Intensive Barrels – IBRL

IBRL prepares you to teach Level 1 (Essential and Intermediate) exercises on the Barrels. By the end of this course you will be able to fine-tune personal and circuit training programs to meet a variety of clients’ conditioning goals with 98 exercises on the Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Arc Barrel.

What you will learn:

In addition to the general course objectives, this course covers:

  • How to apply the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles to exercises on the Arc Barrel, Spine Corrector and Ladder Barrel
  • Exercises from the STOTT PILATES Essential and Intermediate Barrel repertoire
  • To understand movement essence and exercise goals
  • How to support the spine in flexion, lateral flexion or extension, to target core and peripheral muscle groups, and to adapt exercises to specific body types
  • How to incorporate the barrels into a full-body workout and program for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • To develop effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation


Intensive Mat-Plus or Intensive Reformer


10 hours class instruction and supervised teaching
15 hours physical review (Minimum)
10 hours practice teaching (Minimum)
5 hours of observation (Minimum)
Total: 40 hours

Continuing Education Credits:

1.0 ACE


Course: $395
Course Materials: $195 plus tax

Required Course Materials:

  • Complete Arc Barrel manual
  • Complete Spine Corrector Manual
  • Complete Ladder Barrel Manual
  • Complete Barrel Repertoire DVD