Matwork Module 2

Next course: 27 – 31 July 2020

Level 2 and Level 3

The Swissbody® Pilates Academy Level 2 and Level 3 Matwork course is designed to continue with the study of the traditional Pilates matwork, but with an emphasis on postural alignment and correct stabilization. The objective of the course is to learn to adapt the Pilates Method to the needs of the client, athlete or patient without compromising the fundamental principles of the Method.

Who benefits from this course?

All individuals who have completed the Initiation and Level 1 Matwork course will find this module critical for expanding their knowledge of the Swissbody® Pilates Method and developing their teaching skills to the next level.

Course Contents

Building on the very strong theoretical foundation acquired during the Initiation and Level 1 Matwork course, this module focuses on the practical application of the mastered theories.

  • The herniated disc and appropriate exercises
  • Pregnancy and Pilates
  • Early intermediate matwork
  • Intermediate matwork
  • Daily practice of all exercises learned
  • Daily teaching practice and assessment of progress.

All exercises are studied in-depth; including the name of the exercise, description, goal, correct movement and breathing, primary muscles utilized, watch points, special cases, and imagery as an enriching teaching tool.

Pre-requisites, required study hours & prices

Exam Pre-requisites
Before the course:
Passing score of 70% or higher for the Initiation and Level 1 practical, theory and anatomy exam.
Minimum 40 hours of personal Pilates Matwork training at a Swissbody® recognized studio.

After the course:
Minimum 20 hours of observation at a Swissbody® recognized studio.

Before or after the course:
Current CPR/First Aid Certificate.

Course Structure:
35 hours (5 days)

Daily Course times:
9am-1pm and 2pm-5pm

Required Observation:
20 hours – no charge

Required Personal Training:
20 hours – studio prices

 

Total Cumulative Hours:
157 hours

Price of Course:
CHF 1’200

Exam Fee:
CHF 240

Ready to start walking the path to become a Swissbody® certified Pilates Teacher?