The eMbody Program is designed for those who want to embody self more deeply, understand the bio-mechanics of the body more intensely and get a deeper understanding of the Classical Pilates Level 1-3 repertoire. This program is ideal for clients and fitness instructors from all disciplines who want to further their movement education.

The eMbody Program is 225 hours which starts in September and finishes in June.  Upon graduation from the eMbody Program, you will receive a Certificate in Body Mechanics, Movement and Embodiment. 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

IN-CLASSROOM PARTICIPATION HOURS

3 LECTURE MODULES (36 Hours)

The objective of the lecture modules is to learn all level 1-3 exercises on the Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Mat, Barrels and Small Apparatus; and to be introduced to Franklin Method imagery. 

Lecture Module 1 

  • Fundamental Movement Skills of Pilates 

  • History of Joseph Pilates and Return to Life; History of Eric Franklin

  • Level 1 Reformer, Mat, Cadillac, Chairs, Barrels and Misc. 

  • Modifications and Bridge Exercises

  • Pilates Pedagogy

  • Franklin Method Balls and Bands

  • Self Practice 

Lecture Module 2

  • Level 2 Reformer, Mat, Cadillac, Chairs, Barrels and Misc.

  • Modifications and Bridge Exercises

  • Pilates Pedagogy

  • Franklin Method Balls and Bands

  • Self Practice 

Lecture Module 3

  • Level 3 Reformer, Mat, Cadillac, Chairs, Barrels and Misc.

  • Modifications and Bridge Exercises

  • Pilates Pedagogy

  • Franklin Method Balls and Bands

  • Self Practice 

2 MOVEMENT SKILLS WEEKENDS (24 Hours)

The objective of the Movement Skills is to acquire a deeper understanding of the Fundamentals of the Pilates Method as well as a deeper understanding of the body and it's movement patterns.

Movement Skills Weekend 1

Fundamentals in Depth - we will be looking at the fundamentals of Pilates in great depth and discussing the importance of truly embodying the fundamentals to move with focus and flow through level 1-3 exercises. 

Movement Skills Weekend 2

Movement and Meditation - we will be exploring how to connect to our inner selves in order to execute movement more organically and with deeper embodiment. 

2 MODULES OF "PILATES ANATOMY IN CLAY" (12 Hours) 

The objective of Pilates Anatomy in Clay is to learn major bones in the body, mark the origin and insertion of major muscles, and then build the important pilates muscles from clay to attach to a skeleton model. 

3 SYMPOSIUMS (9 Hours) - We have a variety of symposiums that we present and you can pick the 3 symposiums you want to attend. 

Nine Lines of Movement

The Dance of the Girdles

Getting to Know your Iliopsoas

Yamuna Body Rolling 

Nine Lines of Movement 

Special Populations 

Spring into Mat 

The Foot - Foundation and Propulsion

Pilates and Pregnancy

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICAL APPLICATION SKILLS (140 hours)

Lessons - 50 hours,

Personal Practice- 75 in studio hours 

Miscellaneous (research, required reading) - 15 hours 

EXAMS (4 hours)

Throughout the program there will be 3 exams that you must complete, one written anatomy exam in 2 parts, and two practical performance exams.

For more information about our eMbody Program, please email us at pilatesfromthecenter@me.com.