MAT 1 (16 hours)
Introduction to Pilates & Beginning/Intermediate
Prerequisites: Movement Principles, 10 Mat classes. 6 months experience teaching movement and anatomy recommended.
Mat 1 forms the foundation of the Pilates method.
This course includes an introduction to the history and principles of the Pilates method and the beginning and intermediate level exercises.
Each exercise includes training on modifications, challenges, the purpose of the exercise and any precautions for injuries and special populations. How to design and teach group classes and guidelines for teaching seniors and pre and post–natal classes are included.
Mat 1 module fee INCLUDES course delivery ($630), 1 x manual ($85) & module test
REFORMER 1 (16 hours)
Introduction to the Reformer & Beginning Exercises.
Prerequisites: Movement Principles and 20 Reformer classes. 1 year experience teaching movement recommended. Anatomy required prior to testing out.
This course introduces the Universal Reformer, the centre piece of the Pilates equipment studio and an invaluable training tool.
Reformer 1 includes an introduction to safely using the Pilates Reformer for a wide variety of supine, seated and standing exercises for the beginning to intermediate student.
Reformer 1 module fee INCLUDES course delivery, 1 x manual ($85) & module test
TRAPEZE TABLE, CHAIR & BARRELS 1(14 hours)
Trapeze Table, Chair & Barrels 1 introduces the Trapeze Table, Chair and Barrels to provide a complete education on the Pilates system.
Prerequisite: Movement Principles, Mat 1 and Reformer 1 or
equivalent, 20 Pilates studio sessions.
1 year work experience in related field recommended.
Trapeze Table, Chair & Barrels 1 includes beginning and
intermediate level exercises on each piece of equipment along with
safety, set up and their role in the Pilates studio
Each piece of equipment provides a unique training environment to create a well rounded experience for a client or class.
Trapeze Table, Chair & Barrels 1 module fee INCLUDES course delivery, 1 x manual ($85) & module test
MAT 2 (16 hours)
Prerequisite: Movement Principles and Mat 1
Mat 2 teaches the remaining intermediate and advanced level Mat exercises for a complete understanding of the Pilates Mat program.
Lectures include progressive skill development to achieve the advanced exercises, programming for intermediate and advanced classes and creating successful Mat classes.
Mat 2 module fee INCLUDES course delivery ($630), 1 x manual ($85) & module test
REFORMER 2 (16 hours)
Prerequisite: Reformer 1
Reformer 2 expands the potential of the Reformer with intermediate and advanced exercises and modifications along with programs designs for special populations including pre–and post–natal clients and clients with osteoporosis and lower back injuries.
Class design, dynamic assessment and correcting common dysfunctional movement patterns are also included.
Reformer 2 module fee INCLUDES course delivery ($630), 1 x manual ($85) & module test
TRAPEZE TABLE, CHAIR & BARRELS 2 (12
Prerequisite: Apparatus 1
Trapeze Table, Chair & Barrels 2 includes intermediate exercises on the Trapeze Table, Chair and Barrels as well as information on class design in the Pilates Studio environment.
Information on working with special populations including lower back and shoulder problems is included.
Trapeze Table, Chair & Barrels 2 module fee INCLUDES course delivery ($480), 1 x manual ($85) & module test
MAT 3 (16 hours)
Enhanced Mat + Props
Prerequisite: Mat 1 and 2 or successful completion of comparable Pilates mat program.
Take for continuing education or simply to add infinite variety to your current Mat programming. Students who have taken Mat training, either from Balanced Body or another provider are welcome.
Enhanced Pilates Mat completes the mat training by adding rings, rollers, bands and balls to the traditional Mat exercises.
In addition, Enhanced Mat includes functional exercises for the upper and lower body expanding the Mat work beyond the core to develop whole body strength and flexibility.
The Balanced Body Programming System is introduced to make class design easy, effective and fun. Adding props to a mat class makes them more dynamic, creative and accessible and clients love toys!
Mat 3 module fee INCLUDES course delivery, 1 x manual ($85) & module test
REFORMER 3 (16 hours)
Advanced Exercises & Programming
Prerequisite: Reformer 2
Reformer 3 is the pinnacle of the Reformer work and includes advanced and super advanced exercises to challenge clients to achieve their best.
Progressive sequences designed to teach students advanced movement skills are included along with an introduction to the revolutionary Principle Based Programming System helping you to create successful classes for clients at any level.
Reformer 3 module fee INCLUDES course delivery, 1 x manual ($85) & module test.
TRAPEZE TABLE, CHAIR & BARRELS 3 (12 hours)
Prerequisite: Trapeze Table, Chair & Barrels 1 & 2
Trapeze Table, Chair & Barrels 3 completes the comprehensive Pilates teacher training program with intermediate, advanced and super advanced exercises on the Trapeze Table, Chair and Barrels.
The Balanced Body Movement Principle programming system is applied to the apparatus to create clear guidelines for class design.
Trapeze Table, Chair & Barrels 3 module fee INCLUDES course delivery, 1 x manual ($85) & module test.