The Pilates Institute Toronto



Equinox Pilates Training Institute offers both a Mat Pilates Certificate Course and a Comprehensive Pilates Training Program in Toronto.

MAT Certificate Course

  • Learn to teach 24 classical Pilates mat exercises with progressive influences.
  • Develop a confident and personal teaching style, effective cueing, techniques and skills to create a successful group fitness class.
  • Time commitment for the course is two 3-day weekend seminars
  • Test out is on the final Sunday of the course
  • Receive a Pilates Mat Certificate at completion of course and corresponding exam.

Comprehensive Course

  • Learn to teach over 150 Pilates exercises on the Reformer, Cadillac, Mat, Chairs, Barrels, and Pedi-Pole.
  • Learn effective cueing techniques, practical anatomy, vocal training, business skills
  • Time commitment for the course is 6 months up to one year
  • Includes seven interactive 3-day weekend seminars
  • Receive on-going coaching from our teacher trainers throughout the program
  • At completion of program and corresponding exams, receive your Comprehensive Pilates Training Certificate.
  • Eligible to sit for the PMA Certification Exam

2020 Weekend Seminar Dates

  • Module 1 (Mat Certificate): OCTOBER 2 - 3 and OCTOBER 9 - 11
  • Module 2: OCTOBER 23 - 25
  • Module 3.1: NOVEMBER 13 - 15
  • Module 3.2: JANUARY 8 - 10, 2021
  • Module 4: FEBRUARY 2 - 25, 2021
  • Module 5: FEBRUARY 27 - 28, 2021

2020 Student Hour Commitment

For the Comprehensive Program: Begin 450 student hours after Module 2 (October 23-25, 2020) to be completed by October 31, 2021.

2020 Tuition Rates

  • Mat Certificate Course: $650 – due in full one week prior to program start date
  • Comprehensive Course: (includes Mat Certificate course): $7800 - $500 deposit, remainder due in full one week prior to program start date

Prices are all-inclusive except for mandatory weekly Pilates sessions – see FAQs for more details

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