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.
In the words of founder Joseph Pilates: “We retire too early… Our prime of life should be in the 70s and old age should not come until we are almost 100.” For those who practice Pilates, this popular form of exercise can be used to reduce stress levels, improve balance and strengthen the core. When it comes to age-related conditions such as osteoporosis and arthritis, Pilates has been proven to be incredibly effective in alleviating the symptoms.
Our Level 3 Pilates for Older Adults course is designed to upskill current Pilates teachers, enabling them to safely and effectively work with this rapidly growing special population. It’s also incredibly useful for other fitness professionals wishing to expand their client base.
While on course, you’ll receive individually-tailored support from our expert team of tutors and assessors. This is also unlimited with no caveats, so you’ll be able to access as much help as you need.
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:
In addition, the course also covers the anatomical and physiological ageing, benefits of exercises for older adults, and behaviour changes and motivation
As a student on course, we provide you with ample opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and abilities in an engaging and practical way.
The final assessments for this course include:
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.
The Register of Exercise Professionals awards 20 points for the base Level 3 Exercise for Older Adults qualification.
Take your qualification further by combining it with others, saving money and benefiting from exclusive extras like videos, career support and job opportunities.
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