Practice With the Pilates Book
    Chapter 1. Enhancing the Mind and Body
    Chapter 2. Alignment, Posture, and Movement
    Chapter 3. Powerful Pilates Practice
    Chapter 4. Mat Work
    Chapter 5. Universal Reformer
    Chapter 6. Cadillac
    Chapter 7. Wunda Chair
    Chapter 8. Barrels
    Chapter 9. Ped-a-Pul
    Chapter 10. Arm Chair
    Chapter 11. Magic Circle
    Chapter 12. Sample Exercise Routines
    Study Guide Answer Key
    Part III: Learn With Pilates for Men: Bringing Back the Balance Webinar
    Webinar Outline
    Webinar Study Questions
    Answer Key to Webinar Study Questions
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    Rael Isacowitz is a world-renowned practitioner and teacher of Pilates. With over three decades of Pilates practice and achievement, he is a prominent lecturer and teacher at symposia, universities, colleges, and studios around the globe. He received his bachelor of education degree and teaching credentials from Israel's prestigious Wingate Institute, where he subsequently joined the teaching faculty. He later earned a master of arts degree in dance from the University of Surrey, England.

    Rael’s early Pilates teachers included Alan Herdman and thereafter several of the first-generation Pilates teachers (known as the elders), including Kathy Grant, Ron Fletcher, Romana Kryzanowska, Eve Gentry, and Lolita San Miguel.

    Rael has mastered all levels of the Pilates repertoire and is noted in the industry for his unique athleticism; synthesis of body, mind, and spirit; and passion for teaching. In 1989 he founded Body Arts and Science International (BASI) Pilates, which has developed into one of the foremost Pilates education organizations in the world. BASI Pilates is currently taught in more than 100 locations spanning 30 countries.

    Rael’s first edition of Pilates (Human Kinetics, 2006) and his Pilates Anatomy (coauthored with Karen Clippinger, Human Kinetics, 2011) have received worldwide acclaim and been translated into multiple languages. He has published a series of movement analysis workbooks on all the Pilates apparatus, produced DVDs, designed the revolutionary Avalon system line of contemporary equipment, and created the groundbreaking Pilates Interactive software. He is a regular contributor to several industry publications. Creativity, passion, and energy suffuse his work. Teaching Pilates is, for Rael, the ultimate gift.