The Pilates Studio Teacher Training - Classical Mat Training
Now taking expressions of interest for our 2022 intake of the Pilates Studio Classical Mat Teacher Training!
Does this sound like you?
You love Pilates and would like to take your passion for Classical Pilates into teaching
You’re interested in becoming a comprehensively trained Pilates teacher, but you’d like to start with the Mat training before committing to the Apparatus training
You’re a Pilates teacher that wants to dip their toe in the Classical Pilates method, but aren’t ready to commit to a comprehensive training (See our Bridging training option)
This 4 month program is broken down into 4 elements:
Magic Circle Mat and Hand weights
There is also an additional option to continue on to the Advanced System as a separate module if desired.
What you’ll learn:
The cornerstones of the technique that make up the Classical Pilates method.
The Classical Pilates Mat Work from Pre pilates - Intermediate with small props.
How to break down the exercises and provide modifications for mixed level classes.
Hands on cueing techniques to help your clients go deeper into the exercises.
Commitment for the Beginner and Intermediate syllabus:
80 hours, broken into:
15 hours of seminars
25 hours personal practice
25 hours practice teaching
10 hours observation
5 hours (approx) for Anatomy and homework tasks.
Cost: Beginner/Intermediate Syllabus
(payment plans available)
What you’ll get:
You’ll receive a comprehensive manual of the Method, a workbook with activities to help you dive deeper into the method and a basic anatomy training manual.
As an apprentice teacher, you will have the ability to observe classes (at no charge) and take classes at a reduced fee, you’ll also have access to the studio (during opening hours) to practice in your own time, using our equipment.
Who is your teacher trainer?
Kim Paxton has over 20 year of teaching movement, and 15 years of Pilates teaching. She holds a Professional Trainer status with the Pilates Alliance Australasia as well as a Cert 4 in Training and Assessment. She has been fortunate to learn from Master Teachers from all over the world in the Classical Pilates Method.
This is the only Classical Pilates training available in South Australia, so if you love the method, and you’re ready to commit to your practice, this is the training for you!
If you’re already a certified Pilates teacher, the Bridge program is designed to give you the knowledge and ability to teach the Classical work, with a commitment of fewer hours
Breakdown of hours for the Bridging program: 50 hours total
15 hours Seminars
15 hours personal practice
15 hours Practice teaching
5 hours observation (in studio or via video content)
Exams and assessments
At the completion of your hours, you will be required to teach a Beginner and Intermediate level Class to a small group of healthy individuals as well as completing an anatomy test.
If you’re interested in going further, then the Advanced Mat Syllabus will teach you a wider repertoire to challenge your stronger clients
Advanced Syllabus add on $499
To commit to the program we recommend that you are a strong intermediate level practitioner already, or are willing to put the time into your personal practice to get to this point.
This is also ideal for Pilates teachers from other methods that are already certified (in Mat or the comprehensive system)
Certificate of completion
With the completion of your assessments, hours and homework activities, you’ll receive a certificate of Completion from The Pilates Studio Teacher Training Mat Program.
Request an Application form by contacting Kim to chat more about the program at firstname.lastname@example.org