Pilates Mat Instructor

This short course will provide you with the skills to teach beginner to intermediate Pilates classes in a mainstream gym or studio environment.

Where & How to Study

(JHB) Bedfordview Cape Town Durban

Pilates Mat Instructor

Course Requirements

No previous qualifications or requirements needed.

Course Description

This is a Pilates Mat training programme that provides a solid foundation in the principles of Pilates, including; alignment, breathing and core contraction. You will progress from a beginner level focusing on core strengthening exercises and postural awareness to an intermediate level that introduces more complex movements. A Pilates Mat instructor helps in achieving a client’s optimum physical health through a series of movements that are designed to improve posture through breathing, flexibility as well as strength.

It is ideal for anyone looking to secure a basic-level teaching credential and for existing fitness professionals looking to up their versatility and marketability as trainers. With this qualification, you have the opportunity to do what you love while having flexible working hours and running your own business!

With this course you will be able to teach beginner to intermediate Pilates classes in a mainstream gym or studio environment.

Studying personal training is a lot more than just reading the course content! All of our qualifications requires the student to complete a certain amount of hours of shadowing (work integrated learning). Not only is this required to pass the course but will also be of benefit to you as it will help you obtain real world experience before entering the fitness industry. It will also give you in-the-field experience that you won’t get in a classroom and it allows you to explore the industry before committing to it full time.

Subjects & Modules
  • History of Pilates
  • Basic Anatomy
  • Posture
  • Muscle Imbalance
  • Mobilisation
  • Activation and Strengthening
  • Stretches
  • Teaching Pilates
Accreditations & Certifications

20 REPSSA endorsed CPD points

Career Opportunities
  • Instruct Pilates Mat classes at a beginner to intermediate level within a gym or studio environment
  • Improve your versatility and expertise as an existing trainer


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