Everything you need to study for and PASS the PMA (now NPCP) Certified Pilates Teacher Exam is included in this purchase. The webinar is a total of 45 minutes, but you'll need to schedule additional study time. Our exclusive flash card set contains 206 cards which include all mat and equipment exercises plus contraindications.
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A set of 206 full color flash cards designed as a study aid for the PMA (now NPCP) Pilates Teacher Certification Exam. Set includes complete mat, reformer, trap table, chair exercises and contraindications from the PMA (now NPCP) Study Manual.
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The online Comprehensive Mat Teacher Training Course is a combination of the lecture hours of our Mat 101 and Mat 102 courses, with observation and self-practice to help you develop critical skills needed to design and teach creative, safe Pilates mat classes. Our curriculum includes the applied anatomy and biomechanics for each Pilates mat exercise, and provides a thorough examination of classical versus contemporary Pilates styles. Additionally, you will receive personal guidance and feedback from a Master Instructor.
Earn CEU's - ACE 2.5, PMA (NPCP) 25
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Taught by Amanda Jessee, MA, PMA-CPT, CSCS, a 30 year veteran in the field of exercise science and health and fitness, this course includes an in-depth review of the PMA (now NPCP) manual, detailed discussion of each component of the exam, plus practice quizzes.Amanda will also help settle any pre-test jitters with helpful test-taking tips! You can purchase the onnline course only, or add our EXCLUSIVE flash card system for just $49! (Flash card are also sold separately. Individual flash card sets are $54.99). NOTE: Pilates Instructor Academy is not a representative the PMA or the NPCP. Our NPCP Exam study courses are for Pilates teachers looking for additional tools to help study and pass the NPCP (PMA) National Certified Pilates Teacher Exam. Your success is our GUARANTEE. If you don't successfully pass the PMA (now NPCP) Certification Exam within 3 months of taking this course, you can take the course a second time for FREE!!
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Our 20 hour course, Anatomy and Biomechanics for Movement professionals has been THE preeminent anatomy course of the Pilates industry since 2001! This course is sought out by Pilates and yoga teachers, personal trainers, group fitness instructors and massage therapists, or anyone who would like a deeper understanding of human movement. More and more, Pilates teachers are becoming "movement specialists". A broad and deep understanding of human anatomy and biomechanics is the very foundation to understanding movement. 201W Anatomy is a 7 part online course designed to provide you the skills to understand and analyze your clients' movement patterns. Once you purchase the course, you can study at your own pace, on your own schedule - feel free to rewind, pause and repeat as many times as you need!
Earn CEC's - 20 PMA (NPCP), 2.0 ACE
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Do your clients complain of foot pain? Do they have bunions, plantar fasciitis, flat feet or falling arches? Learn more about the importance of proper foot alignment and gait in this workshop designed especially for foot and ankle health! Amanda Jessee, MA, CSCS, PMA-CPT, Owner and Director of Education at Personal Best Pilates Studio will define some of the common complaints of the foot and ankle, teach you proper foot and ankle alignment, and show you exercises to help you make the foot and ankle stronger. All of the exercises can be incorporated into your regular Pilates and fitness sessions! Earn CEC's - PMA (NPCP) 2, ACE .1
The purpose of this workshop is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the what risk, liability and legal issues associated with being a Pilates instructor or owning a Pilates studio. Topics covered include:
Definition of risk, particularly in the fitness industry
Review a risk assessment checklist for your business
Real life case studies
More than 60 percent of women over 40 have some type of pelvic floor dysfunction. This workshop will teach students the anatomy of the pelvis and pelvic floor, some of the signs and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction and exercises to help. Earn CEC's - PMA (NPCP) 2, ACE .1
Do you work with clients who suffer from conditions like bulging or ruptured discs, spondylolisthesis, stenosis or sacroiliac joint pain? These painful conditions can diminish your clients’ quality of life. Appropriate movement can greatly improve mobility and reduce pain. But – if you don’t understand the nature of the condition and the proper way to address it, you risk causing further damage. This online training course will help you safely design Pilates sessions to help these clients. Co -designed with a Physical Therapist, this workshop teaches Pilates instructors and other fitness professionals the skills needed to evaluate the current condition of a client’s spine and pelvis to determine contraindications as related to these specific conditions. Students will be shown alignment corrections as well as strain counter-strain techniques and releases that can aid in helping individuals with back pain to find relief and strengthen the core. Emphasis will be placed on designing Pilates sessions with SAFETY in mind. Help your clients, gain the skills and knowledge you need to set yourself apart from your competition Earn CEC's – 3 PMA (NPCP)
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Looking for ideas to increase your class numbers? Circuit classes are a fun way to fill up your Pilates mat or equipment classes using your current space and equipment! You can start earning more money immediately with no additional investment required. This webinar will describe the interval training system and why it is so effective for burning fat and strengthening the cardio-respiratory system. Using the safe and fun choreography for mat and equipment, you’ll increase your profits by adding circuit classes to your schedule.
Earn CEC’s – 1 PMA (NPCP), .1 ACE
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"Professional Pilates Teacher" – this term is bandied about every day in the Pilates and fitness industry. But what exactly does it mean to be a professional Pilates teacher? This workshop takes a deeper dive into what it means to be a professional in the Pilates Industry. Topics include specific behaviors indicative of Professional Pilates Instructors, Pilates Instructor Scope of Practice as defined by the National Pilates Certification Program and Pilates Instructor Code of Ethics as defined by the NPCP (formerly the Pilates Method Alliance - PMA). Using real-life case studies from over 30 years in the industry, your instructor will help you think about and model a higher level of professionalism. Whehter you a sole proprietor teaching from a home studio or a director of Pilates in a large fitness center, you'll learn skills you can immediately apply in your daily Pilates business. A PDF hand out and quiz are included in the course
Earn CEC's - 2 NPCP (PMA)
You see it everywhere! Everyone is looking down at their phones to text or read. What a pain in the neck!! Pilates teachers, personal trainers and massage therapists can help your clients and students improve neck posture with a few simple exercises.
This course is designed to teach Pilates and Fitness instructors how to help their clients improve poor posture created by phone, tablet and computer use. Students will review anatomy and biomechanics related to the condition and will learn exercises and stretches that can be immediately implemented into a Pilates or Fitness personal training session.
CEC's - ACE .1, PMA (NPCP) 2
Master the Fundamental and Beginning Pilates mat choreography. Over 35 fundamental and beginning contemporary and classical mat exercises, plus modifiations and advanced variations. The biomechanics of each exercise is thoroughly examined. Our unique approach draws on the connection between the priciples of exercise science and the focus of mind body fitness.
CEC's - ACE 1.5, PMA (NPCP) 15, NCBMBT 13
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Master the Intermediate and Advanced Pilates mat choreography. Over 21 intermediate and advance contemporary and classical mat exercises, plus modifications and advanced variations. Learn the biomechanics behind the movements including the importance of scapular stabilization while earning continuing education credits.
CEC's - ACE 1.0, PMA (NPCP) 10, NCBMBT 7
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The purpose of this workshop is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the what risk, liability and legal issues associated with being a Pilates instructor or owning a Pilates studio. With that goal in mind we will: