THE MENTOR PROGRAM with Theo van der Riet-Botha

Certificate Course

This program is the first phase of Legacy Program. Created by Rael Isacowitz and taught by seasoned faculty, Theo van de Riet-Botha.

June 22nd - June 24th 2018 (3 days), 10:00 - 17:00 in Munich, Germany

Cost: 900, - €

Registration deadline: April 22nd 2018

This course is the first phase of the Legacy Program, Rael’s voyage of discovery to the extreme edges of the Pilates Method with the most accomplished of his colleagues and students. The Mentor Program is for seasoned professionals who want to hone their teaching skills and study at the highest levels of the work. During this very personal experience, Theo shares the skills and lessons she has learned over one decade at the peak of the profession.

This program focuses on refinement of the work and introduces us to the higher principles. Advanced repertoire utilizing all apparatus is introduced.

This is a 3-day learning experience that includes a Study Guide and Exercise Manual.

Prerequisites: Completion of BASI or another recognized comprehensive teacher training program and minimum of 3 years experience teaching (2 years for BASI qualified teachers).


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Theo van der Riet-Botha

has been on the BASI Faculty since 2002 and is currently one of only three principal instructors in the organization. Theo is also the proud owner of Body Intellect, a Pilates studio in Pretoria, South Africa and the headquarters for the BASI Pilates® franchise in South Africa.

Her teaching career includes teaching at the On Center Conditioning studio in Southern California under her mentor, Rael Isacowitz. She has also taught the BASI teacher training courses around the world, including in the US, New Zealand, Brazil, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, China, Japan, Italy, Spain and Namibia. Theo is also a Performance Stability Instructor Trainee and works in conjunction with medical professionals to assist clients in retraining strategies.

A firm believer in continuing education, Theo has hosted three International BASI Pilates symposiums and presented at numerous presentations and workshops.