The Kane School Pilates Teacher Training/Instructor Certification
We are pleased to present The Kane School Pilates Certification program through Kinected, right here at Pivotal! Please call Pivotal directly for dates and pricing information and to register.
Developed by Kelly Kane, the Kane School certification is a rigorous training program combining the classic principles of Pilates with a modern, clinical perspective on the human body. Known world-wide for its anatomy-based approach, the Kane School program goes beyond choreography to explain why exercises work. Students not only learn classic Pilates repertoire, but also delve deeply into biomechanics, postural imbalances and common injuries.
Learn how to listen with your hands. Become a Kane School graduate and join an enriching network of forward-thinking teachers that spans across the country and internationally. Read more for Pilates as a career.
CORE MUSCLE ANATOMY
October 5th & 6th, and October 12th & 13th 2019 (9a-5p)
This comprehensive course explores musculoskeletal anatomy and basic kinesiology principles—emphasizing the trunk, hip, shoulder girdle, arm, and neck—as they relate to the teaching and practice of Pilates, yoga, and bodywork. It lays the foundation for further study as a movement professional and is a prerequisite for the Kane School certification program. Taught by Susan Markowitz, a Kane School Graduate Teacher Trainer, PMA Certified Instructor and owner of Pivotal Pilates, this course is presented in a lecture-style format with workbooks and power-point presentations.
Throughout the course, students gain hands-on experience via regular palpation of muscles, bones, and ligaments. Students also learn how to practically apply information taught in the course to their movement professional career via analysis of Pilates exercises and an introduction to posture analysis. Additional topics such as core stability and the anatomical basis of common tension patterns & injuries are also addressed. Students can test out of this course with a passing grade on the Kane School anatomy entrance exam.
COMPREHENSIVE MAT CERTIFICATION COURSE
October 26, 27 and November 2, 3 2019 (10a-4p)
The Kane School Comprehensive Pilates Mat Training is a 65-hour advanced Pilates mat certification program that is singular in its attention to assessment, biomechanics and application of musculoskeletal anatomy to the human form. The primary objective of Kane School Comprehensive Mat certification is to empower instructors by providing them with the skills to facilitate their clients’ achievement of specific strength and flexibility goals, while maximizing dynamic alignment and movement potential.
The Mechanics of Respiration, working in Neutral Pelvis and Posterior Pelvic Tilt, Core and Scapular Stability, Cervical Nod and Curl, and the Core Principles are covered in detail on the first weekend of the course. The second weekend of the Comprehensive Pilates Mat Training explores classical Pilates mat repertory, detailing the application of the Core Principles to each exercise.
Entrance requirements are either a passing grade on the anatomy entrance exam or completion of the Core Muscle Anatomy Course. Requirements for completion:
- 10 hrs of Supervised Teaching
- 10 hrs of Self Practice
- 10 hrs of Group Mat Classes (offered at Pivotal; not included in tuition)
- 5 hrs Assistant Teaching Mat Classes taught at Kinected
- 3 hrs of teaching Community Classes
- Passing grade on written exam, administered on last day of course.
We are located at:
952 Route #34 Suite 206
Matawan, NJ 07747
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