MFC Workshops

Pilates Manitoba is excited to host MFC (Manitoba Fitness Council) Workshops and Courses!  Want to become a fitness trainer, want to specialize or earn CECs?  Register for one of the Workshops today!

Exercise Theory YogaFit Feb / March 2019  YogaFit May 2019 YogaFit Sept / Oct 2019 Adaptive Fitness Specialist April 2019

Exercise Theory

Become a Fitness Instructor!

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Do you want to become a Fitness Instructor OR are you already a Fitness Instructor and want to become a Yoga Instructor or an Adaptive Fitness Specialist? If the answer is YES, come to Pilates Manitoba for the first required course - Exercise Theory - to become a Fitness Instructor!

Course Name: Exercise Theory
Instructor: Lisa Poetker, Physiotherapist and MFC Trainer
Date: January 25 - 27 / 2019
Time: Friday 5pm to 9pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am to 5pm
Cost: $325 + $95 for the manual
Location: Pilates Manitoba, 390 Academy Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Contact To Register: Pilates Manitoba @ 204.487.2287

Take this course to qualify for taking the YogaFit Certification offered in February, May & September

YogaFit Feb / March 2019 

Become A YogaFit Instructor!

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Do you want to become a Fitness Instructor OR
are you already a Fitness Instructor and want to become a Yoga Instructor. Did you take Exercise Theory and are now ready to specialize! If the answer is YES, come to Pilates Manitoba to take the YogaFit certification course!

Course Name: YogaFit Certification
Instructor: Lisa Poetker, Physiotherapist and MFC Trainer
Date: Feb 23 - 24 / 2019 and March 9 - 10 / 2019
Time: 9am to 5pm, each day
Location: Pilates Manitoba, 390 Academy Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: Early Bird Registration is $400 before Jan 20; $450 after that date; $50 for manual
Contact To Register: Pilates Manitoba @ 204.487.2287

Note: You will need to take Exercise Theory first, to become an MFC Certified YogaFit Instructor.

Other upcoming dates in 2019: 
May 11-12 and 25-26, 9am-5pm each day
Sept 21-22 and Oct 5-6, 9am-5pm each day

YogaFit May 2019

Become A YogaFit Instructor!

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Do you want to become a Fitness Instructor OR
are you already a Fitness Instructor and want to become a Yoga Instructor. Did you take Exercise Theory and are now ready to specialize! If the answer is YES, come to Pilates Manitoba to take the YogaFit certification course!

Course Name: YogaFit Certification
Instructor: Lisa Poetker, Physiotherapist and MFC Trainer
Date: May 11 - 12 / 2019 and May 25 - 26 / 2019
Time: 9am to 5pm, each day
Location: Pilates Manitoba, 390 Academy Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: Early Bird Registration is $400 before April 20 / 2019; $450 after that date; $50 for manual
Contact To Register: Pilates Manitoba @ 204.487.2287

Note: You will need to take Exercise Theory first, to become an MFC Certified YogaFit Instructor.

Other upcoming dates in 2019:
Sept 21-22 and Oct 5-6, 9am-5pm each day

YogaFit Sept / Oct 2019

Become A YogaFit Instructor!

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Do you want to become a Fitness Instructor OR
are you already a Fitness Instructor and want to become a Yoga Instructor. Did you take Exercise Theory and are now ready to specialize! If the answer is YES, come to Pilates Manitoba to take the YogaFit certification course!

Course Name: YogaFit Certification
Instructor: Lisa Poetker, Physiotherapist and MFC Trainer
Date: Sept 21 - 22 / 2019 and Oct 5 - 6 / 2019
Time: 9am to 5pm, each day
Location: Pilates Manitoba, 390 Academy Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: Early Bird Registration is $400 before Sept 1 / 2019; $450 after that date; $50 for manual
Contact To Register: Pilates Manitoba @ 204.487.2287

Note: You will need to take Exercise Theory first, to become an MFC Certified YogaFit Instructor.

Adaptive Fitness Specialist April 2019

Adaptive Fitness Specialist Certification

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Our AFS certification is available for support workers, social workers, PT,OT and AT professionals, fitness & wellness professionals, counselors, family members and/or volunteers to work in the area of health and wellness with persons with disabilities. Our manual covers many physical disabilities as well as mental health issues. This program focuses on the fitness and wellness for adults 18 years of age and older.
 
Course name: Adaptive Fitness Specialist Certification
Instructor: Kristy Hoornick
Date: April 5 - 7 / 2019
Time: Friday 6pm to 9pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm
Location: Pilates Manitoba, 390 Academy Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: Early Bird Registration (before March 1) $325+ $50 For the Manual, Otherwise $425 + $50 For the Manual
Contact To Register: Pilates Manitoba @ 204.487.2287 or signup online.
 
The purpose of the course is to:

- provide training to develop skills to respond and support the fitness and wellness needs of persons with disabilities.
- to teach adults 18+ years
- to raise awareness and build inclusivity
- to get more persons trained in a variety of fitness and wellness experiences that build community and comprehensive, safe, portable, modifiable, adaptable programs for all.

You will learn how to:
provide a personalized program, to be used in the group or individual setting, for the disabilities specified within the training and a safe environment that meets the needs and lifestyle of each individual looking for your assistance to meet their fitness and wellness goals.

Covers:
- Coaching and motivation; communicating and correcting errors; goal setting
- Basic sport skills, motor program, how athletes learn, learning models, levels of instruction
- Physical disabilities i.e arthritis, brain injuries, fibromyalgia, M.S
- Intellectual disabilities i.e Down’s syndrome
- Mental health i.e anxiety, ADHD, OCD
- Other conditions such as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, osteoporosis
- Wheelchair fitness
- Accessibility
- Level 2 is the mind-body, Pilates and yoga portion that will follow in later 2019 or 2020.

Approved for 5 CEC’s with the Manitoba Fitness Council. You do not need to be MFC certified to take this certification. If you are interested in becoming a MFC certified instructor, contact me so you can take the Exercise Theory course (offered Jan 25-27, 2019) first to get your MFC start and then take this course and other amazing certifications.