Balanced Body Teacher Training Cherry Hill
Balanced Body at Pilates Core Center offers a full range of Pilates teacher training programs. Whether you are interested in teaching Mat classes, Reformer classes, CoreAlign classes, or Pilates personal training sessions on the Reformer, Trapeze Table, Chair and Barrels, or CoreAlign we have the resources you need to succeed. Our program, like those of other leaders in the Pilates industry, offers an assessment-based certificate of completion, not a “Pilates Certification,” based on the recommendations of the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA). The Balanced Body Pilates instructor training program is designed to create thoughtful, creative and successful Pilates teachers. Its curriculum emphasizes the principles underlying each exercise. Our instructors bring their exceptional depth of experience to the training. The Balanced Body manuals are considered to be some of the best in the industry and for more in depth study Balanced Body has produced a streaming video for each Mat, Reformer, Apparatus and CoreAlign module.

The program at Pilates Core Center offer two options to complete your comprehensive certificate of completion:

  • Weekend Modules – You can take your first course now and continue your training when it is convenient or works into your budget – next week, next month, next year.
  • For an additional fee Pilates Core Center will customize a program that fits your schedule or your desire to move more quickly toward you goal.
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Pilates Personal Training Cherry Hill
  • Requirement for Completion – Mat Only
  • Requirements for Completion – Reformer Only
  • Requirements for Completion – Mat and Reformer
  • Requirements for Completion – Comprehensive Only
  • Fees
  • Audit Modules/Courses

To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Mat Instructor, students must complete the following:

  • Anatomy (strongly recommended)
  • Balanced Body Movement Principles (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Mat 1 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Mat 2 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Mat 3 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • 25 Mat Personal Sessions and 45 Mat Student Teaching Hours or
  • 20 Mat Personal Sessions, 15 observation hours and 35 student teaching hours.
  • Final written and practical test.

Total hours for completion of Mat program: 134 hours
Upon completion of all requirement, a certificate of completion as a Balanced Body Mat Instructor will be issued by Balanced Body.

To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Reformer Instructor, students must complete the following:

  • Movement Principles (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Mat Instructor training or equivalent
  • Balanced Body Reformer 1 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Reformer 2 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Reformer 3 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Anatomy must be completed prior to final testing
  • 30 Reformer personal sessions, 30 observation hours and 90 teaching hours
  • Final written and practical test

Total hours for completion of Reformer program:  214 hours (not including anatomy)

To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Pilates instructor, students must complete the following requirements:

  • Movement Principles (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Mat 1 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Mat 2 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Mat 3 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Reformer 1 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Reformer 2 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Reformer 3 – Course work and module test (16 hours)
  • Anatomy must be completed prior to final testing
  • 20 Mat personal sessions, 30 Reformer personal sessions, 45 observation hours and 125 student teaching hours
  • Final written and practical test

To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Comprehensive Instructor, students must complete the following requirements:

  • Movement Principles (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Mat instructor training coursework
  • Balanced Body Reformer instructor training coursework
  • Balanced Body Trapeze Table/Cadillac (or Tower) coursework (18 hours)
  • Balanced Body Chair coursework (14 hours)
  • Balanced Body Barrels coursework (6 hours)
    • OR
      • Apparatus 1 (14 hours)
      • Apparatus 2 (12 hours)
      • Apparatus 3 (12 hours) coursework and module tests
  • Anatomy must be completed prior to testing out
  • 20 Mat personal sessions, 65 Reformer and Studio personal sessions
  • 65 Observation sessions
  • 220 Student Teaching hours
  • Final Written and Practical Test

Total hours for completing: 520 hours (not including Anatomy)

Balanced Body Modules:  Module fees and cost of manual(s) paid directly to Balanced Body

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Anatomy and Movement  $575
Mat 1 Module $499+ Manual*
Mat 2 Module $499 + Manual*
Mat 3 Module $499 + Manual*
Reformer 1 Module $575 + Manual*
Reformer 2 Module $575 + Manual*
Reformer 3 Module $575 + Manual*
Apparatus 1 Module $575 + Manual*
Apparatus 2 Module $575 + Manual*
Apparatus 3 Module $575 + Manual*
CoreAlign 1 Module $575 + Manual*
CoreAlign 2 Module $575 + Manual*
Movement Principles $499 + Manual*
Barre $499 + Manual*
Assessments:  Essays/Exams $250

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Current cost of Manuals and Streaming Available through Balanced Body at time of registration.

Once you successfully complete a module/course you may audit future modules/courses (Note: only applies to modules/courses you have successfully completed) through Pilates Core Center by scheduling the audit through Jessica@pilatescorecenter.com. - $75/day per module.

PLEASE NOTE

If you are unable to attend an in-studio course and have the appropriate equipment available yhybrid training is an option for some of the modules.

If you need to reschedule a course, you have the option of transferring to the scheduled date of that specific course – please contact Balanced Body directly.

If neither of those options works for you, you will be assessed an administrative transfer fee of $50 for processing of your re-registration.


CoreAlign® Instructor Training

Fun and functional training for life

The CoreAlign® system from Balanced Body® stimulates core stability muscles to fire in perfect timing while performing challenging exercises, stretches and core controlled aerobic training. Give your clients a unique exercise experience to improve gait, posture, balance and functional movement. Clients at all fitness levels will feel the difference.

CoreAlign® Training Balanced Body offers CoreAlign training for individuals with a strong background in movement, such as accredited Pilates instructors, personal trainers, movement teachers and physical therapists. Developed by Jonathan Hoffman, a physical therapist, the method is used for musculoskeletal rehabilitation, performance enhancement and as a regular sport for a healthy lifestyle.

CoreAlign® 1: Foundations (16 Hours) The CoreAlign provides a superior environment for training gait, balance, core stability and sport specific movements in a flexible and dynamic environment. CoreAlign 1: Foundations, is the heart of the CoreAlign training program. The course includes the theoretical basis of the CoreAlign method along with essential exercises to illustrate the full potential of the CoreAlign.

Program includes:

  • 60+ foundation exercises designed to build functional movement skills applicable to daily life and athletic pursuits.
  • Exercises in standing, plank, all fours and supine positions.
  • Specific exercise Tracks to focus on Trunk Integration, Upper Body Strength and Balance, Lower Body Strength and Power, Gait and Dynamic Flexibility.
  • Progressions and regressions to address clients at different levels of ability.
  • Specific modifications and precautions for working with clients with injuries and special populations.
  • The Balanced Body Movement Principles to make your training more efficient, effective and safe.
  • CoreAlign equipment set up, maintenance and safety.

CoreAlign® 2: Progressions (16 Hours) CoreAlign 2: Progressions, builds on the foundation of CoreAlign 1 with progressions of the key exercises learned in CoreAlign 1 and additional exercise categories, training options and teaching techniques.

Program includes:

  • Progressions of plank and standing exercises to address a range of training goals from core stabilization to creating integrated rotation for throwing sports.
  • Training options using rotator discs, variable directions of resistance and moments of suspension.
  • Exercises to challenge balance, coordination and complex movement patterns to prepare clients for anything life throws their way.

CoreAlign 2 provides an excellent platform for improving functional movement patterns for clients at any level of ability from physical therapy patients to professional athletes.

Balanced Body Barre® Instructor Training

Casey Van Newenhizen,

Instructor – Balanced

Body Barre Instructor

Training

Pilates Personal Training Cherry Hill

Pilates Personal Training Cherry Hill

Music driven, functional fun

Balanced Body Barre® is a dynamic, safe and effective Barre workout based on Balanced Body Movement Principles. Barre classes provide a fun, functional, music driven workout shown to improve strength, balance and posture. Barre is a perfect compliment to Pilates training and a great addition to a group exercise program.

Balanced Body Barre® Fundamentals (8 Hours)

Prerequisite: Experience teaching group exercise to music.

Balanced Body Barre combines the high energy, music driven fun of a Barre class with the precision, alignment and emphasis on high quality movement found in Pilates. The Fundamentals course focuses on learning the essential repertoire of Barre exercises and how to put them together using the Balanced Body Programming system to design and deliver successful and effective Barre classes.

Balanced Body Barre® Comprehensive (16 Hours)

Prerequisite: A passion for teaching, and a desire to learn.

The Comprehensive instructor training is the ideal compliment to a Pilates or personal training practice adding energy, new clientele and functional fitness training to a studio, fitness center or clinic. The Balanced Body Barre Comprehensive program provides instructors with everything they need to teach a variety of 30 – 60 minute classes. The Comprehensive course introduces the Balanced Body Movement Principles and delves deeper into the art of teaching groups and the how–tos of teaching to music. Practical teaching drills include cueing, correcting movement and class design to help you teach Balanced Body Barre confidently by the end of the weekend.

Course Includes:

  • Exercise instruction in the fundamental Barre exercises.
  • A detailed, full color manual with video support.
  • Successful class design and delivery based on the Movement Principles and Balanced Body Programming System.
  • Using music to provide motivation, excitement and joy.
  • Teaching cueing for smooth transitions, proper alignment, and inspiration.
  • Teaching instructors how to apply the Balanced Body Movement Principles to create classes that are effective and fun while still being safe.
  • Using inspirational, passionate teaching to keep classes full and clients coming back for more.

Becoming a Fully Qualified Balanced Body Barre Instructor

  • Complete course (Fundamentals or Comprehensive)
  • 6 months or more of practice and teaching
  • Final practical exam

Continuing Education Credits Offered By:

  • Pilates Method Alliance (PMA)
  • American Council on Exercise (ACE)
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFFA)