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Aerial Pilates Teacher Training by Wainani Wellness

May 19 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm


May 19-24, 2020, Tuesday – Sunday

40 hours


$1300 Early bird before March 15, 2020

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Wainani Wellness’ Aerial Pilates teacher training offers a systematic program with a creative approach to teaching Pilates, using a suspended fabric hammock as your training equipment.
 Created by Wainani Arnold, the founder of Wainani Wellness Center, this training program teaches you to mindfully lead students of all backgrounds to feel safe, successful, invigorated and inspired to move. 

This dynamic practice gives you the constant opportunity to activate your core stabilizers. Why? The hammock you are using is suspended from a swivel point on the ceiling, while you usually are in contact with the ground. Technically speaking, the swivel point hammock provides you with fixed yet multi-directional and multi-planar stimulation.

Additionally, this suspended form of Pilates allows the pull of gravity to give you traction for extra lengthening. You will learn to use the hammock at various heights and settings to allow the student’s whole body to sense the full spectrum of sensation, from relaxed and weightless to strong and grounded. Students can get the benefits of both core stabilizing and muscle lengthening without ever leaving the ground, although Wainani offers inversion options for those ready for it.

In this 40 Hour Teacher Training you will receive:

  • Manual of Exercises
  • Sequences, and modifications to consider when developing your own unique aerial pilates lesson plans 
  • Detailed instruction & cueing with Wainani Arnold
  • Understanding of teaching methodology
  • Understanding of general body anatomy and body mechanics 
  • Understanding of hammock anatomy and hardware mechanics
  • Recommendations to the safest and highest-rated gear
  • Video access to new exercises & creative progressions for continuing education

The Benefits of Aerial Pilates by Wainani Wellness are:

  • Reviving a sense of youthfulness through dynamic & playful movement with a gravity-defying apparatus
  • Improving overall strength, mobility & flexibility
  • Supporting balance, coordination & confidence
  • Improving the body’s mechanical awareness & efficiency
  • Deepening mind-body communication
  • Reorganization of the body’s fascial network.

Pre-requisite*: Pilates Certified Instructor – Mat, Reformer, Cadillac/Tower, Comprehensive. 

To Pre-Register: Email WainaniWellness@gmail.com and attach all relevant certifications.

*Special consideration can be made for those who hold other mind-body, aerial & exercise certifications; audition required.

Also see: Aerial Pilates Classes with Wainani

Wainani Arnold

Wainani is a qualified Master Pilates Instructor and a professional Aerial performer. She comes to this field with a BFA in Dance Education; 15 years of Pilates, yoga, and the GYROTONIC® Method teaching experience and is the founder of the Wainani Wellness Center in Kaimuki on the island of Oahu, Hawai`i.

Once you’ve taken a class from Wainani, you may find yourself wanting more… and more! Her sure, cheerful delivery of an outstanding movement session leaves you feeling as if you couldn’t have spent your time in a better way. 

Wainani believes in getting to the root of an issue to support long-term health, joy and well-being, and that belief motivates her teaching. She is passionate about her work as a movement educator, choreographer and performer and is a co-founding member of Volary Aerial Company.

She currently resides in Hawai’i, where she was born, raised and graduated from Kamehameha Schools. She attended Chapman University and holds a BFA in Dance Teaching & Performance along with a minor degree in Sociology. From a young age, she lived and breathed Hula, which planted the seed for her growth in all forms of dance and mind-body movement modalities. Wainani has had the opportunity to perform professionally all over the world. 

Wainani is a Pilates Faculty member for Balanced Body with her original training through BASI Pilates. Her certifications include – Yoga, RYT 500, Ayurveda Yoga Specialist, GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® method instructor and pre-trainer. 



May 19 @ 8:00 am
May 24 @ 5:00 pm
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