The Formal Lecture Series is a comprehensive, in-depth 60-hours exploration of the entire classical Pilates method. It is uniquely designed for both students and teachers of the Pilates method who wish to expand or refine their knowledge of the complete system and discover its full scope and power. It covers every exercise in the method, from beginner level to super-advanced, and includes all equipment utilized in the Pilates method – Universal Reformer, Cadillac/Trap Table, Mat, High/Electric and Low/Wunda Chairs, all Barrels, Ped-O-Pul, Foot and Toe Correctors, and Magic Circle. Each workshop also explores applications for injury rehabilitation, modifications for all levels of ability, safety issues and much more!
Friday June 16, 2017
Saturday June 17, 2017
3:00pm-4:00pm Lunch Break
Sunday June 18, 2017
12:00-1:00pm Lunch Break
Rachel Taylor Segel was born in Youngstown, Ohio. She began classical ballet in her childhood, studied dance in college, danced professionally and taught ballet.
Rachel received a B.F.A. from the University of Colorado, and B.A. in Dance from Loretto Heights College in Denver, CO. She danced professionally with the David Taylor Dance Theatre, and Brent Mason and Company. In addition, she taught ballet and was director of the dance department at the Arvada Center for the Performing Arts. In 1986, Rachel moved to New York City and there she also taught ballet at The Alvin Ailey School.
Both Rachel and her sister Amy studied Pilates under the direct tutelage of Romana Kryzanowska at the Pilates Studio in New York City. They received their Pilates teaching certificate in July of 1989. In 1990, after moving to Boulder, Colorado, Amy and Rachel opened The Pilates Center (TPC). The sisters established The Pilates Center Teacher Training in 1991. The sisters co-authored The Everything Pilates Book, are active in the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) and assisted in creating the PMA’s certification exam. Rachel is currently a member of the PMA Certification Commission. She travels extensively worldwide presenting TPC Pilates teacher training workshops of all levels.
After two years of research and development with Balanced Body, Rachel and Amy have created the Centerline Pilates Reformer, Cadillac, and Low Chair.
Rachel is married and has two teenage daughters.
Sponsoring Studio: The Pilates Center
Contact: Kaile Ziemba
Number of Hours Education: 15
Valid for: Teacher Training? YES
Hours Valid for: Master Program? YES
Hours Valid for: Continuing Education? YES