Teacher Training

PILATES - Mercer Movement Methodology (MMM)

Friday, May 1 · 1-7pm
Saturday, May 2 · 8-5pm

This is mandatory training if you are to teach any reformer classes at the RRR. Phase 1 will be available two times a year. Phase II-IV one time a year.
Total cost – $399
Test out – $75
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What you will learn
  • Reformer fundamentals, functions, safety
  • 15 Core exercises and 3 workouts to implement exercises taught
  • Teaching Principles (D.I.F.F. Duration, intention, focus and feel)
  • Structuring a class & movement sequencing
  • How to modify or maximize with options for all ranges of clients
  • Music psychology
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Joint structure and functions of movements
  • Primary muscles involved in each exercise
  • Possible and common injuries with a rehabilitative approach to teaching.
Perks
  • 10 FREE group classes, 10% off future class passes or membership.
  • Once certified and contracted FREE membership at studio.
Suggested Supportive Workshops
  • Functional Anatomy 2 hours: A
  • Jump Board – 2 hours
  • Special Population and Injuries – 2 hours
Prepare
  • 2 years of fitness background in the form of education, as an athlete, or group fitness instructor/participant
  • Functional anatomy background, class or workshop
  • 15 hours Youtube 13 core exercises you will be learning
  • Supportive Materials – Trail Guide to the Body, Andrew Biel; Anatomy of Movement, Blandine Germain
Practice
  • 15 hours on site training – MMM
  • 30 hours observation online, video or classes
  • 40 hours practice teaching in studio (Mentorship & Support available)
  • 10 hours participation in classes taught by Kelsey – included in tuition
Perform
  • 5-10 classes co-teaching (dependent on personal progression)
  • 2 hour Test out – includes teaching a class & written exam

Beginner’s Basics Phase 1

Are you ready to take your fitness experience to the next level of education, expertise and execution? If you are, this training is for YOU! You will learn how to move the body from the inside out and understand how the body functions at its best, no matter what! All ages and all levels of experience are welcome! We will take whatever experience you have and help you find your unique style and voice as you speak our universal language of movement, mindset and methodology for transformational lifestyle wellness. The difference between being certified and qualified, is the high personal touch we deliver- we are excited to have you learn how!

Overview:

This comprehensive training consisting of 4 phases, which require 125 combined hours of “prepare, practice and perform” for each phase with a combined total of 500 hours, to be completed as student desires. This training will equip you with the tools and techniques needed to successfully teach a beginner’s level class with the option to progress with each additional phase to an advanced level depending on your own pace and purpose. Whatever your level of experience, we will take what you know, don’t know or thought you knew about the body , and ensure you DO KNOW how and what to teach. You will be able to execute a simple, smart, successful and science backed pilates program on the most popular pilates apparatus- the REFORMER!

Knowing the exercises is only one piece of the bigger puzzle. We take all the pieces of fitness based on anatomy, alignment, and awareness, to build a clear picture of how movement, mindset and methods create the most beautiful masterpiece. The result is an integrated mind, body and spirit based fitness program.

What you will learn:

You will learn the how, why and what each exercise does in the body and why Pilates is the best choice for everyBODY. Your training will include developing your language both physically and through cueing. You will understand how to use music to create a flow, function and energy in your class that brings students back for more. You will know how and why building a balanced workout through the layers and functions of anatomy, alignment and awareness create the most transformational movement method.

What you will DO:

Finally, you will learn the most important aspect of becoming a great teacher, how to connect your energy and enthusiasm  with the education and experience that sets you apart. You will awaken your student and make your message alive with your attention to the detail that defines the champion instructor you were born to be.

What we can all expect in the journey:

Course Fee includes:
Comprehensive Mercer Movement Methodology (MMM) includes instructor manual, access to private youtube exercises, mentorship and support along the way, access/use of studio for practice, observation of any classes,1 FREE audit course, 10 classes to practice and observe the design and delivery of a class.
Cancellation:
Full payment must be received to complete registration of the program.  Student is entitled to full refund within 30 days, 50% refund with less than 30 days, No refund 15 days prior to training.  Written cancellation  is required to cancel registration. Any missed part of the training requires make-up hours to be scheduled privately with Kelsey Mercer at the rate of $50/hour to make up.

Group Fitness Instructor | Mercer Movement Methodology

Friday, May 1 · 3-7pm

This is mandatory training if you are to teach any cycle classes at RRR66. It will be available two times a year. You will understand the ROOTS 66 Manifesto Mindset, how to incorporate mindfully themed; positive, purposeful and powerful music into all of our classes and the movement design behind every class we will deliver!
Total cost – $99
Test out – $75
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Movement – Anatomy, Alignment + Awareness
Mindset – Musicality, Messaging + Mantras
Methods – Class Design, Delivery + Detail

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Course also covers proper bike fit, cycling science, class design, music, communication skills & motivation techniques. Takeaways include:

  • Eight complete class design plans ready to use
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Cancellation:

Full payment must be received to complete registration of the program. Student is entitled to full refund within 30 days, 50% refund with less than 30 days, No refund 15 days prior to training. Written cancellation is required to cancel registration. Any missed part of the training requires make-up hours to be scheduled privately with Kelsey Mercer at the rate of $50/hour to make up.

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