The Matwork Level 3 course on 18th & 19th September in London when beautifully. Here is some feedback from participants on the course about the course and the presenters, Melanie Bryant and Tracy Ward.
Excellent teaching- consistent, clear and knowledgeable.
Variations of exercises and visual imagery/prompt ideas.
Practical element, time to discuss different exercises and variations of exercise.
Building of previous course and completing the repertoire of exercises. Confidence building.
This is the best course I've done. Mel was amazing and very friendly, not too slow.
A great consolidation of everything done, I felt it brought it all together.
Practical elements open discussions and able to practice in groups to improve teaching ability.
Progression and variations/modifications
Clarity of teaching, exam advice. Relation back to function.
To book onto Matwork level 3, click here.
Great feedback for presenter Linda Hartley on Matwork Level 2 course Manchester – she received 100%
Participants particularly enjoyed the following:
Practical element to reinforce learning.
Chatty and anecdotal "keeping it real" as well as very informative. Nice group.
Linda was very knowledgeable and made the course innovative and interesting. I would choose one of Linda’s courses in the future!
Enthusiasm, personal experience examples.
Stretches and more progressions within an exercise- was very helpful. Thank you Linda.
Excellent presenter-Linda was professional but made weekend very enjoyable and fun!
Easy to transfer skills into practice. The course presenter was very knowledgeable and made
it fun. It has been an enjoyable weekend. Thank you.
Good explanations from presenter, answered all questions. Gave a good amount of time for practice.
Interactive, able to ask questions. Teacher and great knowledge base and personal skills. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
Nice clear instruction. Loads of time for asking questions. Very knowledgeable instructor.
Lots of fun classes and plenty of time to practice and interact with the groups. Equipment workshop was great.
Linda was fabulous.
To book onto Matwork Level 2, click here.
We asked participants of the recent Pilates for Hypermobility course presented on 15th September 2017 and hosted by Glenn Withers...
What did you particularly like about the course?
Learning the differences of teaching Pilates to the hypermobile group
New knowledge. Very informative and clearly demonstrated. Good mix of lecture vs practical
Very clear, in depth explanations. Inspirational
All of it
The focus on a specific population and focused movements
Relevant and lots of ideas for exercises
Very informative, learned a lot. Thank you
The clinical reasoning and application. Relevance of specific exercises
Realistic approach showing variety and modifications
Everything. Excellent course
Applying principles to hypermobility using lots of equipment
Discussion points about the exercises. Practical points for clients. Excellent course, very informative. Lots of knowledge
Latest research. Great information and balance between this and practical side
Good balance between practical and theory. Good references, nice ideas for class
If you would like to book onto PILATES FOR HYPERMOBILTY, please click here!
More 100% positive feedback from recent Matwork 2 - Class Instructor course participants at Falkirk (Sep 17)...
We asked, "What did you particularly like about the course?" Here are the responses:
Sarah Chambers was fabulous, very motivated & relaxed teacher. Loved the group size, it was small & venue was amazing. Tracy was also amazing
Great facilities, excellent teachers & small group
Smaller, intimate class. Instructors Sarah & Tracy were inspiring & knowledgeable<
Practical elements - we had a really small class which meant lots of practice time & 1:1 help
Small group, great tutors, enthusiasm from both group & tutors, very good studio set up. Brilliant two days, thank you
To book your own APPI Pilates Matwork Level 2 - class instructor course, click here.
100% positive feedback score received on our recent Matwork Level 1 Pilates Course presented by Gemma. Here is the feedback on what attendees liked:
Clinical reasoning - small progression steps
Relating exercises to slings & the classes
Education on sling systems
Very thorough. Great teacher
The ability to practice all the exercises
Gemma was always happy to adapt if asked a question to ensure it was relevant
Linking exercises to anatomy, importance of understanding slings
Every minute [we] spent on practical
Interactive and practical element
The practical elements & discussions regarding case studies
Practical element & anatomical background
Fantastic, thank you
All of it, especially the Matwork. It was very good & enjoyable and learned more in knowing the proper cue to use
To book yourself on to Matwork Pilates Level 1 click here.
Recent feedback from Matwork Level 2 - Nuneaton - 10th & 11th June 2017.
Excellent instructor. Very inspirational
Variety of exercises - warm ups/cool downs & use of small equipment
Very passionate presenter - lots of new ideas learnt
Relevant to teaching classes, interactive, excellent presenter
Relaxed & friendly. Very approachable presenter
Rachel was very friendly, open & informative
Workshops and Rachel's advice about class structuring
Rachel was encouraging and inspiring which helped me feel confident
Excellent course presenter who kept both days interesting & informative
Rachel was excellent throughout both days
Well presented, tongue in cheek needed at times. Friendly atmosphere.
The level of practical was good & Rachel was very clear and easy to understand
To book Pilates Matwork level 2 please click here
Some great feedback from our 2017 Pelvic Floor Talk:
"I'm pregnant with my second baby and found the evening to be extremely informative in terms of what I can do to strengthen my pelvic floor during pregnancy and what exercises I should look to continue post-partum, as well as key information about the bladder. Claire and Paulette were brilliant at explaining anatomy, what we can expect at certain points in our lives and why we don't need to just put up with being uncomfortable. Everyone should go to a session - I can already think of a few friends who would benefit. The food was delicious too, especially the homemade protein balls and smoothies."
Find out more about women's health here
Fantastic Feedback on our recent Ante & Post Natal Pilates Course!
(Held 1 - 2 April 2017, Kensal Rise, Emily Elgar Presenting, 21 Participants)
What did you particularly like about the course?
Good mix of theory and practical.
In depth - good application of physiological changes to exercises and reasoning for exercise modifications and different ante post-natal populations. Emily's knowledge was fantastic. Brilliant course really enjoyed. Great content.
Relevant to classes.
Emily is fantastic presenter. Her passion and knowledge shows through, I found Emily the most inspirational presenter to date.
In depth knowledge that is missing for pure fitness courses/ time keeping.
Relevant to clinical practice.
Emily was a fantastic teacher and made for a very enjoyable course.
Emily was very knowledgeable about subject matter. Good improvement on Matwork 1-2
Emily was inspirational - she had such high energy and was very patient with our questions.
Emily was very relaxed and approachable, happy to answer any questions.
Great teacher - extensive knowledge, approachable and a relaxed environment.
Depth of knowledge - practical application.
Good ante/ post-natal information and exercises modifications demo existing knowledge.
Emily was great, informative, approachable and friendly.
Classes at the beginning of the day. Lovely instructor, friendly and approachable.
Modifications of exercises for pregnant and non-pregnant clients in mixed class setting.
More sessions in larger groups to practice exercises, which meant more feedback and interaction between students.
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Amazing feedback from our recent Matwork 2 course (4th and 5th March 2017):
Excellent teaching. Precise. Individual and on time.
The course teacher was excellent - only wish I had her brain. Very inspiring - thank you very much
Clinical integration, practical aspect
Lovely, friendly, very knowledgeable teacher (Kristina) Made us work hard, excellent feedback to group and individuals
Fantastic instructor, engaging and interesting throughout. Continued feedback and practical elements throughout.
Progression taught and use of equipment.
The chances to practice teaching to help embed explanation section and provide clarity. Also feedback given very helpful.
Relaxed atmosphere, good energy. Adaptations for exercise suggestions for own practice improvement.
Loved Kristina - very energetic and positive - gave great feedback throughout.
Great instructor, supportive participants
The practice teaching, classes, warm ups and cool down very helpful.
Kristina was very good and clearly is passionate about teaching pilates.
Mixture of practical, teaching, workshop and lectures - very positive, encouraging teacher - brilliant.
Any questions were answered knowledgeably.
Very informative presenter and answered all questions to an exceptional standard. Demonstration of exercise was good very good.
High Practice Content
Good mixture of theory and practice, relevant to clinical practice
Class at the beginning, energy of presenter
Further comments to improve the course
Keep providing excellent teachers - that alone makes it inspiring
Kristina - thanks for a fab course, really enjoyed it and you have inspired me to be the best pilates instructor can be.
Really Really helpful
Thank you very much.
Amazing - wish I could provide some valuable comment but it was just amazing great.
Why not book your own course? Find your course here.
Hear what a recent client has to day of our sports physio services at APPI Hampstead:
"....[after seeing another provider and] feeling not a great deal wiser to my foot issue apart from being referred to someone else at their practice. This didn't give me much confidence, which is why I spoke with Daniel at HTC.
Today you were so much more thorough, detailed and informative; especially with the fantastically fast follow up video & exercise program this evening. The video certainly explains a lot to do with my running issues. I must say that I'm more than satisfied and confident in your analysis and help with my issue, so thank you."
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