Pilates Private and Duet Training

I offer both Private and Duet Pilates equipment classes in my home studio available by appointment only.
Private charge: $60 per 55 minute session or 10 for $550.
Duet Charge: $45 per 55 minute session or 10 for $400.

Studio equipment includes 1 cadillac, 2 Reformers, 2 Wunda Chairs and one large Barrel.

Pilates Teacher Training

Energize Pilates by Master Pilates Teacher Nancy Black is thrilled to offer Pilates Sports 
Center  (PSC) Teacher Training Program.  PSC is an world famous and internationally recognized approach, teaching a modernized version of the discipline created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s, one that honors the history of the method while incorporating contemporary principals and knowledge. Students of the Pilates teacher will develop in the classical and progressive style of Pilates. Students will also experience creative training and finely crafted programming skills for all proficiency levels. Students will also have access to a vibrant, and comprehensive manual with a robust variety of photographs. Click here to view our Pilates Teacher Training Video.

This all-inclusive course includes:

  • Pilates Mat Repertoire, Universal Reformer, Cadillac/Trapeze Table, Wunda Chair
  • Client assessment and alignment protocol
  • Anatomy, terminology and biomechanics taught in an interactive environment
  • Small apparatus skills: magic circle, rotating discs, balance w/wobble board
  • Verbal and tactile cueing skills
  • Attitude, confidence and composure of a professional instructor
  • Studio etiquette and equipment safety
  • Ethics and scope of practice
  • Understanding specific injuries/dysfunctions and special circumstances

Full Tuition:  $4900 (Fundamentals, Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair)
Non-Refundable Deposit: $500 (comes out of tuition)

This is a 450+ hours course, including classroom time, observation hours, self-integration hours, an anatomy thesis project and a client assessment project.  Upcoming Pilates teacher training workshops will be held at Bellevue Club, Bellevue, WA.

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What makes PSC Pilates Teacher Training unique?

  • Small class size, meeting twice weekly at 4 hour increments, allowing absorption of the material.
  • 120 hours of actual class time
  • All PSC Master Trainers have achieved a high level of excellence in their field, hold multiple certifications, have passed rigorous testing and are PMA certified Pilates Teachers.
  • Extensive photographic manual is included in the course, outlining each exercise in length.
  • PSC teaches both an East Coast (classical) and a West Coast (progressive) progression/execution.
  • PSC requires an entrance and exit interview/exam to graduate only those who are truly ready.
  • Competitively priced.
  • Many variations and modifications are taught to assist a client with injuries or special needs-this creates the most capable and skilled trainer.
  • Review and testing are 90% oral/practical, training you to think on your feet and apply information in a practical, physical way, insuring an understanding of the material for your success.
  • Students are given ample review time (9-12 hours) in class, with the instructor.
  • Students may choose to study one module or engage in the full program.
  • PSC consistently upholds the most current PMA curriculum recommendations.

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Classes & Workshops

In addition to teacher training workshops, there are also PMA certified continuing education workshops.
The next Teacher Training begins in November!  View calendar for continuing education workshops.

Nancy Black

Nancy Black is an expert certified Pilates Instructor serving the Greater Seattle area.My name is Nancy Black and my first and foremost passion is my children!  They bring me love, joy and encouragement.  Secondly, I love to exercise!  My background is in Kinesiology and helping people learn about fitness and reach their personal goals is what I enjoy!  As an avid runner, mountain biker, tennis player and skier, I was curious about Pilates and had to find out first -hand what all the hype was about.

In the mid 1990’s, I attended a Pilates Mat class at the club and immediately knew I was on to something, as I noticed improved posture, felt stretched and definitely found my abs!  The more I attended class, the deeper I felt the work and the more I became hooked!  Soon thereafter, I discovered the Pilates Apparatus and decided to go through Pilates Teacher Training so I could learn the entire system.

True Pilates Instructor

I became an Authentic/True Pilates Instructor in 2003 through Romana’s Pilates and in February 2014, a Master Trainer through Pilates Sports Center. I look forward to sharing my knowledge, experience and passion of the method teaching future Pilates Instructors and continue to expand my knowledge base to stay current and be an effective and motivating instructor to my clients.  In addition to being a Pilates Instructor, I am a certified Booty Barre Instructor and a level 3 Heart Zones Trainer, both of which I teach on a regular basis.

Why Pilates?

The Pilates Method is a non-impact overall strength workout focusing on initiating movement from the deep core muscles, increasing strength, flexibility and balance.  Pilates technique focuses on precision, breath, control and flow, making it a safe and effective workout for most populations.  The movements are progressive and challenge beginning clients to elite athletes.  Pilates can also be an excellent tool for many rehabilitation situations.  Most of all, Pilates is FUN!

Contact

energizepilates@gmail.com

Nancy Black

206-713-6196

Bellevue, WA