Train under Moushumi Kuvawala to enhance your knowledge of the human body. Whether you are a fitness enthusiast or a fitness industry professional, there are courses for everyone. You can join the flourishing community of Pilates Instructors by doing international certifications or you can attend workshops to understand your body better. Our courses are an excellent way to get started and stay updated.
APPI is a world leader in Pilates Teacher Training courses and related physiotherapy and movement re-education programs. We provide their Equipment and Matwork Modules.
Open to all aspiring Instructors
The Equipment Certification Series (Levels 1-4) offer you comprehensive Pilates training on large Equipment. Run over 4 separate weekends the Equipment Certification Series covers training on the Cadillac, Split Pedal Chair, Arc Barrel and Reformer. Unique to the APPI, this in depth equipment training moves you through the body as opposed to just focusing on the machine. This allows you to truly understand the difference between the similar movements on each apparatus and why you should choose one over the other for optimal outcomes.
Course Content: The full series qualifies for 16 REPs points per level.
Level 1 focuses on lumbo-pelvic control and strengthening exercises on all apparatus.
Level 2 focuses on scapulo-thoracic and upper body exercises on all apparatus.
Level 3 focuses on articulation and stretching on all apparatus.
Level 4 focuses on advanced movements and program planning on all apparatus.
Eligibility: This series is open to anyone who has completed a 2-day Matwork course with a recognised Pilates training institution. Those who haven’t done any Matwork course, will have to do an additional day of Matwork along with the Equipment Level One.
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Open to Allied Health Professionals
The APPI Matwork Pilates teacher training series has been designed for those teaching in the rehabilitation setting or looking to offer clinically-safe Pilates techniques. It is the essential Pilates training tool for all health professionals.
Course Content: APPI has analysed all 34 traditional matwork Pilates exercises, and broken them down into a step by step guide from day one pain right through to elite level sport. Most importantly, every stage has a clinical reason as to why you should choose that exercise for your client.
- Pilates as you have never seen it before, the complete programme based on pain, pathology and function.
- Understand the evidence behind this popular exercise method.
- Learn the 5 stage rehabilitation programme that is now leading the industry in the UK.
- Identify how to clinically reason every exercise and incorporate it into your practice.
Eligibility: This course is open to Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Rehabilitation Therapists, Sports Rehabilitation Therapists (with degree level qualification), Occupational Therapists, Podiatrists, Doctors, final year physiotherapy students, those holding either a Human Movement or a Sports Science degree. (If you hold any other qualifications outside the above criteria, please contact the institute directly).
Assessment: Attaining certification as an APPI Rehabilitation Pilates Matwork Instructor requires completion of all three matwork courses, pre-course requirements, hours of observation, self practice, practice teaching and the certification exam (to be completed after matwork level three).
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Anatomy in Three Dimensions™ is a unique exploration into the anatomy of the human body.
There is no better way to learn anatomy! Build the body from the inside out with Anatomy in Three Dimensions™. Learn the structure and function of bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments as well as the origin, insertion and action of the major muscles of movement by building them yourself on the Anatomy + Movement skeleton. Learn how muscles move by experiencing each muscle group in action and relating these exercises to functional movement. This course covers the body from the knees through the shoulders. The lower leg and arm are covered in additional courses.
This two-day course includes building the muscles of the torso, hip, thigh, shoulders, upper arms and spine. Exercises to illustrate how the muscles move and how they work together are included to make the information as practical as possible. Covering the body from the knees to the elbow, the lower leg and arm are covered in additional courses.
A detailed, full-colour manual with video support to enhance your learning experience with innovative experiences designed to connect the anatomy to movement.
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