The Sumbody Teacher Training Program offers a comprehensive study of the pure Pilates Method, as it was originally taught by its creator, Joseph Pilates. This program offers an in depth review of all the essential Pilates apparatus including the Universal Reformer, Cadillac, Electric Chair, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector, Baby Arc, Mat Repertoire and in one, cohesive program. Students are taught how to use the Traditional Pilates Method as an integrative system of holistic, body conditioning and how to apply its universal principles to meet rehabilitative objectives, general fitness goals and achieve enhanced sports performance.
The training process is formatted with an emphasis in the first three months on studio lecture and laboratory and the balance of the program on developing practical teaching skills. Students have the option of completing the program in an expedited tract of 6 months or up to one year from the beginning of the course. All students are required to pass written and practical exams in order to demonstrate mastery of the course material and to ensure a high professional standard upon completion of the program.