BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training Global Programmes – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Urban Spring Pilates, Arcoris, Mont Kiara

1 APRIL 2023 - 19 JULY 2023

Course Fee of USD3,995
Effective 1 January 2023, course fee will be revised to USD5,000. Enrolment prior to 1 January 2023 will retain the current pricing.

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The Comprehensive Global Programme includes the Mat Programme as well as a thorough and complete education in Pilates covering the full range of Pilates equipment (Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Ped-a-pul, Ladder Barrel, Step Barrel and various other Auxiliary apparatus).

This programme consists of 12 modules, which is comprised of 72 hours of lecture, discussion, and exercise analysis and practice. More than simply a programme of study, the Comprehensive Global Programme is an enduring foundation for a career in Pilates. This is a college-level teacher training programme that gives students knowledge of Pilates theory, exercises, and teaching skills on all Pilates equipment.

BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training
BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training

From the UK to Asia, Canada, Brazil, South Africa, Australia and beyond Pilates students are becoming BASI qualified Pilates professionals. When you complete BASI’s Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training, you will have graduated from the most rigorous, exciting, and positively life-changing Pilates teacher training in the business. You may test for a BASI Pilates Comprehensive teaching certification after fulfilling the required teaching and practice hours.

MODULE 1

The Fundamentals

Date: Saturday, 1 April 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Primary concepts covered include the 10 movement principles of the Pilates method, an overview of the pelvic region and Pilates breathing. A historical overview of Pilates is presented, plus the BASI® approach, and the importance of safety when teaching Pilates are discussed. Repertoire includes fundamental Mat and Reformer exercises. A one-hour mat class is taught.

MODULE 2

Anatomy Overview Part 1

Date: Sunday, 2 April 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Primary concepts covered include an anatomy and terminology overview: major bones, muscles, joints, bony landmarks and center of gravity. The importance and practice of cueing is discussed. Repertoire covers fundamental Reformer, intermediate Mat, Pole and Ped-a-pul. A one-hour mat class is taught.

MODULE 3

Anatomy Overview Part 2

Date: Monday, 3 April 2023
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Primary concepts covered include the BASI® system of movement analysis, exercise physiology, and aerobic/anaerobic exercise.  The BASI® format of teaching is discussed and the Block System®, created by Rael Isacowitz, is introduced. Repertoire taught is intermediate Mat and Reformer and Leg Weights. A one-hour mat class is taught.

MODULE 4

Posture Assessment

Date: Tuesday, 4 April 2023
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Primary concepts covered are the principles of alignment and posture assessment. Discussion includes exercise as a tool for assessment. Repertoire taught includes intermediate through advanced Mat, intermediate Reformer, and fundamental Cadillac. A one-hour mat class is taught.

MODULE 5

Core Strength: Back And Abdominals

Date: Saturday, 27 May 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Primary concepts covered are core strength and the relationship of the various muscle groups that make up the core with particular focus on the abdominals and the back extensors. Contraindications, effective exercises and the importance of understanding your clients needs and body type are discussed. Also addressed are the role of the teacher and the importance of flow in a session. Repertoire taught includes advanced Mat, intermediate Reformer, and Arm Chair. A one-hour mat class is taught.

MODULE 6

Exercise Adaptation

Date: Sunday, 28 May 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Primary concepts include an in-depth look into exercise adaptation and the use of assists and modifications. Lecture focuses on how to construct a complete and comprehensive program. Repertoire taught is advanced Mat, intermediate Reformer, fundamental Wunda Chair and Magic Circle. A one-hour mat class is taught. The Midterm Written Examination is given.

MODULE 7

Muscle Balance And Imbalance

Date: Monday, 29 May 2023
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Primary concepts covered are the meaning of balance, and the implications of imbalances in strength and flexibility. Lecture focuses on functional exercises, movement patterns, neuromuscular re-education and muscle testing. Repertoire taught includes intermediate and advanced Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac.

MODULE 8

The Lower Limbs

Date: Tuesday, 30 May 2023
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Primary concepts covered include the hip joint, the knee joint and the ankle-foot complex. The gait cycle is discussed and analyzed. Repertoire taught is intermediate Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac.

MODULE 9

The Shoulder

Date: Sunday, 16 July 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Primary concepts covered are the structure and function of the shoulder region. The shoulder joint, muscles of the shoulder, and the importance of correct shoulder mechanics are presented. Lecture includes how to work with clients with shoulder problems and recognizing scope of practice. Repertoire taught is intermediate Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, and introduction of the Ladder Barrel and Step Barrel.

MODULE 10

Programme Design Principles

Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Primary concepts covered are the principles of training, such as overload, specificity and reversibility. Components of physical fitness are addressed and analyzed. Lecture includes repertoire levels and how they relate to working with a broad range of clientele. Repertoire taught is advanced Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac.

MODULE 11

Specific Populations Part 1

Date: Tuesday, 18 July 2023
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Primary concepts covered are habitual movement patterns, cross training, imbalances and setting goals. The athletic population is looked at closely. Lecture focuses on teaching methodologies. Repertoire taught includes intermediate- and advanced-level work on both Ladder Barrel and Step Barrel.

MODULE 12

Specific Populations Part 2

Date: Wednesday, 19 July 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Primary concepts covered are based on populations with restrictions and an in-depth look at pregnancy guidelines. Lecture includes teaching men and women, different body types as well as objectives and approaches. A general review of the repertoire is conducted. The Final Written Examination will be available online at the completion of the module.

*NOTE:
1. The above includes one (1) hour break.
2. Trainings will be held at Urban Spring Pilates, Arcoris, Mont Kiara.
3. Trainings will be held in-person with the exception of changing situations due to the pandemic