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Wunda Chair

J. Pilates designed this chair for a friend's house, having in mind the limitations of space. It is a rather wonderful piece which justifies its name. The repertoire is extended and its efficiency unparalleled. It provides sound body work with staccato movements. Strength and balance are the highlights. It requires advanced technique.

Wunda Chair course introduction

Wunda Chair teacher training modules are divided into 3 weekends: Wunda Chair I, Wunda Chair II, and Wunda Chair III. Each workshop consists of 3 parts taught over a weekend. 


Wunda Chair: beginners/ intermediate/advanced

Dynamic start as the Wunda Chair is probably the most challenging piece of equipment J. Pilates designed. With little support from the equipment, beginners exercises strengthen the core almost instantly. We will explore spinal articulation with precision and deep range of movement.

A challenging second weekend; there are a lot of exercises that challenge balance, strength, and flexibility.

Finally the exercises bear strong links to the advanced Mat Work.

Teaching qualification

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

Please direct your enquiries about qualification to

Requirements to enter the Wunda Chair Teacher training programme 

  • Interview

  • Level 3 mat Pilates 

  • Reformer Course

  • Cadillac Course

Requirements to complete Teaching Certification

  • Complete 36 hours of Wunda Chair seminars I, II and III.

  • 100 hours of apprenticeship at P.E.A.R. studios in London (apprenticeship includes: supervised practice, supervised teaching, and observation).

  • 2X 10 hours case study,

  • Physical Exam, 75-90 minutes 

Total duration: 147 hours


£1950 inclusive of VAT, seminars, apprenticeship and exam.

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