Frequently Asked Questions
Will I be able to teach after completing the Mat course?
Yes. Once you have completed your exam, you will be able to teach, as the Mat course qualifies you as a Pilates Mat instructor.
Why should I choose the Pilates Unlimited courses?
All the Pilates Unlimited courses are of the highest standard. Each course is based on the comprehensive understanding of anatomy in relation to movement on a client specific basis. We have 17years movement and Pilates experience and are always current with new information in the industry. Due to the fact that we train many professionals, our standard has to be maintained thus making our courses the best courses in relation to movement and anatomy. Pilates Unlimited does not offer general courses. Our courses are specialized to ensure that all students have the best training and the most comprehensive knowledge to date. Our passion lies in movement and hence our additional service to you at www.of-courseonline.com
What is the difference between the Mat course and the Comprehensive course?
The Mat courses focuses on the Mat exercises as well as the foam roller, theraband, magic circle and ball. It covers the fundamentals of Pilates as well as anatomy, postures and assessment to encourage client specific training. The comprehensive course entails all the Pilates equipment (Reformer, Wunda Chair, Spine Corrector, Cadillac, Ladder Barrel and the entire repertoire from the mat course. The comprehensive course also goes into far more detail with regards to shoulders, backs, knees, special populations and pregnancy.
Will I be able to rehabilitate with the Mat course qualification?
You will only be able to rehabilitate with this course if you have a degree in physiotherapy or biokinetics. This is not an injury related, rehabilitative based course unless you have a health care qualification. However, this will allow you to assess postures in general clients and rehabilitate according to postural corrective work.
Who will benefit from our courses?
Anybody wanting a change in career, more details information regarding movement or an additional qualification to enhance their career. Physiotherapists and Biokineticists as well as other movement professionals gain great benefit from all our courses as they are right up their alley in relation to relative information. For those who wish to have a change in career, this is a fantastic opportunity to do a top quality course that will lead you into a world of health and well-being.
What qualifications do I need to attend the Pilates Unlimited courses?
As the Pilates Unlimited courses are specialized in movement, we like to teach every candidate from the same base. Therefore, if you have no experience we will teach you everything from scratch. The reason for this is that there are so many people out there that have a real passion for movement. We have seen them move on to become fantastic instructors without having prior training in any anatomical field. If you are willing to put in the effort, we are willing to put in the time.
What literature would assist me with the courses?
I always suggest – Muscle Testing and Function with Posture and Pain by Lippincott and Williams. Otherwise, any anatomy book that explains relative positions and functions of muscles as well as books on anatomy and movement. You are also able to download amazing 3D anatomy apps.