Pilates Education Programs

Bambi Watt and Willow Pilates offers programs from Classical Pilates Education, part of the Pilates Method Alliance Registry of Schools,

Willow offers two paths to a career in Pilates, as well as Continuing Education credit workshops.

1)   To become a Pilates Mat instructor, we offer the Beginner Mat, Intermediate Mat, and Advanced Mat Pilates Training Programs.

2)   To become a Pilates Mat & Apparatus instructor, we offer the Comprehensive Apparatus Training Program.

The Beginner Mat Pilates Training Program is a 16 hour course that will lay the foundation for a career in Pilates.  By the end of the weekend, you will have the knowledge and skills to teach a Beginner Mat Pilates class.

The Intermediate Mat Pilates Training Program is a 16 hour course that solidifies the skills that were introduced in Beginner Mat Class. By the end of the training, you will have the tools to teach a safe, effective multi-level Pilates class.

The Advanced Mat Training Program is a 16 hour course that builds upon the Classical Pilates foundation established in the previous trainings. You will learn the advanced exercises that will challenge the most experienced students, as well as modifications for special populations. You will continue refining your voice, touch, and cueing skills. By the end of the weekend, you will be a fully certified Classical Pilates Education Mat instructor. 

The Accelerated Advanced Mat Training Program is a 9 hour course that is a shortened version of the Advanced Mat Training course. You will learn the advanced exercises that will challenge the most experienced students, as well as modifications for special populations. All exercises are covered in depth, however you are required to log a minimum of 7 additional hours after the training. These 7 hours should include: self practice, studio observation, practice teaching, and workouts. By the end of the weekend, you will be a fully certified Classical Pilates Education Mat instructor. 

The Comprehensive Apparatus Training Program certifies you to teach on the Classical Pilates apparatus: the Reformer, Cadillac, High Chair, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector, Magic Circle, Pedipul, and more.

The Comprehensive Apparatus Training Program courseincludes:

Five 18-hour training weekends that span over a 6 month period
Four practical exams and 1 written exam
Five monthly meetings
Access to the Pilates studio for observation and practice.

Visit our Workshops page for information on upcoming training programs.