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. 

Movement Principles: January 31 - Feb. 02, 2020

Additional Teacher Training Modules

Movement Principles


Gain a foundational understanding of the body in motion, and how to use it in improving your clients’ every day lives!

New Course Starts: January 31, 202

Mat Instructor Training


From fundamentals to advanced movements, and a wide array of variations in-between. Pilates Mat provides versatility in your teaching.

New Course Starts: February 28, 2020

Reformer Instructor Training


Walk into any Pilates studio and you will see Reformers. Learn to use the iconic Pilates apparatus to power your programming potential.

New Course Starts: March 27, 2020


More information, schedules and links to instructors is available on our Pilates Teacher Training page.