Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome to the Pilates Diploma

    • Diploma requirements

    • PAR-Q and Waiver

  • 2

    Principles of Pilates

    • Introduction to the Principles

    • Concentration, Control & Precision

    • Breathing

    • Centering

    • Flow

  • 3

    Supine core work family

    • Neutral vs. Imprint

    • Curl up

    • Toe taps

    • Hundred

    • One leg circle

    • One leg stretch

    • Criss cross

    • Double leg stretch

    • Scissors

    • Abdominal series

    • Bicycle

    • Shoulder bridge

  • 4

    Back extension family

    • Swan prep

    • Swan dive

    • Dart

    • Breast stroke

    • Single leg kick

    • Double leg kick

    • Swimming

    • Swimming kneeling

    • Rocking

  • 5

    Roll-up family

    • Roll-up prep

    • Roll-up

    • Neck pull prep

    • Neck pull

    • Teaser

  • 6

    Rolling back family

    • Rolling back

    • Open leg rocker

    • Seal

    • Crab

    • Rolling variations

  • 7

    Seated family

    • Spine stretch forward

    • Spine twist

    • Saw

    • Hip twist

  • 8

    Side lying family

    • Side leg lifts

    • Side kick

    • Side lying circles

    • Clams

    • Develope

    • Side kick Kneeling

  • 9

    Roll over family

    • Roll over prep

    • Roll over

    • Corkscrew

    • Jacknife

    • Control balance

    • Boomerang

  • 10

    Plank family

    • Leg pull front

    • Leg pull back

    • Side bend

    • Push up

  • 11

    Posture & Gait Assessment

    • Posture Assessment

    • Gait Assessment

  • 12

    Programming for posture types

    • Lordosis

    • Kyphosis

    • Scoliosis

    • Swayback

    • Flat back

  • 13

    Sample classes

    • Sample class 1

    • Sample class 2

  • 14

    Pilates Manual

    • Pilates Matwork Manual UNIT 2

  • 15

    Learner Achievement Portfolio

    • Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork LAP

  • 16

    Small equipment classes

    • Soft Ball

    • Bands

    • Circle