Thinking of getting certified? Introducing the Peak Pilates Comprehensive Certification Program!

 
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About Peak

 

Experience Extraordinary Instruction 

Peak Pilates® was founded in 1996, firmly rooted in the professional Pilates community. Peak Pilates® provides premier education in a flexible schedule. Our students have access to a full range of programs—from workshops to instructor training certification. All certification programs are offered through a modular educational pathway, allowing you to progress at your own pace. Lectures and presentations are combined with practical applications to prepare instructors to teach both private sessions and small group classes. Our proprietary formula for success sets us apart from other programs because we not only focus on the classical Pilates methodology, but Peak Pilates® programming includes protocols for how to teach and advance participants through all levels.

 

 

Peak Pilates® Comprehensive Certification Pathway:

Created in a format to fit your lifestyle!

 
 
 
 
LEVEL I /Modules 1-4
 
Level I comprises 4 modules. Each module builds upon the knowledge and skills learned in the prior module and culminate in a Level I Peak Pilates® Certification. This is the foundational program in the series. Level-I includes instruction on the mat, reformer, Cadillac (tower end), chairs and barrels for beginner through intermediate levels. Through action-oriented coaching, self-evaluation tools and concrete feedback, Level-I prepares instructors to teach private sessions and small-group classes in a safe, effective and flowing workout. The course is comprised of 4 modules. Each module builds upon the knowledge and skills learned in the prior module and culminate in a level I Peak Pilates® Comprehensive Certification.

Module 1: The Foundation. 20 hours
  •  Introduction to the Peak Pilates 5-Part Formula for Success
  •  Key concepts, fundamentals and introduction to the Powerhouse
  •  Introductory mat work and mat building blocks
Module 2: Introduction to the Apparatus. 20 hours
  •  Introduction to the Reformer, High Chair, Small Barrel and High Ladder Barrel
  •  Learn transitions, cueing and touch techniques
Module 3: Beginner/Intermediate Level Apparatus. 20 hours
  •  Pilates Low Chair exercises
  •  Intermediate level Reformer and Ladder Barrel exercises
  •  Common errors; how to identify proper body alignment
  •  How to structure a complete Pilates session
Module 4: Intermediate Level Fluency. 20 hours
  •  Remaining High Ladder Barrel exercises
  •  Review all apparatus and mat exercises
  •  Review theory, practice teach and get feedback
Prerequisites
Knowledge of basic human anatomy and kinesiology, and at least 20 hours of Pilates training.

Requirements and Certification 
Attendance in all sessions of each module; homework assignments; successful completion of written and practical assessments; and completion of 120 logged hours: 25 observation hours, 60 personal practice hours and 35 teaching hours. Upon completion of all requirements, a Level I Peak Pilates® Certification will be awarded, which allows the teacher to teach safe and effective beginner to intermediate workouts to healthy individuals.
 
 

LEVEL II/Modules 1-2

Level II comprises 2 modules and continues to build upon the information and skills acquired in Level I. Learn Intermediate exercises in 2 modules.  In addition the following topics will be covered: practice teaching as well as reviewing touch technique, cueing variations, group equipment teaching, transitions and reading body alignment.
 
Module 1: Intermediate Level Mat, Reformer, Cadillac. 20 hours
  •  Learn all the intermediate level exercises and begin to build upon the information from Level I.
  •  Transitions and how to see body alignment, both static and moving.
Module 2: Intermediate Level Chair and Barrels and Teaching Technique. 20 hours
  •  Learn all of the Intermediate exercises and build. Level II builds upon the skills learned in Level I
  •  Practice teaching new exercises
  •  Cueing variations and introductory touch techniques
Requirements and Certification 
Attendance in all sessions of each module; homework assignments; successful completion of written and practical assessments; and completion of 60 logged hours: 20 observation hours, 20 personal practice hours and 20 teaching hours. Upon completion of all requirements, a Level II Peak Pilates® Certification will be awarded.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of Level I, plus 100 prerequisite hours (60 personal practice/observation hours, 40 teaching hours).
 
 


Level III/Modules 1-3

This course comprises 3 modules, teaches advanced concepts, practices and exercises, and culminates in the Final Comprehensive Assessment. 

Module 1: Advanced Level Mat, Reformer, Cadillac. 20 hours
  •  Advanced level exercises
  •  Transitions and how to see body alignment, both static and moving
Module 2: Advanced Level Chair, Barrels, Auxiliary equipment. 20 hours
  •  Advanced level exercises
  • Auxilliary equipment and jump board
  •  Case studies
Module 3: Final Comprehensive Assessment Day
 
Requirements and Certification 
Attendance in all sessions of each module; homework assignments; completion of 60 logged hours: 20 observation hours, 20 personal practice hours and 20 teaching hours. Upon completion of these requirements, as well as achieving passing scores on the final comprehensive assessments, a Full Comprehensive Peak Pilates® Certification will be awarded.

Prerequisites
Level II Peak Pilates® Comprehensive Certification
 
 
 
 
 
 

BASIC Mat Certification

 
Peak Pilates® Mat Certification Program provides a solid foundation in the Classical Mat exercises, while delivering the tools necessary to progress individual clients and group classes safely and effectively in a health club or studio setting. We focus on "real life teaching," helping to prepare for the reality of what happens after the course is finished, and how to set yourself—and your class—up for success.
 
All levels teach the corresponding exercises, while layering in Building Blocks, Modifications and Exercise Guidelines designed to make you a more confident and effective teacher. We incorporate how to use the Power Circle® for every exercise in the program, as well as how to use props to support clients and help them improve alignment. Students are coached on how to effectively communicate and teach the exercises in a dynamic and impactful format. All levels encompass Peak Pilates's proprietary Five-Part Formula for Success, focusing on professional development and the skills that ensure confidence and mastery.