Skip to main content
French

Follow us

French

Complete Pilates training

Who is the training for?

Before starting the full training program, you must provide proof of 20 hours of Pilates classes taken (at the studio or any other Pilates studio). It is compulsory to participate in one of the intensive weeks "Pilates: Floor & Accessories" offered, however you can join one of these weeks before, during or after the complete training.

Between the intensive week and the complete Pilates teacher training, you must also provide proof of 30 hours of Pilates lessons attended (at the studio or in any other Pilates studio).

In each of the following 6 modules there are 14 hours taught, / Total of 84 hours. Between each module, students must do 30 hours of personal work, ie 10 hours of lessons, 5 hours of personal practice, 5 hours of observation and 10 hours of teaching.

The required prerequisites, namely 20 hours of lessons before starting the intensive Floor & Accessories training and 30 hours of lessons followed between the intensive Floor & Accessories training and the complete Pilates teacher training are part of the 450 hours of training. At the end of the last module, you must teach 30 hours to Guinea Pig students, follow 30 additional hours and justify 36 hours of observation. Then you must send a sheet with the dates of the observation courses, the self-practice, the courses taken with the signature of the teachers and the courses given with the signature of the students. Then you can schedule an appointment for the practical test. The written exam always takes place one month after the last module. 80% success rate is required to pass. If you do not reach 80%, we schedule another appointment to retake the exam. We work one-on-one with our students throughout the program to ensure they pass their exams.

Our Certifications

Our Pilates training courses are approved and recognized by: “Pilates Method Alliance”, a world-renowned organization. Our continuing training courses are ASCA recognized. Our institute is recognized “Eduqua”, the Quality label for continuing training. You can thanks to this label benefit from a training voucher.

*Click on the logos to access the website.

The themes

  • Anatomy and physiology of the body

  • Mobilizing and stabilizing muscles
  • Work on machines and accessories
  • Postural analysis
  • Pilates Theory
  • Structure of a course
  • Teaching & Adjustments

Matwork & Accessories Intensive Weeks

Softball - Mini Ball - Swiss Ball

DATES: 22 TO 26 JANUARY 2024

This module offers you all the basics of practice on the mat as well as the use of accessories:
Soft Ball - Mini Ball and Swiss Ball.

This module will allow you to:
  Understand the practice in relation to the anatomy and theory of Pilates.
  Identify the different types of postures.
  Integrate the practice on the floor with its variations by developing a progression adapted to the needs of each one.

The “Floor & Accessories” week is a 40-hour course in which are integrated exercises in anatomy, physiology, Pilates on mats and Pilates with small accessories.
Support: Pilates cards - book - access to online videos

Elastics - Magic Circle - Flow Tonic - Foam Roller

DATES: JUNE 24 TO 28, 2024

This module offers you all the basics of practice on mats as well as the use of accessories:
Elastics - Magic Circle - Flow tonic - Foam Roller

This module will allow you to:
Understand the practice in relation to the anatomy and theory of Pilates.
Identify the different types of postures.
Integrate the practice on the floor with its variations by developing a progression adapted to the needs of each one.

The “Floor & Accessories” week is a 40-hour course in which are integrated exercises in anatomy, physiology, Pilates on mats and Pilates with small accessories.
Support: Pilates cards - book

It is compulsory to follow at least one of the “Floor & Accessories” Modules before starting the 6 Modules of the complete training.

Program of the training

Module 1

Dates: September 14 & 15, 2024

  • Anatomy of the abdominals and deep muscles, postural analysis and flexibility test.
  • Lessons with Swissball.
  • Evaluation, transition between flexion, extension and rotation.
  • Structure of a Mat course and a Reformer course.
  • Basic Reformer exercises.
  • Mobilizing and stabilizing muscles and how to explain the correct position of the “neutral” pelvis.
  • Introductory exercises with accessories.
  • Exercises with “Foam Roller”.
Unit 2

Dates: October 12 & 13, 2024

  • Use of one kilo balls + softball and demonstration of possible modifications.
  • Evaluation of the course structure.
  • Postural analysis and flexibility tests, PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilities).
  • Anatomy and physiology of the body.
  • Basic exercises on the Cadillac.
  • Comparison of exercises on Reformer and Cadillac and how to translate them to the floor (with softball).
  • Magic circle course.
  • Partner teaches a basic program on Cadillac and Reformer.
Unit 3

Dates: 18 & 19 November 2023

Dates 2024: November 16 & 17, 2024

  • Exercises on the Reformer
  • Anatomy of the pelvic floor and abdominals.
  • Learn how to structure a course and make the necessary modifications for the different pathologies
  • Basic anatomy.
  • Learn the basic and intermediate level exercises on Cadillac.
  • Work in group.
  • Group lesson with flow tonic.
  • Advanced exercises and modifications.
  • Practical group work and review of changes.
Module 4

Dates: 16 & 17 December 2023

Dates 2024: December 14 & 15, 2024

  • Review of the anatomy and physiology of the body and programming for the different postural types.
  • Course Mat.
  • Course evaluation and Reformer exercises.
  • Anatomy test.
  • Pilates class with Elastic.
  • Exercises on Cadillac and Reformer and structure of a course.
Unit 5

Dates: 06 & 07 January 2024

Dates 2025: January 11 & 12, 2025

  • Structure a session on the chair and on the barrel by adapting the level of practice. Chair exercises and explanations of adjustments and exercises in the classic order of Pilates. Course Mat.
  • Analyze the difference between baby barrel and barrel. Review of programming assignments. Anatomy and physiology.
  • Practice in duet on chair and barrel. Practice and exercises in pairs.
  • Specific exercises on the barrel in case of kyphosis.
Module 6

Dates: February 10 & 11, 2024

Dates 2025: 08 & 09 February 2025

  • Anatomy and functional alignments of the skeleton, knowing how to adapt the practice for each postural type on the machines and on the ground.
  • Revisions on machines, Reformer, Cadillac, chair and barrel.
  • Develop progressions from the basic program with accessories: foam roller, small ball, magic circle on the floor and with the machines.
  • Adapt the repertoire to specific needs such as back pain and postural problems.
  • Course Mat.
  • Anatomy test.

Your trainer.

Your trainer.

Miranda and her team offer high quality Yoga and Pilates sessions, as well as high-level training.

Prerequisites & Exam

Recommendation:
It is mandatory to do one of the intensive “Floor & Accessories” weeks before starting this training.

Prerequisites:
20 hours of lessons before starting the intensive Floor & Accessories training and 30 hours of lessons taken between the intensive Floor & Accessories training and the complete Pilates teacher training.

Exam conditions:
Obligation to have practiced 30 hours of teaching on real clients, following Module 5, with study of each case and followed 30 hours of semi-private lessons. (Presentation of a summary with the implementation of the programs of the sessions.) Review of all the levels of certification for the final test. Combine all equipment for individual and small group sessions (2 or 3 people).

The technique, the structure of the course and the pedagogy. It is necessary to reach 80% of success to pass the exam. In the event of failure, a review and/or practice program must be established to improve the weak points and take the test a second time.

Theoretical exam:
Anatomy and physiology test lasting 1h30 which must be carried out 2 months at the latest after the last module.

Practical exam:
In the form of a lesson with a student of your choice.

Rates & Conditions

  • Registration fee for the complete training CHF 300.-
  • 6 modules at CHF 785.-
  •  Theory exam fee CHF 110.-
  •  Practical exam fee CHF 110.-
  •  “Floor & Accessories” week - Ball + online video access CHF 1600.-
  •  “Floor & Accessories” week - summer CHF 1600.-
    (Conditions, see registration forms)

Our graduates talk about it

Meriem - Pilates

Dear Miranda, Dear team
Thank you very much for the quality of your training, your courses, as usual you are faithful to your reputation.
With my best messages