BASI Pilates® is a leading Pilates education academy with a reputation for innovation, dedication, and academic excellence. BASI stands for Body Arts and Science International, which is both the name of the academy’s holding company and an affirmation of its approach to Pilates studies. The mission of BASI Pilates is to create and maintain professional standards for the teaching of the Pilates Method and to preserve and perpetuate the gift of Pilates by educating teachers of the highest caliber.
The BASI Teacher Training Programs offer a college level learning experience for the serious professional seeking a thorough education in the Pilates Method.
Designed and developed by Rael Isacowitz M.A., founder and director of BASI, the programs are unique in integrating both the art and the science of human movement with a contemporary approach to the work of Joseph Pilates.
The courses cover a fundamental understanding of applied anatomy, physiology and the theory of movement while offering a comprehensive curriculum in the correct and appropriate application of the complete Pilates repertoire. In addition, the courses explore many innovative BASI developments of the work that can help the future graduate tailor the technique to different populations and situations with a positive outcome. BASI is committed to providing you with the highest level teacher training to be found in the Pilates method.
The BASI™ Teacher Training Program is for the Pilates professional, by the Pilates professional.
It is an educational vehicle, which upholds the standards of the work of Joseph Pilates and teaches the essence of his philosophy. All members of this organization, be it students, graduates, educators or administrators adhere to the ideological belief of providing guidance and nurturing to all that seek to study this method.
Well being is the ultimate goal, and in pursuit of this goal every level of the human condition will be addressed to better each individual as well as the world we live in. No person shall be denied this privilege. BASI™ endeavors to grow in substance, not only in size, and will always strive to be true to science, to knowledge, to artistry and to the intentions of Joseph Pilates in providing the finest education possible.
- Rael Isacowitz, Founder
Why BASI Pilates?
With a reputation for academic excellence, innovation, and exceptional value BASI Pilates offers the highest caliber, most comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training Programs available. Our faculty and hosts are unsurpassed as teachers and mentors, and our administrative staff is fully dedicated to the support and welfare of our students.
The range of programs BASI offers includes Mat, Comprehensive US and Global , ProBridge, Advanced and Continuing Education studies, master-level Workshops and international symposiums. These are highly respected college-level Pilates teacher training programs that prepare students to teach Pilates professionally, and to take the PMA Pilates certification exam. And, unlike some teacher trainings, our programs do not separate equipment training into different courses or modules. Our students learn on all the Pilates equipment!
BASI stands for Body Arts and Science International®, which is the name of the academy’s holding company and an affirmation of our approach to Pilates teacher training. A BASI Pilates education is anchored in scientific principles while celebrating the art of every movement.
BASI Pilates upholds and perpetuates the work of Joseph and Clara Pilates by educating teachers of the highest caliber.
BASI Pilates preserves the classical repertoire and the essence of Joseph Pilates’ philosophy while supplementing it with the contemporary experience and scientific knowledge.
BASI Pilates endeavors to grow in substance, and will always strive to be true to art, science, and knowledge; and to the intentions of Joseph and Clara Pilates.
Well-being is our ultimate goal. In pursuit of this goal, every level of the human condition will be addressed to better each individual as well as the world we live in.
Today, the BASI Pilates network extends to over 30 countries and encompasses thousands of graduates. Teacher training courses are on the go constantly, in over 100 locations around the world.
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