ARCHER PILATES STUDIO is now featuring all of our Balanced Body® Pilates Instructor Training courses LIVE Online with ZOOM. Florida Licensed PTs: Movement Principles™ for Rehab Professionals Course is approved for 8CEUs (CE Broker # CE23-696579). 6 courses now FPTA approved for CEUs.
Balanced Body® Pilates Instructor Training Certifications:
1. Mat Instructor Training
2. Reformer Instructor Training
3. Mat and Reformer Instructor Training
4. Comprehensive Instructor Training
Click the "find out more" button below for full description of each program.
Where do I begin my Pilates Instructor Training Journey? With Movement Principles™. This is the FIRST course in the Balanced Body® Pilates Teacher Training Program. 16 Hours (8 hours for Rehab Professionals).
March 4-5, 2023 (Saturday and Sunday) 10-6:30pm each day LIVE ONLINE
May 13, 2023 (Movement Principles for Rehabilitation Professionals - 8 CEUs FPTA) ONLINE Live via Zoom. ONLY for Rehab Professionals. All other Pilates Instructor students must take the 16 hour course.
June 24-25, 2023 (Saturday and Sunday) 10am - 6:30pm each day LIVE ONLINE
November 4-5, 2023 (Saturday and Sunday) 10am - 6:30pm each day LIVE ONLINE
The Balanced Body ® Movement Principles™ form the foundation of Balanced Body® Education. This course is a prerequisite for ALL Instructor Training Modules. They include the most important information on anatomy, assessment, biomechanics and foundational exercises needed to become a successful Pilates teacher, personal trainer or movement educator. The course provides information on how the body works, and basic exercises to illustrate this information in movement. The five categories of Movement Principles™ are: 1) Whole Body Movement 2) Trunk Integration 3) Lower Body Training 4) Upper Body Training and 5) Mobility and Restoration. This course will give you a tool box for effectively training clients to recover from injuries, improve general fitness and enhance performance. The focus on practical understanding of common movement patterns prepares instructors to be excellent at problem solving, goal setting and learning new exercise techniques with ease. 16CECs PMA/NCPT
Now Approved for 8CEUs Florida licensed PT/PTA (CE23-649347). Listed on FPTA and CEBroker as Balanced Body® Movement Principles™ For Rehabilitation Professionals.
Balanced Body® Pilates Instructor Training South Florida
Balanced Body® Pilates Continuing Education
Online Pilates Instructor Training
Virtual Pilates Instructor Training
April 15-16, 2023 (Sat,Sun) 10am - 7:00pm each day (online)
September 9-10, 2023 (Sat,Sun) 10am - 7:00pm each day (online)
December 2-3, 2023 (Sat,Sun) 10am - 7:00pm each day (online)
Instructor: Kerry Siman-Tov, MS, PT, MTC, NCPT
Anatomy is the foundation of our work as Pilates Instructors and movement professionals. The deeper your understanding of how the body works, the better equipped you are to teach your clients optimal movement strategies. This Course presents an introduction to the major tissues, joints and muscles of human movement. Muscle origin, insertion and action are covered along with movement experiences to help you understand and remember not just the individual muscles, but how they work in synergy to create functional movements. Includes manual and video support. Satisfies anatomy requirement for ALL Balanced Body® Instructor Training Certifications. Taught online by Kerry Siman-Tov, a Physical Therapist and Balanced Body® Master Instructor. 16 CECs for PMA/NPCP
Online Pilates Anatomy Course
Virtual Pilates Anatomy Course
February 17-19, 2023 from 11:00am-4:30pm EST each day.
June 9-11, 2023 from 11am-4:30pm EDT each day
November 3-5, 2023 11am-4:30pm EST each day
ONLINE ONLY Via Zoom
Must have skeleton model and clay to participate
*see video at bottom of this page*
Instructor: Patricia Kreiner, NCPT, CETI
16 CECs PMA, ACE, AFAA, NASM
Build the body from the inside out with Anatomy in Three Dimensions™. Learn the structure and function of bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments as well as the origin, insertion and action of the major muscles of movement by building them yourself on a specially designed skeleton. There is no better way to learn anatomy! Learn how muscles move by experiencing each muscle group in action and relating these exercises to functional movement. This course covers the body from the knees through the shoulders.
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MOTR Comprehensive (16 CECs) LIVE ONLINE in Three 5.5 hour segments:
September 8-10, 2023 11am-4:30pm EDT
December 1-3, 2023 (11:00am-4:30pm) EST
MOTR Fundamentals: (8 CECs) LIVE ONLINE
March18-19, 2023 11:00am-3:00pm EST
MUST HAVE MOTR to participate in these courses.
Instructor: Patricia Kreiner, NCPT, CETI
*see video at bottom of this page*
Created by Darya Bronston, The MOTR™ (Movement on the Roller) contains a complete personal training system in a portable, affordable package. Combining the core training of Pilates, the strength and power of aerobic conditioning, the functional exercises of a pulley system and the balance and release exercises of a foam roller, MOTR™ gives you everything you need to teach classes, small group or one on one training. 16CECs PMA, ACE, NASM, AFAA for comprehensives and 8CECs for Fundamentals.
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Mat 1: The foundation of the Pilates method. This course includes an introduction to the history and principles of the Pilates method and the beginning and intermediate level exercises. 16CECs
Mat 2: Intermediate and advanced level exercises as well as essential movement principles and training tips for advancing clients to the higher levels. Pilates for sports specific activities are also covered. 16 CECs
Mat 3: Enhanced Pilates Mat completes the mat training by adding rings, rollers, bands and balls to the traditional Mat exercises. In addition, Enhanced Mat includes functional exercises for the upper and lower body expanding the Mat work beyond the core to develop whole body strength and flexibility. Perfect also for certified Mat Instructors who want to add variety and challenge to their mat repertoire. 16 CECs
Reformer 1: This course introduces the Reformer, the center piece of the Pilates equipment studio and an invaluable training tool. Reformer 1 includes an introduction to safely using the Pilates Reformer for a wide variety of supine, seated and standing exercises for the beginning to intermediate student. Movement Principles include improving lower body alignment, creating balanced muscle development and learning a protocol for effectively training the upper body. 16 CECs
Reformer 2: Intermediate exercises and modifications designed for group and individual instruction. Teaching successful classes and sessions to clients at different levels of ability is emphasized. Included are a variety of programs designed to keep your clients inspired. 16 CECs
Reformer 3: The pinnacle of the Reformer work and includes advanced and super advanced exercises to challenge clients to achieve their best. Reformer 3 includes advanced exercises plus modifications for sports specific activities, tips for training the advanced client and key exercises for advancing a client. 16 CECs
Balanced Body Trapeze Table/Cadillac/Tower Instructor Training:
The Balanced Body Trapeze Table/Cadillac/Tower training provides a thorough introduction to Trapeze Table and Tower exercises as well as applications for beginning, post-rehabilitation and advanced clients. This training is appropriate for students working with the Allegro® or Allegro 2 Tower of Power®, Half Trapeze and Wall Tower as well as those working with full Trapeze Tables. Sequencing programs using multiple pieces of equipment are covered as well as equipment set up, safety and maintenance. 18 CECs
Balanced Body Pilates Chair Module:
Perfect for working with athletic clients, and as an addition to group programming in combination with the Mat. Includes exercises and variations for the original Wunda chair, the EXO chair and the split pedal or Combo Chair. This course includes exercises and programming for both personal training sessions and classes. 14 CECs
Balanced Body Pilates Barrels Instructor Training:
Includes exercises and variations for the Step and Ladder Barrel, both are excellent tools for enhancing spinal mobility and core strength. The Ladder Barrel is most commonly used in a studio setting while the Step Barrel is a great addition to group classes. 6 CECs HYBRID (Online LIVE and In Studio)
July 22-23, 2023 11am-3pm EST each day
Balanced Body® is now offering Physical Therapists, PTAs and all Rehabilitation Professionals the opportunity to learn how the Reformer, Cadillac/Trapeze Table, Chair, CoreAlign® and MOTR® can be implemented in the clinical setting. With a variety of 4 hour introductory workshops and 8 hour fundamental courses there are many learning opportunities. Courses are offered LIVE, In Person and ONLINE to allow clinicians anywhere in the world to participate. Online participation must be live, NO recordings made available for offline viewing. Discounts available for purchasing of Pilates equipment for participants in these courses. FPTA approved for Florida licensed PT/PTAs. Many other states have reciprocity. Check your state board for details.
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If you are unable to attend one of our scheduled courses, we are happy to arrange a private course at your convenience. Great for Students in times zones outside of USA! Balanced Body® Pilates instructor training
We can arrange to do the modular trainings at YOUR schedule and convenience. If you prefer to do the courses in a group (back to back) due to time constraints, let us know and we will work with you to help you accomplish your goal! Have several instructors you'd like trained together? Let us arrange a time/schedule that works! Can be done via ZOOM as well.
First thing is to contact the studio by email: firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what you would like to arrange for Balanced Body® private Pilates Instructor trainings. We can accommodate individuals or small groups if a few people want to do the certification as an intensive (back to back courses) versus modular (one course at a time). Own a Club Pilates® franchise ? Are you a Pilates Studio owner? This may be a good way to get your instructors trained or updated as needed. We can work with your schedule to reduce time away from your business. ONLINE live via ZOOM available.
We encourage all student instructors to audit courses & workshops to deepen their knowledge and brush up on skills. Apprentice Instructors may audit courses to refresh knowledge of exercises prior to testing out. Audit fee of $125/ 2-day courses (does not include manual or CECs). Want to audit for CECs? Ask us how!
Learn about the musculoskeletal system by building with clay on the model skeleton. 16CECs for PMA, ACE, NASM and AFAA. Satisfies Anatomy requirement for Mat, Reformer and Comprehensive certifications. Taught online only. Students are required to have skeleton manikin and clay to participate. Local students may borrow manikins from studio. No access to skeleton and clay? Take our LIVE ONLINE Anatomy for Movement Professionals™ Course which also satisfies the Balanced Body® anatomy requirement.
This anatomy course also satisfies the 16 hour ANATOMY requirement for all Balanced Body® certification programs. This course integrates anatomy and movement. Learn the muscles and the exercises that feature each specific muscle group. Great review of anatomy AND movement principles. Here is a short example - Gluteus medius in action for lateral hip stability.
Get MOTR™ing at Archer Pilates Studio! Looking for an innovative and portable tool for personal training clients or physical therapy patients? This.Is.It!