Pilates Mat Teacher Training 2019

Pilates Dynamics – Pilates Teacher Training Centre

Would you like to pursue a career in Fitness & Health?

If you are passionate about people, health and fitness and you have decided that you would like to pursue a career in this field?  Then becoming a Pilates Instructor/Trainer is for you!

If you want to become a highly qualified Pilates Instructor with industry leading pilates studios, look no further than Pilates Dynamics Teacher Training Centre for top-notch Pilates training.

Are you a qualified Personal Trainer, Biokineticist, Physiotherapist or Movement Specialist or studying towards these qualifications and you would like to add an additional qualification to your resumé?

Then look no further than the International Teacher Training Certification of Pilates Dynamics for top quality Pilates training.  Adding our Pilates qualification to your existing qualifications will add great value to the current services you offer and boost your income potential.    

What Pilates qualifications is on offer at Pilates Dynamics?

We offer the following foundational pilates courses:

  • Pilates Mat & Small Equipment Course – Course starts on 8th February 2020
  • Pilates Large Equipment Course (Pilates large machines) & incorporating all small equipment – You need to have a Pilates Mat certificate, prior to doing this course, which starts on 27th March 2020
  • Pilates Comprehensive Course (this is the full course which is a combination of 1 and 2 above) – Course starts on 8th February 2020

Is Pilates Dynamics running any specials or discounts on these courses?

Yes, we offer a 10% discount on any of these 3 courses, providing you register and pay before the 13th December 2019 for the course starting on 8th February 2020. 

Should you not be able to make the 8th February 2020 course date, you can register for the next course starting on 10th July 2020, and providing you register and pay before the 31st May 2020 you will qualify for the 10% discount.    

Contact the studio for more information.

What course material is covered in the above courses?

  • Pilates Mat & Small Equipment Course: (Total hours = 100)
    • Mat Levels 1; 2; and 3 (Basic to Advance exercises)
    • History of Pilates
    • Guidelines for Teaching and Professionalism
    • Applied Anatomy
    • Faulty Posture Patterns
    • Injuries & Pathologies
    • Exercise Recommendations & Contra-indications
    • Exercise Adaptions (Variations & Modifications)
    • Muscle and Goal descriptions per exercise
    • Integration and Use of Props & Small Equipment (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)
    • Teaching and Cueing Skills
    • Program Flow and Program examples
  • Pilates Large Equipment Course: (Pilates Large Machines) (Total hours = 350)
    • Pilates Reformer, Pilates Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrels, Arc Barrels (Basic to Advance exercises)
    • Muscle Imbalances
    • Faulty Movement Patterns & Neuromuscular Re-education
    • Injuries & Pathologies
    • Exercise Adaption (Variations & Modifications)
    • Muscle and Goal description per exercise
    • Exercise Recommendations & Contra-indications
    • Integration and Use of all Props and Small Equipment as listed in 1 above
    • Teaching and Cueing Skills
    • Program Flow and Program examples
  • Pilates Comprehensive Course: (Pilates Mat & Small Equipment and Pilates Large Equipment/machines – 1 and 2 above combined): (Total hours = 450, a combination of Pilates Mat & Small Equipment 100 hours and Pilates Large Equipment 350 hours)

This is the Full Course comprising of Mat & Small and Large equipment as indicated in 1 and 2 above

What is the recognition/accreditation of the Pilates courses offered at Pilates Dynamics?

  1. Our Pilates Mat, Large Equipment and Comprehensive courses are in line with the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) requirements. This institution is a professional agency that provides 3rd party Pilates Certification testing that will establish your legitimacy and your compatibility with the teaching and safety standards established by a range of experts in the international field of Pilates. This will establish you firmly as one of the top trainers in the Universal Pilates Industry.
  2. Our Pilates Mat, Large Equipment and Comprehensive courses are recognised by the Pilates Education Association (PEA). The Pilates Education Association (PEA) 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.
  3. Our Teacher Training Courses are endorsed by REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa) which is the Registered Professional Body for the Fitness and Pilates Industry that recognises qualifications and expertise. REPS 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. Our Pilates Mat and Pilates Large Equipment has been awarded 20 CPD points each.
  4. Pilates Dynamics is also an affiliate studio of the Pilates Education Institute (PEI) in the USA and our programs are offered in 15 different countries.

Not only are our courses internationally recognised, but we offer intensive courses and you will be continuously supported throughout your Pilates journey by our very qualified team of Pilates professional trainers/instructors. We are here to mentor you towards a successful and rewarding Pilates career.

Our pilates courses offer a dynamic, integrative approach to the art of teaching and practising Pilates and encompass strength, power, support and agility to assist clients in achieving their fitness and wellness goals.

We are here to teach you how to teach – not just what to teach!

What is the method of course evaluation in order to obtain a pilates certification/qualification?

Every course is subject to completing a certain number of practical hours, prior to writing exams.

Upon completion of exams, there is a theory and 2 practical exam sections to be completed successfully.  The pass rate is 70% and the exams are structured as follows:

  • Writing of a theoretical exam paper of 2,5 hours
  • Followed by an individual practical demonstration of exercises – approximately 30 minutes
  • Followed by an hour-long teacher training class on an individual/s

The exams will be marked by an Assessor and a Moderator.

Does Pilates Dynamics offer any short courses and workshops for qualified Pilates Instructors?

Yes, we offer various workshops to enhance and broaden your knowledge.  Dates for next year will be confirmed towards the end of this year, so keep a constant eye on our website for this and any other courses/workshops to be added.  The page link for short courses are:- https://pilatesdynamics.co.za/pilates-teacher-training-courses/ 

What makes us different?

  • We are internationally recognised with global affiliations and professional associations
  • The lecturers of the courses have been exposed to numerous style of Pilates and have any years of training and education experience (nationally and internationally) and hold various other degrees like BA Biokenetics Honours, Yoga, Dance and Ballet.
  • Our courses are in-depth and intensive and offer an integration of anatomy, injuries and pathologies with recommendations and contra-indications, and exercise goals to ensure an understanding of the work
  • We offer a very comprehensive compilation of exercises
  • We are flexible in terms of finances to enable you to obtain a quality Pilates education
  • We understand that people lead busy lives, therefore it is not always possible to do all the required hours at OUR studio, therefore you can do your hours at OTHER studios and a portion of the hours ONLINE
  • At our studio you will be able to attend group mat and group large equipment classes at no charge for a period of 3 to 5 months, depending on the course selected, which will count towards your practical hours
  • 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
  • if you are a discovery vitality or a momentum multiply medical aid member, you can earn points for every workout and visit.

How do we book or make further enquiries?

Contact Pilates Dynamics on 011-792 5459 or 072 999 2229 or email: info@pilatesdynamics.co.za   Our website address is: www.pilatesdynamics.co.za