Pilates

Teacher Training

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Pilates

Teacher Training Past Program Details

We are proud to offer our very own Pilates Instructor Certification Programs in Mat Pilates and Reformer Pilates, developed and tested by North Movement Studio owner and director Anna Harris.

Do you LOVE Pilates and want to . . .

If you’re passionate about learning the “why” of Pilates and how it works with the body to heal and strengthen, this program is for you.

What’s Included

Part 1: Anatomy Primer

Completely new to anatomy? No experience teaching movement? No problem! This 5-hour course covers basic whole-body anatomy, including a brief overview of the skeletal and muscular systems, the planes of movement, and vocabulary to describe movement. This course is also ideal for people who simply want to learn more about how the body works.

Part 2: UNDERSTANDING PILATES

This 20-hour course takes an in-depth look at the anatomy of the core and examines the importance of Ideal Alignment and Neutral Pelvis. You’ll also study and review 30 key core exercises, including biomechanics, prop use, exercise progressions, and modifications. You’ll also learn about basic class design and exercise cueing.

Part 3: Teaching Pilaes

Are you passionate about Pilates and helping others discover the life-changing benefits of this unique system of movement that conditions your body from the inside out? This course is open to anyone who has completed Part 2: Understanding Pilates or an equivalent course. This mentorship-based program takes place over three months

More Details

Part 1: Anatomy Primer

Anatomy Primer is a mandatory prerequisite for Pilates teacher training for most participants. Already have expertise in anatomy or experience teaching movement?

Part 3: Teaching Pilates

This mentorship-based program takes place over three months and includes:

Total time = 51 hours

Part 1: Anatomy Primer and Part 2: Understanding Pilates are mandatory prerequisites for Pilates teacher training for most participants. If you’ve done your Pilates instructor training at another studio and want to brush up on your skills, this class is for you! Contact us to find out if your previous training qualifies you to jump right into Part 3: Teaching Pilates.

Reformer Teacher Training Program

This program is designed for experienced Mat Pilates instructors who want to expand their teaching repertoire to include this popular, resistance-based piece of Pilates equipment.

The course consists of 30 hours of in-class learning, 30 hours of self-guided practice, and 30 hours of practice teaching. Learn more below, or send us an email with any questions!

If you’ve done your Pilates instructor training at another studio and want to expand your skills, this class may be for you! Contact us to find out if your previous training qualifies you to jump right into Reformer Teacher Training.

New!

Continuing Education Courses for Pilates Teachers

LOW BACK PAIN AND PILATES with Dr. Brynne Stainsby and Anna Harris

Pilates teachers and movement professionals will gain a deeper understanding of the anatomy of the lumbar spine, sacroiliac joints, and pelvis. This class will:

LOW BACK PAIN AND PILATES with Dr. Brynne Stainsby and Anna Harris

This workshop is a MUST for all Pilates and yoga teachers! We’re teaming up with Chana Ross, PT, of Vital Physiotherapy and Wellness to bring you an information-packed afternoon. You’ll learn: