mat training

ITT Pilates Mat Instructor Training Program

The ITT Pilates Mat Instructor Training Program is designed for those who wish to teach group Mat classes, private Mat sessions and/or home programs for private clients.

The ITT Pilates Mat program includes Anatomy and Core Dynamics, the fundamentals to all Pilates Exercises, Level 1 and 2 Mat Exercises and a final exam. This in-depth training focuses on teaching you how to embody and apply the ITT Pilates principles of sound biomechanics with insightful cueing and protocols for working with all types of individuals. The goal is to provide you with a program that develops excellent teaching skills and the confidence to become employed as a Pilates Mat instructor.

Fall Program Dates 2016

Friday November 4th: 12:30pm-6:00pm

Saturday November 5th: 9:00am-6:00pm

Sunday November 6th: 9:00am-6:00pm

Monday November 7th: 9:00am-6:00pm

Friday December 2nd: 12:30pm-6:00pm

Saturday December 3rd: 9:00am-6:00pm

Sunday December 4th: 9:00am-6:00pm

Monday December 5th: 9:00am-6:00pm

Saturday January 21st: 10:00am-2:00pm Test out exam-written and practical

For the ITT Pilates Mat Instructor Certificate, students must attend all of the following workshops:

  • Anatomy and Core Dynamics (10 hours)
  • Essential Exercises Part 1 and 2 (24 hours)
  • Mat Exercises Level 1 and 2 (24 hours)
  • A written and practical Final exam (3 hours)

During the training, participants are also required to complete:

  • 20 hours of Self-Practice
  • 25 hours of Teaching Practice

Our studio, Center of Movement Studio, is available during the weekends and weekdays, at no additional cost, to help you fulfill your hours of self-practice, teaching practice and observation.
Plan on spending a minimum of 5 hours per week, in addition to the weekend intensives, in order to practice the material and complete the required hours for the Mat exam.

Prerequisites: minimum of 15 Mat classes and a letter of recommendation from a certified Pilates instructor.

Materials:
Trail Guide to the Body, by Andrew Biel
Anatomy of Movement, by Blandine Calais-Germain
These books may be purchased from Amazon.com. There is some reading required prior to the first workshop so please purchase your books well in advance.

Manuals: 
$80 for 2 manuals ($40 each)
Certification fee: $1,495

Total program cost:
$1,575

Inquire at haven@centerofmovementstudio.com or 530-210-3644