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 April 21, 2017
Saturday April 22, 2017
3:00pm-4:00pm Lunch Break
Sunday April 23, 2017
12:00-1:00pm Lunch Break
Amy Taylor Alpers was born in Youngstown, Ohio. She began classical ballet in her childhood, studied dance in college, danced professionally and later taught ballet.
Amy attended The Juilliard School for Dance, danced with the Garden State Ballet in New Jersey, and received a B.A. in Dance and a M.A. in Dance History from New York University. In addition, Amy taught ballet at various dance schools in New York City for ten years.
Both Amy and her sister Rachel studied Pilates under the direct tutelage of Romana Kryzanowska at The Pilates Studio. They received their Pilates teaching certificate in July of 1989. In 1990, after moving to Boulder, Colorado, Amy and Rachel opened The Pilates Center. The sisters established The Pilates Center Teacher Training Program in 1991. Since the mid-nineties, Amy has traveled the world teaching graduate level continuing education workshops.
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.
Number of Hours Education: 15
Valid for: Teacher Training? YES
Hours Valid for: Master Program? YES
Hours Valid for: Continuing Education? YES