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Cadillac Teacher Training

Cadillac Teacher Training

J. Pilates designed the many features of the Cadillac in hospital beds. This is the most used Pilates equipment for rehabilitation. No matter what the physical ability or condition of the client is, the Cadillac is designed to give the body the support, isolation, and safety required. Clients/patients can work around an injured part of the body. Rehabilitating an injury while exercising the rest of the body.

Taught by Ellie Ioannidou, Michael Georgiou and Mara Domenici

Course Overview

Cadillac Teacher Training is a comprehensive course divided into 3 weekend seminars: Cadillac I, II, and II. Each weekend seminar consists of 2 parts. The duration of the first part is 3 hours on Saturdays, and the second part is 6 hours on Sundays.

Cadillac I, II, and III

  • We explore the foundation principles of teaching on the Cadillac, including correct use of the machine and safety for teachers and clients

  • Moving on to more complex concepts and exercises, we explore further the art of teaching on the Cadillac

  • Looking at the whole body, we isolate muscle groups and refine our form and technique

  • Requires deep strength, agility, balance, advanced technique, and complex dynamics

  • It is recommended for physically able teachers

Cadillac Teaching Qualification

Individuals who wish to become officially qualified as Cadillac teachers can do so through P.E.A.R.

Please direct your enquiries about qualification to

Requirements to Enter Cadillac Teaching Qualification Program

  • Interview

  • Mat Pilates Instructor certification including anatomy.

  • or P.E.A.R. Foundation/Bridging Course

  • Reformer Course

  • P.E.A.R. Balls and Wobble Boards Course (recommended optional)

  • P.E.A.R. Barrels Course (recommended optional)

  • P.E.A.R. Reformer Course (recommended optional)

Requirements to Complete Cadillac Teaching Qualification

  • Complete 3 weekends of Cadillac seminars.

  • 45 compulsory apprentiship hours  at P.E.A.R. studios in London including: supervised and own practice, supervised teaching, and observation.

  • Practical exam (60-90 minutes)

Course designed and written by Ellie Ioannidou

cost £1200

payment plans and practice packs available at additional cost

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