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Introduction

We’re here to help you share your passion for Pilates and boost your business as a qualified Pilates Instructor.

For 20+ years we’ve helped people just like you turn their love of Pilates into a fulfilling career.

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During our Pilates Instructor course you’ll learn how to programme and deliver your own safe and effective Pilates classes, and gain invaluable insight into the principles of fitness and health and how to support your clients through exercise and physical activity.

Start with access to:

  • all online course material
  • course videos
  • online worksheets
  • clinics
  • assessment documentation & guidelines
  • the Learner Success team

The content of our Pilates Instructor course includes:

  • Anatomy & physiology for exercise & health
  • Principles of exercise, fitness & health
  • Supporting clients in exercise & physical activity
  • Health, safety & welfare in a fitness environment
  • Programming a Pilates teaching session
  • Delivering a Pilates teaching session
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Study Options

The Pilates Instructor course is supported by a selection of study options including In-Person & Live-Virtual.

After enroling, you will have access to the Pilates assessments, the Learner Success team and the Pilates Clinics 1 & 2.

Live Virtual

Home study plus a practical, tutor-led Pilates Instructor Live Virtual Clinic that you participate in at home. This clinic is conducted in real-time and is not a pre-recorded video.

You will:

  • Complete as home study the online course material, online theory assessments and portfolio.

  • Book onto and participate in a scheduled Pilates Instructor Clinic 1 (one weekend) and a scheduled Pilates Instructor Clinic 2 (one weekend), in that order. Together, these two weekends make up the Pilates Instructor Live Virtual Clinic. View dates.

  • Film the practical assessment in a professional fitness environment (for which you’ll need a minimum of six participants).

  • Submit via our Help Desk a video of your practical assessment and a copy of your completed portfolio.

    As an alternative to submitting a video of your practical assessment, for an additional fee you can either book onto and attend an In-Person assessment held on a scheduled Pilates Instructor Assessment Day (to which you’ll bring three participants and complete and hand in a copy of your portfolio – view dates), or you can book onto and perform a Live Virtual assessment at a bespoke time and date that you arrange with us (for which you’ll have six participants with you and submit in advance via our Help Desk a copy of your portfolio with just the final section outstanding).
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In-Person

Home study plus a practical, tutor-led Pilates Instructor In-Person Clinic that you attend at our London centre.

You will:

  • Complete as home study the online course material, online theory assessments and portfolio.

  • Book onto and participate in a scheduled Pilates Instructor Clinic 1 (one weekend) and a scheduled Pilates Instructor Clinic 2 (one weekend), in that order. Together, these two weekends make up the Pilates Instructor In-Person Clinic. View dates.

  • Film the practical assessment in a professional fitness environment (for which you’ll need a minimum of six participants).

  • Submit via our Help Desk a video of your practical assessment and a copy of your completed portfolio.

    As an alternative to submitting a video of your practical assessment, for an additional fee you can either book onto and attend an In-Person assessment held on a scheduled Pilates Instructor Assessment Day (to which you’ll bring three participants and complete and hand in a copy of your portfolio – view dates), or you can book onto and perform a Live Virtual assessment at a bespoke time and date that you arrange with us (for which you’ll have six participants with you and submit in advance via our Help Desk a copy of your portfolio with just the final section outstanding).
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Course Prices

Take your pick from our simple payment options: pay up front in full and pocket a prompt payment discount or pay the regular price via a no deposit, interest free payment plan.

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Regular Price From: £1499   £31/month. Offer ends 30th September.

Payment plans from 6 to 48 months. Total repayments: £1499 £1099

Prompt Payment From: £1249   £899. Offer ends 30th September.

Regular Price From: £1499   £31/month. Offer ends 30th September.

Payment plans from 6 to 48 months. Total repayments: £1499 £1099

Prompt Payment From: £1249   £899. Offer ends 30th September.

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Find out more about our Pilates course. If you have any questions we’ve not answered, please call us.

Recognition

You will achieve the relevant Focus Awards Level 3 Pilates qualification upon successful completion of the Pilates Instructor course, the certificate for which will be issued by the awarding organisation.

The Pilates course is also recognised by CIMSPA and meets the criteria for official American College of Sports Medicine Approved Provider status◊.

Prerequisites

You’ll need a basic level of English and Maths to understand the Pilates course content.

There are no qualification prerequisites for our Pilates Instructor course, but if you already have a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification you might be able to start at the Level 3 section of the course. Please call us for more information.

Our Pilates Instructor training requires physical exertion a, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary. Relevant personal experience of participating in Pilates classes will be helpful.

Support

Our devoted Success Coaches in the Learner Success team are here to support you as you work towards becoming a Pilates teacher at every stage.

We provide assistance in a variety of ways when you enrol on our course to become a Pilates instructor, including our:

Team for Learner Success – You will be able to contact our Learner Success team in addition to the assistance you get from your knowledgeable tutors at a planned clinic. Our Success Coaches are committed to assisting you with administrative and study-related issues over the phone, through email, or via our Helpdesk. You’ll be in excellent hands since every member of the team is a certified and seasoned fitness expert with many years of experience. In addition to having the expertise to guide you through the course, they also have practical experience that enables them to provide guidance on how to succeed.

Dates

View dates for the training weekends and practical assessments here.