2021/2022 Pilates Teacher Training Outline
February 5-August 28, 2022
Boditree’s annual comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training program :
Studying the archival work of Joseph and Clara Pilates, and the contributions made by their students Ron Fletcher, Romana Kryzanowska, Eve Gentry, Kathy Grant, and more. This program of study promises to build capable and informed movement educators thoroughly trained in the Pilates Method of Physical Conditioning. The exercises and their applications, intent, and order, following the full classical repertoire on all apparatus is examined, explained and experienced, including modifications for special needs, workout design, and class template design for virtual and in-person services. Boditree Releasework and workout design principles are also examined.
Guest presenters :
All guest presenters will teach via Zoom on Saturdays from 3:00-5:00 pm or Sundays 2:00-4:00pm. In-house participants will be guided and assisted by Risa & Boditree staff whilst our guest educator presents their program of work. Virtual attendees will also receive feedback and guidance from both the presenter, and Risa.
- Darien Gold, Classical Pilates educator, studio owner, and host of the Podcast ‘All Things Pilates’, out of Petaluma, California.
- Susannah Cotrone, Classical Pilates educator & studio owner out of Los Angeles, California.
- Lili Viola, Classical Pilates educator & studio owner out of Toronto, Ontario.
Program Coordinator :
Risa Mathews, founder & owner of Boditree Pilates & Healing in Vancouver, BC Canada, creator of Boditree Releasework ™
Class Dates/Times : 2022 Program
Saturdays 3:00-6:00 pm
Sundays 1:00-5:00 pm
- Feb 5/6: The Classical Matwork
- February 19/20: The Classical Matwork & Intro to Reformer Level 1
- March 5/6: The Reformer Level 1 & 2 exercises
- March 19/20: The Reformer Level 1 & 2 exercises
- April 2/3: Matwork, Reformer, Wunda Chair
- April 9/10: The Electric Chair & Wunda Chair
- April 30/May 1: The Electric Chair & Wunda Chair
- May 14/15: The Cadillac & Pedipul
- May 28/29: The Cadillac & Pedipul, Arm Chair & Guillotine
- June 11/12: The Spine Corrector & Small Barrel
- June 18/19: The Spine Corrector & Small Barrel
- June 25/26: The Ladder Barrel
- July 9/10: Foot Corrector, Toe Gizmo, Magic Circle
- July 16/17: Reformer : full repertoire
- July 30/31: REVIEW
- Aug 6/7: REVIEW
- Aug 20/21: Introduction to Apprenticeship
- Aug 27/28: Introduction to Apprenticeship, final assessment
Teacher Training Fees : (please add 5% GST to all rates)
3 options for registration :
- Each Module weekend workshop : $450.00
- Mentorship (Modules 1-14 paid in full) $6000.00
- Instructor Training Certificate (modules 1-18 paid in full) $7650.00
*Virtual attendees are welcome to attend all classes or select workshops. Boditree offers a Classical Mentorship program which enables contemporary Instructors to use our workshops as ongoing education in their study to complete Classical training in the Pilates Method. Mentorship Certification requires attendance to modules 1-14.
**in-studio workouts including Group sessions and Private lessons are not included in the cost of study. We recommend a minimum of 10 private sessions through the course of study, and 2-3 group workouts per week. We leave this decision up to the student based on their availability and budget.
Boditree graduates are in demand around the world as well as within our city. We are dedicated to ensuring that all of our students embrace the method with confidence, in a supportive and nurturing environment catering to all learning styles and needs.
Scholarship: Boditree offers one person free access to our training, each year. Our Olivia Thorvaldson Memorial Scholarship was set up to honor the memory of Boditree Instructor, Olivia, who passed away from a brain tumor in March, 2020. This scholarship does not cover the cost of workouts or private lessons, only tuition for the weekend workshops. Just send us an email telling us why you think you should win the scholarship, and your submission will be reviewed. This scholarship is open to all new Pilates Teacher Training students, but not Mentoring students.