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IM=X Pilates 5-Day Intensive Certification
Receive an excellent pilates education at IM=X Pilates. Learn the IM=X Mat and Xercizer (reformer) programs in a 5-Day Intensive that provides you with the proprietary knowledge required of an IM=X Pilates group exercise instructor and personal trainer. The IM=X Pilates Intensive Certification qualifies fitness enthusiasts and fitness professionals alike to teach our unique Floor and Xercizer (reformer) programs. Certified instructors have career opportunities at any IM=X Pilates Studio across the country. IM=X is known for its scientific approach to teaching stabilization and its athletic approach to pilates-style exercise. Physiological results include increased muscle strength, endurance as well as improvements in alignment and flexibility.
Length: 5 days (Mon-Fri 9:00 am -5:30 pm)
Cost: $1695 or FREE to Workstudy Students
AFAA CEU's - 14.7
Or split the course into two sections: Floor and Xercizer
IM=X Pilates Floor 2-Day Certification
The IM=X Floor (Mat) course teaches the personal trainer/group instructor the proprietary knowledge required of an IM=X Pilates group instructor. IM=X has been called "the strength training version of Pilates" by Fitness Magazine; and is known for its unique choreography. Learn the principles of IM=X Pilates -- spinal decompression, forced exhalation, postural adjustments, pelvic, ribcage and spine stabilization -- and the eight sequences of choreography that allow you to teach beginner, intermediate and advanced mat class formats. The IM=X Pilates program uses the Ring and Body Bar to increase resistance - thus toning the arms, shoulders, hips, upper/lower back, gluteals and abdominal wall QUICKER! The 120-page certification manual includes photos and step-by-step instructions. DVDs illustrate a wide variety of routines so you and your clients stay challenged.
Length: 2 days (Mon-Tues from 9:00-5:30 or weekends)
IM=X Pilates Xercizer 3-Day Certification
This course teaches the personal trainer/group instructor the exercise science which defines IM=X Pilates reformer workouts. The eight training sequences provide the fitness professional with several 30/60 minute formats that can be modified for many different levels. The lectures and exercise labs provide research on stabilization, breathing, alignment and muscle recruitment. Considerations for spring loading, equipment configuration and group formatting are reviewed. Participants learn the goal of each exercise, its target muscles, verbal/tactile cues, common postural adjustments, spring loading, and safety issues. The course ends with a Written & Practical Exam. The 140-page manual includes photos and step-by-step instructions. DVDs also assist with the process of memorization.
Length: 3 days (Offered on Wed-Fri from 9:00-5:30 during the 5 Day Intensive or on weekends)