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The CENTER FOR MOVEMENT training program's mission is to provide the opportunity for candidates to become highly skilled certified instructors in the Pilates method of body conditioning. CENTER FOR MOVEMENT, a preeminent Pilates studio since 1998, strictly adheres to the philosophical and physiological principles incorporated by Joseph Pilates in his formulation of the Pilates method. Our comprehensive program not only introduces the candidate to the precise movements essential for the proper execution of each exercise but also focuses on techniques of instruction vital to producing a positive client experience.
As a Center for Movement apprentice, you will learn to teach on all Pilates equipment and get the training you need to start your career as a fully-certified Pilates instructor.
What does the Pilates teacher training entail?
The program consists of 60 hours of training seminars and 400 hours of apprenticeship. The seminars will include in-depth discussions and hands-on instruction of the Pilates Method and its principles. We will demonstrate correct executions of exercises and share practical teaching tips. Discussions will include safety concerns, injuries, exercise modifications, and correct body placement.
Correct usage of all Pilates apparatus will be taught and includes: Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, small and large Barrels, Spine corrector, Pedipole, Magic Circle and additional Pilates accessories.
What is the cost of the program?Tuition cost for the comprehensive training program at Center For Movement is $3800. This fee includes: seminars, use of studio equipment and manuals, observation, two floor or tower mat class per week, evaluations, apprenticeship, and discounts for all private and semi-private sessions.
What sets us apart from other training programsWith our intimate, small group environment you will receive a lot of personalized and hands on instruction. Students will have the oppurtunity to work with our world class instructors who are the most sought after in the business. We care about each and every one of our students and will guide you throughout the process of becoming a fully certified instructor. We take pride in our reputation of producing highly skilled, successful instructors since 2003. You won't find a quality comprehensive training program for less than ours.
"Center for Movement's Pilates Teacher Certification Program was an amazing experience.CFM prepared me to be a great instructor, and I left the program with a high level of confidence." Barbara Schneider, CFM Training Program Graduate