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Pilates Professional Teacher Training: Mat and Reformer

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Contact: Liz WardTitle: Department ChairContact: eward@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Pilates Professional Teacher Training: Mat and Reformer

Kinesiology Division 


The Pilates Professional Teacher Training Certificate prepares students for careers as Pilates instructors/trainers in professional Pilates studios, dance studios, corporate fitness facilities, wellness centers, public/private health clubs and private training in a home studio. The certificate meets the industry standards for a Pilates Teacher Training technique course in Mat and Reformer, and includes lecture, self-study, and teaching hours. The program includes Pilates theory, anatomy, the Mat and Reformer repertoire of exercises and after completing the certificate, students will be qualified to teach all levels of the Pilates exercises in Mat and Reformer, including special populations and remedial programs.   

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

      Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

      SOC Career Code: 39-9031.00

      Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $43.48

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $47,508.67
      Annual Job Openings
      10,384

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
Certificate Information

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Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Pilates Professional Teacher Training: Mat and Reformer

    Kinesiology Division 


    The Pilates Professional Teacher Training Certificate prepares students for careers as Pilates instructors/trainers in professional Pilates studios, dance studios, corporate fitness facilities, wellness centers, public/private health clubs and private training in a home studio. The certificate meets the industry standards for a Pilates Teacher Training technique course in Mat and Reformer, and includes lecture, self-study, and teaching hours. The program includes Pilates theory, anatomy, the Mat and Reformer repertoire of exercises and after completing the certificate, students will be qualified to teach all levels of the Pilates exercises in Mat and Reformer, including special populations and remedial programs.   

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    DN-T 27Theory and Principles of Pilates3
    DN-T 28Functional Anatomy for Pilates2
    DN-T 29Teaching Pilates Mat Repertoire1.5
    DN-T 30Teaching Pilates Reformer Repertoire1.5
    DN-T 31Pilates Teaching-Mat and Reformer3
    KIN 24Applied Kinesiology2
    DNCE 39Pilates Fundamentals0.5-1
    DNCE 41Pilates I1
    Choose two courses. Must take 1 unit from each course selected2
    DNCE 40
    Conditioning Through Dance
    DNCE 42
    Pilates II
    DNCE 43
    Pilates III
    Total Units16.5-17

    Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance Website 

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

  • Pilates Professional Teacher Training: Cadillac, Chair, Auxiliary

    Kinesiology Division 


    The certificate prepares students for careers as Pilates instructors/trainers in professional Pilates studios, dance studios, corporate fitness facilities, wellness centers, public/private health clubs and private training in a home studio. The curriculum meets the industry standards for a comprehensive Pilates teacher training technique course. The program covers Pilates theory, anatomy , pedagogy and the exercise repertoire for the Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Barrels, Ped-a-Pul and accessory equipment. The certificate includes lecture, self-study and practice teaching hours and after completing the certificate, students will be qualified to all levels of the Pilates exercise repertoire in Mat and apparatus, including special populations and remedial programs.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    DN-T 27Theory and Principles of Pilates3
    DN-T 28Functional Anatomy for Pilates2
    DN-T 29Teaching Pilates Mat Repertoire1.5
    DN-T 30Teaching Pilates Reformer Repertoire1.5
    DN-T 32Teaching Pilates Cadillac and Wunda Chair Repertoire1.5
    DN-T 33Teaching Pilates Ped-a-Pul, Barrels and Auxiliary Equipment Repertoire1.5
    DN-T 34Pilates Teaching-Cadillac, Wunda Chair, & Auxiliary Equipment3
    DNCE 39Pilates Fundamentals0.5-1
    Choose two courses. Must take 1 unit from each course selected2
    DNCE 41
    Pilates I
    DNCE 42
    Pilates II
    DNCE 43
    Pilates III
    Total Units16.5-17

    Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance Website 

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

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Contact: Liz WardTitle: Department ChairContact: eward@mtsac.edu

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