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Personal Training Matwork: Teaching Skills & Programming Choices

Workshop details

Difficulty Essential
Duration 2 hours


REPs 2.0
REPs independently endorsed education

Specific tools and information are needed to better train Pilates clients one-on-one. Learn how to cue and correct effectively to help clients achieve optimal form. With this workshop, developed by the Merrithew™ team, discover how to observe clients to see if they are stable, correctly aligned, moving fluidly and efficiently, using the right amount of resistance or using correct equipment adjustments. See how to modify exercises using starting position, range of motion, preparations, and varying dynamics to make the exercises even more appropriate for each client.

Learning objectives

  1. Apply the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles to select Matwork exercises
  2. Focus on cueing and correcting skills specific to personal training.
  3. Understand how and when to incorporate light equipment
  4. Understand how to modify for effectiveness for specific individuals.

Equipment used in the workshop

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