Where and why to train in Pilates in Paris?

You can train in Pilates at the Biopilates studio by specializing in the STOTT PILATES method.

Why choose the STOTT PILATES method?

Because it is an international certification, we are more than 50 000 STOTT PILATES instructors in the world, because the quality of the educational content of the training and its level of professional expertise ranks us among the best in the world. Success is a real success. Pilates is not just a training, but a vocation.

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Schedule and time of the course and workshops :

Pilates course : ISP- Injury and Special Population -24, 25, 26, 27 Mai 2019 - 12.30AM-7PM = 999€ (24 hours)

Pilates course : Intensive Stability Chair™ – May 31 – Jun 1, 2 – 2019 - 1.30PM-7PM = 399€ (15 hours)

Pilates course : Intensive Barrels - Jun 29, 30 2019 - 1.30PM-7PM = 299€ (10 hours)

Pilates course : Anatomie Fonctionnelle – July 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13 2019 - 1.30PM-7PM = 699€ (30 hours)

Pilates course : Intensive Matwork Plus™ – July 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21 2019 - 1.30PM-7PM = 899€ (40 hours)

Pilates course : Advanced Matwork – July 22 – 2018 - 12.30AM-7PM = 199€ (6 hours)

Pilates course : Intensive Reformer – July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31 & Aug 1, 2 2019 - 1.30PM-7PM = 1099€ (50 hours)

Pilates course : Intensive Cadillac – July 28, 29, 30, 31 and August 1st 2019 - 8H AM-1.30PM = 699€ (25 hours)

Pilates course : Reformer Avancé - August 3, 4, 5, 2019 - 12.30AM-7PM = 499€ (18 hours)

Pilates course : Advanced Cadillac Module - Aug 2, 3 2019 - 9 AM - 12AM = 199€ (3 hours)

Pilates course : Advanced Stability Chair™ - Aug 4 2019 - 9 AM - 12AM = 149€ (3 hours)

Pilates course : Advanced Barrels Module - Aug 5 2019 - 9 AM - 12AM = 149 € (3 hours)

Prices includes VAT

RESERVE A COURSE :

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How to book a course/workshop ?

Send your email to administration@biopilates.fr with:
• First name
• Name
• Adress
• Name and date of the course or workshop you want to attend

You will get an answer in 24 hours. EDUCATION TERMS & CONDITIONS

Courses and Workshops
Payment Policy

To confirm registration into a course a 90€ non-refundable, non- transferable deposit of the course fee is due at time of enrollment with course application.
These studio fees of 90 euros are to be paid via the Mindbody application.
- This fee will be deducted from the total amount of the training if you finance your training yourself. If the price of your training is 199 €, you will only have to pay: 199€ -90 € = 109 €
- For students in France. These fees will be in addition to the amount of training if an organization funds your training. These are the application fees. You will have to pay the price of the training € 199 four weeks before courses begin.
If payment by the financial institution is made after the start of the training, late registration charge applies.

If you confirm and pay for your entire training two months before the training date, you have a 10% discount.
Final payment is due four weeks before course begins otherwise a 10% late registration charge applies.
If the applicant is not accepted into the program, the deposit will be refunded.
Students enrolling in any course bundles (course fee consisting of more than one course i.e. Intensive Mat-Plus & Reformer) must register in all courses at time of enrollment and courses must be completed within six months of the first course end date . If the student does not complete the all courses within this timeframe, the remaining course fees are forfeited.The student is responsible for any wire transfer fees charged by their financial institution that processes or forwards the wire transfer payment on their behalf. For payment by wire transfer, please contact us for details.

Cancellation/Change Policy
If the student cancels their course or workshop enrollment less than four weeks prior to the start date, there will be no refund of any monies paid. Where the student cancels their enrollment more than four weeks prior to the start date the 20% of the total amount will not be refunded. Once a course has commenced no refunds are permitted.If the student requests a schedule change to the course dates of any of the courses in a course bundle after the deposit has been paid, the schedule change is subject to $200 change fee per course.Please be advised, Biopilates Hosting center of Merrithew reserves the right to cancel or change course or workshop dates three weeks prior to the scheduled start date. In this event, the student will have the option of enrolling into the next available course or receiving a full refund.

Apprenticeship
Students acknowledge that when enrolled IMP/ IR course they can complete their apprenticeship in their location.

Course Materials
Students must have their own complete course package exclusively for their use during the course as students will require access to the study materials frequently during the course.

Exams
If you pay the exam fees at the same time as your registration to a training you have a 10% discount.
TimelineStudents must take their exam within six months of completing their last course (this includes ISP). If the student has failed to meet this six month deadline, the student must complete private review hours with an Instructor Trainer to reinstate their eligibility to take the exam.If the student takes their exam for the first time and fail both portions, the student has one more opportunity, within six months, to successfully pass the exam. If the student fails both portions the second time, the student must wait another six months before retaking.If the student has to retake any portion (written or practical) of the exam, this must be done within six months of the original exam date. If the student exceeds the six month time period, the student must retake the full exam.
Private Review
Material covered by the Instructor Trainer will be tailored to meet the student’s specific needs. The number of private review hours required is based on the course material that must be covered as well as the demands of the course repertoire. The MINIMUM private session requirements are:
* Matwork – 1 hour
* Reformer – 1 hour
* Matwork & Reformer – 1 to 2 hours
* Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrel – 2 to 3 hours
The Instructor Trainer may recommend further private review hours or study as required.

Other Terms andConditions
Students acknowledge and Hosting Facility is required to notify students in their courses of the following:

Prospective Pregnant Registrants
We do not accept registration into our courses or workshops from students who are knowingly pregnant. Normally it is considered safe and desirable to work out during pregnancy as this method of exercise can be tailored to an individual’s particular prenatal stage, however, we do not tailor our courses or workshops to pregnant women. Under certain circumstances permission may be granted for select workshops. Requests must be submitted in writing to the Program Director, Education at least thirty days prior to the workshop start date. Merrithew reserves the right to determine the reasonableness of the accommodation requested.

Absenteeism & Make-up Hours
If the student misses more than five hours of a course they must make up the same amount of hours missed (1:1 ratio). If a student misses less than five hours of a course, they need to make up half the time in private review at their own cost (2:1 ratio of hours missed to hours made up)
Any make-up hours for Advanced, Anatomy, Rehab, and ISP (Injuries & Special Populations) courses are to be done on a 1:1 ratio of hours missed due to the large amount of course material.Make-up hours should be completed in a timely manner.
Students have six months to make up any hours missed, otherwise the course is forfeited and the entire course must be retaken in order to take the exam and certify. A letter of completion will be sent to the student when it has been confirmed that the student has completed the missed hours.No time can be missed during any Foundation Course. If a student misses any time then the course must be re-taken.

Video or Audio Recording
An audio or video recording of any course or workshop is strictly prohibited. If there are exceptional circumstances that make this necessary, the student must apply in advance and receive written permission from Merrithew, which permission may include signing a contract restricting the use of the recording.

Date of Certification
Upon successful completion of the course exam, students are considered Certified Instructors as of their final exam date.Continuing Education STOTT PILATES Certified Instructors are required to obtain six hours (0.6 credits) of STOTT PILATES CECs annually to maintain their certification. Every student has one full calendar year to earn their credits, beginning January 1st, the year following successful completion of their exam. For example, if the student successfully completes their exam(s) in July 2013, their first CEC period begins January 1, 2014 and ends December 31, 2014. CECs are earned every year on the calendar year (Jan-Dec). CECs are not transferable from one year to another.


Hours of observation, practice and teaching

To perform your observation hours you can:

• watch the dvds you receive on the first day of training
• observe some workshop at the studio *

* 10 hours of observation can be done at the studio, the reservation is mandatory online at least 24 hours before the chosen time, there can only be one student per workshop to preserve the tranquility of the clients. These hours of observation can be done for one month from the first day of training.

Practice hours

From the second day of training, you can access the studio free from 10:30 to 12:30 for all training from 13:30 to 19H, to begin your practice and teaching hours. This provision is only valid for the duration of your training, once the training finished you will need to book online and pay 11 € for 55 minutes if you want to practice and teach at the studio.
Between 12:30 and 13:30 the studio is closed to students. We thank you for leaving the room as you found it and for storing the accessories.

Teaching hours

You can do your teaching hours at the studio by reserving online (11 € for 55 minutes, you can not ask for money from your guinea pig for these teaching hours)

We inform you that all rooms of the studio are equipped with a video surveillance system directly related to administrative and accounting services.


Prepare your exams with confidence

Book at any time with Caroline Berger hours of revisions and private practice. Give yourself the opportunity to pass your exams with more than 80%. The private course is 49 euros.
To complete your 6 hours of annual CEC in private session is 140 euros.

How to pass your exam?

You have 6 months to pass your exam.

What will I be asked to do for my practical exam?

The following areas will be evaluated:
1. Postural analysis.
2. Stated focus of workout.
3. Five Basic Principles: taught separate to the Warm Up on the Matwork and applied to all the exercises.
4. Teaching manner and energy (attitude, motivational, verbalization skills). You are guiding your subject with control and develop a rapport with your subject.
5. Ability to cue: use of imagery, verbal cues, and kinesthetic cues (touch) to aid in guiding your subject through the exercises and transitions, cues should specific to your subject and be a combination of muscular and tactile cues and imagery to achieve movement to incorporate and reinforce all basic principles.
6. Ability to correct: use of imagery, verbal cues, and kinesthetic cues (touch) to ensure correct alignment and proper execution of exercises; knowledge from course(s) to achieve dynamically stabilized, conscious and safe movement.
7. Knowledge of content, knowing the relevant repertoire of exercises and the corresponding movement and breath patterns, minimum number of exercises for each piece and level.
8. Exercise progression and rationale for the exercises chosen, applying adaptations and modifications as necessary.
9. Rhythm and pace of the workout: fluidity, using transitions from one exercise to another, choosing a pace that challenges the individual without compromising the Five Basic Principles or causing overexertion, and cueing in a manner that encourages proper timing of movement and breath, the workout fits the required amount of time for the exam.

What do I need to know for my written examination?

The written exam consists of 50 multiple choice, 4 fill-in-the-blank or matching type questions, and 25 muscle identification questions. It will take you approximately 2–3 hours to complete the exam. However, you are not required to finish within a specified time limit. The exam tests your knowledge of the following:
1. Muscle origin, insertion and action (please refer to list of muscles in the Mat & Reformer Support Materials book)
2. Recognition of diagrams of individual muscles
3. Concentric, eccentric and isometric contractions of specific muscles during specific movements and exercises
4. Movements that make up exercises and their proper anatomical descriptions
5. Order of Essential and Intermediate Mat workout (Matwork, Matwork & Reformer or Mat, Reformer, & CCB exam)
6. Order of Essential and Intermediate Reformer workout (Reformer, Matwork & Reformer or Matwork, Reformer, & CCB exam)
7. Ideal postural alignment and groups of opposing muscles
8. Poor postural alignment and muscular imbalances
9. Modifications to exercises for poor postural alignments
10. Programs to accommodate poor postural alignments
11. Proper set up of equipment, starting positions, movement patterns, and major intent or goal for each exercise
12. Five Basic principles – anatomical descriptions and purpose
13. Proper anatomical terms must be understood and used in all the relevant categories above.


Pilates course : Functional Anatomy

The Functional Anatomy course fully prepares students for that program. Additionally it can serve as a refresher or for anyone needing to fulfill the anatomy prerequisite for the Intensive program.
The classroom-style presentation utilizes visual aids and hands-on techniques providing students with a thorough review of anatomy basics which can be applied to all repertoire, as well as functional activities and movement.
This course uses lectures, demonstrations and group activities to teach basic anatomy fundamentals. There is a focus on anatomical terminology, which includes anatomical position, planes of motion, types of movement, names and locations of the majority of the bones in the body, locations and actions of joints, major muscle groups and the individual muscles’ origin insertion and action. Select exercises from the STOTT PILATES® repertoire are also broken down and analyzed in terms of the functional anatomy at play. Participants will deepen their understanding of the body and enhance their teaching with improved exercise selection and programming.

What you will learn:
• Anatomical position and the importance of it
• The bones that make up the axial and appendicular skeleton
• Names and locations of bony prominences and landmarks
• Terms of direction and relationship and their application to movement
• Types of joints and the movements available at the joints
• Types of muscular contractions including the application of force
• Origin, insertion and action of muscles
• Application of functional anatomy to chosen exercises and movements

Prerequisite:
There is no prerequisite for this course.

Continuing education credits
STOTT PILATES 3.0
REPs 16.0
Required materials
Education material

Students must bring their own Anatomy books and reference.

Required:
Trail Guide to the Body, Andrew Biel

Recommended:
Trail Guide to the Body, Andrew Biel
Anatomy Flash Cards, Anne Gilroy
Atlas of Anatomy, Gilroy, MacPherson, Ross
Anatomy of Movement, Blandine Germain
Muscular System Flash Pak, Bryan Edwards
Equipment required (provided by the facility)


Pilates course : Injuries & Special Population - ISP

The STOTT PILATES® Injuries & Special Populations (ISP) course equips you with the skills required to address a broad range of physical challenges among your clients. It is important to note that this course will NOT prepare students to diagnose or treat any specific injuries or conditions or prescribe exercises for these populations without consultation with an appropriate health practitioner (i.e. Physical Therapist, Physiotherapist or similarly recognized health care professional).
Completion of ISP is required for full STOTT PILATES certification.

General course objectives
• Discuss the Pilates instructor’s role in the rehabilitative process
• Examine the industry standards for screening clients and learn how to begin a Pilates program to safely and appropriately work with special populations
• Discuss the three-level muscle classification system
• Develop and be able to apply a rehabilitative approach based on current models of joint stability
• Examine optimal and dysfunctional biomechanical patterns in various regions of the body
• Review the most common injuries and special populations that may be encountered
• Review appropriate exercise progressions for those injuries and special populations
• Practice programming for specific injuries and special populations

What you will learn:
• Approaches to rehabilitating an injured musculoskeletal system
• Anatomy and biomechanics, dysfunctions and pathologies, and exercise modifications in the: lumbo-pelvic, cervical, upper quadrant, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle and foot regions
• Pregnancy, fibromyalgia and other special conditions plus workout design
• Appropriate modification of Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Stability Chair and Barrel exercises

Requirements of certification:
• 24 hours of instruction
• No physical review, observation or practice teaching required

Prerequisites
• Students must have completed the IMP or IR or CMR

Continuing Education Credits
Stott Pilates : 2.4
REPs : 16.0
Cantitpro : 4.0
Required Materials : 2.4

FUNDING:
• Studio Caroline Berger de Fémynie® Biopilates® Paris has secured designation as a POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION INSTITUTION with the Government of France. Financing your education is an important factor to consider when embarking on a new career.

Continuing Education Credits:
1.5 STOTT PILATES; ACE; canfitpro


Pilates course : Intensive Mat Plus - IMP

This course is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement, as well as those who are unable to devote the time required in our Comprehensive Program due to work and/or scheduling issues. Conducted over 2 weeks or 3 weekends. Building on your industry knowledge it teaches you to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Matwork repertoire, for personal or group training settings for a range of clients. You will leave with a solid foundation and required skills to develop effective and motivating Pilates Matwork programs

What you will learn:
• The STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
• Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
• Flex-Band, Fitness Circle and Arc Barrel variations
• Effective communication and observational skills
• Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
• Theory and practice of postural analysis
• 63 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditionsv • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises
• Exercise layering related to effective program design
• Workout composition for personal and group training

Requirements of Certification :
• 40 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
• Minimum of 10 hours of observation
• Minimum of 30 hours of physical review
• Minimum of 15 hours of practice teaching
• Total: 95 hours

REQUIRED MANUAL COURSE
IMP Manuals essential and Intermediate is equired for the course.

FUNDING:
• Studio Caroline Berger de Fémynie® Biopilates® Paris has secured designation as a POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION INSTITUTION with the Government of France. Financing your education is an important factor to consider when embarking on a new career.
Continuing Education Credits
STOTT PILATES 4.0
REPs 16.0
canfitpro 4.0
ACE 4.0


Pilates course : Intensive Reformer - IR

This course is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement, as well as those who are unable to devote the time required in our Comprehensive Program due to work and/or scheduling issues. Conducted over 3 weeks or 4 weekends. Building on your industry knowledge it teaches you to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Reformer repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients. You will leave with a solid foundation and required skills to develop effective and motivating Pilates Reformer programs. While IR may be taken prior to IMP, we recommend completing IMP first.

What you will learn:
• The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles
• Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
• Effective use of the reformer to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination
• Effective communication and observational skills
• Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
• Theory and practice of postural analysis
• 139 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
• How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises
• Exercise layering related to effective program design
• Workout composition for personal and group training

Requirements of certification:
• 50 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
• Minimum of 10 hours of observation
• Minimum of 30 hours of physical review
• Minimum of 15 hours of practice teaching
• Total: 125 hours

REQUIRED MANUAL COURSE
IR Manuals essential and Intermediate is required for the course.

FUNDING:
• Studio Caroline Berger de Fémynie® Biopilates® Paris has secured designation as a POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION INSTITUTION with the Government of France. Financing your education is an important factor to consider when embarking on a new career.
Continuing Education Credits:
STOTT PILATES 5.0
REPs 16.0
canfitpro 4.0
ACE 5.0


Pilates course : LEVEL II
Advance Matwork - AM

This 6 hour course held over one-day, progresses to Matwork to more advanced material, providing further options and challenges on the mat for highly conditioned clients. Exercises require a high degree of strength, balance and coordination.

What you will learn:
• Muscular initiation and sequencing of Advanced-level exercises
• Multiple variations for variety and intensity
• 13 exercises

Continuing education credits
STOTT PILATES 0.6
REPs 6.0

Required materials
Education Material
1. Advanced Matwork DVD 3rd Ed.


Pilates course : LEVEL II
Advance Reformer - AR

Learn to use the various Reformer components and accessories to intensify reformer repertoire and provide a stimulating workout for athletes, dancers, and highly conditioned clients. Held over 3 days this 18 hour Advanced course teaches exercises in the repertoire that require greater strength, stability and flexibility.

What you will learn:
• Muscular initiation and sequencing of Advanced-level exercises
• Multiple variations for variety and intensity
• 70 exercises

Continuing education credits
STOTT PILATES 1.8
REPs 16.0

Education material
1. Advanced Reformer Course Package
• Advanced Reformer manual, 2nd Ed.
• Advanced Reformer DVD, 3rd Ed. (2 disc set)


Pilates course : Intensive Cadillac - ICAD

$Intensive Cadillac – ICAD Building on your industry knowledge and the material learned in IMP or IR you learn to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Cadillac repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients. 125 exercises on the Cadillac Trapeze Table

What you will learn:
• A variety of exercises performed on the Cadillac Trapeze Table through the full Essential and Intermediate repertoire
• To become better acquainted with the Cadillac as a tool to create complete workouts or as a complement to routines featuring Matwork and other equipment
• To observe and experience a variety of exercises utilizing the Cadillac’s features including the Roll-Down Bar, Push-Thru Bar, Trapeze, Leg and Arm Springs
• The goals of each exercise, biomechanics and alignment, as well as cueing and correcting for safety and effectiveness
• How to apply the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles to a variety of exercises, variations and modifications
• Familiarity with the safety guidelines and application of the equipment for a variety of clients

Requirements of certification
• 25 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
• Minimum of 10 hours of observation
• Minimum of 15 hours of physical review
• Minimum of 10 hours of practice teaching
• Total: 60 hours


Pilates course : Intensive Chair - ICHR

Building on your industry knowledge and the material learned in IMP or IR you learn to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Stability Chair repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients.

What you will learn:
• Functional exercises to develop core strength against spring resistance in a variety of positions, including standing, sitting, prone and side-lying
• How to apply the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles to Essential and Intermediate-level Stability Chair exercises
• Better understanding of movement essence and exercise goals, proper execution and muscle activation
• How to improve core stability, increase peripheral strength and enhance mobility on one piece of equipment
• How the split-pedal option transforms exercises by challenging bilateral, unilateral and reciprocal strength and stability
• Cues and corrections for safety and effectiveness

Requirements of certification
• 15 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
• Minimum of 5 hours of observation
• Minimum of 10 hours of physical review
• Minimum of 10 hours of practice teaching
• Total: 40 hours


Pilates course : Intensive Barrel - IBRL

Building on your industry knowledge and the material learned in IMP or IR you learn to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Arc Barrel repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients.

What you will learn:
• How to apply the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles to exercises on the Arc Barrel, Spine Corrector and Ladder Barrel
• Exercises from the STOTT PILATES Essential and Intermediate Barrel repertoire
• To understand movement essence and exercise goals
• How to support the spine in flexion, lateral flexion or extension, to target core and peripheral muscle groups, and to adapt exercises to specific body types
• How to incorporate the barrels into a full-body workout and program for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
• To develop effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation

Requirements of certification
• 10 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
• Minimum of 5 hours of observation
• Minimum of 10 hours of physical review
• Minimum of 5 hours of practice teaching
• Total: 30 hours


Pilates course : Advanced Cadillac, Chair & Barrels– ACCB

The Advanced Cadillac, Chair & Barrels course has been structured into three separate modules to allow you to choose which element to take, and when (they will likely be scheduled consecutively). Completion of all three modules below is required to be eligible for certification.

What you will learn:
• Muscular initiation and sequencing of Advanced-level exercises
• Multiple variations for variety and intensity
• 56 exercises

Advanced Cadillac - ACAD

This 6 hour course held over one-day, prepares you to teach 28 Advanced level exercises plus modifications using the Cadillac for the highly conditioned client.

Continuing Education Credits
STOTT PILATES 0.6
REPs 6.0

Pilates course : Advanced Stability Chair - ACHR

This 3 hour course held over one-day, provides you with 14 Advanced Stability Chair™ exercises plus modifications, for the highly conditioned client.

Continuing Education Credits
STOTT PILATES 0.3
REPs 3.0

Pilates course : Advanced Barrels - ABRL

This 3 hour course held over one-day, equips you with 14 Advanced level exercises plus modifications using the Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Arc Barrel for the highly conditioned client.

Continuing Education Credits
STOTT PILATES 0.3
REPs 3.0

Education material
1. Advanced Cadillac DVD, 2nd Ed.
2. Advanced Stability Chair™, 2nd Ed.

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