A Traditional Apprenticeship Arlene Salomon is offering rigorous training and mentorship for people that want to study and become exceptional teachers of the full Classical Pilates system as passed down from 1st generation teacher, Jay Grimes. This unique opportunity is perfect for those beginning their Pilates journey as well as teachers who are already certified and want to deepen their understanding of Joseph Pilates' original method.
Objectives Of Apprenticeship -To be studious and able to assist the teacher at all times, and to project a consistent positive energy to each client and help maintain orderliness of the studio. -Learn Pilates fundamentals by practicing the exercises on the Pilates apparatus: The Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Electric Chair, Arm Chair, Spine Corrector, Small Barrel, Ladder Barrel, Pedi-pole, Magic Circle, Foot Corrector, Toe Corrector, Neck Stretcher, Airplane Board, The Wall, Bean Bag, Push Up Device, Breath-a cizer, and Free Weights. -Learn to teach others, work with different body types, develop your skills of observation, trust your intuition. -Learn basic anatomy, posture and body mechanics, learn to see asymmetries, dysfunction, weakness, tightness and understand how to work with the body in front of you, understand how to use the full Pilates system to guide your clients to be more coordinated, balanced, strong, efficient and fluent in movement.
Duration Of Apprenticeship 10-18 months consisting of at least 4 weekend workshops, Private lessons, classes, observation, self-practice, homework & specific on-line viewing w/written assignments, meetings, assessments, assisting, studio cleaning and apparatus maintenance, practice teaching.
Duration Of Apprenticeship For Certified Teachers (of any background) will vary depending on teaching experience, understanding of the original method and performance ability. Total study hours and fees are determined after an interview and a practical assessment.
Completion of The Apprenticeship is a prerequisite to studio rental opportunities at Bodywork & Pilates.
One-Of-A-Kind Opportunity Work as an independent contractor and build your clientele in a tropical, open-air, home-studio fully furnished with Gratz apparatus. The bright, sunny space has a wall of glass sliding doors with the ocean in full view and opens up to the front of the property to include the spacious green lawn where we hold outdoor Mat Classes.
"Learning never ends. To be a Pilates instructor is to be a student of the method for life. Contemporary systems leads one to classical refinements. Bowen did it different than Grimes: and we all seek to deliver the best quality instruction with each client/student relationship.”
- GINA JACKSON & LESLEY LOGAN, THE APPRENTICE STORY- PASSION AND BUSINESS
CHARLEY YOUNG BEACH Intersection of Kaiau Place and Ili Ili Road Kihei, Hawaii 96753