Pilates Instructor Course

Pilates Instructor Course | Singapore


The Pilates Instructor Certification course teaches participants the correct techniques and the essence of Joseph Pilates concepts on contrology and the fine, deep muscular activation. After the course, participants should be able to teach:

Pilates Matwork 1 – Beginners

Pilates Matwork 2 – Intermediate



The Pilates Instructor Course (Singapore) is suitable for all who are interested in Pilates Matwork exercises. All are welcomed. Those who have medical conditions would have to seek doctor’s permission before joining.

It is recommended that participants should have done Pilates exercises before coming for the course. For those without prior experience, be prepared for a challenging course.



Total – 100 hours

  •     Theory, Instructional and supervised teaching of Pilates exercises – 50 hours (5 hours daily X 10 days)
  •     10 hours of assignment
  •     20 hours of self-practice, observation
  •     20 hours of teaching


Theory contents:

  • Basic concepts on Anatomy of Human Body
  • What are cells, tissues, organs and systems?
  • Skeletal System -   
    • Introduction, the Appendicular Section
    • The Axial Section
    • Types of Joints
  • Muscular System –
    • The 3 planes
    • Names of Muscles, Origin and Insertion
    • Neck, Chest and Trunk
    • Back, Shoulders and Arm
    • Hip and Legs
    • Concept of Isometric, Eccentric and Concentric contractions
  •     History & Background of Pilates
  •     Overview of Pilates Exercise
  •     The Basic Principles
  •     Breakdown of each exercise
  •     Analysis of muscle groups, alignment, movement for each exercise
  •     Modifications for different body types
  •     Modifications to increase or decrease exercise intensity
  •     Recognizing mistakes and adjusting students
  •     Instructional Cues and vocabulary, analogy
  •     Beginner Mat Series
  •     Intermediate Mat Series
  •     Power Mat Series
  •     Class Programming
  •     Teaching Methodology
  •     Postural Analysis
  •     Personal Class vs Group Classes



  •     Theory Exam
  •     Practical Exam
  •     Teaching Exam


Requirements to obtain the Certificate:

  •     Minimum of 90% attendance
  •     Obtain at least 60% in teaching exam
  •     Obtain at least 60% in theory exam
  •     Complete 20 hours of self-practice, observation and 20 hours of teaching within 3 months from the last day of course


Course Fee:

SGD 2300, inclusive of manual, examination and certification fees.

Early bird fee: SGD 2000 (must sign up and pay full at least 8 weeks before the start date of the course)

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