Deliver safe and effective Pilates sessions to a whole new client base by combing the Older Adult Award with a specific older adults Pilates workshop.
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Learn how to deliver safe and effective Pilates sessions to older adults by combining the regulated older adult qualification with a dedicated workshop for adapting Pilates exercises for the aging population.
“We retire too early… Our prime of life should be in the 70s and old age should not come until we are almost 100”, those are the famous words of Pilates founder, the eponymous Joseph Pilates and it’s hard to argue with his outlook, especially considering what he was able to achieve with his own body.
Mat-based Pilates offers a wealth of benefits including reducing stress levels, improving balance and strength. It can also prove incredibly effective in alleviating the symptoms of age-related conditions such as osteoporosis, arthritis and low back pain.
As a population, we are living longer than we ever have done before and staying active well into our older years. As a Pilates instructor, your role is to ensure that continues and that you’re helping as many clients as possible.
To aid your development, we’ve created Level 3 Pilates for Older Adults, providing a perfect upskill opportunity for Pilates professionals. Essentially, this combines the Level 3 Exercise for Older Adults course with a specific practical workshop designed to help you adapt Pilates exercises for a rapidly growing special population.
In order to enrol on this Level 3 Pilates for Older Adults course, you must already possess the level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates
Above all else, you will have a vested interest in Pilates and a desire to help older clients get the most out of their exercise experience.
This specialised qualification enables an instructor to safely adapt and modify traditional Pilates exercises for older clients.
The following is by far an exhaustive list, but this course includes:
As a student on our course, we provide you with ample opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and abilities in an engaging and practical way. You’ll be given the opportunity to attend a hands-on, one-day workshop. It’s here you’ll sit your theory exam and then the rest of the day is dedicated to learning how to specifically adapt, modify and teach Pilates to older adults.
On our Level 3 Pilates for Older Adults course, you'll have access to everything you need to give you the best chance of success. Here are some of the learning and support materials.
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We'll provide you with a home-study guide that will show you how to approach your studies. Our team of tutors will work with you to adapt the plan to your needs.
Our team of experienced and enthusiastic tutors will be on hand to guide you through your course and help you if and when things get challenging.
Once you graduate, you’ll have access to CV Connect, connecting you to employers who are actively looking to hire people just like you.
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