Balanced Body Pilates Mat Courses
The Balanced Body Pilates Mat certification includes the complete Pilates Mat repertoire as well as an introduction to the movement principles that make Pilates such a successful exercise program. Modifications and variations are included to help you successfully teach a wide range of clients. BBU Pilates Mat certification will empower you to become a successful, creative and transformative Pilates teacher. Our Mat certification program includes:
Exercise instruction in the complete Pilates Mat repertoire
A comprehensive manual consistent with current national standards
Cueing, coaching and teaching tips for clients at different levels of ability
Safety information for teaching older adults, pre- and post-natal women, and clients with back, knee, neck and shoulder conditions
Tips on teaching successful group programs
Mat I (16 hours) Introduction to Pilates & Beginning/Intermediate Exercises
$450 plus $50 study materials
Introduction to Pilates & Beginning/Intermediate Exercises
Prerequisites: anatomy, 20 Pilates Mat class sessions
Mat I includes an introduction to the history and principles of Pilates,
beginning and most intermediate level exercises with modifications, lectures on class order and programming in a group setting,
and guidelines for teaching seniors, pre-, and post-natal classes.
Mat II (16 hours) Intermediate/Advanced Exercises
Prerequisites: Mat I $450 plus $50 study materials
Mat II includes the remaining intermediate and advanced level exercises as well as essential movement principles and training tips for advancing clients to the higher levels. Pilates for sports specific activities are also covered.
BBU Pilates Mat Instructor Certification
Requirements for Completion
3 years experience teaching movement is recommended.
To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Mat Instructor, students must complete the following:
Mat 1 – Course work, written and practical test (16 hours)
* Balanced Body Mat 2 – Course work, written and practical test (16 hours)
* 25 Mat Personal Sessions and 45 Mat Student Teaching Hours or
* 20 Mat Personal Sessions, 15 observation hours and 35 student teaching hours
Total hours for completion of Mat program: 102 hours (not including anatomy)
Upon completion of all of the requirements, a certificate of completion as a Balanced Body Mat Instructor will be issued. Additional costs are included for final certification.