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 one 3-day weekend seminar + test out the following Saturday
  • 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 six interactive 3-day weekend seminars and 450 student hours (observation, self practice and practice teaching ) in our Equinox studios
  • 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

2018 Weekend Seminar Dates

  • Module 1 (Mat Certificate): October 12-14; test out October 20
  • Module 2: November 16-18
  • Module 3.1: December 14-16
  • Module 3.2 January 11-13, 2019
  • Module 4 February 8-10, 2019
  • Module 5 February 23-24, 2019

2018 Student Hour Commitment

For the Comprehensive Program: Begin 450 student hours after Module 2 (April 23, 2018) to be completed by February, 2019

2018 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

*Payment plan information available upon request

The Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) is the international, not-for-profit, professional association and certifying agency dedicated to the teachings of Joseph H. and Clara Pilates

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