Teacher Training

Equilibrium is excited to partner with Beacon Pilates to host teacher trainings. Beacon Pilates is a classical comprehensive teacher-training program approved by the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA). The program is run by long-time teacher trainer and Beacon Pilates studio owner Juliet Harvey. Juliet received her Pilates Certification from Power Pilates in 2000, and was a teacher trainer for them from 2002-2014. With experience leading teacher-training workshops in NYC and throughout the U.S., Europe, and South America, Juliet now leads teacher-training workshops at Beacon and other Pilates studios.

Beacon Pilates Teacher Training Program is 500 hours, broken down into three sections:

Comprehensive Beginner and Intermediate Mat Course

The program is 50 hours total. Broken down into 32 hours of in-classroom instruction from a senior-level teacher, 10 hours of mat classes, and 8 hours of self study; practice teaching with supplementary videos. Read on for more information.

Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training Level 1

This program is designed to give teachers a firm foundation and understanding of the classical Pilates technique. Each participant will be able to give an informed and thoughtful workout to clients up to an Intermediate level. The program is 225 hours divided into 70 hours of in-classroom instruction, 65 hours of observation, 65 hours of practice, and 25 hours of taking classes.

Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training Level 2

Participants will learn how to teach the classical Pilates vocabulary to clients of all levels—including Advanced. The program is 225 hours divided into 70 hours of in-classroom instruction, 65 hours of observation, 65 hours of practice, and 25 hours of taking classes. Upon completion, participants will have a total of 500 hours and are eligible to sit for the PMA exam.

Who can take the Teacher-Training Program?

This program is good for the Pilates lover seeking to become a well-rounded, fully certified instructor under the tutelage of world-class training. 

Abridged program and reduced pricing is available for those with previous teacher experience looking to deepen their knowledge base and understanding of the Pilates method. The program is also well suited for Physical Therapists, and Physical Therapy Assistants who want to add the Pilates method to their tool kit. Read more about Pilates-based rehab.

For more information contact Juliet@beaconpilates.com