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The Real Pilates Standards of Training are distinguished by our focus on 4 key elements. Your weekly assignments are designed to develop your skill in each of these areas as well as your Anatomy, History and more.

WEEK 16 INDEPENDENT WORK

LINK: WEEK 15 ANSWER KEY

LINK: WEEK 16 ANATOMY ASSIGNMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

POST ANSWERS IN CANVAS: 

ON THE FLOOR ASSIGNMENT

Q. Integration:

Pilates should be done “at the rhythm of your heart”.

Practice Drill - do your own session according to the rhythm of this recording.

Play this on your headphones or smartphone and do 1-2 full workouts with this soundtrack.  

a) How did you find the rhythm? Faster or slower than you prefer?

b) Was your full session shorter or longer as a result of the soundtrack?

COMMUNICATION ASSIGNMENT

Q:  Let’s talk about breathing. There is much talk about the Breath in Pilates.  

1. Respond to a new client who wants to work on her breathing and tells you that she heard that Pilates is good for her to learn to breathe better. Include anything you might say to prepare her for what to expect in your session together.  

PROGRAM DESIGN ASSIGNMENT

Q. Theme Sheets!

Breathe!  Design a class or session this week on the theme of Breath.  Be certain to explain why you chose certain exercises and HOW this will work to reinforce your theme.

get ready to test out - tip

Real hands on is so much more than where you place them and what they are communicating. It’s also how they arrive and depart. Use the “ease in and out” method to coerce your clients into deeper positions and avoid any jarring or sudden movement particularly when cueing out of the clients sightline.

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!