Learn to Teach Pilates To Every Body

Our course is designed for those seeking a rewarding career as a skilled movement professional, and for licensed healthcare providers who wish to enhance their practice.

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RF is an inclusive, collaborative, and encouraging learning environment. We are invested in you to help you become an exceptional movement professional.

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Together we are redefining Pilates for the 21st century! Learn to teach every body with us and revolutionize the traditional form of Pilates. You will find mastery in your teaching ability and a purposeful career in movement.

IN OUR COURSE YOU WILL LEARN…

  • A wide selection of Pilates-based exercises performed with and without equipment
  • A deep understanding of each exercise including:
    • Purpose
    • Primary muscles working
    • Joint & muscle flexibility needed for correct performance
    • Progression, regression, modifications, contraindications/precautions
  • Posture and movement observation skills
  • Verbal & tactile cues to help clients reach their full potential in a desired movement
  • Key anatomic and biomechanical principles for reducing injury risk and improving effectiveness
  • Individual and class programming strategies for in-person and virtual client sessions
  • Studio ethics, Pilates instructor scope of practice, and professional behavior
  • Collaboration strategies between certified Pilates instructors and healthcare professionals to support optimal client success
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Course Curriculum & Schedule

 

January – August 2022

 

PILATES 101 & MOVEMENT FOUNDATIONS

January 28-30

February 25-27


BODYWEIGHT & PROPS

March 25-27

April 8-10


REFORMER

April 22-24

May 13-15

TRAPEZE TABLE

June 10-12

June 24-26

 

 


CHAIRS & LADDER BARREL

July 29-31

 

 

 


MOVEMENT ASSESSMENT & PROGRAMMING

August 19-21

 


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We’ll teach you how to teach!

Course delivery methods include in studio weekend training, online videos of every exercise for review, quizzes, and coaching for RF certification process. Full access to studio for observation, self-practice, and practice teaching. Weekly mentoring is available for an additional fee.

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Meet The Instructors

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Brooke
Alexandra

CEO | Founder of Reforming Foundations Pilates & Wellness, Co-author

Brooke has explored the Pilates repertoire through multiple comprehensive training programs and continuing education courses, all while adding her own cues, modifications and nuance to her teaching. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge, and after seeing people respond positively to her work, she is driven to share it beyond the walls of Reforming Foundations.

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Cecily
Ciaramitaro

DPT, CSCS, Director of Physical Therapy, Co-author

Cecily began teaching Pilates principles to her patients and found that the exercises and the way that they were cued, empowered her patients to find specific, refined movement. Cecily is looking forward to collaborating with other movement professionals trained in the RF method to help individuals find safe, healthy movement that supports longevity and function.

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Lindsay
Brandt

DPT, OMPT, ACSM-CEP, DSc(c) Co-author

As an Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist and full-time faculty member at Oakland University, Lindsay has a great love for educating patients and movement professionals alike. She believes a partnership between physical therapists and Pilates instructors trained in the RF method is an ideal approach for supporting the rehabilitation and long-term wellness goals of clients with neuromusculoskeletal conditions.

Comprehensive, Intensive & Bridge Programs

Tuition includes everything needed to certify! No extra fees or costs.

  • 10% down payment required for registration
  • Monthly payment options available

All trainees receive preferred pricing at RF during the entire certification process.

Early Bird Specials

Sign up by August 1, 2021 and receive: 10 Pilates Pod sessions.

Pay-in-full by September 15, 2021: Receive 10 One-on-One Sessions & 10 Pilates Pod Sessions​.

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