Faculty: Barbara Grant  & Ruth Ruttan

Movement Principles

Balanced Body Movement Principles help Pilates and fitness professionals understand how the body moves in order to help our students and clients move better. The Movement Principles provide practical tools for observing, analyzing and improving movement by gaining a deeper understanding of anatomy, kinesiology, biomechanics and optimum movement patterns.
PMA/Balanced Body CEC: 16

Instructor: Barbara Grant
January 4-6, 2019
Cost: $645 + $80 Manual
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Friday: 12:30-6:00pm 3  | Saturday: 1:30-6:00pm 3  | Sunday: 12:30-5:30pm 3

Mat I

Mat I introduces you to the history and principles of Pilates and covers the beginner and intermediate level exercises, including modifications. Pre-Pilates exercises are included for understanding the key principles of dynamic stability and functional core strength. Strategies for class sequencing and programming in a group setting are discussed. Guidelines for teaching mature populations and pre- and post-natal classes are reviewed.
PMA/Balanced Body CEC: 16

Instructor: Ruth Ruttan
February 1-3, 2019
Cost: $645 + $80 Manual
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Friday: 12:30-6:30pm 3  | Saturday: 1:30-6:00pm 3  | Sunday: 12:30-5:30pm 3

Mat II: Intermediate/Advanced Exercises

Mat II includes the remaining intermediate and all the advanced level exercises as well as essential movement principles and training tips for bringing clients to higher levels of practice. Pilates for sport-specific activities are discussed.
PMA/Balanced Body CEC: 16

Instructor: Ruth Ruttan
March 1-3, 2019
Cost: $645 + $80 Manual
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Friday: 12:30-6:00pm 3  | Saturday: 12:30-6:00pm 3  | Sunday: 12:30-5:30pm 3

Mat III: Small Apparatus

Enhance your mat teaching by incorporating the countless variations and adaptations of Pilates exercises using small apparatus. Explore the benefits and added challenge of the Foam Roller, Ring, Small Balls and Band. Expand your repertoire and infuse your classes with delightful possibilities.
PMA/Balanced Body CEC: 16

Instructor: Ruth Ruttan
May 31- June 2, 2019
Cost: $645 + $80 Manual
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Friday: 12:30-6:00pm 3  | Saturday: 12:30-6:00pm 3  | Sunday: 12:30-5:30pm 3

Register for all three modules in a series and receive 10% off your purchase! Please contact Retrofit Pilates at 416-763-6368 for details.

Teacher Training

- Cynthia Scott, Retrofit client since 2002

- Robert Spence, Retrofit client since 2003

- Margaret Kelch, Retrofit client since 2000.