Pilates Mat Instructor Certification (PMI)

A two-part course aimed at preparing the participant to teach an effective and flowing Classical Pilates Mat class.

Part I: Pilates Mat Certificate Course – 12 hours

Prerequisite: A minimum of 25 hours previous anatomy study such as Fitness certification, etc.
* If you do not have 25 hours of anatomy training, we recommend 25 hours of independent study of the book Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germaine or another anatomy book of your choice.

  • Learn how to teach the matwork at three levels: modified basic, beginner, and intermediate, and how to transition between these levels in a safe and functional way
  • Develop a practical understanding of the anatomical and biomechanical principles of Pilates mat work
  • Gain the ability to teach 27 of the original Pilates mat exercises as well as the warm-up repertoire in group exercise and private training programming
  • Understand the 8 fundamental concepts and 5 learning principles of the Pilates Method
  • Revisit the roots of yoga in Joseph Pilates original mat program called ‘Contrology’
  • Learn how to detect improper form, cueing techniques and how to offer modifications, including prenatal alternatives to the mat program

Cost: $250 plus HST ($282.50)
Manual and Certificate of Course Completion Included

CECs Available. Canfit by petition. OFC 12 cec’s.

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Part II: Pilates Mat Instructor Certification- 12 hours

Prerequisite: Part I Pilates Mat Certificate Course, 30 hours of personal practice, 25 hours of practical teaching (these hours are logged independently).

  • Learn the advanced Pilates mat repertoire and hands on adjustment techniques
  • Complete the written and practical exams
  • Gain a reputable Pilates Mat Certification

This course is limited to those who have completed Part I and 25 hours of teaching.

Cost: $250 plus HST ($282.50)
Manual and Certificate of Course Completion Included

CECs Available. Canfit by petition. OFC 12 cec’s.

Course Dates