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Intensive Pilates Mat Teacher Training

December 1-15, 2024 at the Pandanus Lodge in La Fortuna.

Spend two weeks immersed in the Balanced Body Teacher Training in beautiful Costa Rica. 

This training has a limited capacity.

Pre-Registration is closing 15th of June!

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"I am leaving with a better understanding of my body, of how to teach, and with a Pilates community spread across the globe. 

If you’re considering this training - DO IT!"

- Cassandra, May 2023

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MODULES

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The 2 week Intensive Teacher Training covers the following courses:

Movement Principles 

Mat I

Mat II

Mat III

Daily Class Hours: 9am-12pm and 3-6pm

Departure Day: no classes

1 free day to study, rest or teach each other. 

BALANCED BODY TEACHER TRAINING

Page Sieffert is a Balanced Body faculty member offering teacher trainings in Costa Rica.

Balanced Body is located in California, and has host sites with for teacher trainings around the world. The Balanced Body training is recognized worldwide.

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Your Instructor

Page Sieffert Balanced Body Master Instructors for Pilates

Certifications:
-ACE Certified
-AFAA Certified
-NASM Certified
-NCPT Certified

Page is on the faculty of Balanced Body and represents this incredible company in Costa Rica for teacher trainings.

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Get Ready To Teach!

 

This training will give you the foundation to create and teach a simple Mat class right after finishing the training.

 

Each course consists of theory, a self practice, observation, teaching each other and time for questions and answers.

 

Every day Page will lead you through several short sequences and demonstrate the postures.

 

In little groups you will start to teach each other starting on the first day!

DAILY Schedule 
(*tentative)

For two weeks we will dive into four different courses that will give you in depth knowledge on how to teach the pilates mat work. Roughly five hours per day will be spent in the studio learning.

 

+ 7- 9 am Breakfast Buffet

+ 9- 12 pm Study Time

+ 12- 1:30 pm Lunch & Free Time

+ 3-5 pm Study Time

+ 18- 7:30 pm Dinner

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PREREQUISITE

  • A regular Pilates practice

  • An Anatomy course or equivalent proof of knowledge to skip it.

We will provide the official Anatomy for Movement Professionals course with Balanced Body online in November, more information coming soon.

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Your Investment
 

1. Room price: $2,209

Your room price includes three daily meals, housekeeping, wifi and access to the whole property (park, jacuzzi, etc.). All rooms are triple shared rooms.

 

2. Courses total: $2,090

- Movement Principle Course $500

- Three Mat courses $450 each

- 4x Study Manuals $50 each

- 4x Streaming Video $10 each

The courses need to be booked directly with Balanced Body, we let you know once the courses are open for booking.

 

3. If you need to book the Anatomy course add $560 ($500 course fee, $50 manual, $10 streaming fee).

 

4. Plus airfare price to Juan Santamaría International Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Blue Spirit es uno de los principales centros de retiro de yoga y meditación de clase mundial en Costa Rica , que brinda un entorno extraordinario para todos los que se dedican a la transformación espiritual, el crecimiento personal y la sostenibilidad ambiental.

 

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The heart of the lodge is the large communal house with kitchen, spacious dining area and chill-out lounge. To enjoy the free hours after class, there is a large swimming pool with heated Jacuzzi, sun loungers and hammocks. Small terraces with sun loungers, swings and a large fireplace invite you to linger in the evenings.

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All rooms are triple rooms!

Room price per person $2,209

Each bungalow has:

  • A bathroom with a view of the greenery,

  • Panoramic shower, luxurious towels

  • Free toiletries, hairdryer,

  • Comfortable bed linen,

  • Safe 

  • A small terrace with a relaxing armchair.

  • A fully-stocked coffee and tea maker is available.

Included in Your Room Price: 

+ 3x meals per day

+ All rooms have AC, towels, linen, housekeeping

+ Wifi access 

+ Access to the whole property (park, pool, jacuzzi, etc.)

To save your spot in the training please pay the room deposit of $800 below.

The second payment is due 3 months before the training starts on 1st of September, 2024.

QUESTIONS?

Book your private consultation call with us here.

PREREQUISITE

  • A regular Pilates practice

  • An Anatomy course or equivalent proof of knowledge to skip it.

We will provide the official Anatomy for Movement Professionals course with Balanced Body online in November, more information coming soon.

CERTIFICATION

Balanced Body is internationally recognized. Once you complete the Teacher Training you have several hours to complete consisting of Observation, Self-practice, and Practice teaching. Then you apply with Balanced Body to take your final test out, including a written and practical exam. You can do this with any Balanced Body Master instructor including myself. 

COURSE HOURS

The courses offered at Pilates Nosara are intensive with time to achieve many of your required practice, observation, and teaching hours. Once the course is over you will still have hours to complete in order to apply to take your final test out. These additional hours can be completed here at Pilates Nosara for a small fee or at a studio of your choice. Once the course is completed you will receive a certificate of course completion. This does not mean you have your certification. Once all of your required hours are logged and you are ready to test out for your certification, then you must apply with Balanced Body. You can test out here at Pilates Nosara for a fee of $250 or at any of the alternative locations listed on the Balanced Body website.​

AIRPORT

San Jose is the closest international airport, approximately 2.5 hours drive. 

 

TRANSPORTATION​

Transportation is not included as it depends on your flight arrival time. We can support with a shared taxi for approx. $30 per person one way.

REGISTRATION & BOOKING

The payment of the room deposit will save you a spot for the training.

CANCELLATION POLICY

The deposit is not refundable.

Second room payment: cancellations 3 months prior to the start date, receive  refund minus $1,000.

Cancellations less than 3 months prior to start date and there is NO refund NO exceptions
Any refunds allowed will incur a 3% processing fee.  

TRAVEL INSURANCE
No one books a training with the intention of cancelling it, but unexpected events do occur, so please consider purchasing travel insurance (see below) and that it is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policies. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason, including weather, injury/illness, or personal emergencies. No refunds or credits for failure to attend or failure to complete the training, or for arriving late or leaving early. We recommend that you purchase your own travel insurance. We encourage you to purchase trip cancellation insurance in order that your trip fees will be covered should you or your family have a medical problem prior to your trip or while on the trip. Trip insurance should also be purchased to cover medical expenses in the event you have an accident while on the training. Most travel insurance must be purchased within 14 days of making your reservation. We reserve the right to cancel trainings with inadequate participant interest, in which case all money paid to Pilates Nosara will be refunded. Notification of cancellation for this reason will occur at least 1 month prior start date. Pilates Nosara cannot be held responsible for any personal expenses, such as airline tickets due to changes in itineraries or retreat cancellations.

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