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Pacific Northwest Pilates
Portland, Oregon
5201 SW Westgate Drive, Suite 114
Portland, OR 97221

Contact: Tracy O'Hagan
t: 503-292-4409

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Pacific Northwest Pilates Education

CERTIFICATION COURSES & CONTINUING EDUCATION

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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
Summer 2016 | July 7-10, 14-17
Thursday 10:30am-4pm | Friday 1:15pm-6:45pm | Saturday 12pm-5:30pm | Sunday 9am-2:30pm
   
​Fall 2016 | October 6-9, 13-16
Thursday 10:30am-4pm | Friday 1:15pm-6:45pm | Saturday 12pm-5:30pm | Sunday 9am-2:30pm
   

Intensive Reformer (IR)

LEVEL: 1      50 hours
​Summer 2016 | July 28-31, August 6-7, 11-14
Thursday 11:15am-4:45pm | Friday 1:15pm-6:45pm | Saturday 12pm-5:30pm | Sunday 9am-2:30pm
   
​Fall 2016 | October 22-23, November 3-6, 10-13
Thursday 11:15am-4:45pm | Friday 1:15pm-6:45pm | Saturday 12pm-5:30pm | Sunday 9am-2:30pm
   

Intensive Cadillac (ICAD)

LEVEL: 1      25 hours
Summer 2016 | July 8-10, 16-17
Friday 1:15pm-6:45pm | Saturday 12pm-5:30pm | Sunday 9am-2:30pm
   

Intensive Stability Chair™ (ICHR)

LEVEL: 1      15 hours
Spring 2016 | April 22-24
Friday-Saturday 12pm-5:30pm | Sunday 9am-2:30pm
   
Summer 2016 | July 22-24
Friday 1:15pm-6:45pm | Saturday 12pm-5:30pm | Sunday 9am-2:30pm
   

Intensive Barrels (IBRL)

LEVEL: 1      10 hours
Spring 2016 | April 8-9
Friday-Saturday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Summer 2016 | August 26-27
Friday 12:30pm-6pm | Saturday 12pm-5:30pm
   

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.

There are currently no Comprehensive courses scheduled at this location.

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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.

Advanced Matwork (AM)

LEVEL: 2      6 hours
​Summer 2016 | July 24
Sunday 9am-4pm
   
Fall 2016 | October 29
Saturday 12pm-7pm
   

Advanced Reformer (AR)

LEVEL: 2      18 hours
​Spring 2016 | April 1-3
Friday 11am-6pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm | Sunday 9am-4pm
   
Summer 2016 | August 19-21
Friday 11am-6pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm | Sunday 9am-4pm
   
​Fall 2016 | December 9-11
Friday 11am-6pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm | Sunday 9am-4pm
   

Advanced Cadillac, Chair & Barrels (ACCB)

LEVEL: 2      12 hours
Fall 2016 | October 14-16
Friday 2pm-6pm | Saturday 12pm-4pm | Sunday 9am-1pm
   

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.

Injuries & Special Populations (ISP)

      24 hours
​Spring 2016 | April 14-17
Thursday-Friday & Sunday 9am-4pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm
   

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.

Spinal, Pelvic & Scapular Stabilization: Matwork (RM1)

      18 hours
​Fall 2016 | September 30-October 2
Friday & Sunday 9am-4:15pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm
   

Peripheral Joint Stabilization: Matwork (RM2)

      18 hours
Fall 2016 | October 21-23
Friday & Sunday 9am-4:15pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm
   

Spinal, Pelvic & Scapular Stabilization: Reformer (RR1)

      18 hours
​Fall 2016 | October 7-9
Friday & Sunday 9am-4:15pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm
   

Peripheral Joint Stabilization: Reformer (RR2)

      18 hours
​Fall 2016 | October 28-30
Friday & Sunday 9am-4:15pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm
   

Spinal, Pelvic & Scapular Stabilization: Cadillac, Chair & Barrels (RCCB1)

      24 hours
​Spring 2016 | June 16-19
Thursday-Friday & Sunday 9am-4pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm
   

Peripheral Joint Stabilization: Cadillac, Chair & Barrels (RCCB2)

      18 hours
​Summer 2016 | June 24-26
Friday & Sunday 9am-4pm | Saturday 12pm-7pm
   

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
Spring 2016 | June 11
Saturday 12pm-8pm
   

CORE™ Courses

Take your workouts to the next level with our CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training – developed exclusively by MERRITHEW™ 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™ is currently not scheduled at this location.  To find another location that works for you, click here.

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
​Fall 2016 | October 30
Sunday 12pm-7pm

 

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

March 12-13 Therapeutic Pilates Lumbar Spine & Sacroiliac Joint** 1pm-6pm
Friday April 29 Programming for Scoliosis Management 10:30am-1:30pm
Friday April 29 Pilates with Props, Level 2 11am-1pm
Friday April 29 Athletic Conditioning on the Mat 1:15pm-3:45pm
Friday April 29 The Knee: Stability & Function 3pm-6pm
Friday April 29 Conditioning Towel Workout 4pm-6pm
Saturday April 30 ZEN•GA™ Upper Body Focus 12pm-2pm
Saturday April 30 Reformer & Padded Platform Extender 12pm-2pm
Saturday April 30 Flexion-Free Workshop 2:30pm-4:30pm
Saturday April 30 Reformer for the Older Adult 2:30pm-4:30pm
Saturday April 30 Total Barre™ Modified for Special Populations 5pm-7pm
Sunday May 1 Bodyweight Training 9:30am-11:30am
Sunday May 1 Golf Conditioning on the Reformer 9:30am-11:30am
Sunday May 1 ZEN•GA™ Lower Body Focus 12pm-2pm
Sunday May 1 Reformer & Cardio-Tramp™ Barre Workout 2pm-4pm
Sunday June 12 ZEN•GA™ V2 Vinyasa on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer, Level 1 10am-12pm
Sunday June 12 ZEN•GA™ Mindful Movement - Breathing Workout 12:45pm-2:45pm
September 17-18 Therapeutic Pilates: Foot & Gait** 1pm-6:30pm,
10am-3:30pm
Tuesday November 29 Matwork Flow with Ankle Tubing 1pm-3pm
Wednesday November 30 Jumpboard Strength & Conditioning 2pm-4pm
Thursday December 1 Pilates with the Medicine Ball 12pm-2pm
Friday December 2 Matwork Interval Training, Level 2 12pm-2pm
Friday December 2 Pilates on the Barre™, Level 1 2:30pm-4:30pm
Saturday December 3 Matwork Flow with Weights 12:30pm-2:30pm
Saturday December 3 Athletic Conditioning on the Reformer, Level 4 2:45pm-4:45pm
**non STOTT PILATES approved workshop eligible for 0.2 CECs
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.