NWC Caribbean Pilates® Teachers’ Training Mat Certification offers a flexible curriculum to student teachers with individual courses that allow them time to complete the required hours of training. The theoretical and practical applications of the teacher training courses are taught simultaneously and are generally categorized into two main sections, namely The Essential Program and The Advanced Program.

Please review PTT Courses for more detailed information (including course Objectives and Qualifications), regarding PTT Courses 101, 102, 103, and 201.

THE ADVANCED PROGRAM

The structure of the Advanced Program is broken down into (5) modules, which are designed to maximize the learning potential of the student teacher.

Course 201: this advanced practice of the NWCC Pilates® Method guides the student in learning the advanced principles and modern theories of the Pilates method. New scientific research has given us a broader scope of knowledge and information about the importance of the mind and body connection, which Joseph Pilates him self stated as “Mind Over Matter.”

Please note: the Pilates mat as well as apparatus are included in this program.

As a NWC Caribbean Pilates® Teacher, you are responsible for acquiring professional liability insurance to help protect both you and your clients. Namaste Wellness Centre Ltd. is not responsible for acquiring insurance for its certified NWC Caribbean Pilates® Teachers.

THE ONLINE PROGRAM

NWCC PILATES® FUNDAMENTAL MAT COURSE 101: This online course will be available on Udemy in 2018!

As Pilates is a tool to achieve an expanded understanding of the mind and body, we have designed this online Course as a means of reaching higher goals and visions. This online Course is very well-rounded, demonstrating the necessary material to learn Pilates at the Fundamental level, as demonstrated in the NWCC Pilates® Method.

The objectives, pre-requisities, and qualifications will be posted on our website (under PTT Courses) for those individuals who wish to receive a Certification for completing this course.

NEW ONLINE NWCC PILATES® FUNDAMENTAL MAT INTRODUCTORY COURSE (101)

Available now for FREE to subscribers!

The online Introductory Course offers a preview into the teachings of the NWCC Pilates® Fundamental Mat Course 101. This Introductory Course provides a basic understanding of the Pilates principles and concepts in conjunction with the Fundamental Mat movements/exercises described in the NWCC Pilates® Workbook Foundation. We feel that it is important to connect to the material of this Introductory Course prior to delving deeper into the philosophy and science offered in the online NWCC Pilates® Fundamental Mat Course 101.

THE ESSENTIAL PROGRAM

The structure of the Essential Program is further divided into three courses, which are taught in a series of modules to maximize the learning potential of the student teachers.

Course 101:the foundation for the Pilates Method, which guides the student in the applied learning of the theoretical movement principles and concepts as defined through fundamental movements and exercises.

Please note: the practice of the mat and some small props are included in this course.

Course 102: the applied learning of the biomechanical movement principles and the connection between the body and the energetic qualities of the breath as defined through the Dynamic movements and exercises.

Please note: the practice of small pieces of equipment is included in this course.

Course 103: the applied learning of the dimensions of the human body and an interconnection between the mind and body as defined through the Isometric Imposed movements and exercises.

Please note: the practice of some larger pieces of equipment is included in this course.

CERTIFICATION AND EXAMINATIONS

Students interested in NWCC Pilates® Certification must apply through the Course Curriculum, which includes Course 101, Course 102, Course 103 and Course 201. Please review PTT Courses for more information, regarding our mat courses (which includes course pre-requisites).

Upon Certification, NWC Caribbean Pilates® Teachers will be well qualified to teach Pilates Bodiesology®.

NWC Caribbean Pilates® Mat Certification is awarded upon successful completion of the Pilates teachers’ training courses (101, 102, 103 and 201), including the written exams and practical assessments.

STUDENT COMMITMENT

Once a student has begun their Pilates teachers’ training, under no circumstances may a student teacher offer NWC Caribbean Pilates® Private or Group Lessons until after they have gained a Complete Certification from Namaste Wellness Centre Ltd.

Students must continue to practice their skills in a professional manner, including attending continued education workshops. NWC Caribbean Pilates® Teachers will receive credit for attending N.W.C. Ltd. workshops and modules.