Although the path to becoming a Pilates instructor can be challenging, it is undoubtedly a fulfilling career choice. Pilates instructor training is rigorous, it is thought of as one of the most intense trainings. Not only is there an anatomical element that starts all decent Pilates training but it is designed to teach instructors the fundamentals of how the body moves correctly, how to identify misalignments and incorrect movement patterns and how to get the body moving in a better way. All of this through learning the Pilates fundamental movement principles and on top of that students need to learn the different Pilates exercises, how to perform them on each piece of equipment as well as safety, cueing, and class planning. Once certified, instructors continuously need to upgrade their knowledge as science progresses and learn new techniques. It’s not for the fainthearted!
Since Covid, there has been a shift in direction to online Pilates classes as well as online trainings and although many people have chosen to come back to the studio for classes, the trend of Pilates teacher training online has continued. Not only can students work at their own pace but it’s possible to re-watch the videos and exercises and practice alongside them and look back at theory for a second or third time. Learning to become a Pilates instructor in a person’s own time has allowed many to make the transition to Pilates as a career. These training programs are designed to teach each exercise, its variations, and its benefits comprehensively, ensuring a thorough understanding.
Pilates instructor courses online cover the same content as in-person courses, including principles, exercises, anatomy, teaching methods, and safety guidelines. These courses offer thorough instructions to build a strong foundation for Pilates. Experienced instructors provide clear exercises, demonstrations and lectures. Pre-recorded sessions are highly advantageous for having a career as a Pilates instructor. Pilates training courses cover exercises from beginner to advanced levels, each with multiple variations. Understanding equipment usage is crucial. Mastery of resistance utilization is vital for optimal results. Thorough Pilates knowledge is necessary for guiding exercises from basic to advanced, enabling customized and progressive workouts.
For those aspiring to become a Pilates instructor, our Pilates studio in Dubai offers specialized online teacher training programs; Anatomy and Biomechanics, Movement foundations, Matwork and Reformer. These immersive online experiences provide a deep understanding of Pilates, serving as the starting point for your journey towards becoming a proficient instructor.