Reformer

Modules: Reformer I, Reformer II, Reformer III

The Pilates Reformer is an extraordinarily flexible piece of exercise equipment allowing resistance and support for exercises involving every part of the body. The Balance Body Reformer training program gives you a thorough understanding of how to use the Reformer to develop core and extremity strength, stability, flexibility, coordination and balance. The wide range of exercises provides a stimulating workout for clients at any level of ability.

Our Reformer instructor training program includes:

  • Exercise instruction in the complete Pilates Reformer repertoire
  • A comprehensive manual consistent with current national standards
  • Cuing, coaching, safety and teaching tips for clients at different levels of ability
  • Guidelines for teaching older adults, prenatal/postnatal women and clients with back, knee, neck and shoulder conditions
  • Program design for clients at every level including sport specific lessons
  • Equipment safety and maintenance

Reformer I (18 hours)
Introduction to Reformer & Beginning Exercises and Pilates Principles

Recommended Prerequisites: 2 years experience teaching movement, anatomy, 30 Pilates Reformer classes or personal training sessions

Reformer I includes an introduction to the Pilates Reformer including set up and safety, plus beginning exercises, program sequencing and teaching tips for group classes. By the end of the course you will be able to teach a beginning Reformer class or personal training session.

Reformer I

*Times are subject to change at the discretion of the instructor

Dates:
Friday, March 24th, 2017 – Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Price: $395
Materials Fee (Manual & Video): $80

*In addition to the class and material fee shown, there may be additional fees including local taxes (e.g. VAT) and other items.

Reformer II (16 hours)
Intermediate Exercises

Recommended Prerequisites: Reformer 1 Module

Reformer II includes intermediate exercises and modifications designed for group and individual instruction. Teaching successful classes and sessions to clients at different levels of ability is emphasized. Included are a variety of programs designed to keep your clients inspired.

Reformer II

*Times are subject to change at the discretion of the instructor

Dates:
Friday, August 25th, 2017 – Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Price: $490 ($445 early bird pricing)
Materials Fee (Manual & Video): $80

*In addition to the class and material fee shown, there may be additional fees including local taxes (e.g. VAT) and other items.

Reformer III (14 hours)
Advanced Exercises & Sport Specific Programs

Recommended Prerequisites: Reformer 2 Module

Reformer III includes advanced exercises plus modifications for sport specific activities, tips for training the advanced client and programs designed for specific sports.

Reformer III

*Times are subject to change at the discretion of the instructor

Dates: 
Friday, October 20th, 2017 – Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Price: $435 ($395 early bird pricing)
Materials Fee (Manual & Video): $80

*In addition to the class and material fee shown, there may be additional fees including local taxes (e.g. VAT) and other items.

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Balanced Body Pilates Reformer Instructor Requirements for Completion

To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Reformer Instructor, students must complete the following:

  • Anatomy
  • Balanced Body Mat Instructor training or equivalent
  • Balanced Body Reformer 1 – Course work, written and practical test (18 hours)
  • Balanced Body Reformer 2 – Course work, written and practical test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Reformer 3 – Course work, written and practical test (14 hours)
  • 50 Personal Sessions
  • 100 Student Teaching Hours
  • Pass the BB Final Reformer Test (Written and Practical)

Total hours for completion of Reformer program: 198 hours

Upon completion of all the requirements, a certificate of completion as a Balanced Body Reformer Instructor will be issued.