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Balanced Body Pilates Instructor Training

Turn your passion into your career!

Join the Balanced Body Pilates family and find education, support and community to develop your Pilates career. We are the leader in Mind-Body Education with a global network of master instructors and authorized training centers in over 50 countries. Our talented, dedicated educators combine the best of traditional and contemporary Pilates to bring you a thorough understanding of the Pilates method.

Balanced Body Pilates is based on the Balanced Body Movement Principles providing a strong foundation and giving you a deep understanding of how the body works and how to make it work better. Courses are stimulating, personalized and deeply rooted in the art and science of movement. Learn and grow with programs that develop your mind, body and career.

From instructor training to our renowned Pilates on Tour® conferences, Balanced Body is committed to supporting your personal and professional growth.


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Mat Instructor Training

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Reformer Instructor Training

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Mat & Reformer Instructor Training

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Comprehensive Instructor Training

Pre-requisite Requirements:

  • 10 Pilates Mat sessions
  • 6 Months work experience in related field recommended
  • Anatomy (recommended)
  • 20 Reformer sessions
  • 1 year work experience in related field recommended
  • Anatomy required prior to test out
  • 20 Reformer sessions
  • 1 year work experience in related field recommended
  • Anatomy required prior to test out
  • 20 Pilates studio sessions
  • 1 year work experience in related field recommended
  • Anatomy required prior to test out

Pilates Modules:

  • Movement Principles
  • Mat 1, 2 & 3
  • Movement Principles
  • Reformer 1, 2 & 3
  • Movement Principles
  • Mat 1, 2 & 3
  • Reformer 1, 2 & 3
  • Movement Principles
  • Mat 1, 2 & 3
  • Reformer 1, 2 & 3
  • Trap or App 1
  • Chair or App 2
  • Barrels or App 3

Test Out Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Movement Principles, Mat 1, 2 and 3
  • Practical hours:
    - 20 classes
    - Mat - 15 hrs
    - observation
    - 35 hrs - student   teaching
  • Anatomy (recommended)

Total hours: 134

Mat Training
  • Successful completion of Movement Principles, Reformer 1, 2 and 3
  • Practical hours:
    - 30 classes - Reformer
    - 30 hrs - observation
    - 90 hrs - student   teaching
  • Anatomy

Total hours: 214

Reformer Training
  • Successful completion of Movement Principles, BB Mat courses or equivalent, Reformer 1, 2 and 3
  • Completion of Reformer 1, 2 and 3 modules
  • Practical hours:
    - 20 classes - Mat
    - 30 classes - Reformer
    - 30 hrs - observation
    - 90 hrs - student   teaching
  • Anatomy

Total hours: 332

Mat & Reformer
  • Successful completion of Movement Principles, Mat, Reformer and Apparatus
  • Practical hours:
    - 20 classes - Mat
    - 65 classes - Pilates   Studio
    - 65 hrs - observation
    - 220 hrs - student   teaching
  • Anatomy

Total hours: 520

Comprehensive

Completion Details: Training Hours, Exams and Test Out