Essentrics Flexibility & Therapeutic Exercises


Essentrics Flexibility & Therapeutic Exercises

Level 3: Essentrics Flexibility & Therapeutic Exercises

By the time you begin studying the material in Level 3, you will have completed at least 100 teaching hours and worked with a wide variety of clients including those with tight, weak and injured muscles.  

Full body flexibility is one of the most important features of a healthy pain-free body. Level 3 introduces the healing elements of Essentrics and teaches you how to use our flexibility exercises to unlock your clients’ bodies, relieve them of pain and tension, and help heal common chronic conditions. Our systematic approach to increasing the full range of motion of every joint is valuable for people of all ages and fitness levels. 

  • Over 50 variations of flexibility exercises and sequences on the floor, standing, and on a barre / with a chair that target every muscle group of the body  
  • Application of anatomy and physiology and in-depth exploration of fascia, connective tissue and muscle chains in relation to flexibility and mobility
  • How to create balanced flexibility sequences that systematically work through muscle chains to unlock your joints and relieve tension and pain 
  • Modifications and training on how to use accessible, inexpensive equipment to adapt exercises for any clientele (from seniors to athletes). These include risers/blocks, resistance bands/straps, barre/chair. 
  • A deeper understanding of the neuromuscular system and its role in pain management and reversal  
  • Refinement of your application of techniques specifically for pain relieving, therapeutic and flexibility purposes for the most beginner to the most advanced clientele
  • How to teach, modify, and tailor your classes for an Aging Backwards demographic including Essentrics Gentle Stretch and Strength classes, and Essentrics Release, Rebalance, Restore
  • Leading causes of chronic conditions and how to help manage and relieve their symptoms through Essentrics flexibility exercises (including back pain, knee pain, plantar fasciitis, frozen shoulder, arthritis, osteoporosis)
  • How our flexibility exercises simultaneously strengthen your muscles to achieve maximum mobility through the entire muscular skeleton 

The expected time to complete Level 3 is 3-9 months.

Annual Requirements:

For more information, please refer to the Instructor Certification Terms and Conditions under Maintaining Your Active Teaching License.

  • Level 3 Instructor’s Manual: Essentrics Flexibility & Therapeutic Exercises
  • Accompanying instructional videos
  • Access to online Level 3 Training Resource Webpage: Support documents, videos, exam package and learning tools

Click here for a complete list of material included in the Level 3 Essentrics Instructor Certification Package.

3 components: 

  • Practical teaching hours: 18
  • Theoretical Evaluation: multiple choice
  • Practical Evaluation:
    • Part I: Live (virtual) Evaluation
    • Part II: Video Assessment

Practical teaching hours: 18  

You are required to teach 18 one-hour Apprentice classes using any Essentrics Pre-Choreographed Workout of your choice. One participant after each class session must sign the provided signature form as proof, which you will submit upon completion of this component.

Theoretical evaluation:

Multiple choice exam based on the L3 Manual 

Practical Evaluation: 

Part I: Live in-person evaluation or online interactive assessment with a Master Instructor once you have completed your 18 Apprentice hours. Demonstration of flexibility and therapeutic exercise sequences as outlined in the Level 3 evaluation booklet with tailored sequences for an Aging Backwards demographic. You will be evaluated on your application of techniques with the exercises and your ability to communicate your knowledge of anatomy and the neuromuscular system, in relation to mobility and healing from pain and injuries.

Part II: A recorded video submission of the Level 3 Flexibility and Therapeutic sequences that will be assigned to you by your Examiner.

All exam portions are submitted electronically online by following the steps and procedure outlined in the Level 3 Evaluation Package to make exam submission easy and accessible for all. Mailed in exams are accepted when needed.

Upon completion of this level your title is: Certified Level 3 Essentrics Instructor.

  • You will be equipped to evaluate and help your students’ flexibility, mobility and healing needs in a general way. For those who specifically want to delve deeper into healing techniques, it is important that you attend our Level 3 Live Teacher Training. 
  • You will have a repertoire of standing, floor and barre/chair sequences designed to improve flexibility, mobility and promote healing 
  • You will be able to expand and modify your repertoire of Pre-Choreographed Workout classes and teach specialized workouts to a more diverse clientele in wider settings (seniors, barre studios) and offer full-standing and chair/barre workouts  
  • You will be equipped to evaluate your students’ flexibility potential and apply the appropriate exercises and techniques to achieve their specific goals 

Prerequisites: Certified Level 2 Essentrics Instructor and/or attended a Level 2 Live Teacher Training  

Curriculum Material: Click here to view pricing.

Exam Submission & Correction Fee: Varies according to exam submission preference (recorded or live evaluation) and any additional support for resubmission when necessary. For more information, click here.

The effectiveness and ease with which people gain flexibility through Essentrics is what sets this program apart from other flexibility programs. Increasing flexibility is often the crucial element required to relieving pain and healing injuries. Essentrics  Barre is unique from other barre workouts offered in the market as it stays true to the principles of our technique resulting in long and lean muscles, maximum strength, and freedom of movement in your joints. Learn and experience the correct application of techniques and exercises in our Level 3 Live Teacher Trainings and gain the skills and confidence to deliver the best results.  

*You will be credited 2 hours / day towards your required Apprentice teaching hours  

  • Gain practice, experience and personalized feedback about your positioning and movements for all our flexibility exercises and sequences (including standing, floor and barre/chair) for you to understand how to execute, demonstrate, teach, and correct your students 
  • Learn the modifications to adapt the exercises for any clientele on all modalities, and gain confidence using additional equipment including risers, Thera-bands, cushions  
  • Learn the Essentrics positioning, set-up, and transitions on the barre / with a chair that will help your classes flow seamlessly  
  • Analyze our Essentricsflexibilityexercises and submerge yourself in the theory and application of techniques and anatomy to understand the therapeutic nature ofEssentrics 
  • Learn the practical tips that will allow you to safely teach a group class with a variety of different fitness levels and allow you to work with more sensitive demographics 
  • Dive deeper into application of anatomy and how to work with and rebalance fascia and connective tissue to help you understand why people perform exercises differently and respect their individual needs 
  • Benefit from daily advanced live classes with Master Trainers in an eye-opening, interactive learning experience 

*You will be credited 2 hours / day towards your required Apprentice teaching hours for Level 3 upon attending a L3 Live Teacher Training.  

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