Core Pilates NYC's Beginner Level Mat Course is designed to provide a solid beginner foundation in the Classical Mat exercises. Students will become fluent in teaching the 14 Pilates exercises and fundamental warm ups in the Classical Beginner order. Students will also learn innovative modifications to challenge or simplify each exercise according to various fitness levels or common injuries. This 19 hour course includes all testing as well as a 3-hour Pilates specific basic anatomy workshop done in clay. With clay and skeletal models, this workshop is interactive, fun, and a creative approach to understanding anatomy. Core Pilates NYC also provides a manual and an optional apprenticeship where students my use the studio facilities for the week in between the course study to observe mat classes, practice with each other or bring in friends to practice on.