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BE A PILATES INSTRUCTOR WITH INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA - With the “King” of Pilates Michael King - STAGE 1

STAGE 1 (Group Matwork) March 26 – 29, 2015
Duration: 4 Days, 32 lecture hours, 60 suggested practice hours

This is the foundation of our training. Whether you are a group exercise instructor, personal trainer or looking to change careers, this is our entry level training. With the modular format you have tutor time and take personal responsibility to practice between modules. There is a recommended period of at least 4 weeks teaching practice before your final assessment.

Where

272 A Vouliagmenis Avenue, Athens GR 17342
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Levels

When

Mar 26 to
Mar 29
2015
02:00 amto10:00 am

4 days
8 hours per day

Price

450 €

Full Description

Michael King Pilates Method

Michael King was trained traditionally but has created his unique method by taking the latest evidence based research and applying it to the Pilates technique. Using the original goals of the method he believes the technique must be adapted to 'best fit' the needs of the individual client or class participants whether working with the Matwork or Equipment repertoires. Michael's strong belief is that we must see the technique as a training method to compliment other modes of fitness and rehabilitation tools without having to compromise on any of the stated goals of Joseph Pilates himself. Pilates taught correctly can teach you to train your local stabilising muscles before training your global muscles, which are more commonly target in isolation in the fitness environment. Applying local muscles to stabilise and assist global training can add a new intensity to any strength work. But with any application of the technique or the many variations of the Pilates exercises the Principles always apply.

Training program

STAGE 1 (Group Matwork) March 26 – 29, 2015
Duration: 4 Days, 32 lecture hours, 60 suggested practice hours

This is the foundation of our training. Whether you are a group exercise instructor, personal trainer or looking to change careers, this is our entry level training. With the modular format you have tutor time and take personal responsibility to practice between modules. There is a recommended period of at least 4 weeks teaching practice before your final assessment.

A few words about Michael King

Michael has been working with the Pilates technique for over 34 years. He originally worked with the technique as a dancer at the London School of Contemporary Dance. In 1982 he opened his own studio, Body Control, in connection with the newly formed Pineapple Dance Studios in Covent Garden London.
Two years later he was offered a position in Texas managing the Pilates studio at the Houston Ballet Company where he stayed until 1990. During this time sponsored by the Houston Ballet Michael travelled across the USA visiting and training at studios. In New York with Carla Trier and with Romana Kryzanowska at the original Pilates Studio in New York.
Michael also worked in the Voight Centre in LA for five years teaching fitness programs as as well as at many other Pilates Studios including Winsor Pilates in Los Angeles.
He moved back to Europe in 1995 where following a two year contract in Switzerland he returned to London. Michael was the founder and Director of the Pilates Institute UK until 2008 and has since been running his own training school Michael King Pilates
Michael 's reputation as a renowned presenter both in Fitness and Pilates has been established since 1980. His training programs are now taught in over 30 countries worldwide and has been instrumental in the development of national and international standards in recent years.