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The Studio
Via Conca Del Naviglio 18
20123 Milan, Italy

t: +390289451369

Claudia Fink
Lead Instructor Trainer

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Lyudmyla Arefyeva-Cavalieri
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Oscar Favaro
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Scilla Zizifo
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Laura Puccini
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Pilates Italia is also the Italian distributor for the complete range of our equipment, accessories, instructor resources and DVDs.

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The Studio

CERTIFICATION COURSES & CONTINUING EDUCATION

Click all of the tabs below to see the full training options at this location.

STOTT PILATES Available  Total Barre  CORE Actice
TOTAL BARRE
CORE
ZEN•GA
WORKSHOPS / EXAMS
REHAB
ISP
ADVANCED
INTENSIVE

The Intensive Program

The STOTT PILATES Intensive program is for fitness and health professionals. This program prepares you to teach STOTT PILATES Level 1 Matwork and equipment-based repertoires safely, effectively and with confidence.

Intensive Mat-Plus™ (IMP)

LEVEL: 1      40 hours
Winter 2015 | January 30- February 1, 7-8, 13-15
Friday-Sunday Times TBD
   

Intensive Reformer (IR)

LEVEL: 1      50 hours
Winter 2015 | January 30- February 1, 6-8, 12-15
Thursday-Sunday Times TBD
   

Intensive Stability Chair™ (ICHR)

LEVEL: 1      15 hours
Winter 2015 | February 6-8
Friday-Sunday Times TBD
   

The Comprehensive Program

Designed for those with some movement training and exposure to Pilates, Comprehensive courses cover functional anatomy and the practical skills needed to develop effective and motivating Level 1 Matwork and equipment-based programs.

Comprehensive Matwork & Reformer (CMR)

120 hours
Fall 2012 | September 11-December 14
Tuesday-Thursday 1pm-5:30pm | Friday 2pm-6:30pm
   
 3 Additional
Saturday | September 29, October 27, November 17 | 9am-1:30pm
   

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The Advanced Program

The Advanced program consists of Level 2 courses in Matwork, Reformer, and Cadillac, Chair & Barrels. Completion of the Advanced program is required for full certification.

There are currently no Advanced courses scheduled at this location

Injuries & Special Populations

The STOTT PILATES Injuries & Special Populations course equips you with the skills required to address a broad range of physical challenges among your clients. Completion of ISP is required for full certification.

There are currently no ISP courses scheduled at this location

The Rehabilitation Program

The Rehabilitation program is specifically for licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, sports medicine professionals and chiropractors wishing to integrate modified STOTT PILATES exercises for injury prevention and rehabilitation into their practices.

Rehab courses are available at many of our training locations worldwide.  Please click here for a complete listing of training options worldwide.  Currently, training isn’t offered at this location, but and check back regularly for updates.

ZEN•GA Courses

ZEN•GA™ is an innovative fusion of exercise science and mindful movement that brings about clarity of the mind while releasing body tension through purposeful movement. ZEN represents the search for inner discovery, while YOGA symbolizes the way to reach it. Together they form ZEN•GA, which is based on Four Mindful Movement Principles: breath, support, yield and flow. When applied together, these principles allow you to become aware of how the body and the mind move in tandem. ZEN•GA focuses on core stability, stamina and resilience while attaining a state of presence. The increase in demand on your neuromuscular system allows you to reap the benefits of improved strength, clarity and overall fitness.

ZEN•GA™ Instructor Foundation Course, Mat

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
Winter 2015 | January 17
Saturday 9am-4:30pm
   
 

ZEN•GA™ Instructor Foundation Course, Equipment

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
Winter 2015 | January 18
Sunday 9am-4:30pm
   

Continuing Education Workshops

Saturday January 17 ZEN•GA™ Fluid Conditioning with the Mini Stability Ball™  5pm-7pm
Sunday January 18 ZEN•GA™ V2 Vinyasa on the V2 Max Plus™, Level 1  5pm-7pm

CORE™ Courses

Take your workouts to the next level with our CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training– developed exclusively by Merrithew Health & Fitness™ experts.  This unique training program focuses on functional fitness targeting core strength and kinesthetic awareness leading to improvements in total-body strength and power. This multi-layered system is designed for both novice and high-level athletes.

CORE™ Instructor Foundation Course

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
Winter 2015 | January 31
Saturday 9am-4:30pm
   

Total Barre™ Courses

Total Barre™ is a high-energy program that focuses on strength, flexibility, stamina and dynamic stability by combining elements from Pilates, dance, cardio and strength training. Programming is driven by music which increases coordination, motivation and improve movement quality. Incorporating the Total Barre Foundational Principles, this program teaches choreography, exercise essence and correct biomechanics of movements as well as how to cue effectively and safely to music.

Total Barre™ Instructor Foundation Course

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
Winter 2015 | January 24
Saturday 9am-4:30pm
   

Continuing Education Workshops

Sunday January 25 Total Barre™ Endurance 1  9am-1pm 
Sunday January 25 Total Barre™ Amplified  2pm-6pm 

Workshops/Exams

This area may include upcoming Continuing Education workshops, Exam Preparation workshops and Practical & Written Exam dates. Please note only Continuing Education workshops qualify for CECs. No prerequisites required.

Continuing Education Workshops

Friday January 16 Pilates Matwork for Golf, Level 1 1pm-3pm
Friday January 16 Golf Conditioning on the Reformer 6pm-8pm 
Saturday January 17 ZEN•GA™ Fluid Conditioning with the Mini Stability Ball™  5pm-7pm
Sunday January 18 ZEN•GA™ V2 Vinyasa on the V2 Max Plus™, Level 1  5pm-7pm
Sunday January 25 Total Barre™ Endurance 1  9am-1pm 
Sunday January 25 Total Barre™ Amplified  2pm-6pm 
Friday January 30 Postural Theory & Application to Pilates Exercises 2pm-7pm 
Saturday January 31 Optimization of the Lumbo-Pelvic Region: Part A & B  9am-4pm 
Saturday January 31 Stability Chair for the Older Adult  4:30pm-6:30pm 
Sunday February 1 Optimization of the Shoulder Complex  9am-1pm 
Sunday February 1 Prenatal Pilates on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer 2pm-6pm 
Sunday February 1 Reformer for the Older Adult  6:30pm-8:30pm 
Prerequisites:
The intensive courses are recommended for certified fitness instructors, personal trainers, and other fitness & health professionals who want to expand their knowledge and enhance their business. Applicants must have, at least three years experience teaching fitness, dance or movement, familiarity with the works of Joseph Pilates, formal anatomy training and a working knowledge of muscle origins, insertions and functions, in order to attend the course.
A Note Regarding Exams:
You are not obliged to write (and pay for) two exams if you are planning to take both courses. You may choose to wait until completion of the second course to write your exam (a combined Matwork and Reformer exam). If you prefer to pause between courses, you may choose to take an exam to become certified in Matwork only, and another exam (a combined Matwork and Reformer exam) after completing the second course to become certified in Reformer work. In this case two exam fees would apply.