Full Immersion Course

Education/ Tearchers Training Full Immersion Course

Build your career as Pilates Teacher with the CovaTech® Full Immersion Course

It is our most coveted and complete course, the only one which allows you to obtain the qualification of CovaTech® Pilates® Teacher and the certificate to teach Pilates according to the CovaTech® Pilates® Method. Being the crown jewel of the CovaTech® Pilates® Education Programs, the course is inspired to the guidelines of the P.M.A. the international association which regulates the qualitative standards for Pilates Teachers, which CovaTech® Pilates ®School has been Corporate Sponsor of, and it is compliant to the guidelines of A.P.P.I (Associazione Professionisti Pilates in Italia)

Course Description

The CovaTech® Full Immersion Course allows to teach Pilates according to the CovaTech® Method on apparatus, with small props and on matwork. It is, indeed, a comprehensive training program which enables the Teacher-to-be to confront the study of the whole CovaTech® technical repertoire through a veritable full immersion into the discipline. The Course completion will make the Teacher able to teach to any kind of practitioners at any level of difficulties, both single or group sessions.

DURATION AND PROGRAM

The technical part of the Course has a duration of about 20 days distributed over 4-5 months  for a total amount of 140 hours of study. The Course Program includes:

  • Introduction to the figure of Joseph Hubertus Pilates, his work and his fundamental principles.
  • The CovaTech® set-up: education specificities and scientific development of the Pilates technique applied to the Initial Preparation of Client.
  • Elements of anatomy and physiology.
  • Matwork – technique and didactic of all the exercises to be executed on the mat. You will learn the technique of execution and the teaching method of any exercise divided into base, intermediate, advanced and super-advanced level, plus any of their educational variations.
  • Universal Reformer – technique of execution and teaching of all the exercises to be executed on that Pilates apparatus, singularly and in combination with all its accessories, divided into base, intermediate, advanced and super-advanced level, plus any of their educational variations.
  • Cadillac - technique and didactic of all the exercises to be executed on that Pilates apparatus and its accessories, organized into base, intermediate, advanced and super-advanced level, plus any of their educational variations.
  • Chair - technique and didactic of all the exercises to be executed on that Pilates apparatus, categorized in base, intermediate, advanced and super-advanced level, plus any of their educational variations.
  • Big barrel - technique and didactic of all the exercises to be executed on that Pilates apparatus, divided into base, intermediate and advanced level, plus any of their educational variations.
  • Step Barrel - technique and didactic of all the exercises to be executed on that Pilates apparatus, categorized in base, intermediate and advanced level, plus any of their educational variations.
  • Magic Circle- technique and didactic of the exercises to be executed on that tool, in possible combination with other big apparatus, in any of their educational variations.
  • Teachers’ maneuvers for each Pilates apparatus.
  • Guidelines to the set-up of an individual lesson.
  • Guidelines to the set-up of a group lesson.
  • Protocols for the most common pathologies.
  • Upgrading to the latest development of CovaTech® Method according to the themes treated during the yearly “Corso di Aggiornamento” (refresher courses) such as: Pilates during pregnancy, walking analysis, the five diaphragms, the muscle tone, muscle fascia, etc. 

Before ending the Full Immersion Course, the Student should take the Written Exam, a test to verify the theoretical preparation on the CovaTech® Method and its application on any apparatus. The reference text for the preparation of the Written Exam is the “Manuale del Corso Full Immersion CovaTech® Pilates” (CovaTech® Pilates® Full Immersion Course Manual) which is in Italian language.

THE PRACTICE

At the end of the above mentioned technical part of the Course, the  Student will have to attend mandatorily a period called Practice, a program made of observation, preparation to teaching, assisted and unassisted training classes.
That program must be completed within 18 months from the end of the technical part of the Course and is composed of 303 hours divided as follows:

a) 253 hours of observation, classes and preparato to teaching which can be auto-certified; 
b) 50 hours ore of Practice which must be attended with the supervision of CovaTech® Pilates® Studio as follows:
(i) 11 hours of observation to be held in person at the CovaTech® Pilates Studio;
(ii) 15 hours of assisted training classes which can be in person or, whether the student has the equipment, also on line. The assisted training classes, either in person or on line, will have the same price: Euro 45,00 per hour vat included for private classes; Euro 35,00 per hour VAT included for duet (two students); Euro 30,00 per hour VAT included for semi-provate classes ( 3/4 students);
(iii) 24 Hours of online observation divided into 8 workshop of 3 Hours each, according to the Studio calendar. 
The hourly fee for the workshop will be Euro 20,00 vat included and shall be paid at the beginning of the period of Practice. 

At the end of the Practice, the Student must enroll for the Final Exam, a practical test to be held in front of the Commission, in the final exam the Student must prove to be able to execute and to teach all the exercises, to be able to perform the Teachers procedures.

After all that training program, the Student will get the CovaTech® Pilates® Teacher qualification and written certification.

THE FEES

The Full Immersion Course encompasses 450 hours of training program, divided into 147 hours of attendance in person at the CovaTech® Pilates® Studio in Milan - which are the main technical part of the course - and 303 hours of Practice.

The fee for the main technical part of the Full Immersion Course is Euro 4,950.00 VAT included and it includes:

  • the teaching materials – included the essay “Ritorno alla Vita” by Joseph H. Pilates and the “Manuale del Corso Full Immersion CovaTech® Pilates®” main book of the course; 
  • 140 hours of attendance of the technical part of the course, 
  • 11 Hours of observation to be performer at the Studio CovaTech® Pilates in Milan; 
  • the Written exam; 
  • the Final Exam;
  • the Certificate.

Le 15 hours of mandatory assisted training classes at Studio CovaTech® Pilates®  and the 24 hours of workshops are not included in the above mentioned fee and will be paid as per the previous point. 

In order to facilitate the Students the payment of the fee may be done in six installments:

  • 700,00 Euro as down payment at the moment of enrollment; 
  • 850,00 Euro by the 1° day of the Course; 
  • 850,00 Euro by the 5° day of the Course; 
  • 850,00 Euro by the 9° day of the Course, 
  • 850,00 Euro by the 13° day of the Course, 
  • 850,00 Euro by the 17° day of the Course.

Calendar COURSES

September 23, 2022 - December 19, 2022

94° CovaTech® Full Immersion Course

CovaTech® Pilates® Studio - Milano

February 10, 2023 - July 03, 2023

95° CovaTech® Full Immersion Course

CovaTech® Pilates® Studio - Milano

July 15, 2023 - September 03, 2023

96° CovaTech® Full Immersion Course

CovaTech® Pilates® Studio - Milano

CovaTech® Pilates® Studio - Milano

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October 7 2022
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October 8 2022
8:30 13:00 14:00 18:30
October 9 2022
8:30 13:00 14:00 18:30
October 10 2022
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October 28 2022
- - 15:00 20:00
October 29 2022
8:30 13:00 14:00 18:30
October 30 2022
8:30 13:00 14:00 18:30
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November 18 2022
- - 15:00 20:00
November 19 2022
8:30 13:00 14:00 18:30
November 20 2022
8:30 13:00 14:00 18:30
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December 16 2022
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8:30 13:00 14:00 18:30
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8:30 13:00 14:00 18:30
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February 10 2023
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February 11 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
February 12 2023
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March 10 2023
- - 15:00 19:00
March 11 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
March 12 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
March 13 2023
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April 14 2023
- - 15:00 19:00
April 15 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
April 16 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
April 17 2023
9:00 13:00 - -
May 5 2023
- - 15:00 19:00
May 6 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
May 7 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
May 8 2023
9:00 13:00 - -
June 9 2023
- - 15:00 19:00
June 10 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
June 11 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
June 12 2023
9:00 13:00 - -
June 30 2023
- - 15:00 19:00
July 1 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
July 2 2023
9:00 13:00 14:00 18:00
July 3 2023
9:00 13:00 - -

CovaTech® Pilates® Studio - Milano

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July 15 2023
- - 14:00 19:00
July 16 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 17 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 18 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 19 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 20 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 21 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 22 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 23 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 24 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 25 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 26 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 27 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 28 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
July 29 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
August 31 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
September 1 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
September 2 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30
September 3 2023
9:00 12:45 13:45 17:30

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