Pilates Teacher Training
The BTS Pilates Teacher Training Program is a comprehensive teacher training and certification program lead by qualified instructors including Master Teachers from Ohio and Out of State in addition to BTS staff. Participants learn the exercises and techniques designed by Joseph H. Pilates, as well as the proper ways to execute and teach the exercises correctly and safely.
The program curriculum includes training in the principles of human anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and body mechanics as they apply to Pilates exercise. Trainees will learn to safely adapt Pilates exercises to the needs of individual clients while maintaining the integrity of the system. BTS-Certified Pilates instructors offer clients proper and safe instruction in Pilates exercises.
Rolling Admission: Starting in October, November, December, January (2020). Sessions are held the 3rd weekend of each month. (Fridays 6:30-8:30pm, Saturday 9:30-1 break 11-11:15.)
Sports Performance Arts (S.P.A.) Certification
(Formerly Dance, Movement, and Sports Medicine Internship Program)
The S.P.A Internship Program is offered for junior high and high school students considering a career in sports medicine, athletic training, occupational therapy, dance, and physical therapy. A program for current dancers, athletes, physical therapists, sports medicine specialists, athletic trainers, or those with a background or interest in movement training methods is also available.
This course is offered over a series of scheduled weekends, (35 Hours), and participants may choose three separate weekends during which to complete the program. Topics will vary per weekend and may include lectures, demonstrations, and practical training in the following areas:
- The science of movement and exercise
- Efficient use of the body
- Injury prevention
- Optimal injury recovery
- Practical fitness center/clinic observation and evaluation
- Enhanced sports performance
- Role of breathing in movement
- Nutrition concepts including: Food map, Charts, and Principles for guidance on fueling the body.