P.E.A.R. Certified Advanced Pilates teacher training course

Course description

A 2-year study of the Pilates Method with a total of 1000 hours of lectures, seminars, self practice, observation, and supervised teaching. Learn the technique in-depth, and great detail from experienced and established professionals, and become a teacher of the highest standards. Opportunities for employment in London UK, Portugal EU, and Arlington Virginia US through our network.

Course content

  • 180 hours of pilates tuition: 79 modules on Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chairs, Barrels, Wobble Boards, and  small apparatus at Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced levels

  • 20 hours of lectures on anatomy, physiology and medical conditions including: study of the skeletal, muscular, and respiratory systems; a brief study of all other systems of the human body; physiology and a brief on degenerative medical conditions that pilates benefits

  • 500 hours of guided studio practice, observation and supervised teaching (compulsory) 

  • 300 hours additional practice (recommended and supported)

  • Over 300 exercises and variations on Mat and equipment supported by manuals

  • Breathing techniques

  • Hands on technique

  • Relaxation and release techniques

  • Exercises’ analysis and insights

  • Pregnancy

  • Alignment

  • Focus

  • Coordination

  • Observation skills

  • Verbal cues 

  • Rehabilitation techniques 

  • Continuous assessments to ensure learning

  • Exams on Anatomy, Physiology, and the Pilates Method

  • Certification of Advanced Teacher from Pilates Education and Research and partners (when relevant)

Included in the course

  • Pilates Matwork PEAR Diploma

  • Reformer PEAR Diploma

  • Cadillac PEAR Diploma

  • Wunda Chair PEAR Diploma

  • Barrels PEAR Diploma

  • Wobble boards PEAR Diploma

  • Pilates small Apparatus PEAR Diploma


Level 3 diploma, dedication and an interview will need to be scheduled to ensure your place.

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Pilates Education and Research Ltd. is a registered company in England and Wales 9253706

VAT Number 310 1297 54