BASI® PILATES TEACHER TRAINING

BASI Pilates® Teacher Training

Living Life Pilates is the proud host studio for the BASI (Body Arts and Sciences International®) Pilates Teacher Training course in Cape Town. BASI Pilates has provided top-level education in the Pilates method for over 30 years with courses all over the world. BASI, in collaboration with Living Life Pilates, is committed to providing students with the highest quality of education, connecting students with an international network of likeminded instructors and welcoming new graduates into “the BASI Family”. The passion, dedication, precision and warmth of this community is unique in the Pilates industry.

The programs are rigorous and are meant to bring out the best in each trainee teacher. Students are guided throughout their journey by an exceptional team of BASI faculty and teachers based in the studio, all of which are dedicated to make students feel supported and successful.

BASI is dedicated to educating instructors qualified to teach from fundamental to advanced level repertoire on all standard Pilates equipment. Beyond the training weekends there are extensive practice, observation and teaching hours required before participating in centralized testing, ensuring the standard of BASI Pilates instructors worldwide is upheld and of the highest level. Living Life Pilates as the host, is also available to assist students in job placement and networking with other studios in and around Cape Town. Graduates looking to refresh their knowledge can audit course modules on any current courses happening anywhere in the world, a perfect way to feel inspired again and remain a student of this work.

To learn more about upcoming teacher training taking place at Living Life Pilates and to experience a BASI Pilates class, feel free to come and visit us in the studio. Email us at info@livinglifepilates.com for more info or visit BASI Pilates South Africa

MAT PROGRAM

The BASI Pilates Mat Teacher Training Course (MTTC) is the perfect vehicle for learning the principles of the Pilates method. It is affordable, easy to integrate into other movement modalities, and introduces people to the foundations of Pilates. BASI regards Pilates Mat Work as the “crown jewel” of Pilates, there is no part of the Pilates system that exemplifies the principles of the method, particularly flow, quite as well as the Mat Work.

The MTTC provides a thorough education into Pilates mat repertoire from fundamental to master level, and its infinite applications in the world of movement science. It is also the perfect springboard to the BASI Comprehensive Teacher Training Program (CTTC).
The MTTC program is comprised of 24 hours of lecture, discussion, and exercise practice and analysis divided into six modules. Further practical, teaching and observation hours are required before testing.

  • Upon completion of the course, you will be qualified to:
  • Work according to the principles of Pilates and introduce them to your clients and students
  • Assess posture and posture types, as well as detect postural deviations
  • Solve problems and provide effective exercise solutions to many physical conditions
  • Compile comprehensive and safe Pilates mat work programs tailored to individual and group needs
  • Adapt a class to different settings and environments
  • Integrate small apparatus into a Mat class to achieve optimum results
  • Use the BASI® Block System to successfully administer mat work classes
  • Analyze and understand the Pilates exercises based on anatomical and biomechanical principles
  • Demonstrate at a high level the vast repertoire of classic Pilates exercises as well as a wide range of original BASI exercises
  • Modify exercises according to the needs and goals of the individual
  • Establish a sound foundation to embark on the CTTC

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COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM

The Comprehensive Global Program includes the Mat Program as well as a thorough and complete education in Pilates from fundamental to master level, covering the full range of Pilates equipment (Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Ped-a-pull, Ladder Barrel, Step Barrel, F2 System® and various other Auxiliary apparatus).

More than simply a program of study, the Comprehensive Program is an enduring foundation for a career in Pilates. This is a college-level teacher training program that gives students knowledge of Pilates theory, exercises, and teaching skills on all Pilates equipment.

When you complete BASI’s Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training, you will have graduated from the most rigorous, exciting, and positively life-changing Pilates teacher training in the business.

This program consists of 12 modules comprised of 72 hours of lectures, discussion, and exercise analysis and practice. Further practical, teaching and observation hours are required before testing.

Upon completion of the course, you will be qualified to:

  • Work according to the principles of Pilates and introduce these tenets to clients and students
  • Assess posture and posture types, as well as detect postural deviations
  • Solve problems and provide effective exercise solutions for many physical conditions
  • Compile comprehensive and safe Pilates programs, tailored to individual needs
  • Use the BASI Block System® to successfully administer individual and group sessions
  • Analyze and understand the Pilates exercises, based on anatomical and biomechanical principles
  • Demonstrate at a high level the vast repertoire of classic Pilates exercises, as well as a wide range of original BASI exercises
  • Use the full line of major Pilates apparatus, including the revolutionary F2 System®
  • Modify exercises according to the needs and goals of the individual
  • Work with specific populations and be equipped to embark on BASI’s Advanced Education courses and the BASI Legacy Program

Register now at BASI Pilates South Africa

THE KATHY GRANT SCHOLARSHIP

It is with great excitement that we announce that Living Life Pilates, Cape Town host studio for BASI Pilates will now be offering The Kathy Grant Scholarship to one deserving BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Colour) recipient for the first teacher training intake of the new year.

BASI champions diversity; we believe it is one of our greatest strengths as a global Pilates education company. Kathy Grant was a dear friend and teacher to BASI Pilates founder Rael Isacowitz. She was one of only two people actually certified to teach by Joseph Pilates, and not only was a pillar in the Pilates community, but in the black community as well.

Please email info@livinglifepilates.com for application details and look out for our Mat for Fun(ds) classes and events to support and help us raise funds.