Series Pilates-Elite™ is a 30-minute high-intensity program linking the core principles of Pilates with primal, functional movements. We achieve high intensity through the use of plyometric and isometric techniques in every round. You will discover the principles of Pilates, learning how its basic exercises and breathing techniques work together in a holistic workout based on a set of core principles. See how Pilates classes are coached. Learn about the principles of functional mobility and how primal movements can be partnered with Pilates exercises to create a seamless flow of movement. You will understand the scientific techniques used in our program and how it is structured, learning how we use core stability, plyo- and isometric exercises to achieve the high-intensity interval training element. See how music plays a vital role in our program and what to consider. Find out how pre-choreography ensures a consistent application of training techniques, and how intensive coaching strategies never leave you unprepared. Our workshop gives you the knowledge, tools, and guidance you need to deliver our program in a safe, effective and fun way
- Identify the structure, science and safety principles behind Series Pilates-Elite™ classes
- Learn the principles of functional mobility and how primal movements can be partnered with Pilates exercises to create a seamless flow of movement
- Understand and incorporate the principles of core, plyometric and isometric training in a Series Pilates-Elite™ workout
- Course Date 29th March 2019 from 9am to 5pm
- Course Fees – Early Bird $350 (before 3rd March) Regular Price $400
09.00 Masterclass (class participation) 09.35 Pilates: Principles
09.55 Pilates: Basic exercises
10.25 Pilates: Language and coaching style 10.45 Pilates: Drills
11.15 Participant presentations
12.00 Functional mobility: Principles
12.30 Functional mobility: Move with the flow
12.50 Functional mobility: Primal movements
14.00 Series Pilates-EliteTM: Format and science of the program 14.25 Series Pilates-EliteTM: Principles of core, plyo-/isometrics 14.50 Series Pilates-EliteTM: Coaching techniques
15.25 Series Pilates-EliteTM: The magic of music
15.40 Series Pilates-EliteTM: The best version of ourselves 16.00 Participant presentations
17.00 End of workshop
– Understand and incorporate the principles of Pilates and functional mobility training in a workout
– Understand and incorporate the principles of core, plyometric and isometric training in a workout
– Identify the structure, science and safety principles behind Series Pilates-EliteTM classes
– Explain how to properly coach clients via progressive, regressive and modified exercise sequences for varying fitness levels
WHY IS OUR PROGRAM UNIQUE?
- We use Pilates to control our bodies and breathing
- We use plyometric and isometric exercises to raise intensity
- We use functional mobility training to mimic daily life
- We use seamless sequences to keep the challenge
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
We focus on improving mobility, agility and overall coordination, stimulating metabolic and cardiovascular functions by constantly working the core. You will tone your muscles in a balanced way, improving endurance and strength over time. Our program releases important endorphins, relaxing your body, alleviating stress tension and sharpening your mind.
This workshop is open for fitness professionals and private fitness enthusiasts alike. Fitness professionals (e.g. small group instructors, personal trainers) will be able to add another program to their toolbox. You will learn (theory and practice) how to deliver our program to small group classes or on a 1-1 basis, with access to fresh pre-choreographed
videos on our website every three months. Private fitness enthusiasts will be able to add another dimension to their training at home, in the park or in the gym. Our workshop will teach you how to participate in Series Pilates-EliteTM classes safely and effectively, ensuring that you minimize injury risk and achieve targeted results quickly. Participants must be 18 or older to attend.
PRESENTER ESTEBAN MERCHÁN FOUNDER, CEO
Esteban is from Colombia and has over 16 years experience in the international fitness industry. He lived in Asia for six years, teaching in exclusive clubs California Fitness (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) and Pure Fitness (Singapore). Esteban is a certified instructor for Tabata, Kettlebells, TRX and Pilates and former Les Mills national presenter. He represents TRAINFITNESS in South America, delivering T3/fx instructor training workshops via Escuela de la Capacitacion para el Acondicionamiento Fisico (ECAF). He also brings Australia’s Functional Training Institute (FTI) courses to South America.
Esteban Merchán is from Colombia and has over 16 years experience in the international fitness industry. He lived in Asia for six years, teaching in exclusive clubs California Fitness (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) and Pure Fitness (Singapore). Esteban runs Gimnasio Universal in Barranquilla – Colombia’s first gym to offer functional training, cross-training and T3 HIIT classes. He is a certified instructor for Tabata, Kettlebells, TRX and Pilates. Esteban is a former Les Mills national presenter and trainer of trainers for BODYATTACK™ . He is also a licensed instructor for BODYATTACK™ , BODYPUMP™ , RPM™ , GRIT™ , CX WORX™ , BODYSTEP™ and BODYBALANCE™/BODYFLOW™. Esteban represents TRAINFITNESS in South America as their Education Manager, delivering T3 and fx workshops via Barranquilla’s Escuela de la Capacitacion para el Acondicionamiento Fisico (ECAF). He also offers Australia’s Functional Training Institute (FTI) courses in South America.
Cassandra Chan is from Singapore and has been active in fitness for 20 years. Cassandra is a qualified instructor for Metafit and Metapwr HIIT workouts and TRX, and also teaches step, freestyle aerobics and Pilates. She is certified in Les Mills BodyPump™, BodyCombat™ and BodyBalance™, and is pursuing her Precision Nutrition qualifications. Cassandra currently works as a life and executive coach in Asia.