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Workshops

Upcoming Workshops:    

    

Adding Rotation to your workout - Online NOW! at Fusion Pilates with Nikki Chrysostomou 

During this workshop we will be adding rotation of the shoulders, spine & hips to 22 Pilates exercises using the Trapeze Table, Spine Corrector, Reformer, Ladder Barrel, Chair & Mat. Each exercise will be demonstrated and taught accompanied with the do’s and don’ts along with its purpose and teaching points. 

Rotation is a basic movement that occurs in the transverse plane as you turn around on a longitudinal axis. Adding rotation to your workout will increase mobility and strength through the joints, better functional movement, increased performance in sports, decrease in tension and an increase in feeling centred and energised. 

This workshop is suitable for any instructor who is looking for new ideas and inspiration and is interested in exploring ways of taking Pilates exercises and becoming creative in adding props / toys to help challenge their client deeper. 

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PMA CECs: 3 (complete the quizz!) 

Cost: $29 includes handout 

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Arc - Saturday 20th January 2018

This 5 ½ hour workshop is open to any Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer or other movement therapists. 

Based on the spine corrector designed by Joseph Pilates, the arc is versatile and asymmetrical in shape. The arc’s lightweight design is excellent for PT and group exercise and for thoughts who teach Reformer classes, the arc fits on the reformer by the archways. The Arc increases core strength, stability, pro-perception & balance and increase’s flexibility of the spine.

During this workshop you will:

  • Introduction to the Arc
  • Participate in a 1 hour Arc class
  • Go through over 25 exercises including the Arc on the reformer (manual supplied)

Teacher: Nikki Chrysostomou

Date: Saturday 20th January 2018 

Time: 10am-3.30pm

Cost Option 1: £149 including VAT and Manual

Cost Option 2: £289 including arc, manual and VAT.

This workshop comes with PMA CEC's.

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Posture Assessment & Screening - Sunday 21st January 2018

Analysing posture either for your general city client or for your sports specific semi pro / pro client can be challenging in many ways. What creates our posture can come down to a lot of things diet, exercise, work, love, luck and our attitude to our bodies and life. Is it fair to categorize a complete stranger on meeting them for the first time to tick the boxes and then say at the end of it "Your...."? 

Why is their body reacting the way it does? Why does it favor one side? What is making it pull in that direction? Where is the imbalance coming from? 

During this 6 hour workshop you will

  • Examine and become aware of your own posture 
  • Discuss how did we get to adopt our given posture? 
  • Discuss causes for posture and the client standing in front of us 
  • Look and recognise twists, turns and imbalances  
  • Assessment exercises 
  • Taking the whole picture into consideration

Understanding your client from a movement prospective is only a step in the right direction for successful sessions. 

Teacher: Nikki Chrysostomou

Date: Sunday 21st January 2018 

Time: 10am-4pm

Cost Option 1: £140 including VAT and Hand out 

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Pilates for Kidz & Kidz at Heart with Serafino Ambrosio - Saturday 27th January 2018

Serafino will motivate and educate you on how to choose the 'right' Pilates move and activities for children from the age of 6 to 18  ...and not only!!! Intensity, load and cognitive learning will be briefly discussed and then straight into activities , Pilates games and Pilates moves to inspire, motivate and educate kids and kids at heart.  He will also look at how to devise a Pilates program for Kidz and will lead a discussion on the Future of 'pilates for Kidz'. Easy and effective exercises and exercise sequencing will be taught so you go away confident and full of new and motivating ideas.... great even for 'kids at heart'

A smash hit at Pilates On Tour and a Polestar Principle Educator Serafino will leave you wanting for more…..

Teacher: Serafino Ambrosio

Date: Saturday 27th January 2018    

Time: 11am - 2pm   

Cost: £75

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Teaching Reformer with a Musical Emphasis with Valentin - Friday 23rd February 2018

This 3-hour workshop is open to any Pilates Reformer Instructor or has good knowledge of the Pilates Reformer repertoire.

Join Balanced Body Educator, Pilates professional and group fitness expert Valentin to explore this exciting and challenging approach to teaching Reformer classes. By adding music and using it as the framework for executing the Pilates repertoire, students experience new dynamics, increased eccentric muscle activation, increased cardio intensity, and that extra thrill of feeling the sense of "dancing" through class. Don't miss this chance to study and have FUN with this international pilates and fitness educator.

Teacher: Valentin

Date: Friday 23rd February 2018

Time: 4pm-7pm

Cost: £75 including VAT

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Balanced Body Chair Pilates Teacher Training Program: Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February 2018

This 14 hour instructor training is open to any Pilates instructor who has already knowledge of the beginner level reformer.

The Balanced Body Chair Instructor Training Program includes:

A thorough understanding of how the Chair can develop core and extremity strength, stability, flexibility, coordination and balance
Traditional Pilates Chair repertoire along with modifications and additional exercises on the Combo and Exo Chairs
Upper body strength principles
Designing chair classes and the role of the chair in the Pilates studio
Equipment safety and maintenance
A certificate of attendance will be issued.

NB: This course will be taught on the Exo and Combo chair, students will have a choice of chair they would like to use.

Teacher: Nikki Chrysostomou 

Date: Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February 2018 

Time: 10am-6pm 

Cost Early Bird: £455
Full Price: £505

Plus Manual: £45

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Anatomy in 3 Dimensions - There is no better way to learn anatomy! 

Anatomy in 3 Dimensions is the best way to understand the musculoskeletal system and integrate anatomical knowledge into your teaching. Learn the structure and function of bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments as well as the origin, insertion and action of the major muscles of movement by building them yourself with clay on a specially designed skeleton called a Maniken.

Learn how muscles move by experiencing each muscle group in action and relating these exercises to functional movement. 

This course is designed to help anyone working with the body gain a deeper understanding of how the muscles and bones affect movement and have helped Pilates, other movement specialists, Chiropractors, Acupuncturists, Osteopaths and others gain amazing practical insight into the body. 

On this 2 day course we will cover the body from the knees through to the shoulders. You will also: 

  • Review the principles of musculoskeletal anatomy
  • Understand the structure & function of bones, joints, muscles, tendons & ligaments
  • Identify bony landmarks
  • Understand joint structure and movements
  • Learn the origin, insertion and action of the major muscles of movement 
  • Learn basic exercises for each muscle group

Date: Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd March 2018

Time: 9am-6pm 

Cost Option 1: Early bird payment £445 if paid in full before 1st February 2018 

Cost Option 2: £200 deposit with the balance of £270 paid 1 week before the course starts. 

NB: You will need to purchase: The Trail Guide to the Body 5th Edition by Andrew Biel

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Balanced Body Mat 3 Pilates Teacher Training Program - Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June 2018  

Learn the Pilates Small Equipment (rollers, magic circle, small balls and bands) with Balanced Body.

Balanced Body Mat 3 is open to: any Pilates instructor who already has the basic knowledge of Pilates mat work and is looking to expand their mat Pilates knowledge by using small equipment. Personal trainers and other movement specialists

Teacher: Nikki Chrysostomou 

Date: Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June 2018

Time: 9am - 6pm

Cost:

Early Bird: £420

Full Price: £465

Plus manual: £45 

Comes with 16 PMA CECs

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Lower Leg - Sunday 8th July 2018

The toe bones are connected to the foot bone, the foot bones are connected to the ankle bone, the ankle bones are connected to the leg bone and the leg bone is connected to the knee…

Working with dancers, athletes, skiers or tennis players? During this workshop we will be looking at posture alignment from the knee down to the foot and how they can affect the hip and SIJ.

During this workshop you will:

  • Build the lower leg out of clay and discuss muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia in their area.
  • Discuss lower leg injuries and how they effect the hip and SIJ.
  • The link between the foot, back hip and SIJ.
  • Exercises to help prevent lower leg injuries.

Suitable for any movement therapist including Pilates, Yoga and Personal Trainers. This course is also design for Chiropractors, Acupuncturists, Osteopaths and other therapists. Clients are also welcome to attend if have a special interest in the subject.

Teacher: Nikki Chrysostomou

Date: Sunday 8th July 2018

Time: 10am - 4pm

Cost: £140 + handout £15 

Comes with 5 PMA CECs

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The Male Pelvis with Nikki Chrysostomou - Sunday 7th October 2018

This 6-hour workshop is open to any Pilates Instructor, movement therapist or Personal Trainer who would like a deeper knowledge of the male pelvis when it comes to training a male client.

This workshop will offer you:

  • An understanding on the structure of the Male Pelvis
  • A look into the male pelvic floor, inguinal canal and hernias
  • Male pelvic injuries
  • Suggested exercises specifically for the male pelvis

Teacher: Nikki Chrysostomou

Date: Sunday 7th October 2018

Time: 10am - 4pm

Cost: £140 plus handout £15 

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Classical Sequences - Sunday 25th November 2018

Two intense but fun classes performing and reviewing the classical sequences on the Mat & Reformer.

Perform the classical sequence along with smooth transitions and discuss afterwards the exercises along with their perfect concentration and form.

Mat classical order:

The ultimate Pilates Mat workout designed to challenge every part of the body. This class will inspire you. You will feel fabulous and receive a great feeling of achievement.

Time: 10am - 12pm Cost: £25

Reformer classical order:

A full body workout from Eve Gentry using a wide range of exercises to strengthen the entire body. A sequence where you will feel great and inspired!

Time: 12.30pm - 2.30pm  Cost: £30

Teacher: Nikki Chrysostomou

Date: Sunday 25th November 2018

Sign up for both sequences: £50

Knowledge of the advance mat and reformer exercises is recommended. Suitable for healthy bodies with no contraindications. 

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Cancellation Policy / terms & conditions:

  • Full refund  minus £55 administration fee if written notice of cancellation is received 30 days or more before course / workshop start date.
  • Half the course / workshop fee if written notice of your cancellation is received by Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd up to 7 calendar days before course/ workshop start date or £35* fee to transfer from one course to another.
  • Full cost of the course / workshop  fee if written notice of your cancellation is received by Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd less than 7 calendar days before course / workshop start date or £35* fee to transfer from one course / workshop to another.
  • No show on the day results in NO refund and the course / workshop charged in full.
  • In the event of a course / workshop cancellation, Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd is not responsible for any hotel/airline reservations or transportation costs.
  • Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd reserves the right to cancel any course/workshop, in which case the tuition fee will be refunded in full.
  • * After paying the £35 transfer fee and then decide to cancel the course / workshop you will be charged as above for the original cancellation fee that was first cancelled. Please note the course / workshop have to be attended within 12 months. 
     

Cancellation Policy / terms & conditions:

  • Full refund  minus £55 administration fee if written notice of cancellation is received 30 days or more before course / workshop start date.
  • Half the course / workshop fee if written notice of your cancellation is received by Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd up to 7 calendar days before course/ workshop start date or £35* fee to transfer from one course to another.
  • Full cost of the course / workshop  fee if written notice of your cancellation is received by Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd less than 7 calendar days before course / workshop start date or £35* fee to transfer from one course / workshop to another.
  • No show on the day results in NO refund and the course / workshop charged in full.
  • In the event of a course / workshop cancellation, Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd is not responsible for any hotel/airline reservations or transportation costs.
  • Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd reserves the right to cancel any course/workshop, in which case the tuition fee will be refunded in full.
  • * After paying the £35 transfer fee and then decide to cancel the course / workshop you will be charged as above for the original cancellation fee that was first cancelled.