STRETCH COLLECTIVE INSTITUTE

All of our courses and instructor certifications at Stretch Collective Institute are of the highest calibre and all certified teachers must renew every three years with proof of continuing education in order to maintain their certifications. This is to ensure all of our alumni are actively maintaining and expanding their knowledge base and you can rest assured of the highest instruction calibre. 

 

During our Instructor certification courses you will gain all of the skills necessary to teach safe, effective, and creative classes. You will be able to teach group classes or private lessons to individuals of all levels. You will leave with an in-depth understanding of the body and learn a wide array of exercises. We will cover modifications to adapt to individuals who are pregnant or have injuries.

 

Taking your training at our beautiful studio provides you with unique advantages over other  Instructor Trainees. Experienced Master Teacher Trainers and high caliber instructors lead the training. All of our instructors hold Pilates certifications and years of teaching experience and most are were Physiotherapist Assistants, worked in clinical settings, or are Physiotherapists.

 

Our comprehensive Trainings are designed in modules so that you may complete your training at your own pace, this allows for you to take it over the course of one year or many. Each section (Anatomy lvl 1, Professional Movement Educator Certification, Pilates Mat level 1, Reformer level 1, 200-hr Yoga, Pilates Chair, and more) are complete on their own, allowing you to teach using that skill set and continue to build as you go through the complete repertoire should you desire. This provides flexibility to develop and learn at your own pace and budget.

Next Course Starts:

March 13, 2021

Basic Anatomy & Alignment

You will learn all of the basics for anatomy such as anatomical position, planes of movement, axis, anatomical terminology, movement theory, bones, connective tissues, muscle actions, and how to palpate them, as well as SO MUCH MORE!

This is a must-have course for any movement professional!

 

This course can be taken on its own for continuing education or together with the other PMEC modules to receive the PMEC Designation.

Next Course Starts:

June 19, 2021

Reformer Teacher Training Level 1

Prerequisite: Pilates Mat Level 1

 

You will learn how to safely set up the machines and make adjustments to suit all individuals. We will cover a wide array of exercises on the Pilates Reformer as well as modifications to adapt to individuals who are pregnant or have injuries.

This course puts a strong emphasis on the musculoskeletal system to understand the purpose and benefits of each exercise.

Next Course Starts:

August 23, 2021

Barre Instructor Training

This revolutionary Barre training combines the six Essential Pilates Principles of alignment with Ballet Barre and functional fitness techniques to give you a well-rounded innovative approach to teaching Barre to all levels.

This is not your average training! Our master instructor took her years of teaching group classes, one-on-one, and clinical Pilates experience and condensed it into an easy to follow recipe for exceptional classes.

 

​We will teach you what it takes to attract a high volume of participants, keep them safe, and create fun, challenging classes!

Next Course Starts:

November 2021

200hr Yoga Instructor Certification

Prerequisite: 6 months of Yoga experience.

 

The Stretch Collective Yoga Teacher Training offers a comprehensive program like no other! We surpass the Yoga Alliance standards by offering more contact time, blending eastern and western knowledge, all while providing more teaching opportunities to our students. This creates a holistic view of the body, a strong knowledge base, and supremely proficient instructors.  

Next Course Starts:

Coming in 2022

500hr Yoga Instructor Certification

The prerequisite is the 200hr Yoga Instructor Certification. Expand your knowledge with this additional 300-hr training to receive your RYT500 designation. We are experts in the Movement Education Industry and we have taken this teacher training to the next level.

Next Course Starts:

2022 - Dates TBA

Pilates Comprehensive training

After each module, you will be certified to teach that modality, but you will not be comprehensively trained until you complete all modules. Within each course, you will gain all of the skills necessary to instruct safe, effective, and creative classes. You will be able to teach group classes or private lessons to individuals of all levels. You will leave with an in-depth understanding of Pilates and learn a wide array of exercises on the mat as well as using the apparatus. We will cover modifications to adapt to individuals who are pregnant or have injuries and dive deep into contraindications and planning for special populations.

Contact:

127-2745 Veterans Memorial Pkwy

info@stretchcollective.ca
778-432-2432