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Power Pilates

Classical Teacher Training

Power Pilates is the leading educator of classical Pilates in the world with over 100 training centres in 10 countries, supported by more than 10,000 Power Pilates trained professionals.  Power Pilates' rigorous training programs are taught by the top instructors in the industry. Combined with their exclusive Art of Teaching, students are provided with a profound learning experience and the most thorough preparation for a career in Pilates. Power Pilates is distinguished by an unrelenting emphasis on the classical pilates method.

Core Mat I is the foundation of the Power Pilates program. Each subsequent program builds upon the information learned during this course. During Core Mat II, students will learn the intermediate exercises and continue to expand on their teaching skills. In Core Mat III, students will learn how to incorporate advanced exercises safely and effectively into their clients' repertoire. 

Joseph Pilates' system of contrology utilized many pieces of equipment that evolved into the apparatus found in todays pilates studios. The Comprehensive training is Power Pilates' most extensive program and covers beginner, intermediate and advanced levels utilizing the Pilates apparatus - Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, Ped-o-Pull and Magic Circle - as well as understanding how to work with Special Case clients.  The program is a 600 hours and takes 6-12 months to complete.

600 Hour Breakdown:

32 hours - Core Mat I and II (required)

72 hours - 4 Comprehensive weekend intensives 

156 hours- Observation Hours

156 hours- Practice Teaching

116 hours- Self Practice

16 hours - One Weekly Advanced Mat Class*

24 hours - One Weekly Apparatus Session*

24 hours - Apprentice Meetings

4 hours - Final evaluations


* Additional cost applies

These are the minimum hours to graduate the program. Most students go over the minimum requirements in several categories

Power Pilates welcomes experienced Pilates instructors to attend our Comprehensive program through the Bridge option. Prior Pilates experience must include: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level training on Mat, Reformer, Chairs, Cadillac, and Barrels. Bridge participant, are required to attend all weekend intensives of our Comprehensive program. Completion of any apprentice hours or attendance of weekly meetings is advised after Bridge audition.

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