The 10th Seasons of STOTT PILATES® Training at The Orange Room

Intensive Mat-Plus™ Instructor Training (IMP)   2016/11/15-23

Admission Requirements

Working knowledge of functional anatomy and prior learning in an anatomy course that covers in detail the human musculoskeletal system and includes muscle attachments, actions and basic biomechanics. 

Minimum 30 hours participation in Pilates classes/workouts

Three+ years teaching movement or fitness. Applicants with a strong history of Pilates participation and/or experience instructing students/clients in another field may also be considered

What you will learn:

The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles

Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts

Flex-Band, Fitness Circle and Arc Barrel variations

Effective communication and observational skills

Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation

Theory and practice of postural analysis

63 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions

How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises

Exercise layering related to effective program design

Workout composition for personal and group training

Requirements of Certification

40 hours of instruction and supervised teaching

Minimum of 10 hours of observation

Minimum of 30 hours of physical review

Minimum of 15 hours of practice teaching

Total: 95 hours

The above minimum number of hours of observation, practice teaching and physical review are required for all courses and should be completed between instructed sessions at any STOTT PILATES® facility. Additional training may be required before certification. Practice teaching and physical review hours must be logged outside of class time and submitted at the time of the practical exam.

Observation includes watching sessions taught by a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor or relevant STOTT PILATES videos.

Physical Review means physically performing the exercises learned in class. Taking a class with a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor or working out with video can qualify as physical review hours, and can be completed individually or with other students.

Practice Teaching hours can be fulfilled by instructing family, fellow students, friends or clients.

The Orange Room is honored to be the FIRST Host Training Center for STOTT PILATES® education in Mainland China!


Lead Instructor Trainer: Jeff Ong

Instructor Trainer: Anita Tang

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