“Developing minor muscles naturally helps to strengthen major muscles”

Joseph H. Pilates

Elastic bands have been used by physiotherapists for years to strengthen and treat injuries. In Pilates the

elastic bands are used either to increase resistance during an exercise or to make it easier.

Varvara Solomonidou

Pilates Instructor

Varvara Solomonidou, Wellness Specialist, Personal Trainer, founded ATHENSTRAINERS® & the “ATHENSTRAINERS® ULTIMATE PILATES SYSTEM®”.

Grigoris Dogas

TEACHER

Grigoris Dogas graduated from the College of Sports Science in 2003 with specialty in Strength Training & Sports Pedagogy.

Pilates with Elastic Bands

Elastic bands have been used by physiotherapists for years to strengthen and treat injuries. In Pilates the elastic bands are used either to increase resistance during an exercise or to make it easier.
There is a variety of elastic bands in the market, with different levels of difficulty in different colors, from the easiest to the most difficult: beige, yellow, red, green, blue, black, silver, gold. Thera-Band® is one of the most famous and most reliable companies, that provide elastic bands. Thera-Band® also provides matching handles for more comfort.

Pilates With Elastic Bands Level I Educational Seminar

The seminar includes prepilates exercises and 23 basic exercises. There are also variations and modifications according to trainee’s physical condition and injuries.

Seminar Duration

3 - 5 hours

Training material

The student receives a folder with informative material, pen, block and Pilates with Elastic Bands Level I manual with photos.

Seminar requirements

Pilates Mat Program Level I Certificate

Certification

 

Soon after the end of Pilates with Elastic Bands Level I Seminar, participants receive the Certificate of Attendance.

Automatically their names are listed on our website as a Pilates Teacher / Instructor capable of teaching Pilates with Elastic Bands.

Logo

 

Along with the Certificate of Attendance, the Pilates Teacher/Instructor receives an e-mail with the AthensTrainers® Ultimate Pilates System® logo. The logo can be used to describe a lesson at the gym that works or owns, or in promotional t-shirts, rollups, or banners that accompany his/her Pilates lessons.

Social Media

 

In our Website www.athenstrainers.gr, www.ultimatepilatessystem.gr, www.ultimatepilatesofgreece.gr, www.athenstrainersultimatepilatessystem.gr there are links to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube Account. We will be happy to receive your request or LIKE to the corresponding group and page, post pictures and videos related to the AthensTrainers® Ultimate Pilates System® with the appropriate hashtags.

Suggested Bibliography

Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais- Germain
Return to Life Through Contrology by Joseph H. Pilates
Pilates Props by Ellie Herman

Pilates Instructors’ Discounts

There will be a 20% discount in all AthensTrainers® educational products (DVD's, Educational Manuals, T-shirts, etc.) along with your registration to a seminar.