pilates teacher training

Education is imperative for growth and development.  We at Pilates & Company provide the best teacher training in NJ.  With over 30+ years of teaching precise movement experience, we have studied bodies of all shapes, sizes, and conditions.  We train elite athletes, weekend warriors, general health and wellness, and rehabilitation clients.  At Pilates & Company we are always refining our teaching and communiation skills to best emphasize and guide clients through their movements in a safe and effective way.  


Our Certification courses and Workshops will leave you inspired and filled with knowledge ready to apply what you learned with your clients.   

Pilates & Company teams with The Pilates Academy International (Pilates on 5th, NYC) to provide a comprehensive Pilates Certification program in NJ.  We are committed to helping dedicated and qualified individuals gain the knowledge and teaching skills they need to become excellent, sought-after Pilates instructors. 


A great Pilates instructor must have five essential skills:

·      Solid understanding of anatomy, biomechanics and postural issues

·      Strong command of the Pilates exercise repertoire

·      Ability to see the need for modifications and adjust accordingly

·      Ability to progress and challenge clients safely and effectively

·      Ability to inspire and motivate clients to reach their fitness goals

Anatomy, Biomechanics, Posture Review (ABP) 15hrs



This course reviews the structures (bones, muscles, joints, etc.) that form the support of the human body. An emphasis will be placed on "ideal" posture and "ideal" biomechanics of each joint while helping students learn how to detect abnormalities both statically and dynamically. Open to all personal trainers, this course is invaluable in helping you provide lasting results for your clients and increase your marketability.

CEC's:  (ACE) 1.2



Administration & Manual Fee: $125

Pilates Mat (APM 1 & 2) 40hrs



What makes great buildings?  Great foundations!  This course teaches the Pilates Mat repertoire and how to modify exercises for all age groups and fitness levels.  Emphasis is placed on maintaining variety and providing small challenges while safely progressing a client in order to avoid monotony.  Students leave the course confident and capable of creating safe and effective workouts for today’s diverse client.  

Prerequisite: ABP or equivalent

This course is CEC Approved.
CEC's: (ACE) 3.0



Administration & Manual Fee: $95

Ulitmate Pilates Workout (1yr Subscription): $64.99


Pilates Reformer (APR 1 & 2) 70hrs


This course teaches students the Reformer exercises needed to be ready to customize workouts for all ages and fitness levels. Covering Fundamental through Intermediate exercises, All Populations Reformer course also teaches the "physics" of the reformer so that students understand both the way the reformer operates and the safety concerns. Emphasis is placed on the differences between Pilates machine work versus regular gym equipment so that instructors are prepared to meet the needs of clients from all backgrounds. Care is taken to ensure each student understands the "benchmarks" a client should accomplish before an advanced exercise is attempted, which may include exercises on other equipment. All Populations Reformer 1 & 2 is a necessary component for students pursuing full Pilates certification through the Pilates Method Alliance.

Prerequisite: ABP



Administration & Manual Fee: $125

Ulitmate Pilates Workout (1yr Subscription): $40


Pilates Cadillac (APC 1 & 2) 42hrs



This course teaches students the fundamental through Intermediate exercises conducted on the Cadillac/Tower. The Cadillac is an excellent piece of equipment on which to focus on isolated joint movements to strengthen the joint properly and correct faulty movement habits. Emphasis will be placed on the benefits of Cadillac exercises as stepping stones to more challenging exercises. Some of these exercises challenge core strength significantly. Thus students will be taught the "benchmarks" for assessing when to progress a client.

Prerequisite: ABP



Administration & Manual Fee: $120

Pilates Barrels (APB 1 & 2) 12hrs



This course must be preceded by the All Populations Mat course. Students will learn exercises on the spine corrector and ladder barrel, and, more importantly, how to incorporate the barrel into a client's workout, and use it as a support or a challenge, depending on the exercise.

Prerequisite: ABP & APM



Administration & Manual Fee: $110

Pilates Chair (APCh 1 & 2) 30hrs



This course teaches Chair exercises from Fundamental through Intermediate. Students will be taught the many merits of the chair and how to integrate this often under-used piece of equipment into clients' workout routines. Learn how to progress their clients carefully, delivering optimal results in strength and control.

Prerequisite: ABP



Administration & Manual Fee: $110

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