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Your health and safety are important to us!

These are extraordinary times and the sense of uncertainty that has swept across the globe due to the quick spread of the COVID-19 Corona Virus is REAL!!!

We would like to bring a moment of calm to you our students, as we are pleased to inform you that our courses are going LIVE and "Online" & when regulations allow we will migrate to being "IN Studio" with control to do your hours needed before testing.

The LIVE "Online" Mat program and Centralised Testing have already been such a great success so far and we are certain that you will enjoy every moment online with us as well.

Please keep abreast of any changes via your Host Studio – as "CHANGE" & "ONLINE" offerings are our NEW reality. IF and When you are able to visit your Host studio's please request their COVID-19 Protocols and regulations as we are all committed to ensuring a safe environment when you visit the Host studios. (Bookings Essential at ALL Times)

ALL BASI Pilates® South Africa Host studio's will be adhering to stringent safety, decontamination and sanitising protocols in accordance with government directives and regulations on a continued basis to mitigate the risk of infection, so that you are able to exercise in the Host studio's with peace of mind, so PLEASE we ask that you respect, understand and adhere to all protocols and regulations when visiting any studio's.


Breakdown of Course

LIVE Online BASI Pilates® South Africa - Comprehensive & Mat Program - (Includes Mat Work-24 CPD)

BASI Pilates® South Africa LIVE Online Comprehensive & Mat Program is structured on the same BASI quality syllabus, and faculty will go through this syllabus systematically with the students, as the syllabus is built on strong foundations, with a diverse approach to the Pilates method and all aspects surrounding it.

Have you ever wanted to study Pilates online, but were uncertain of the quality of education you would receive?

Well now is your chance because the leaders in Pilates education BASI Pilates® South Africa are coming to your screen.

With the BASI Pilates® South Africa COMPREHENSIVE & MAT Teacher Training Online & InStudio program combined, you have the opportunity to study with the leaders in this field and obtain an internationally recognized qualification!


How does it work

All practical components of each module of the Comprehensive course are demonstrated and discused during each module with part students InStudio & part students Online. This gives the student ample time to absorb the work and practice in their own time. Once the LIVE ONLINE sessions start, students may ask all the necessary questions during the modules. Note that there are extremely strict conditions for downloading and sharing any content, copy right protected.


When are the LIVE ONLINE sessions

LIVE ONLINE session dates and times are scheduled as per InStudio dates & times as per website for the specific location registered with (If Online make sure that you have a stable Wifi connection for your Zoom link) a recuring Zoom link will be emailed to you closer the the start date, and you will receive (Homework) at times, to do during your off time from Modules where you will also start accumulating your hours required before Centralised Testing can be done, for the students doing only ONLINE they will need to ADD an Additional 36hrs (COMP Students) & 12hrs (MAT students) INSTUDIO Practical work this is over and above the required hours needed, there will be an additional (6hrs) given by your faculty for review, and Q&A sessions for all students, these are none as Tutorials. These Tutorial dates and times will be given to the group during the course.


The COMP & MAT students meet InStudio & Online with the faculty member  on dates and times specified for each location registered for. If a student needs to change between HOST Locations this can be arranged with H/O info@basipilates.co.za at an additional cost of R575 (including VAT) per change and the modules must keep running sequentially. If a Module is missed for any reason the student will need to arrange directly with their faculty member for a catch up session (This must also be done before the next module) but this again will be at your own cost of R700 per hour that you as the student will need to pay directly to the Faculty member for the extra time needed to catch up.


If you need CPD POINTS please request a CPD register via info@basipilates.co.za or from your HOST studio administrator - CPD points for 2021 application still pending, but we normally receive 24 CPD points for the Mat Course Or the Mat section of the Comprehensive Program.


BASI Pilates® South Africa Host studio locations and Faculty around South Africa:

PTA (Menlo Park) - BASI Pilates Head Office – Body Intellect Pilates Studio, No3, 14th street, Menlo Park, Pretoria – Theo Botha or Monique Martinengo

JHB (Craighall Park) – BASI Pilates Academy (JHB) previously known as Body Mechanix Wellness Centre, 119 Buckingham Ave, Craighall Park, JHB – Ashley Ritchie or Monique Martinengo

CPT (Sea Point) – BASI Pilates Academy (CPT) previously known as Living Life Pilates, Suite 310, The Point Mall, 76 Regent road, Sea Point, CPT – Inge Pretorius

KZN (Ballito) – BASI Pilates Academy (Ballito) previously known as Tash B Pilates, The Quarter Shopping Centre, Cnr Stewart Dr & Nandi Mthembu Dr, Ballito, KZN – Tash Barnard


Logging of Apprentice hours

ALL Online classes, practical tutorials and practical classes, workshops & webinars attended (Not the Online Course hours) by a student during the time of the Course may be logged towards observation (If only observing) Or Practical hours (If doing the practical movements during the class &/or workshop).

Teaching hours: can be logged at home or via online platforms, when teaching family, friends or clients that are aware and would like a class taught by you, the “Teacher in training”.

The required Observation, Practice and Teaching hours are also a requirement before being able to do Centralised Testing (Fees not included in Course Fees).

The following amount can be done online, e.g. Observing a teacher, teaching someone, or taking class with someone.

Observation – 100 hrs: 80% can be done online, the remaining 20% needs to be in a studio.

Practice – 200 hrs: 50% can be done online, the remaining 50% needs to be done in a studio.

*** Additional 36hrs Practical are required INSTUDIO by the students doing COURSE ONLINE.

Teaching – 200 hrs: 50% can be done online, the remaining 50% needs to be done in a studio.

You may start accumulating hours immediately after the first day of course.

Students have one year from the last module to complete these hours and register & Pay for Centralised Testing – visit www.basipilates.co.za to Register.


During & Post Course Tutorials

A Student gains an advantage when attending any tutorials but they are not compulsory, tutorial dates and times will be made available during the course.

Info covered during tutorials:

Students teaching each other, practising with each other, review on modules not understood, mock exams and Q&A's, it is very interactive making you feel at home with your exercises and the other students in your group, you are able to share goals, expectations, the love of Pilates and movment.

Attend as many of the free (6hrs) Tutorials as possible during your time on the course, as they are free of charge to the registered students.

Tutorial info will be provided during the course. 


Centralised Testing

Once you have concluded all modules, logged all the hours required as above and attended your 36 hours of Additional "IN Studio" practiacal hrs within a BASI SA Host studio environment where a Faculty member is on hand for Questions, and you feel you are ready, you may register for Centralinded Testing - dates and loctions can be found via www.basipilates.co,.za.

Centralised Testing registration and fees apply.

For more info contact us via: info@basipilates.co.za or theo@pilatessa.co.za

BASI Pilates® South Africa offers a once-off course payment. We do have 6 & 12 month payment plans options if finances are an obstacle in you obtaining quality Pilates education.

Payments need to be done on Registration so that we have enough time to make arrangements to get your manuals to you but payments can not be made Later than 4 weeks before start date of course.

A non–refundable registration fee of R1437.50 (Inclusive of VAT) is due on registration.

Comprehensive Course Costs: Payment Plans can ONLY be arranged for South African Citizens living within South Africa.

Item      Once Off 6 Months  12 Months
Tuition (Ex VAT)    R28 837.00 R31 720.70  R36 911.36
Registration (Ex VAT)  R1 250.00 R1 250.00 R1 250.00
Manuals (Ex VAT) R3 999.96 R3 999.96 R3 999.96
Sub Total (Ex VAT) R34 086.96 R36 970.66 R42 161.32
VAT   R5 113.04 R5 545.60  R6 324.20
Grand Total  R39 200.00 R42 516.26 R48 485.52
       

PAYMENT PLAN:

     
Items Once Off 6 Months 12 Months
30% Deposit R0.00    R12 754.88 R14 545.66
Monthly Instalments R0.00 R4 960.23 p/m R2 828.32 p/m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAYMENTS: Late Payments are subject to interest being charged on your outstanding amount.

A Mandatory "Debit Order Instruction" is required for any Payment Plan Options - see download option when registering.

Centralized testing fees are not included in the Course fees.

 

 

MAT Course Costs (InStudio & Online): Payment Plans can ONLY be arranged for South African Citizens living within South Africa.

Item      Once Off 6 Months  12 Months
Tuition (Ex VAT)    R9 552.17 R10 507.39  R12 226.78
Registration (Ex VAT)  R1 250.00 R1 250.00 R1 250.00
Manuals (Ex VAT) R1 050.00 R1050.00 R1050.00
Sub Total (Ex VAT) R11852.17 R12 807.39 R14 526.78
VAT   R1 777.83 R1 921.11  R2 179.02
Grand Total  R13 630.00 R14 728.50 R16 705.79
       

PAYMENT PLAN:

     
Items Once Off 6 Months 12 Months
30% Deposit R0.00    R4 418.55 R5 011.74
Monthly Instalments R0.00 R1 718.32 p/m R974.50 p/m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAYMENTS: Late Payments are subject to interest being charged on your outstanding amount.

A Mandatory "Debit Order Instruction" is required for any Payment Plan Options - see download option when registering.

Centralized testing fees are not included in the Course fees.

PROGRAM STRUCTURES for both MAT & Comprehensive 

The program structure is modular. A student does all 12 modules sequentially, if a student needs to transfer to another COURSE to finish any part of their modules they may do so but at an additional transfer fee and the modules need to be sequentially, this can be arranged through BASI SA Head office - info@basipilates.co.za

Each module consists of practical and theoretical components.

Foundation Program Structure - MAT Program

The Mat Program provides a thorough education in the Pilates Mat work and its infinite applications. It is also the perfect springboard into the Comprehensive Programs if taken before doing the Comprehensive Program. The Mat Program is taught as a part of the Comprehensive Program when signing up for the Comprehensive program.

The BASI Pilates Mat Teacher Training Program consists of 6 modules and this is comprised of 24 hours of lecture, discussion, exercise practice, and exercise analysis.

Module 1 - The Fundamentals

Primary concepts covered include the 10 movement principles of the Pilates method, an overview of the pelvic region, Pilates breathing, an historical overview of Pilates, the BASI approach, and the importance of safety when teaching Pilates. Repertoire includes fundamental Mat exercises.

Includes a one-hour Mat class.

Module 2 - Anatomy Overview Part 1

Primary concepts covered include an anatomy and terminology overview: major bones, muscles, joints, bony landmarks, and center of gravity. The importance and practice of cueing is discussed. Repertoire covered includes intermediate Mat exercises.

Includes a one-hour Mat class.

Module 3 - Anatomy Overview Part 2

Primary concepts covered include the BASI system of movement analysis, exercise physiology, and aerobic/anaerobic exercise. The BASI format of teaching is discussed and the Block System, created by Rael Isacowitz, is introduced. Repertoire covered is intermediate Mat and exercises utilizing Leg Weights.

Includes a one-hour Mat class.

Module 4 - Posture Assessment

Primary concepts covered are the principles of alignment and posture assessment. Discussion includes exercise as a tool for assessment. Repertoire covered is intermediate through advanced Mat.

Includes a one-hour Mat class.

Module 5 - Core Strength: Back and Abdominals

Primary concepts covered are core strength and the relationship of the various muscle groups that make up the core, with particular focus on the abdominals and the back extensors. Contraindications, effective exercises, and the importance of understanding your client’s needs and body type are discussed. Also addressed are the role of the teacher and the importance of flow in a session. Repertoire covered is advanced Mat.

Includes a one-hour Mat class.

Module 6 - Exercise Adaptation

Primary concepts include an in-depth look into exercise adaptation and the use of assists and modifications. Lecture focuses on how to construct a complete and comprehensive program. A general review of the repertoire is conducted. Repertoire covered is advanced Mat and Magic Circle. The online final Written Examination is available at the end of the program.

Includes a one-hour Mat class.

Foundation Program Structure - COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM

The BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training Program gives students in-depth knowledge of Pilates theory, exercises, and skills to teach up to advanced-level clients on the Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel, F2 Spine Corrector, F2 Arm Chair, Ped-a-Pul, Mat, and other auxiliary apparatus.

The BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training Program consists of 12 modules, and this is comprised of 72 hours of lecture, discussion, exercise practice, and exercise analysis.

Module 1 - The Fundamentals

Primary concepts covered include the 10 movement principles of the Pilates method, an overview of the pelvic region and Pilates breathing. A historical overview of Pilates is presented, plus the BASI® approach, and the importance of safety when teaching Pilates are discussed. Repertoire includes fundamental Mat and Reformer exercises. A one-hour mat class is taught.

Module 2 - Anatomy Overview Part 1

Primary concepts covered include an anatomy and terminology overview: major bones, muscles, joints, bony landmarks and center of gravity. The importance and practice of cueing is discussed. Repertoire covers fundamental Reformer, intermediate Mat, Pole and Ped-a-pul. A one-hour mat class is taught.

Module 3 - Anatomy Overview Part 2

Primary concepts covered include the BASI® system of movement analysis, exercise physiology, and aerobic/anaerobic exercise.  The BASI® format of teaching is discussed and the Block System®, created by Rael Isacowitz, is introduced. Repertoire taught is intermediate Mat and Reformer and Leg Weights. A one-hour mat class is taught.

Module 4 - Posture Assessment

Primary concepts covered are the principles of alignment and posture assessment. Discussion includes exercise as a tool for assessment. Repertoire taught includes intermediate through advanced Mat, intermediate Reformer, and fundamental Cadillac. A one-hour mat class is taught.

Module 5 - Core Strength: Back and Abdominals

Primary concepts covered are core strength and the relationship of the various muscle groups that make up the core with particular focus on the abdominals and the back extensors. Contraindications, effective exercises and the importance of understanding your client’s needs and body type are discussed. Also addressed are the role of the teacher and the importance of flow in a session. Repertoire taught includes advanced Mat, intermediate Reformer, and Arm Chair. A one-hour mat class is taught.

Module 6 - Exercise Adaptation

Primary concepts include an in-depth look into exercise adaptation and the use of assists and modifications. Lecture focuses on how to construct a complete and comprehensive program. Repertoire taught is advanced Mat, intermediate Reformer, fundamental Wunda Chair and Magic Circle. A one-hour mat class is taught. A general review of the repertoire is conducted, and the online Written Examination is available at the end of the program.

Graduate Program Structure - COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM

Module 7 - Muscle Balance and Imbalance

Primary concepts covered are the meaning of balance, and the implications of imbalances in strength and flexibility. Lecture focuses on functional exercises, movement patterns, neuromuscular re-education and muscle testing. Repertoire taught includes intermediate and advanced Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac.

Module 8 - The Lower Limbs

Primary concepts covered include the hip joint, the knee joint and the ankle-foot complex. The gait cycle is discussed and analyzed. Repertoire taught is intermediate Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac.

Module 9 - The Shoulder

Primary concepts covered are the structure and function of the shoulder region. The shoulder joint, muscles of the shoulder, and the importance of correct shoulder mechanics are presented. Lecture includes how to work with clients with shoulder problems and recognizing scope of practice. Repertoire taught is intermediate Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, and introduction of the Ladder Barrel and Step Barrel.

Module 10 - Program Design Principles

Primary concepts covered are the principles of training, such as overload, specificity and reversibility. Components of physical fitness are addressed and analyzed. Lecture includes repertoire levels and how they relate to working with a broad range of clientele. Repertoire taught is advanced Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac.

Module 11 - Specific Populations Part 1

Primary concepts covered are habitual movement patterns, cross training, imbalances and setting goals. The athletic population is looked at closely. Lecture focuses on teaching methodologies. Repertoire taught includes intermediate- and advanced-level work on both Ladder Barrel and Step Barrel.

Module 12 - Specific Populations Part 2

Primary concepts covered are based on populations with restrictions and an in-depth look at pregnancy guidelines. Lecture includes teaching men and women, different body types as well as objectives and approaches. A general review of the repertoire is conducted, and the Final Written Examination is given.

QUALIFICATIONS

Upon completion of the CTTC program, you will be qualified to:

Work according to the principles of Pilates and introduce them to YOUR clients.

Assess posture and posture types, as well as detect postural deviations.

Solve problems and provide effective exercise solutions for many physical conditions.

Compile comprehensive and safe Pilates programs, tailored to individual needs.

Direct a studio according to the highest professional standards.

Use the BASI® Block System to successfully administer individual and group sessions.

Analyze and understand the Pilates exercises, based on anatomical and biomechanical principles.

Demonstrate at high levels, the vast repertoire of classic Pilates exercises, as well as the wide range of original BASI exercises.

Use the full line of Pilates apparatus (Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Barrels & Auxiliary Equipment) including the Mat Work.

Modify exercises according to the needs and goals of the individual.

BASI Pilates® South Africa LIVE Online Course "Protocols" and "On screen" etiquette for all students.

This is a professional teaching platform and all students that are attending need to follow the protocols and On screen etiquette: 

1. Professional exercise dress code needs to be adhered to and you should be ready to move.

2. When the student joins the group via the Zoom Link: they need to be on mute to eliminate any outside noise.

3. Students need to have a Mat and area set up before session starts, have your manuals, note pad and a pen at hand to write down questions and to make notes.

4. If a student needs to ask a question during a session, please raise your hand to get the presenters attention, switch on audio and ask question when the go ahead is given, or wait till Q&A at the end of the session.

5. A Student always needs to be visible when sitting on their mat, for exercises “Landscape” or “Standing” the student must please make sure that their whole body can be seen on the screen at all times, the faculty will also use this continuos presence to mark you as present during a module and/or tutorials.

6. Please do not talk over the teacher training you.

7. Q&A will be the last section at the end of every session.

We need to keep the course efficient, organised and flowing smoothly at all times, with minimal interruption and/or disruptions please.

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