Learn How To Use, Master And Teach The Mat Exercises.
Every Single Exercise From The Classical Pilates Syllabus For The Mat Is Named, Explained And Taught.
Perfect For The:
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Mat including the Magic Circle and Sculpting Series.
The Hundred, Roll-Up, Double-Leg Stretch, Jack-Knife, Side Series, Magic Circle & More.
Key Principles, Movement Study, Execution, And The Jennifer Kries Cueing Formula Covered.
Centering, Control, Flow, Breath, Precision, and Concentration.
Learn How To Tailor Exercises In The Mat Syllabus To:
Run Time: 3+ Hours. Format: DVD, Region 0 - Plays Worldwide.
Every Single Exercise From The Classical Pilates Syllabus For The Mat Is Named, Explained And Taught For In The Master Trainer Series.
Learn how to teach as you refine your own understanding of the original workout that Joseph Pilates created. The Hundred, Roll-Up, Double-Leg Stretch, Jack-Knife, Side Series, Magic Circle & Sculpting Series—just a few exercises that are part of the complete Mat Syllabus that you’ll see taught and demonstrated in exquisite detail.
The Master Trainer Mat DVD (contains the entire syllabus) is an extraordinarily detailed training tool covering key principles, movement study and execution and Jennifer’s unique, simple and easy to use master cueing formula that will improve your teaching overnight!
The Mat lengthens, strengthens and tones the entire body using your body’s own weight and level of capability. The Mat is the original, highly focused mind-body workout created by Joseph Pilates that aligns, stretches and strengthens, improves coordination and balance and promotes an overall sense of well-being.
Learn the most essential and fundamental principles to becoming an extraordinary teacher and student: Centering, Control, Flow, Breath, Precision, and Concentration - Learn to embody and teach these six Pilates principles that are essential ingredients in any Pilates Mat workout.
Start with the beginner level and progress safely through Intermediate and Advanced as you refine your skill and build your confidence both as a teacher and a student.
Learn how to tailor exercises in the mat syllabus to suit bodies with special needs, seniors, the overweight, people who require injury rehabilitation, those seeking relief from chronic back pain, modifications for scoliosis, post-natal strength-training or people with limited flexibility---any body, any level of fitness.
About Jennifer Kries
Dancer, choreographer, yoga devotee, author and Pilates master teacher, Jennifer Kries is an unparalleled innovator in the realm of alternative health and fitness. First to bring Pilates to the masses, her award-winning videos and DVDs, The Method Series, Jennifer Kries’s Pilates Method and Fox/Fit TV’s, The Method Show, revolutionized the fitness community, paving the way for the current wave of enthusiasm for Pilates mind-body exercise.
Jennifer's mind-body arts and fitness background is as rich and diverse as the life force flow that forms the foundation of her new series. Jennifer has enjoyed the benefits of Pilates for most of her life. She first discovered its timeless principles at age 13 in a mat class at New York’s School of American Ballet given by Pilates disciple, Eve Gentry.
She went on to study with three of Joseph Pilates original disciples throughout her professional dance career, starting with Eve Gentry, moving on to Romana Kryzanowska and then Ron Fletcher. With her background as professional dancer and yoga devotee, she brings a dynamic and progressive, yet traditional perspective to her Pilates teaching. Her work transforms bodies and minds in keeping with the passionate spirit that led Joseph Pilates to create his system. She holds a certification through the original Pilates Studio under the guidance of Romana Kryzanowska and is one of a privileged few 2nd generation Pilates Master Teachers in the country. She has practiced yoga since 1988 and has been teaching and inspiring thousands with her unique approach to yoga since 1995.
Through her inspiring work, she helps people transform far more than their bodies, enabling them to tap into a reserve of power never before experienced. Her attention to detail, superb teaching style, artistry, and knowledge of Eastern healing techniques, anatomy and energy dynamics makes her one of the most highly sought-after mind-body teachers in the world today.