Chair & Barrels Course

(Ladder Barrel, Arc Barrel, Spine Corrector & Stability Chair)

  • Cost: $1850

  • Course Materials: Purchase from Merrithew.com

  • Time: TBC

  • Course Dates: TBC

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This course is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement.  Students registering for this course must have completed Intensive Mat Plus or Intensive Reformer. The Cadillac, Chair, & Barrels course has been structured into three separate modules; ICAD, ICHR and IBRL, to give you maximum flexibility. Completion of all three modules is required to be eligible for certification.

 

Intensive Stability Chair™ – ICHR

Building on your industry knowledge and the material learned in IMP or IR you learn to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Stability Chair repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients.

What you will learn:

  • Functional exercises to develop core strength against spring resistance in a variety of positions, including standing, sitting, prone and side-lying

  • How to apply the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles to Essential and Intermediate-level Stability Chair exercises

  • Better understanding of movement essence and exercise goals, proper execution and muscle activation

  • How to improve core stability, increase peripheral strength and enhance mobility on one piece of equipment

  • How the split-pedal option transforms exercises by challenging bilateral, unilateral and reciprocal strength and stability

  • Cues and corrections for safety and effectiveness

Requirements of certification:

  • 15 hours of instruction and supervised teaching

  • Minimum of 5 hours of observation

  • Minimum of 10 hours of physical review

  • Minimum of 10 hours of practice teaching

  • Total: 40 hours

Intensive Barrels – IBRL

Building on your industry knowledge and the material learned in IMP or IR you learn to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Arc Barrel repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients.

What you will learn:

  • How to apply the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles to exercises on the Arc Barrel, Spine Corrector and Ladder Barrel

  • Exercises from the STOTT PILATES Essential and Intermediate Barrel repertoire

  • To understand movement essence and exercise goals

  • How to support the spine in flexion, lateral flexion or extension, to target core and peripheral muscle groups, and to adapt exercises to specific body types

  • How to incorporate the barrels into a full-body workout and program for specific body types, postural issues and conditions

  • To develop effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation

Requirements of certification:

  • 10 hours of instruction and supervised teaching

  • Minimum of 5 hours of observation

  • Minimum of 10 hours of physical review

  • Minimum of 5 hours of practice teaching

  • Total: 30 hours

Advance Chair & Barrels Course

  • Cost: $700

  • Course Materials: $110

  • Time: 1pm - 6:30pm

  • Course Dates: TBC

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Advanced Stability Chair – ACHR

This 3 hour course held over one-day, provides you with 14 Advanced Stability Chair™ exercises plus modifications, for the highly conditioned client.

Advanced Barrels – ABRL

This 3 hour course held over one-day, equips you with 14 Advanced level exercises plus modifications using the Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Arc Barrel for the highly conditioned client.

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