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Bodycenter Instructor
Training Studio

4250 8th Avenue NW
Suite 100
Seattle, WA
98107

t: 206-633-4800


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Shane Belau
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Kristi Quinn
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Michelle Gantz
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licensed training center

Bodycenter Instructor Training Studio

ABOUT: Bodycenter’s philosophy is centered upon assisting and motivating clients to move beyond current physical limitations by increasing strength, developing awareness, and correcting postural imbalances.

CERTIFICATION COURSES & CONTINUING EDUCATION

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STOTT PILATES Available Total Barre CORE Actice
TOTAL BARRE
CORE
ZEN•GA
WORKSHOPS / EXAMS
REHAB
ISP
ADVANCED
COMPREHENSIVE
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
Spring/Summer 2014 | May 10-11, June 14-15, July 12-14, August 9-10
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Fall 2014 | September 13-14, October 11-12, November 8-9, 22-23
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   

Intensive Reformer (IR)

LEVEL: 1      50 hours
Winter/Spring 2014 | January 11-12, February 1-2, March 1-2, April 12-13, May 3-4
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Spring/Summer 2014 | June 7-8, 28-29, July 26-27, August 2-3, 16-17
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Fall 2014 | September 6-7, October 4-5, 25-26, November 15-16, December 6-7
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   

Crossover from Intensive Reformer to Group Reformer (XRG)

      6 hours
Fall 2014 | September 12
Friday 12pm-7pm
   

Intensive Cadillac (ICAD)

LEVEL: 1      25 hours
Spring 2014 | April 4-6, 26-27
Friday 3pm-8:30pm | Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Summer 2014 | August 1-3, 23-24
Friday 3pm-8:30pm | Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Fall 2014 | November 8-9, December 12-14
Friday 3pm-8:30pm | Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   

Intensive Stability Chair (ICHR)

LEVEL: 1      15 hours
Summer 2014 | July 18-20
Friday 3pm-8:30pm | Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Fall 2014 | September 26-28
Friday 3pm-8:30pm | Saturday 12pm-5:30pm
   

Intensive Barrels (IBRL)

LEVEL: 1      10 hours
Summer 2014 | June 21-22
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Fall 2014 | October 4-5
Saturday-Sunday 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.


Comprehensive Matwork & Reformer (CMR)

      120 hours
Fall 2014 | September 22-January 23 
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 12pm-4pm
No classes the week of November 24
   

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 2014 | June 22
Sunday 9am-4pm
   
Fall 2014 | December 12
Friday 2pm-8:30pm
   

Advanced Reformer (AR)

LEVEL: 2      18 hours
Spring 2014 | May 9-11
Friday 1pm-8pm | Saturday-Sunday 12pm-7pm
   

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 2014 | May 17-18, 31-June 1
Saturday-Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm
   
Fall 2014 | October 18-19, November 1-2
Saturday-Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm
   

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, Equipment

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
Fall 2014 | September 19
Friday 12pm-8pm
   
Fall 2014 | September 20
Saturday 12pm-8pm
   

ZEN•GA™ Continuing Education Workshops

Sunday September 21 ZEN•GA™ V2 Vinyasa on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer, Level 1 10am-12pm
Sunday September 21 ZEN•GA™ V2 Vinyasa on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer, Level 2
12:30pm-2:30pm 

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
Summer 2014 | June 20
Friday 12pm-8pm
   
Summer 2014 | August 15
Friday 12pm-8pm
   

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
Spring 2014 | June 6
Friday 12pm-8pm
   
Summer 2014 | August 22
Friday 12pm-8pm
   

Total Barre™ Continuing Education Workshops

Friday October 24 Total Barre™ Endurance 1 5pm-9pm

Workshops

STOTT PILATES workshops designed for Pilates instructors and fitness professionals, are ideal as an introduction into the method or as continuing education. All workshops qualify for Continuing Education Credits through both STOTT PILATES and ACE and none have prerequisites.


Continuing Education Workshops

Saturday April 26 Prenatal Pilates on the Edge
6pm-8pm 
Friday May 2 Shoulder Girdle Alignment Workshop**  5pm-9pm
Sunday May 11 Athletic Conditioning on the Reformer, Level 1
6pm-8pm 
Friday May 16 Jumpboard Strength & Conditioning 6pm-8pm 
Sunday June 8 Athletic Conditioning on the Mat
12pm-2pm
Sunday June 8 Essential Matwork on Stability Cushion™
4:30-6:30pm
Sunday June 8 Dynamic Balance, Stability Ball™ Level 2 2pm-4pm
Friday July 25 Mini Stability Ball™ Workout  6pm-8pm 
Friday October 3 Halo® Foundations to Integrated Bodyweight Training  6pm-8pm 
Friday October 24 Total Barre™ Endurance 1  5pm-9pm 
Friday November 14 Jumpboard Interval Training, Level 1  6pm-8pm 
Friday November 21 Reformer & Cardio-Tramp™ Barre Workout  6pm-8pm 
Friday December 5 Reformer & Padded Platform Extender 6pm-8pm 
Friday December 13 Prenatal Pilates on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer 6pm-8pm 
**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.