Pilates education – Comprehensive teacher trainer program

THE PILATES STANDARD Studio Apparatus Training is the most comprehensive program available today

It is a 9-18 month course with 450 – 600 apprentice hours required. The program contains exercises of all levels (First timer – Challenge) including exercises on Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chairs, Barrels, Ped-0-Pull and Magic Circle. This program can also be taken in an intensive course over 12 days. Educational content of the Comprehensive – Studio Apparatus training is teaching Pilates lessons to clients of any age or fitness level, systematic planning of a lesson using all apparatuses, using the Pilates principles in regard to: INTRO, IDEAL and CHALLENGE exercises Methodic und Didactics.

  • 6 intensive weekends (1. FIRST TIMER level, 2. INTRO level, 3. IDEAL level, 4. IDEAL level, 5. Ideal Level and Anatomy/orthopedic foundation, 6. CHALLENGE level)
  • 24h student meetings (mandatory)
  • 450 – 600 observation hours in an affiliate studio of THE PILATES STANDARD or an approved studio (observation hours begin after the first weekend course) THE PILATES STANDARD reserves the right to decide number of observation hours required by each student.
  • Attendance of at least 1 Pilates class per week (THE PILATES STANDARD can change the amount of trainings hours for each individual student)
  • Teach one beginner lesson (in approved studio)
  • During THE PILATES STANDARD studio apparatus training 450 – 600 observation hours are required before taking the final exam.

The exact number varies from student to student depending on how the material is processed.
Do not compare yourself with other students. After the first weekend you will begin observation hours. Please submit your hours to the studio in which you complete them. The duration of the course is 9-18 months. If the timeframe is extended a tuition may be raised by €150/month.

EDUCATION GOALS

  • Teaching Pilates sessions for clients of all ages and physical capacities
  • Systematically structuring sessions using all pieces of equipment
  • Application of the Pilates principles in teaching the INTRO, IDEAL, and CHALLENGE level exercises.
  • Methodology and didactics
  • THE PILATES STANDARD Philosophy
  • Application of THE PILATES STANDARD teaching principles
  • Modifications and variations
  • Anatomy pertinent to Pilates
  • Handle clients with “special conditions” 
  • Post-rehabilitative training and teaching technique

PREREQUISITES

  • THE PILATES STANDARD INTRO Matwork training or a minimum of 10 Matwork sessions
  • A minimum of 10 sessions on the Pilates apparatuses taken in an affiliate studio of THE PILATES STANDARD or other approved studio.
  • During the Comprehensive education you must complete 450-600 apprentice hours.

OBSERVATION HOURS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Observe lessons in approved studio
  2. Assist other teachers
  3. Practice independently
  4. Attend a minimum of 1 group class per week attend weekly apprentice meeting
  5. Set up, clean and maintain equipment teach INTRO – CHALLENGE mat classes
  6. After 300h check up, start to teach ”clients” in the studio

EXAMS & CERTIFICATIONS

Upon passing the exam you will receive THE PILATES STANDARD Comprehensive certificate of completion. If a retest is needed, you can retest within a total of 3 months.

1st retest free within 3 month.
2nd retest fee= $100 within 2 months. 3rd retest fee= $100 within 3 months.

April 2024

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Port Washington

We:1 April 5-7, WE2: May 3-5, WE3: June 21-23, WE4: July 19-21, WE5: Sept 13-15, WE6: Oct 18-20

Friday, 5 April 2024 - Sunday, 20 October 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (29 weeks)

  • Port Washington
Presented by
Tricia O'Donnell
  • €5,700.00 incl.
We:1 April 5-7, WE2: May 3-5, WE3: June 21-23, WE4: July 19-21, WE5: Sept 13-15, WE6: Oct 18-20

Fri 5 Apr 2024 - Sun 20 Oct 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (29 weeks)

The full vocabulary and apparatus, a 6×3 day program and includes a total of 450 – 600 apprentice hours. 3 check ups and one final exam, First timer/Intro – Challenge level, Anatomy & orthopedic fundamental.

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Hamburg

12 day intensive

Monday, 8 April 2024 - Saturday, 13 April 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (6 days)

  • Hamburg
Presented by
Tony Rockoff
  • €5,700.00 incl.
12 day intensive

Mon 8 Apr 2024 - Sat 13 Apr 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (6 days)

The full vocabulary and apparatus, a 6×3 day program and includes a total of 450 – 600 apprentice hours. 3 check ups and one final exam, First timer/Intro – Challenge level, Anatomy & orthopedic fundamental.

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Friday, 26 April 2024 - Sunday, 20 October 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (26 weeks)

  • Carmel
Presented by
Alexandra Edwards
  • €5,700.00 incl.

Fri 26 Apr 2024 - Sun 20 Oct 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (26 weeks)

The full vocabulary and apparatus, a 6×3 day program and includes a total of 450 – 600 apprentice hours. 3 check ups and one final exam, First timer/Intro – Challenge level, Anatomy & orthopedic fundamental.

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May 2024

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Uster

Teil 1: 30.5 /31.5/1.6/2.6 Teil 2: 26.9/27.9/28.9/29.9 Teil 3: 21.11/22.11/23.11/24.11

Thursday, 30 May 2024 - Sunday, 24 November 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (26 weeks)

  • Uster
Presented by
Bigna Knecht
  • €7,990.00 incl.
Teil 1: 30.5 /31.5/1.6/2.6 Teil 2: 26.9/27.9/28.9/29.9 Teil 3: 21.11/22.11/23.11/24.11

Thu 30 May 2024 - Sun 24 Nov 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (26 weeks)

The full vocabulary and apparatus, a 6×3 day program and includes a total of 450 – 600 apprentice hours. 3 check ups and one final exam, First timer/Intro – Challenge level, Anatomy & orthopedic fundamental.

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September 2024

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Friday, 20 September 2024 - Sunday, 30 March 2025

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (28 weeks)

  • San Carlos
Presented by
Alexandra Edwards
  • €5,700.00 incl.

Fri 20 Sep 2024 - Sun 30 Mar 2025

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (28 weeks)

The full vocabulary and apparatus, a 6×3 day program and includes a total of 450 – 600 apprentice hours. 3 check ups and one final exam, First timer/Intro – Challenge level, Anatomy & orthopedic fundamental.

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October 2024

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Monday, 14 October 2024 - Saturday, 26 April 2025

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (28 weeks)

  • Mattersburg
Presented by
Sandra Käfer
  • €5,700.00 incl.

Mon 14 Oct 2024 - Sat 26 Apr 2025

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (28 weeks)

The full vocabulary and apparatus, a 6×3 day program and includes a total of 450 – 600 apprentice hours. 3 check ups and one final exam, First timer/Intro – Challenge level, Anatomy & orthopedic fundamental.

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January 2025

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München

29.1.25-2.2.25 FT/Intro, 12.3.25-16.3.25 Intro/Ideal, 9.4.25-13.4.25 Ideal ,27.6.-29.6. Challenge

Wednesday, 29 January 2025 - Sunday, 29 June 2025

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (22 weeks)

  • München
Presented by
Evi Jaetsch
  • €5,700.00 incl.
29.1.25-2.2.25 FT/Intro, 12.3.25-16.3.25 Intro/Ideal, 9.4.25-13.4.25 Ideal ,27.6.-29.6. Challenge

Wed 29 Jan 2025 - Sun 29 Jun 2025

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (22 weeks)

The full vocabulary and apparatus, a 6×3 day program and includes a total of 450 – 600 apprentice hours. 3 check ups and one final exam, First timer/Intro – Challenge level, Anatomy & orthopedic fundamental.

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