Sling Systems Approach to Core Intelligence

Sling Systems Approach to Core Intelligence (1-day; 9-6pm)

The Sling System was designed and developed by Marie-José Blom and available for purchase at This unique system supports core up-training and early education of the Core Pilates Repertoire performed on the Cadillac (Trapeze Table). It provides a safe and optimal environment for clients of all levels.

This one day workshop focuses on the sling systems repertoire, embracing the “Pilates for everybody” philosophy with a tactile and somatic experience.


  • Introduce More Depth and Challenge in the Core Pilates Repertoire For Any Level of Proficiency
  • Learn Specific Protocol for Clients with Special NeedsAddress Proper Cueing for Precision and Movement Control with the Sling System Support
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • The Elderly
  • Learn to Teach the Concept of Optimal Form, Alignment and Centering of Core Pilates Repertoire
  • as a pre-Pilates introduction


Continuing Education Credit:

CECs for the course are available from Pilates Method Alliance



This workshop is available in an online version to review in great detail at Fusion Pilates.



  • Muscles and Meridians: The Manipulation of Shape, Phillip Beach – ISBN-10: 0702031097
  • The Pelvic Girdle, Diane Lee – ISBN-10: 0443073732
  • Anatomy of Breathing, Blandine Calais-Germain – ISBN-10: 0939616556
  • Anatomy of Movement, Blandine Calais-Germain – ISBN-10: 0939616572
  • Core Intelligence, Marie-Jose Blom – 2002
  • Pelvic Power: Mind/Body Exercises for Strength, Flexibility, Posture, and Balance for Men and Women, Eric Franklin – ISBN-10: 0871272598


Agenda Day 1:

  • Check In
  • Introduction – Anatomy, Evolution and Relationships of the Core Structure
  • LAB – Functional Integration into Mat Repertoire
  • Challenged and Reinforced Core and Beyond Repertoire with the Sling System Support
  • Q & A

If you are interested in booking this workshop for your studio, please contact [email protected].