pure body studio :Real Pilates
Our teacher training program was born organically from the request of Pure Body Studio teachers. Our teacher training program matches our studio values of high integrity, scientific movement principles and dedication to authentic Pilates with outcomes described and articulated by Joseph Pilates.
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A comprehensive program spanning 600 hours which include lecture, movement practice and exploration, student teaching, practice teaching, observation and testing. Each student is required to pass a practicum at the end of their study in order to receive a certificate of completion. All of our students are then qualified to take the PMA CPT exam.
Our 2017 - 2018 Comprehensive Course schedule
is live & registration is now open!
Mat I is an eighteen hour module covering the beginner and some intermediate mat exercises. The text for this module is Return To Life by Joseph Pilates. We also require the study of Your Health by Joseph Pilates.
Houston, Texas: November 3, 4, 5, 2017
Plymouth, Michigan: February 23, 24, 25, 2018
Like the mat modules, Reformer I, II and III cover all of the exercises most commonly taught on the reformer from beginner (module I), intermediate (module II) and advanced (module III). Prior reformer practice required.
Houston, Texas: February 9, 10, 11, 2018
Plymouth, Michigan: April 20, 21, 22, 2018
Houston, Texas: April 6, 7, 8, 2018
Plymouth, Michigan: June 22, 23, 24, 2018
Advanced reformer and Jump Board.
Houston, Texas: June 8, 9 ,10, 2018
Plymouth, Michigan: September 21, 22, 23, 2018
The apprentice program at Pure Body Studio is open to two applicants who embody the core values of our program which are; integrity, honesty, open mindedness, dedication and strong work ethic. The next apprentice experience will begin in October 2017. Applications are open!
This module covers important aspects of the full comprehensive course including the history of Pilates, topical anatomy, common pathologies, professionalism and ethics in the Pilates industry, working with a study group, details about the apprentice program and more.
Houston, Texas: October 14 and 15, 2017
Plymouth, Michigan: January 20 and 21, 2018
Mat II is an eighteen hour module covering the remaining intermediate and all of the advanced mat Pilates exercises. In addition to the building blocks learned in Module I you will learn the standing arm series, pre-pilates and the magic circle exercises.
Houston, Texas: January 12, 13, 14 2018
Plymouth, Michigan: March 16, 17, 18, 2018
Apparatus I, II and III cover beginner, intermediate and advanced movements on the cadillac, chair, spine corrector and ladder barrel. Some experience on these pieces of apparatus is expected but not necessarily required.
Houston, Texas: March 2, 3, 4, 2018
Plymouth, Michigan: May 25, 26, 27, 2018
Houston, Texas: May 18, 19, 20, 2018
Plymouth, Michigan: July 27, 28, 29, 2018
Advanced apparatus and PediPul.
Houston, Texas: July 13, 14, 15, 2018
Plymouth, Michigan: October 26, 27, 28, 2018
PMA TEST prep
PMA test prep is a three hour workshop for those ready to sit for the PMA exam. This workshop is not included in the comprehensive program and is not required.
Pure Body Studio : Teacher Training We use all of the apparatus found in a modern authentic studio. Those include the reformer, the cadillac, the high back chair and wunda chair, the mat, the ped-o-pul, the ladder barrel, spring boards, jump boards, neck stretcher, foot corrector, rings and more.
Pre-requisites Include a working knowledge of anatomy, a minimum of 75 personal Pilates practice hours, an understanding of Joseph Pilates and a passion to learn the full Pilates program.
Our students are qualified to sit for the Pilates Method Alliance, Certified Pilates Teacher exam upon completion of our full program. After passing that exam, you will be a Certified Pilates Teacher.
We deliver quality programming to a select group of passionate students. The full program spans a year but can be broken up in smaller portions, taking longer than a year to complete.
The cost of our program is $700 per module. We encourage students to pay in full to secure their space in each module. Space is extremely limited, payment is required to hold your spot.
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Our Teacher Trainers
Heather Erdmann, Founder and Teacher Trainer
Jamie White, Teacher Trainer
Anula Maiberg, Teacher Trainer