Pilates Equipment Instructor Course - in Canberra - September 2020

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Pilates Can will be hosting another Pilates Equipment Instructor Course  here in Canberra later starting in September 2020.  That is very soon, so check it out now!
See dates further down this page.

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Pilates Can Provide Internships

Internships include free participation in our sessions, lots of valuable mentoring, and guaranteed work with our studios, following the achievement of your qualification. (Conditions apply)

Pilates Can provide a clinically focused, social & fun, whole body Pilates experience.  Our culture and studio atmosphere is encouraging and welcoming. This helps with results.

Our instructors are highly qualified & experienced. As a team we have conducted over 80,000 hours of  Professional Pilates instruction in Canberra over the last 18 years.

Interested in an internship with Pilates Can? Provide your details and we will send you an application form.

Course starts soon, so be quick!

Become a Pilates Instructor

What does the Pilates Rehab / Studio Equipment Instructor course involve?

The Polestar Studio and Rehab series trains students to become teachers of the highest calibre; well versed in Pilates principles, program design, exercise sequencing techniques and practice, you will learn how to use all of the equipment developed from designs by Joesph Pilates; Reformer, Trapeze Table, Combo Chair and Ladder Barrel. You will be confident in verbal, tactile and combined cueing practices to facilitate motor learning, and be competent to work with both healthy and injured clients one-on-one and in small group.

The Polestar Pilates curriculum has the reputation of being the most scientifically based Pilates curriculum in the world, taking Pilates education to a new pinnacle. Course format includes lectures, reading assignments, research literature review, writing assignments and more.

Polestar are the Australian Government registered training provider for these courses throughout Australia.  The Polestar organisation provides similar courses in the Americas, Europe and Asia and are recognised internationally as one of the largest providers of Pilates instructor courses around the world.

 Polestar (Registered Training Organisation) Studio and Rehab – in Canberra

 Here are the dates for the 2020 Pilates Equipment Instructor course:

12 – 13 Sept

17 – 18 Oct

21– 22 Nov

16 – 17 Jan 21

20 – 21 Feb 21

27 – 28 Mar 21

Prerequisites for 2020 courses 

  • HSC or higher qualification
  • Good understanding of Pilates –recommended minimum of 25 hours of personal Pilates practice (either Matwork or studio)
  • Completion of Anatomy & Physiology Units through a recognised  education provider is required for entry into course or already have this qualification*.
  • Completion of Polestar Principals short online course (or live in Sydney – 2 days) Is included in the cost of the course but must be completed prior to first module in Canberra.

* You would already meet the Anatomy & Physiology pre-perquisites if you are already qualified in one of the following occupations : Physiotherapist, Osteopath, Exercise Physiologist, Nurse, Myotherapist, Remedial Massage Therapist, Cert IV Personal Trainer.

Hours for Studio/Rehab Equipment Course

  • Duration: 454 hours
  • Lectures and Homework: 112 hrs
  • Observation & Self Mastery: 170 hrs
  • Apprentice Teaching: 100 hrs
  • + Final Exam within 12 months: 3 hrs

Learning Outcomes

  • Pilates Teacher of the highest calibre; Equipment classes in a Pilates studio from beginners through to advanced repertoire
  • Well versed in Pilates principles, program design and exercise sequencing techniques for private and semi-private equipment sessions
  • A solid understanding of precautions and contraindications for Pilates exercises that can be incorporated into your programming
  • Proficient at identifying the principles of biomechanics, kinesiology, motor learning and neuromuscular facilitation that help in the process of critical reasoning.
  • Ability to design training and treatment programs that help you solve client problems and meet their training goals.
  • Proficient at verbal and tactile cueing combined with imagery to facilitate accurate execution of the movements.
  • Confident in the practical application of the repertoire through the use of case studies.
  • Communication skills for successful teaching
  • Modification of exercises for special populations
  • Progression of movement following an injury

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