2019 Balanced Body

Pilates Teacher &

Continuing Education


Learn how to recognize, improve and teach fundamental movement patterns with the Movement Principles, the foundation of the Balanced Body instructor training system. This course is designed for both new and experienced instructors to refine their understanding of the body in motion.

Movement Principles is the prerequisite for the Balanced Body Pilates program and the heart of the Balanced Body Movement Specialist Certification.

MAT 1- March 1,2,3

Introduction to Pilates & Beginning/Intermediate Exercises

Prerequisites: Movement Principles, 10 Mat classes. 6 months experience teaching movement and anatomy recommended.

Mat 1 forms the foundation of the Pilates method. This course includes an introduction to the history and principles of the Pilates method and the beginning and intermediate level exercises. Each exercise includes training on modifications, challenges, the purpose of the exercise and any precautions for injuries and special populations. How to design and teach group classes and guidelines for teaching seniors and pre and post–natal classes are included.

Mat 2-April 5,6,7

Anatomy in 3 Dimensions-April 26,27,28

Mat 3-May 3,4,5

Reformer 1-May 31, June 1, 2

Reformer 2-June 27, 28, 29

Trapeze, Chair and Barrels Part 1 - July 12,13,14

Reformer 3 - August 2,3,4

Trapeze, Chair, Barrels Part 2 - October 4,5,6

Find all the dates and details at Pilates.com

benefits of training with shelly

Shelly has been training Pilates instructors for 18 years, and has trained many of bodymechanics most treasured instructors. She offers the full, comprehensive Balanced Body Curriculum. Classes are small allowing for maximum personal attention and a more personalized learning environment. Mat modules will be limited to 8 students, and equipment modules will be limited to 4 students. *

For class descriptions, prices, and to register visit pilates.com and select Shelly Stephenson from the drop down "Educator" list

Or call 1-877-PILATES (1-877-745-2837)

Additional questions can be directed to Shelly Stephenson at info@shellystephenson.com

*All trainees are entitled to 15% off of class packages at bodymechanics for the duration of their training.