In-Studio Course Info Pack

Internationally Recognized & Certified Pilates Teacher Training – In-Studio Info Pack

We offer the following Training: Four (4) Internationally Recognized and Certified Teacher Training Qualifications (Pilates Mat & Small Equipment; Pilates Comprehensive &

Various Short Courses for Qualified Fitness & Pilates Trainers who are interested in furthering their learning and knowledge.


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Recognition of prior learning is granted to students wishing to obtain their Comprehensive qualification in possession of a Pilates Mat qualification.
The cost of converting a Mat Qualification into a Comprehensive Qualification is indicated in 1.3 below;

1.3 Comprehensive Conversion Course: (This is the Large Equipment [Pilates Machines] section of the Comprehensive Pilates course. NB: a pre-requisite is a Pilates mat qualification under 1.1 above)

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Should you decide to continue with the Comprehensive Conversion Course (Large Equipment Pilates Machines) in the same year that the Certified Mat work Section has been completed, a discount of 10% will apply on the Comprehensive Conversion Course price, together with an additional fee of R1000 for the course materials.

1.4 Intensive Reformer Course: (The Reformer Pilates Machine) – NB: a pre-requisite is a Pilates mat qualification under 1.1 above)

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The Intensive Reformer Course can be done on it’s own as shown above, should you not wish to do the full Comprehensive Conversion (All Large Pilates Machines) course, as indicated in 1.3 above. A pre-requisite is a Pilates Mat Qualification.


  • Tests are written throughout the course. These tests/assessments do not count towards the final mark and are only done to evaluate progress at various stages during the course. Dates will be confirmed with students.
  • Exam Dates: Exams are written in April / July / November annually (dates to be determined).
  • The pass rate for exams is 70%.
  • Exams are made up of a Theoretical exam and 2 Practical Exams.
  • Exams are evaluated by an Assessor and a Moderator.
  • The 1st months’ installment is due on registration.
  • Courses are limited to a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10 participants. We reserve the right to cancel or postpone a course should this criteria not be achieved.

Course Dates

Pilates Mat & Small Equipment Course (100 Hours in total)

Course Material:
Anatomy; Mat Levels 1 ; 2; and 3; Use of Props and small equipment; Injuries & Pathologies; Pregnancy; Teaching & Cueing Skills; Program Planning.

Pilates Comprehensive Course – Includes the Pilates Mat & Small Equipment Course above (450 Hours)

Reformer; Caddilac; Chair; Ladder Barrels; Arc Barrels (Basic to Advanced Levels); Muscle Imbalances & Movement Patters; Additional Injuries & Pathologies to that which is covered in the Pilates Mat Course; Pregnancy; Program Flow, Teaching & Cueing Skills; Program Planning & Examples.

NB: The Pilates Mat and Small Equipment Teacher Training Course runs in conjunction with the Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training Course.

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In-studio Group Mat & Comprehensive Teacher Training
2022 Next GROUP Course dates:

Mat & Comprehensive courses

Mat course:

  • Friday 25th February (12h00-17h00)
  • Saturday 26th February (08h00-13h00)
  • Friday 18th March (12h00-17h00)
  • Saturday 19th March (08h00-13h00)

Comprehensive course:
Mat Course Section:

  • Friday 25th February (12h00-17h00)
  • Saturday 26th February (08h00-13h00)
  • Friday 18th March (12h00-17h00)
  • Saturday 19th March (08h00-13h00)

Conversion Course Section (Large Equipment):

  • Friday 8th April (09h00-18h00)
  • Saturday 9th April (08h00-17h00)
  • Friday 22nd April (09h00-18h00)
  • Saturday 23rd April (08h00-17h00)

NB: The Comprehensive conversion course starts on the 8th of April 2021.

Intensive Reformer course:

  • Friday 8th April (09h00-18h00)
  • Saturday 9th April (08h00-17h00)

In-studio Group Mat & Comprehensive Teacher Training
2022 Next GROUP Course dates:

Next Online Course Dates:

To be confirmed

  • 2 Additional Practical Tutorial Sessions of 2 hours each will be scheduled on dates to be determined (1 midway during the lectures and 1 at the end of the lecture dates
  • Please note that all above courses can also be done on a private (one-on-one) tuition basis, times and availability to be arranged between student and lecturers. Contact our facility for
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What is the course recognition?

  • Our Courses have been allocated 20 CPD points (Continuing Professional Developing point system) by REPSSA, who is the Register of Exercise Professionals in South Africa, which
    recognizes qualifications and expertise. REPSSA set an international standard bench-mark and run across the whole of Europe, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, U.A.E., Canada,
    Belgium, Poland, USA, and South Africa.
  • Pilates Dynamics is affiliated to the Pilates Education Institute in the USA which is a worldwide Pilates Educator with a renowned curriculum utilized in the USA and abroad.
  • Our courses are recognized by the Pilates Education Association, which is a 3rd party non-profit organization whose purpose it is to establish quality within the international Pilates
    community to ensure safety and maintain high standards.
  • Our Courses are in line with the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) requirements and our Program Director is a member of the PMA.
  • Our Courses are endorsed by BASA (Biokinetics Association of South Africa.)
    1. Pilates Mat Course – PPB008/B002/2019/00665 Level 2 – 24 CPD points
    2. Pilates Comprehensive Course – PPB008/B002/2020/00678 – Level 2 – 30 CPD points
    3. Pilates Comprehensive Conversion Course – PPB008/B002/2019/00666 – Level 2 – 30 CPD points

Who Are Our Lectures?

  • We offer an intensive and in-depth course in line with international standards.
  • You will be continuously supported throughout your Pilates journey by our very qualified team of Pilates professionals;
  • Our Teacher Trainers/Lecturers have been exposed to numerous different styles of Pilates and have many years of training and education experience;
  • Our Teacher Trainers/Lecturers hold the following degrees, in addition to Pilates Qualifications: –
    – Physiotherapy Degree
    – BA Human Movement Science
    – BHSc Honours Biokinetics
    – Personal Training Qualifications
    – Professional Dance and Ballet
    – BA Sports Science Honours
    – Diploma Ballroom and Latin American Dance
    – Continuous courses and workshops annually to stay at the forefront of the Pilates Industry
  • Our Teacher Trainers/Lecturers have had exposure both nationally and internationally;
  • Our mission is to mentor you towards a successful and rewarding Pilates career; and
  • We are here to teach you how to teach, not just what to teach.

What makes us different:

  • We are internationally recognized with global affiliations and professional associations;
  • The lecturers of the courses have been exposed to numerous styles of Pilates and have many years of training and education experience (both nationally and
  • Our courses are in-depth and intensive and offer integration of anatomy, injuries, and pathologies with recommendations and contra-indications, and exercise goals
    to ensure an understanding of the work; Courses include 2 practical tutorials of 2 hours each: 1 midway through the lectures and 1 at the end of the lecture dates.
  • We offer a very comprehensive compilation of exercises; including a full exercise video library of exercises in our manual AND pre-recorded Pilates Classes pre-approved
  • We understand that people lead busy lives, therefore it is not always possible to do all the required hours at OUR studio so you can do your hours at OTHER pre-approved studios;
  • The Pilates Mat Course is also offered online – using the same in-studio course manual and material – to ensure the same high standards and quality;
  • Students will have access to our studio for practice and observation hours for a period of 3 to 5 months, depending on the course selected;
  • At our studio, you will be exposed to the integration of a variety of small equipment like Ballet Barre, TRX, Bosus, Kettlebells, Weights, Balls – big and small, Thera-bands, Foam Rollers, Air Cushions, Arc Barrels, Step Barrels, and Toning Bars, Rotation Discs, to name but a few

Refund Policy

No refunds are given should a student fail to attend the course following acceptance, confirmation and payment of the deposit or once-off cost payment, or any other amount paid towards the course.

No refunds are given if a student misses any module/s.

If you are a Discovery Vitality member, you can earn points for every workout attended at our studio.

For information on our International recognition and certification please click on the following link:


Various short courses
offered for qualified personal trainers and Pilates Instructors.


Terms and conditions Online info pack


  1. By signing, which signature may be inclusive and subject to the definition and provisions set out in section 13 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002, the student acknowledges that he/she has read and understands all of the requirements and guidelines and agrees to all of the terms of this contract. The student also accepts and confirms formal application of this course and that the full once-off course, 20% or 25% deposit (depending on the payment plan chosen) will be due and payable immediately with the submission of this application form.
  • No refunds are given if a student misses any module/s, fails to complete the practical hours, fails the exams, or fails to complete the course for any reason whatsoever.
  • No refunds are given should a student fail to attend or complete the course following acceptance, confirmation and payment of the deposit or once-off cost payment, or any other amount paid towards the course. (Initials)  _______________
  1. If a payment plan option is chosen, the first instalment will become due and payable on the 1st day of the immediately succeeding

month, after signature of this agreement, and all payments will be due monthly in advance on the 1st day of every subsequent month. 

  1. Late payments will be subject to interest being charged on your outstanding amount and the interest will be compounded monthly at a rate of 2%.
  2. All course fees are inclusive of VAT
  3. We reserve the right to terminate any student from our teacher training program for misconduct and/or any other unprofessional behaviour, destructive commentary and criticism about the studio, its’ employees, and its’ operations. Misconduct is defined as, but not limited to, violent behaviour, alcohol or drug use, sexual misconduct, verbal or physical abuse, scandalous behaviour, and property damage or theft. There will be no monetary refund if a student is terminated from the program.
  4. The student acknowledges that he/she is in excellent mental and physical health before entering this program and participates in the program at his/her own risk, and failure to duly and timeously inform Pilates Dynamics Studio (Pty) Ltd of any mental or physical health problems will indemnify Plates Dynamics Studio Pty (Ltd) and its employees, agents or representatives of any harm or damages you may suffer.
  5. The student agrees to attend all the dates allocated to this course in respect of tests/assignments/exams/workshops.
  6. The student agrees to release the studio and all the instructors/educators from any and all liability.
  7. The student agrees to write the tests, theory and practical exams on the dates as stipulated by the studio.
  8. A summary of hours will be requested by Pilates Dynamics on a weekly basis to monitor log sheets and any misrepresentation of facts will result in termination.
  9. Students are only eligible to write exams on the completion of the following course requirements:
  • Attendance of all modules
  • Completion of all practical hours
  1. Tests: The pass rate of the tests are 70% or higher for each section. Tests/assessments are written throughout the modules. These tests/assessments do not count toward the final mark and are only done to evaluate progress at various stages during the course. Students agree to write these tests on the dates as stipulated by the studio. Tests cannot be re-scheduled to alternative dates.
  2. The student specifically acknowledges that he/she shall not cause or permit the teaching materials to be copied, duplicated, photographed, scanned, entered into any form of electronic memory bank of any kind or duplicated in any form or fashion, as Pilates Dynamics Studio (Pty) Ltd retains intellectual property of the aforementioned materials and such distribution, without consent, is expressly prohibited.
  3. Completion of the course does not imply automatic award of a certificate. Students’ skills will be evaluated on an individual basis and on successful completion of the exams, a training certificate will be granted at the sole discretion of the Director of Pilates Dynamics Studio (Pty).
  4. In the event that a student misses lecture module/s, private tuition is available from the Teacher Trainer at an additional hourly fee of R500. Lecture modules catch-up sessions need to be completed prior to being allowed to proceed with the next/following lecture modules. Students will not qualify for exams unless all lecture modules have been attended, or the outstanding lecture modules have been caught up and all practical hours have been completed, verified and signed off by Pilates Dynamics Studio (Pty) Ltd.
  5. Issue of certificate: The exam pass rate which is 70% (the exam date will be determined by the studio at the sole discretion of the studio) and on passing of the exam the student will be issued the certificate.
  6. Exams: Students agree to write the exams on the dates as stipulated by the studio. Exams cannot be re-scheduled and postponed to alternative dates.

The student has the right to appeal the results and may request a re-mark in writing if the student has failed any exam module, subject to a fee of R250. The appeal will need to be lodged within 48 hours after receiving the results.

  1. Students will have a maximum of ONE Calendar year -from date of registration- within which to complete their course, failing which they will redo the full course again at the prevailing course fees.
  2. Log Sheets in respect of recorded practical hours: Log sheets need to be submitted to Pilates Dynamics for sign-off weekly on Fridays. The completion of hours and the way in which hours are to be logged, together with proof thereof, shall be in line with the studios policies and procedures and the student acknowledges that such processes have been explained to the students who accepts same.
  3. The student agrees that the studio and lecturers shall not be held liable or responsible for damages, injuries or any physical changes arising out of the actions of course attendees due to their alliance upon course materials in respect of any movement and-/ or exercise during the course or thereafter. The student therefore indemnifies and holds harmless the studio, any of its’ employees and lecturers from a lawsuit or legal action.
  4. Consent is given to Pilates Dynamics to use photographs and videos of students for commercial use and marketing purposes, and such consent is granted indefinitely.
  5. This agreement constitutes the whole agreement and no amendment or variation to this agreement will be of any force and effect unless such is reduced to writing and signed by both parties and such signature includes the definition and provision of section 13 of the Electronic Communication and Transactions Act 25 of 2002.
  6. No waiver by Pilates Dynamics Studio (Pty) Ltd of any of its rights in terms of this agreement will constitute and amendment or repudiation of rights to this agreement, and such rights created by this agreement remain enforceable against the student at the discretion of Pilates Dynamics CC.
  7. The student agrees and undertakes due to having access to the good will, intellectual property, trade secrets and clientele of Pilates Dynamics Studio (Pty) Ltd during their training to refrain from contacting, negotiating or entering into any agreements with clients of Pilates Dynamics Studio (Pty) Ltd, for the producing of any Pilates related services or products, indefinitely.
  8. Should you breach the terms of clause 24 above, you will be held liable for losses and the legal costs for instituting any action for enforcement or protection of any rights in terms of this agreement will be for your account and such costs will be recoverable on attorneys own client scale.                                                                           


(Initials) _____________________


  1. No applicant will be denied on the basis of race, national origin, colour, reed, religion, sex, age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.


  1. Terms and Conditions are subject to change.




I, .……………………………………………………………….., have read, understood and agreed to the above terms and conditions.                   






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I agree to the Terms and Conditions
*By affixing my initial to this form, I declare myself to be responsible for my own health and safety while participating in classes and any other sessions at Pilates Dynamics Studio and thereby release, acquit, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Pilates Dynamics Studio, its officers, personnel, employees and agents from any and all cause or causes of injury. In addition, Pilates Dynamics shall not be responsible or liable for any articles lost, stolen or damages, in or about the studio.
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