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Pilates Teacher Training & CPD Certification

via Udemy


Become a Classical Mat Pilates instructor with this accredited training course

What you'll learn:
  • The history, fundamentals and Principles of Pilates, neutral position & thoracic breathing
  • The Classical Mat Pilates method from beginner to advanced level
  • Core concepts and the connection between the breath and core stability
  • How to analyse each exercise so that you can modify/progress and safely teach all abilities
  • Anatomy & physiology, in particular, in-depth knowledge relevant to Pilates
  • How to recognise faulty postures and help correct them
  • Advanced teaching skills and class management
  • How to create interesting and balanced sequences including warm ups and closing sessions
  • Health, safety and welfare to keep you and your clients safe
  • Special populations: who you can and shouldn't teach
  • Tools to build a client base and marketing ideas to grow your business

All the information you need to teach Pilates Mat exercise confidently and competently is included in this accredited Pilates teacher training course. Upon successful completion you will recieve your Udemy Certificate of Completion. I can also issue a complimentary CPDcertificate.

Not only have I reaped the benefits of a personal practice, but I've had a tremendously rewarding career and I'd like to help you do the same by passing on the knowledge I've gained over the years.

"Josie has so much experience in Pilates, Yoga and Fitness industry and she shares her extensive knowledge very generously. Her lectures and materials are very clear and the way she gives instructions is very precise. Josie has always been very supportive and approachable. A teacher like her is hard to find and there is always so much to learn." Justina Kaselionyte

Pilates hasproved to beone of the most useful forms of exercise I've learned in the 40 years I've been actively interested in health and fitness. It's helped from a technique point of view with everything else I teach and seeing the difference it's made to my clients health and wellbeing has been particularly rewarding.

Simply helping clients correct their posture can improve or even cure many health issues including back problems, stress incontinence, preparation for/recovery after childbirth, arthritis and other joint problems, recovery and prevention of injuries, improved mental wellbeing and of course, a fit, strong, flexible body.


  • Well, there is the obvious benefit of distance learning so that you can fit the training in with your lifestyle and commitments.

  • The cost: you can take this training at a fraction of the fees charged by other training organisations, but don't be fooled: this is not an easy option! You must pass 2 final exams.

  • It is accredited and fulfils all requirements for a CPD training course which means it has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. You will be given the opportunity to receive a CPD certificate at the end of the course. Please watch the free preview lecture 4 for more information on CPD.

  • There is also the opportunity to progress to Certification for those who require it. Video assessments and lesson plans required*. Please note that this is entirely optional and separate from Udemy. Please watch the free preview lecture 5 for further details.

  • The content covers all the subjects recommended by the PMA, the UK level 3 guidelines specific to Pilates teacher training and is extremely thorough. Please watch free preview lecture 3 for Rules & Regulations.

  • I am always available to support you!

  • The course is mostly high quality video content with supporting documentation to which you have lifetime access.

  • There are plenty of assignments and suggested practices to help you achieve your goals.

This course is ideal

  • for anyone who wants to set up a business as a Pilates Matwork teacher

  • fitness instructors and personal trainers who would also like to offer Pilates (free preview lecture 3 essential viewing)

  • students who want an in-depth knowledge of Pilates

  • therapists and health care workers who want to add new skills to help their clients

"I absolutely LOVED this course! As a physiotherapist, it was wonderful to see detailed descriptions of the anatomical structures required for each exercise, as well as the physiological benefits. I am so excited to incorporate teaching into my practice, and have already been teaching daily classes to friends and family free of charge. Thank you so much for the useful resources as well :)" Amanda Anne Neri

All you need to take this course is a laptop (or any mobile device), a mat and a desire to learn a discipline that willimprove yours andyour clients or future clients health and wellbeing.

* Certification carries an extra fee to cover trainers time.

Taught by

Josie McKenlay


4.6 rating at Udemy based on 3344 ratings

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