Gravity Teacher Training

GRAVITY® Teacher Training

Certification program: GRAVITY® Foundation and GRAVITY® Pilates

Mar 28, 2024 – Apr 1, 2024

GRAVITY® Teacher Training A program designed by TotalGym and Matilde Demarchi to train and certify new teachers capable of making the most of the versatility of ELEVATE Encompass™, a machine with endless potential dedicated to all Pilates (Pilates) and fitness professionals (Foundation) who wish to gain practical and theoretical knowledge of the Total Gym GRAVITY® Training System.


The certification program has been held by Matilde Demarchi Global Master Trainer for Total Gym GRAVITY® System since 2006 and is intended for fitness professionals aged 18 and over.

Upon completion of the GRAVITY® Teacher Training Program, you will receive a PDF manual with exercises and principles along with your certificate.

The certification obtained is recognized Worldwide with international credits ACE (Advanced Certified Expert), NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine), AFAA (Athletics and Fitness Association of America). In Italy, it is also possible to apply for the technical card recognized by CONI ASI.

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MATILDE DEMARCHI

Dancer, choreographer, Gravity Global Master Trainer, yoga certified teacher and personal trainer. Matilde Demarchi trained at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance and Robert Fitzgerald Pilates Studio to deepen her knowledge in the physical preparations for dancers.

Since 1981 Matilde Demarchi is the Founder and Director Arké Dance School in Torino. A Global and International Master Trainer for Total Gym Company for 13 years, has taught in USA, Asia, India, Russia and Europe, she is the creator and developer of all dancers certification programs on the ELEVATE Encompass™ , as well as the 19HUNDRED method and Matilde’s braid.

CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

GRAVITY Foundation®
The introductory training course for all fitness and wellness professionals seeking to gain practical experience and knowledge of the Total Gym ® Elevate Encompass.

The course covers movement execution and its connection with inclined bodyweight training, including the concept of SMA (Strength Mobility Awareness) adaptability, and muscle isolation to integration. You’ll apply this to the Total Gym® Exercise Library, which includes more than 200 exercises and endless variations performed on the Total Gym incline trainer.

Attendees engage in the process of creating progressive and regressive GRAVITY® exercise programs for Total Gym that are scalable to client ability and based on program efficiency. Effective program development and revenue models for one-to-one and semi-private personal training sessions are reviewed to assist in business development for a facility and an individual trainer. Attendees will also learn how to implement pre-designed workouts for strength and endurance when working with small or large groups. Presenter mastery skills are also covered in the course, along with a review of the Total Gym GRAVITY® launch plan including marketing protocols to create a winning GRAVITY program.


GRAVITY Pilates®
An opportunity to learn how to provide private, semi-private and large group Pilates classes . The GRAVITY Pilates® Reformat Series™ offers the traditional Pilates mat and reformer repertoire coursework on the Total Gym® incline trainer, as well as a revolutionary evolved blend of the two that challenges core strength, dynamic stability and coordination. GRAVITY Pilates® encompasses the methodological foundation of Pilates and biomechanical movement patterns to maximize participant outcomes through accurate instruction and programming.

Elevate Your Pilates Experience: unraveling the Unmatched Benefits of the Total Gym® ELEVATE Encompass. In the realm of Pilates, precision, form, and versatility are paramount. Enter the Total Gym® ELEVATE Encompass, a Pilates equipment that stands out as a game-changer in the Pilates world. The reasons why the Total Gym® ELEVATE Encompass is hailed as the most beneficial Pilates equipment, emphasizing its innovative design, versatility, and unparalleled ability to elevate your Pilates practice.

Dynamic Versatility in Pilates Workouts: the Total Gym® ELEVATE Encompass redefines versatility in Pilates training. With its adaptable design, users can seamlessly transition between various Pilates exercises, from traditional movements to innovative variations. This versatility ensures that practitioners of all levels, from beginners to seasoned Pilates enthusiasts, can tailor their workouts to meet their specific needs and goals.

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, MARCH 28
4.45 pm PICK UP AT ASTI TRAIN STATION
5.30 pm ARRIVALS & CHECK-IN
6.00 pm ORIENTATION & TOUR OF THE GROUNDS
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MARCH 29 - 30 - 31
7.30 - 9.00 am BREAKFAST
9.00 - 1.00 pm GRAVITY FOUNDATION
GRAVITY PILATES
THEORY & PRACTICE
1.00 - 2.30 pm LUNCH
2.30 - 6.30 pm GRAVITY FOUNDATION
GRAVITY PILATES
THEORY & PRACTICE
6.30 - 8.00 pm FREE TIME (SPA & WELLNESS)
8.00 - 10.00 pm DINNER
MONDAY, APRIL 1
7:30 - 9.00 am BREAKFAST
9.00 - 1.00 pm THEORY & PRACTICE
1.00 - 2.30 pm LUNCH
3.00 pm TRANSFER TO ASTI TRAIN STATION & CHECK-OUT

* provisional schedule

COURSE GOALS

Demonstrate mastery of the Total Gym® incline bodyweight trainer and accessories.

Review basic anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and functional movement.

Apply resistance training fundamentals to the Total Gym®.

Learn and apply the Total Gym® Exercise Library.

Design individualized multi-client and group GRAVITY programming.

Demonstrate how to create a workout for a wide variety of client goals and abilities.

Learn how to create a profitable GRAVITY® business model for group and personal training.

Earn CECs: 1.6 ACE, 14.25 AFAA, NASM 1.6, BCRPA 16.0, canfitpro 4 FIS & 4 PTS.
  • Number of participants: 20
    (The course will take place when the number of participants is reached)

INFO & ENROLLMENT

FEE & ENROLLMENT DEADLINE:

1400 € Enrollment FEE

All-inclusive (Room, board, transfers from/to Asti Train Station at scheduled times, and classes).

March 7th Enrollment DEADLINE

CANCELLATION POLICY & REFUND:

90% REFUND in case of cancellation by February 14th
50% REFUND in case of cancellation between February 15th and 27th
NO REFUND in case of cancellation from February 28th onwards

Orsolina28 has the right to cancel the GRAVITY® Teacher Training in case of insufficient enrollment (up until two weeks before the start of the program) or force majeure. Received tuition payments will be refunded in full to all participants. In case of such cancellation, Orsolina28 cannot refund any invested travel expenses or international financial transaction costs.

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ACCOMMODATION


ORSOLINA EXPERIENCE

The GRAVITY® Teacher Training at Orsolina28 is an immersive experience, all participants are required to stay on-site. Arrival to Orsolina28 is on March 28th, and departure is on April 1st.

Orsolina28 provides shared housing in Glamping, comfortable and technological geodesic domes located on campus just a 5-minute stroll from the studios.

Besides classes and housing, the Orsolina28 experience includes:

  • Fresh meals prepared with locally grown produce.
  • Access to wellness area (according to schedule).
  • Transfers at fixed times on March 28 and April 1st between the main train station in Asti and Orsolina28.
  • Bicycle rentals are available for an additional cost.

For inquiries about enrollment and accommodation, please contact wellness@orsolina28.it

GRAVITY® Teacher Training Mar 28, 2024 – Apr 1, 2024
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