General Course Objectives

Our programs provide a balanced and thorough blend of theory, observation and practical experience to help you master the repertoire. In each course, you learn:

How to apply STOTT PILATES biomechanical principles of core stability, breathing and alignment to all exercises
A complete breakdown of each exercise
Exercise goals, muscular initiation and movement sequencing
Modifications to increase or decrease exercise intensity
Modifications for specific body types and postural issues
How to recognize optimal and less than optimal movement patterns
A variety of programming options to keep clients motivated
Effective communication, verbal cues and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation