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Pilates Moves and A Life of Energy have teamed up to bring the most comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training program to Dubai. If you are interested in Pilates and want to start a new career then this is the Instructor Training program for you. Lead by Pilates Moves Faculty Teacher Caroline Leon for this intensive Pilates course. This program is appropriate for Movement Specialists, Fitness Leaders and Pilates enthusiasts wishing to further their education.


Murjan 1, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai AE 215069

Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles



Feb 1 to
Feb 5
05:00 amto10:00 am

Pilates Teacher Training Matwork 1 2015
Lecture Hours 1st Feb-5th Feb 12 noon- 5pm daily
3 x 1hr practice teaching skills scheulded Sun, Tue, Thu 12noon-1pm


2,500  AED

Matwork Level 1 2,500 AED

Reformer Level 1 2,500 AED

Full Description

Pilates Teacher Training Level 1

Matwork 1 and Reformer 1

INSTRUCTOR: Caroline Leon

Matwork 1: Sunday 1st -5th of February 2015

Reformer 1: Sunday 1st-5th of March 2015

TIME: 12:30-5pm

COST: 2,500 AED per module Payment plans available


Matwork level 1 and Reformer Level 1 is the essence of Pilates and in this course you will learn how to convey the 6 principals of pilates to new students. In addition you will learn a choreographed level 1 classes to help students build core strength and flexibility. This beginners practice is fluid, vibrant, and pure core work.

This training course is great for pilates enthusiasts and students wanting to be teachers who are looking for more depth in their practice. This training course also includes nine practice teaching sessions where student are able to practice their teaching skills.

Examination: Friday 27th Feb 2015 and Friday 27th of March

Program Outline

This program is appropriate for Movement Specialists, Fitness Leaders and Pilates enthusiasts wishing to further their education.

The program is designed to introduce the inexperienced participant to basic Pilates based Matwork and Reformer 1exercises and to teach specific sequencing and class format for low risk, apparently healthy participants.

Be able to perform and understand basic Matwork and Reformer Level 1 exercises and modifications.

Matwork/ Reformer Level I Certification Includes:

10 Matwork 1 Classes (During lecture Workshops)
5 Lecture Workshops (25 hrs total)
Practice Teaching Skills
20 Observation hours (Exhale Body Fitness)
40 Assisted Teaching hours (Exhale Body Fitness)
30 Self Mastery (Package purchased separately)
Course Pre-requisites (To become a certified Instructor)

Tertiary level Anatomy and Physiology (can be completed after the course)
Senior first aid
50 hours personal Pilates practice (to qualify for entry into the course)

Self Mastery Hours 45 Total
Examination Fee ($110 AUD) payable to
Beautiful Pilates Book by Helen Tardent (250 AED)
Matwork Level 1 manual (120 AED)

Optional Practice Teaching Sessions:

To Be confirmed closer to the date


To Be confirmed (times to be allocated during Lectures)

Location: Exhale Body Fitness Jumeriah Beach Residence

Cost: (per person) 2,500 AED per module

Compulsory study aids:

Beautiful Pilates by Helen Tardent

Learning Objectives

Understand the Pilates Principals and their application to each exercise

Adequate knowledge of Pilates history

Demonstrate adequate understanding of Occupational Health and Safety issues.

Identify personal and prospective clients individual learning styles.

Present a 50 minute Matwork class demonstrating suitable communication and client education skills

Theory & Application of Matwork class

Teaching Method

Ongoing practical assessment during lesson plans II-V

Written Examination

Practical examination