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.

Part II PMI can be done by correspondence for those who aren’t able to make it to a course. To register call 416-588-3568. Online registration currently not available for correspondence courses.

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