BALANCED BODY® MOVEMENT PRINCIPLES™

Pilates Movement Principles

 Movement Principles (16 hours)

  • Prerequisite for all Pilates course work (starting 1/1/2019).
  • Foundation course for the Balanced Body® Movement Specialist Certification.


The movement principles course includes five sections:

  • Whole Body Movement
  • Trunk Integration
  • Lower Body Training
  • Upper Body Training
  • Mobility and Restoration


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.Program includes:

  • General discussion and overview of anatomy including bones and joints in specific relationship to movement
  • Exercise instruction in foundational exercises which apply to any movement and fitness setting
  • A detailed, full color manual with 5 accompanying DVDs and streaming video to enhance your learning experience*
  • Cueing, coaching and teaching tips

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 The Movement Principles provides a solid foundation for training in any environment, with any equipment. You will come away with a complete tool box for effectively training clients to recover from injuries, improve their general fitness and enhance their performance.