J. Pilates designed the many features of the Cadillac in hospital beds. This is the most used Pilates equipment for rehabilitation. No matter what the physical ability or condition of the client is, the Cadillac is designed to give the body the support, isolation, and safety required. Clients/patients can work around an injured part of the body. Rehabilitating an injury while exercising the rest of the body.
Cadillac course introduction
Cadillac teacher training is part of the second year of the P.E.A.R. certified programme. It is a comprehensive course divided into seminars over 3 weekends: Each weekend consists of 2 parts. The duration of the first part is 3 hours on Saturdays and the second part is 6 hours Sundays.
We explore the foundation principles of teaching on the Cadillac, including correct use of the machine and safety for teachers and clients.
Moving on to more complex concepts and exercises, we explore further the art of teaching on the Cadillac. Looking at the whole body, we isolate muscle groups and refine our form and technique.
Deep strength, agility, balance, advanced technique, and complex dynamics. It is recommended for physically able teachers and after completing.
Individuals who wish to become officially qualified as Cadillac teachers can do so through P.E.A.R.
Requirements to enter the Reformer Teacher programme
Level 3 Mat Pilates
Reformer course (recommended optional)
Requirements to complete Teaching Certification
Complete 27 hours of Cadillac seminars I, II and III.
100 hours of apprenticeship at P.E.A.R. studios in London (apprenticeship includes: supervised practice, supervised teaching, and observation).
2X 10 hours case study,
Physical Exam, 75-90 minutes
Total course duration: 147 hours