Classical Pilates Teacher Training with Mariska Breland

Fuse Pilates Mat Side Bend Have you thought of becoming a Pilates mat teacher or felt the desire to deepen your own practice by learning more about the principles behind the Pilates method? While you may know that we teach a contemporary style of Pilates at Fuse, you may not know that we consider a solid understanding of the classical Pilates mat work to be the best foundation for a rewarding personal practice and fulfilling teaching experience. The Classical Pilates Mat program will be led by Mariska Breland, who in addition to being the founder of Fuse, also has more than 15 years of experience teaching and practice as a student of classical Pilates from some of the most renowned teachers in the world. She is a visiting instructor on the popular website Pilates Anytime, teaches workshops on neuroscience and exercise and Pilates for neurological conditions, and she prides herself on her deep knowledge and appreciation of the role classical Pilates plays in fitness as it has evolved today. Her classical Pilates training includes work with second generation Pilates master instructors, including Jennifer Kries, Andrea Maida, Chris Robinson, and Lesa McLaughlin, who all trained directly with Joseph Pilates' protege Romana Kryzanowska. The program will be held over the course of three weekends and will include history, theory, and hands-on and interactive instruction and practice. Participants who pass the written exam and practical will earn a Certificate of Classical Pilates Mat Training. If you're ready to delve deep to learn the principles behind the Pilates method, why it works, and where it came from, and how it can help you improve your wellbeing and maybe even find a fulfilling career or fun and meaningful side gig, then we invite you to join us for this special program!

Course Details

Meets Saturdays 1-7pm and Sundays 12:30-6:30pm for three weekends. Weekend 1 July 29th & 30th • Overview of Pilates principles and history of the method • The beginning mat exercises and sequence • Understanding the two way stretch • Core anatomy • Teaching practice Homework - Practice Teaching Weekend 2 August 5th & 6th • The intermediate Pilates mat exercises and sequence • Anatomy of the upper and lower body • Teaching practice Homework - Practice Teaching Weekend 3 August 12th & 13th • The advanced Pilates mat exercises and sequence • Teaching a mixed level class • Injury modifications primer • Teaching practice Test - Written and Practical Program Cost: $1450 Includes course materials ***Please note that a minimum of one year of experience as a Pilates student is required to enroll in this course, and completion of this course or another accredited Classical Mat Training program is required to apply for any future Fuse Pilates teacher training programs.*** Questions? Email us at! If you're ready to reserve your spot, sign up on our registration page under the 'Workshops' tab.

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