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London - Black's Immersive Training: Encompass September 13 - 17, 2019

  • The Garuda Pilates Studio 26-28 Finchley Road, London NW8 6ES London (map)


September 13th-17th, 2019

The body moves in a predictably non-linear way. Madeline Black is developed a series of trainings to immerse the movement teacher into a highly focused and engaging experience to better understand these body movements and patterns. Madeline Black's approach to training is an organic process focused on precision and highly tuned movement techniques. She customizes each segment to match the needs and energy of the participants, which provides a unique experience for each instructor.

Encompass is for trainers, movement educators and mind-body practitioners who are looking for input, reflection and confirmation on the how, why and what you are seeing, sensing and organizing the client’s body during sessions. The work will begin with spinal, pelvic and sacral investigations into the primary link, which is individual, as a catalyst for training adaptability, efficiency and optimal balance. Working with Madeline, you will devise a clear strategy for balancing tissue/bone movements by combining hands-on techniques, a variety of props, resistance work and more. The challenge for you is to bring to this experience the questions and unsolved client puzzles and engage with other intelligent movement professionals to expand your work.

  • Immerse yourself in an educational experience that is palpable and immediately useful

  • Learn how the sacrum and sternum influences all movement

  • Practice sequencing techniques for specific outcomes

  • Improve your eye for identifying movement patterns

  • Understand the design of human movement in all aspects of the body: musculoskeletal, fascial, organs, fluids and more

  • Experience new techniques featured in ”Encompass”

  • Confirm your touch and movement guidance

  • Improve your capabilities as a movement specialist

  • Advance your teaching to a higher level of skill

  • Expand your intuitive gift, we all have them!

  • 28 PMA CEC's

Encompass Day by Day

Day 1: The focus will be identifying influences in the body through observation and movement that inhibit or unlock the ability to move fully.

Where is the inhibition coming from? Is it the feet, shoulder or diaphragm? The process will be one of discovery and finding a primary link that unlocks the pattern. Madeline will guide the observing and feeling of movement patterns through simple and efficient assessment skills, the strategies for an approach and teach specialized techniques.

Day 2: Sacrum-Sternum: Movement relationships of these bones and surrounding tissues with the pelvis, spine, and ribs

Madeline will bring a better understanding and felt sense of the integral role the sacrum and sternum plays with allowing motion and support of the spine. Madeline will teach movement techniques, hands-on work and applying these principles into your sessions. The deep structures will be address, core link above and below the diaphragm, such as psoas/ligament/fascial ring of the trunk, thoracic inlet and deep pelvic bowl.

Day 3: Holistic training: Multi dimensional movements that incorporate the structural and functional change into a movement experience

Madeline will continue the work from day 1 and 2 bringing it into a session perspective. Teachers will participate in the direction of this day leading into the two practical days.

Day 4: Four hour day with the intention of practicing techniques and dialogue

Day 5: Four hour day sessions, receiving and giving sessions

Location: The Garuda Pilates Studio 26-28 Finchley Road, London NW8 6ES

Dates: 13th - 17th September 2019

Fee: $1,950. £1550

Early Bird: $1,700. £1400 before May 31st, 2019

Echo Price: $1,250. £1000

Registration:  CLICK HERE

Prerequisite: Book CENTERED: Organizing the Body through Kinesiology, Movement Theory and Pilates Technique Click here to purchase a copy

Cancellation policy

A full refund is available for cancellations 2 months prior to start date of course.

If less than 2 months a partial refund is available, minus a 25% administration fee.

No refunds if less than 30 days cancellation period is given.