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Overview


 

Pilates Mat and Equipment Teacher Training
Certification Program

Overview Why Our Program Courses Program Dates  Private Teacher Training Faculty Work/Study Testimonials Tuition & Registration

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Overview


 

Pilates Mat and Equipment Teacher Training
Certification Program

Overview Why Our Program Courses Program Dates  Private Teacher Training Faculty Work/Study Testimonials Tuition & Registration

Certification Program Overview

 

Learn More. Earn More. Approved by the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA), Gramercy Pilates NYC offers a comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training Certification Program for Mat and Equipment designed for prospective Pilates teachers. Our internationally acclaimed program transcends just learning how to teach exercises, you’ll also learn how and why exercises really work for a variety of clients including those with medical restrictions. Our in-depth and disciplined course of study that includes personally supervised teaching for students has produced Pilates teachers in high demand by studios all over the country. What's more, our graduates can earn more money than those that take other programs that only focus on teaching exercises.

  The Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) is the international, not-for-profit, professional association and certifying agency dedicated to the teachings of Joseph H. and Clara Pilates.

 

The Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) is the international, not-for-profit, professional association and certifying agency dedicated to the teachings of Joseph H. and Clara Pilates.

Why our Program


Why our Program


Why Our Program?

Our Graduates Learn more and Earn More.

The education, experience and personal supervision that our graduates receive through our program is well above the Pilates Method Alliance,( PMA), industry standards and far exceeds any other Pilates studio teaching program.  Once certified, our graduates either work at our studio or are sought after and hired by other top Pilates studios all over the country.

Our Faculty is available 24/7

Experienced, dedicated and forward thinking led by Studio Owner and Director Ernie Fossa and Teacher Training Program Director Kim Fielding. Over 30 years of anatomy and biomechanics with both Classical and Contemporary approaches. No need to make an appointment with them, they're always available to mentor you.

Unique Integrated Learning Approach

We offer a  more progressive, comprehensive and effective  way of learning and teaching the Pilates method by integrating anatomy, biomechanics and movement principles. This unique approach facilitates your learning process.

True Personal Supervision

Many of your practice student teaching hours in our program will be personally supervised by our Expert Teachers and studio Directors, ( no other Pilates Teaching program in NYC offers this!)

Great Student Discounts and Free Workshops

As a student you will receive a 50% discount on equipment and mat classes, 25% off any private sessions and workshops that are absolutely free!

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of your program requirements, you will be given the opportunity to become a teacher at our studio.

Approved by the Pilates Method Alliance

Our teacher training program is approved by the PMA, the professional association and certifying agency for Pilates teachers. 

Courses


Courses


Program Details

Mat Program

      Includes:

  • 48 Course lecture hours
  • Mat Manual, Anatomy Textbook, and Joseph Pilates Book
  • 5 Free Mat Classes
  • 60 hours of self practice, teaching, observation, assisting and apprentice hours of which 10 teaching hours being supervised by our expert teachers to facilitate your teacher training progress

      Lecture Sessions

  • History of Joseph Pilates
  • Introduction to Anatomy 
  • Integration of Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Movement
  • Fundamental Movement Principles
  • Beginner to Advanced Mat Choreography

Equipment Program

     Includes:

  • 72 Course lecture hours
  • Equipment Manual and Anatomy textbook
  • 5 Free Equipment Classes
  • 285 hours of student self practice, teaching, observation,  assisting and apprentice hours of which 30 teaching hours being supervised by our expert teachers to facilitate your teacher training process

     Lecture Sessions

  • Basic to Advanced Equipment Choreography: Reformer, Cadillac, Chair Barrel and other Props
  • Special Populations and Modifications
  • Facilitating Client Alignment 
  • Advanced Teaching Techniques
  • The Art of Teaching and Beyond

Program Dates


Program Dates


Program Lecture Dates and Times

 

EQUIPMENT Program

Spring 2017

Saturday & Sunday 9AM - 6PM

First Weekend: May 13, 14

Second Weekend: May 20, 21

Third Weekend: June 3, 4

Fourth Weekend: June 10, 11

Summer 2017

Monday - Thursday 12PM - 5PM

First Week: July 10, 11, 12, 13,

Second Week: July 17, 18, 19, 20

Third Week: July 24, 25, 26, 27

Fall 2017

Saturday & Sunday 9AM - 6PM

First Weekend: October 28, 29

Second Weekend: November 4, 5

Third Weekend: November 11, 12

Fourth Weekend: November 18, 19

 

MAT Program

Spring 2017

Saturday & Sunday 9AM - 5PM

First Weekend: April 1, 2

 Second Weekend: April 8, 9

Third Weekend: April 22, 23

 

Summer 2017

Monday - Thursday 12PM - 5PM

First Week: June 12, 13, 14, 15,

Second Week: June 19, 20, 21, 22

 

Fall 2017

Saturday & Sunday 9AM - 5PM

First Weekend: September 16, 17

Second Weekend: September 23, 24

Third Weekend: October 7, 8

 

Private Teacher Training


Private Teacher Training


Private Teacher Training

If you are unable to make the program course lecture dates, we can assign one of our teachers to work with you one-on-one to take all the lecture hours whenever convenient to you. Since you will be taking the program privately, your required lecture hours will be less as you will have exclusive personal attention.

It is important to take the mat program first as it includes anatomy, biomechanics and movement principles which are important to learn before taking the equipment program.

 

Mat Program Requirements and Price

  • 20 Total Private Lecture Hours

  • Includes mat manual, anatomy textbook,  and Joseph Pilates' Return to Life book, five complimentary mat classes.

  • 60 hours of self-practice, teaching, observation, assisting and apprentice hours of which 10 teaching hours being supervised by our expert teachers to facilitate your teacher training progress.
  • Lecture Hours include the history of Joseph Pilates, introduction to anatomy, integration of anatomy, biomechanics and fundamental movement principles,  classical choreography and modifications.

Price: $2,500 (plus 4.5% sales tax)

 

Equipment Program Requirements and price

  • 35 Total Private Lecture Hours
  • Includes equipment manual, five complimentary equipment classes.
  • 275 hours of student self-practice, teaching, observation,  assisting and apprentice hours of which 30 teaching hours being supervised by our expert teachers to facilitate your teacher training process
  • Lecture hours include basic to advanced equipment choreography: Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, and Barrel, special populations, facilitating client alignment, the art of teaching and beyond.

Price: $6,300 (plus 4.5% sales tax)

Buy both programs together and save 10% ($880)

Discounted Price: $7,920

Faculty


Faculty


Faculty

Work/Study


Work/Study


Work / Study

The cost of a PMA approved teacher training program at a top Pilates studio can be very expensive. With that in mind, we are offering work/study opportunities for individuals interested in teaching Pilates.

Position: Front desk receptionist with various administrative and studio cleaning duties.

Schedule: Days and times can vary – but you must commit to a set schedule of at least 10 hours per week on a weekly basis.

Required Hours: You will work the total number of hours required to complete the Mat and/or Equipment Programs.

Mat Program : 108 hours                

Equipment Program: 346 hours

Required Payment: You will pay for half of the Mat and/or Equipment Programs.

Mat Program: $850.00 plus 4.5% tax is required at the time you start work study and register for the program.

Equipment Program: $2,200.00 plus 4.5% tax is required at the time you start work study and register for the program.


Testimonials


Testimonials


Testimonials

Kim is an amazing teacher. She really connects with the students and helps her students understand the exercises and movement principles, before moving on to the next exercise.
— Danya Scott, Winter 2015
Due to the integrity and integration of so much knowledge and material in the program, my opportunity for careers in this field are now endless.
— Britni Lavariere, Winter 2015
Choosing to become a Pilates instructor via Gramercy Pilates Fitness NYC was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made and I’m deeply grateful for these teachers and their wisdom.
— Maysa Khedr, Winter 2015
This program helps students develop an eye for detail that can take their teaching to the next level. This program offers one on one attention like no other.
— Graziella Murdocca, Fall 2015
Ernie, Kim, Teresa, and Yuki are knowledgable, friendly, and supportive. As a yoga and mindfulness instructor, I felt Gramercy Pilates was the right studio for me.
— Edwin Amaya, Winter 2015
This program completely changed my vision and thought process about exercising. As a teacher, I’m able to work with people of all ages and physical conditions.
— Viktoriya Kukandzina, Spring 2015
The anatomy foundation at the start of the program was really valuable. It helped me to better focus on which muscles to use when performing exercises. This has guided me to a new path as a Pilates professional and given me the confidence to share it with others.
— Sharon Marcussen, Fall 2015
Gramercy Pilates not only provides in depth and comprehensive training, it also allows you to complete your certification in your own time. I can’t sing Kim Fielding’s praises enough, she’s an amazing instructor and mentor.
— Emily Benett, Winter 2016
I’m very grateful for the knowledge and incredible personal instruction their teacher trainers have provided me. It’s allowed me to dive deeper into my own practice and given me confidence developing my own personal teaching style.
— Marjorie Gross, Fall 2016
This program has a big emphasis on anatomy and biomechanics, which gives the teachers vital tools to help their clients in a smart and safe way. I highly recommend Gramercy Pilates to anyone interested in becoming a Pilates instructor.
— Jonathan Breton, Fall 2016

Tuition/Registration


Tuition/Registration


Tuition & Registration

 

1. Pay in Full with registration: $1,700

2. Down Payment Option: $1,800; Pay $400 with registration, then $1,400 before the first day of Mat Program.

1. Pay in Full with registration: $4,400

2. Down payment Option: $4,600; Pay $700 with registration, then $3,900 before the first day of Equipment Program.

By purchasing both programs, you will save $610!

Pay in full with registration: $5,490