Teacher Training



The Cutting Edge Approach to Pilates Teacher Training

Align will offer the PSC contemporary approach to the original exercise method developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s; one that preserves the essence of the original technique but incorporates current training methods.

This comprehensive 450-hour program is offered in a modular or comprehensive 16-week format.  The class size is limited to ensure a high level of attention and service.  A fully photographic Manual will be provided to you for the course or module(s) you will attend.

Each student will learn:
– Fundamental Pilates principles and philosophies
– Client assessment and alignment protocol
– Anatomy and biomechanics taught using visual aids in an interactive environment
– Pilates Mat Repertoire
– Reformer Repertoire
– Cadillac/Trapeze Table Repertoire
– Wunda/Combo Chair Repertoire
– Small apparatus skills utilizing the jump board, magic circle, rotating discs, balance/wobble board, foam rollers, thera bands and balls
– Combining Classical and Progressive Pilates styles with modifications and variations
– Creative training and program development skills for any level of proficiency
– Medical anatomical terminology 
– Verbal and tactile cueing skills
– Attitude, confidence and composure of professional instructor
– Studio etiquette and equipment safety
– Ethics and scope of practice
– Understanding indications and contraindications for specific injuries/dysfunctions and special circumstances
– Graduates will meet the criteria for, and be prepared to take the Pilates Method Alliance Certification Exam™

Full Course $4,900
Includes Fundamentals/Start Up Course, Mat and Apparatus

Modular Pilates Apparatus Program
Fundamentals: $300
Pilates Mat: $1,000
Reformer: $2,000
Cadillac: $1,000
Chair: $1,000

Information and Registration:
Personally contact studio owner/Master Trainer Julie Amick at julofnile@sbcglobal.net for more information.