Gain the skills needed to work in a fully equipped Pilates studio.


MOVEMENT PRINCIPLES: Movement Principles is the pre-requisite for any Balanced Body training. This module provides a solid foundation for training in any environment, with any equipment. These simple movements and pre-Pilates exercises are built upon in all other Balanced Body modules. A focus on understanding common movement patterns prepares instructors to be excellent at problem solving, goal setting and learning new exercise techniques with ease. 

Trapeze Table/Cadillac (18 hours)

The Trapeze Table provides a range of exercises from beginner to super advanced and the details needed to safely and correctly set up the equipment to support or challenge. 

Time is spent breaking down more complex exercises into digestible movements that are useful for a diverse clientele taking them through a combination of Movement Principles.

Wunda Chair (14 hours)

The Pilates chair is perfect for challenging your more athletic clients as well as accommodating during pregnancy. There is a strong focus on upper body exercises and spinal mobility . 

Repertoire covered includes original Pilates exercises on the Combo Chair plus variations on the EXO chair with single or split pedal options.

Barrels (6 hours)

This module includes exercises and variations for the Step Barrel, Pilates Arc and Ladder Barrel, all are excellent tools for enhancing your clients spinal mobility. 

Students will also take the Pilates Arc onto the Reformer to understand how these two apparatus can be combined for additional support or challenge in group classes and private sessions.

Reformer 1 (16 hours)

Reformer 1 introduces the Reformer and includes a variety of supine, seated and standing exercises for the beginner to intermediate client that build upon concepts learned in Movement Principles. Reformer 1 includes guidelines for training clients with Osteoporosis or during pregnancy and post birth.

Reformer 2 (16 hours)

Reformer 2 expands the potential of the Reformer with intermediate and advanced repertoire in a range of orientations.

Included are modifications and precautions, along with program designs, for special populations and lots of hands on teaching experience.

Reformer 3 (16 hours)

Reformer 3 is the pinnacle of the Reformer work and includes advanced and super advanced exercises. 

Reformer 3 focusses on exercise sequencing and builds an understanding of how to break down more complex movements to make them more achievable..

Mat 1 (16 hours)

Mat 1 includes an introduction to the history and principles of the Pilates method and the beginning and intermediate level exercises.

Each exercise includes guidance on modifications, progressions, exercise purpose and precautions for injuries and special populations.

Mat 1 also explores guidelines for teaching clients who are pregnant, postnatal and those with Osteoporosis.

Mat 2 (16 hours)

Mat 2 teaches the remaining intermediate and advanced level Mat exercises for a complete understanding of the Pilates Mat program.

Lectures include progressive skill development to achieve the advanced exercises and suggestions for creating successful Mat classes.

In Mat 2 there is a strong focus on taking verbal and hands on cueing to the next level.

Mat 3 (16 hours)

Mat 3 can be taken for continuing education credits or simply to add infinite variety to your current Mat programming. 

Mat 3 completes the mat training by adding rings, rollers, bands and balls to the traditional Mat exercises learnt in Mat 1 and Mat2. 

In addition, it includes functional exercises for the upper and lower body expanding the Mat work beyond the core to develop whole body strength and flexibility. 

Requirements for Studio completion:

     COURSE COST : $7900*

*Payment plans available. Cost includes face-to-face Movement Principles, contact us for costing  with online Movement Principles.


Looking for a Single Module?

No problem! All Balanced Body courses are module based, so  you can join us for a single module. 

This is the perfect format for continued education for those who are already qualified, or a nice way to dip your toes in before committing to a full course if you’re considering a career change. 

If you have studied with a different education provider, this is a great way for you to get a feel for how Balanced Body works.

Single modules are $900 each for two days of face to face training, except Barrels which is $595