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BASI Pilates Comprehensive Global Program

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BASI Comprensive Program Syllabus

The course structure is modular. A student can make up or repeat any of the 12 modules at any BASI Pilates host location around the world. Each module consist of practical and theoretical components.

Module 1 - The Fundamentals
The principles, the pelvis, breathing, exercise description, historical overview, safety.

Module 2 - Anatomy Part 1
Anatomy overview & terminology, joints, centre of gravity, cueing & imagery.

Module 3 - Anatomy Part 2
Anatomical movement analysis, muscles, aerobic & anaerobic exercise; the BASI Block system.

Module 4 - Posture Assessment
Principles of alignment, posture and posture assessment; types of faulty postures.

Module 5 - Core Strength – Back & Abdominals
Effective exercise, contraindications for the spine, guidelines for successful teaching, being a teacher.

Module 6 - Exercise Adaptation
Exercise adaptation, exercise progression, modifications to exercise, using small equipment, constructing a complete and comprehensive program.

Module 7 - Muscle Balance and Imbalance
The meaning of balance, imbalances in strength and flexibility as a cause of injury, functional versus isolation exercises, muscle testing and function.

Module 8 - The Lower Limbs
The hip joint and the knee joint and the ankle-foot complex are the significant concepts covered. The gait cycle is discussed and analysed. Repertoire taught is intermediate Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac. A one-hour mat class is given. 6 hours long.

Module 9 - The Shoulder
Significant concepts covered are the structure and function of the shoulder region. The shoulder joint, muscles of the shoulder, and the importance of correct mechanics are presented. Discussion includes how to work with clients with shoulder problems and recognising their boundaries and limitations. Repertoire taught is intermediate Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, and introductions of the Ladder and Step Barrels. A one-hour mat class is given. 6 hours long.

Module 10 - Program design principles
Significant concepts covered are the principles of training such as overload, specificity, and reversibility. Components of physical fitness are addressed and analysed. Discussion includes repertoire levels and how they relate to working with a broad range of clientele. Repertoire taught is advanced Reformer, Wunda Chair, and Cadillac. A one-hour mat class is given. 6 hours long.

Module 11 - Specific population Part 1
Significant concepts covered are habitual movement patterns, cross training, imbalances and setting goals. The athletic population is looked at more closely. Discussion includes teaching methodologies. Repertoire taught includes intermediate and advanced level work on both Ladder and Step Barrels. A one-hour mat class is given. 6 hours long.

Module 12 - Specific populations Part 2
Final Examinations. Significant concepts covered are populations with restrictions with an in-depth look at pregnancy. Topics discussed include teaching men and women, different body types, and different objectives and approaches. There is a general overview of repertoire.

Students are required to do 100 hours of observation, 200 hours of practice teaching and 200 hours of personal practice. There are exams during and at the end of the course, both practical and written. There is a research paper to complete as well as a teaching evaluation to do in order to complete the final stages of the course.



Cancellation policy All bookings via our website for BASI courses are for Pilates Education UK Ltd/BASI Pilates UK who offer limited refunds for students who cancel prior to or during the Program subject to terms and conditions. A €400.00 sum is payable upon submission of your Application comprises a €35.00 fee for processing your application (“Application Fee”) and a €365.00 deposit (the “Deposit”).

If Pilates Education UK Ltd/BASI Pilates UK does not accept your Application for any reason thirty (30) or more days prior to the start of the first module, we shall, as soon as possible, refund all monies paid by you to us other than the Application Fee.

If you cancel fewer than sixty (60) days prior to the start of the first module*, then within thirty (30) days of receiving your cancellation request, we will refund all monies paid by you to us other than the Initial Deposit (including the Application Fee); because your attendance would be a deciding factor as to whether the course would run as scheduled. *cancellations one week before the course are not accepted.

We shall not be obligated to refund any monies if you cancel at any time following the day which is one week prior to the commencement of the first module of any program (whether or not you attend that or any other module), and you shall still be liable for the full cost of fees.

We reserve the right to cancel any program. If a program is cancelled and a replacement is not offered, we will refund all monies paid by you to us.

In the event of your cancellation as described above (other than cancellations one week before), Pilates Education UK Ltd/BASI Pilates UK will allow you to transfer any monies paid by you for the cancelled program to any other BASI program for which you qualify, so long as such program is scheduled to commence within one (1) year of your Application to the cancelled program. In the event that you fail to transfer as stated, Pilates Education UK Ltd/BASI Pilates UK shall have no obligation to refund any monies paid by you to us, regardless of when you cancelled or requested a transfer. We will allow only one such transfer.

Testing fees & Auditing fees are non refundable and non-transferable.

Deferring Policy
If a student has a schedule conflict and they cannot complete their training, BASI UK will hold their tuition for 1-year and transfer it (one-time only) to any location that is administered under the BASI UK umbrella or the next scheduled training at their host studio, space permitting. We do not hold tuition indefinitely. If the student does not make up the modules within the 1-year and a program was offered, they may be subject to pay a 10% fee. The fee is based on the total cost of their program.