Power Pilates Continuing Education Conference


Join the world’s premiere educator of classical Pilates for a two-Day Conference at Evolutions in Annapolis, MD featuring workshops designed to enhance your teaching expertise and deepen your understanding of classical Pilates.


Advanced Mat Workshop w/ Erin Horst

November 9, 2013 Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm

During this 8 hour intensive, you will learn the 14 Advanced level exercises and where to add them within the sequence of the Intermediate level mat class. The training will deepen your understanding of the essential components of the Power Pilates teaching tools and formula. You will learn how to incorporate the advanced exercises safely and effectively into your client’s repertoire.

Prerequisite: Core Mat II (Intermediate Mat) or System 1, 2, or 3 or

Comprehensive Program.

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Super Advanced Mat Review w/ Marcia Hagemann

November 10, 2013 Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm

This workshop is for those who want to add an extra challenge to the Super Advanced Mat work. We will play with rhythm, breath, range of motion and of course add some new and exciting vocabulary to the mat workout. In Romana’s words, this is a work for “star pupils!” This workshop will challenge you to discover new variations of the known Mat work in your body. And we’ll add a greater demand of control for both Precision and Flow!

Prerequisite: Instructors and clients with advanced mat experience.

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Strategies for Teaching Semi-Private Sessions w/ Bonnie Grove

November 10, 2013 Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm

Develop a method to the madness! Teaching semi-privates sessions can be fun and profitable, but you just need a game plan. Take this workshop and help devise a strategy or strategies that will help you feel at ease, organized and in control when teaching a semi-private session, all the while offering each individual client a sufficient workout.

Prerequisite: Intermediate apparatus teaching experience.

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Jumpboard w/ Anmarie Touloumis

November 10, 2013 Sunday 1:00pm-3:00pm

More than the ordinary challenge! In this workshop you will learn or review the Jumpboard exercises suited for advanced clientele. The Jumpboard offers an element of cardio with another challenge for the Powerhouse. Come prepared to move, sweat and have fun!

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Vocal Vitality w/ Bonnie Grove

November 10, 2013 Sunday 1:00pm-3:00pm

This two-hour workshop will provide tools to help you creatively and effectively utilize one of your most powerful teaching tools: your voice. Inject your clients’ workout with new energy by working on vocal modulation, rhythm, tone and volume. You will also learn how to avoid common problems that Pilates instructors experience from the misuse or overuse of their voice. Literature will be handed out.

Prerequisite: Open to all instructors.

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Mat with Props w/ Marcia Hagemann

November 10, 2013 Sunday 3:00pm-5:00pm

This workshop will incorporate the use of Magic Circle, weights and therabands for an Open level mat class. A lot of material will be covered so come prepared to experience the increased challenge to the Powerhouse when adding a prop distally. A brief review of exercises will be covered but the main focus will be on how to incorporate props into an open level mat class while maintaining a safe yet effective class.

Prerequisite: Open to all instructors and clients.

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Special Cases: Impacts, Modifications & the Classical Method w/ Anmarie Touloumis

November 10, 2013 Sunday 3:00pm-5:00pm

Special cases, injuries, extreme imbalances: this is the next level of understanding injuries or special needs and how to work with them. We’ll explore the importance of the Beginner System and of understanding the primary powerhouse first, then how to adapt these concepts when special cases present themselves. We will focus on lower back, neck issues, pregnant and overweight clientele.

Prerequisite: Open to all clients and instructors.

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Erin Horst

About Erin Horst

Erin has been in the health and fitness industry for 12 years. She is a Power Pilates Senior Teacher Trainer who educates and trains other Power Pilates Teachers as well as overseeing the operations of Evolutions. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA. When teaching, she believes that her mindset is imperative, “Be completely present with your clients and give your all while you are with them.”

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