Classical Pilates Education, part of the Pilates Method Alliance Registry of Schools, offers 2 paths to a career in Pilates:

1)   To become a Pilates Mat instructor, we offer the Beginner Mat, Intermediate Mat, and Advanced Mat Pilates Training Programs.

2)   To become a Pilates Mat & Apparatus instructor, we offer the Comprehensive Apparatus Training Program.


The Beginner Mat Pilates Training Program is a 16 hour course that will lay the foundation for a career in Pilates.  By the end of the weekend, you will have the knowledge and skills to teach a Beginner Mat Pilates class.


The Intermediate Mat Pilates Training Program is a 16 hour course that solidifies the skills that were introduced in Beginner Mat Class. By the end of the training, you will have the tools to teach a safe, effective multi-level Pilates class.


The Advanced Mat Pilates Training Program is a 9 hour course that is a shortened version of the Advanced Mat Training course. You will learn the advanced exercises that will challenge the most experienced students, as well as modifications for special populations. All exercises are covered in depth, however you are required to log a minimum of 7 additional hours after the training. These 7 hours should include: self practice, studio observation, practice teaching, and workouts. By the end of the weekend, you will be a fully certified Classical Pilates Education Mat instructor.


The Comprehensive Apparatus Training Program certifies you to teach private and group sessions on the Classical Pilates apparatus: the Reformer, Cadillac, High Chair, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector, Magic Circle, Pedipul, and more.  You will have the knowledge to train individuals of any age, gender, fitness level, or physical condition.


The Comprehensive Apparatus Training Program course  includes:

  • Five 18-hour training weekends that span over a 6 month period.
  • Four practical exams and 1 written exam.
  • Five monthly meetings.
  • A designated number of free or discounted classes.
  • Access to the Pilates studio for observation and practice.

Course fees vary depending on the studio location. Please contact to inquire about Teacher Training pricing in your area.