Course Aims:

The IHFE Pilates training certification will provide fitness professionals with the knowledge and skills to become a sought after Pilates trainer in the fitness industry. Our aim is to deliver the best functional Pilates training course for the fitness industry and to provide fitness professionals with the knowledge to adapt Pilates based movements to all ages and abilities.

Course objectives:

  • Describe the Pilates principles and their concepts

  • Explores how modern science has influenced the traditional teachings of Pilates.

  • Design and demonstrate pilates as preventative and rehabilitative field

  • Design and demonstrate beginner, intermediate and advanced pilates mat exercise

  • Understand proper progression of the pilates exercises

  • Understand proper technique and exercise modifications.

  • Design pilates modification program for special population

  • Learn pilates exercises using foam roller and pilates equipments

  • Understand pilates training for strength and flexibility

Course Description:

Pilates is an exercise system that focuses on stretching and strengthening the whole body to improve balance, muscle-strength, flexibility and posture. Pilates offers you a gentle but powerful approach to achieving your natural potential for optimal strength, flexibility, and stamina.

Pilates trainer certification has started soaring in popularity in fitness world and the demand for qualified instructors is still growing. The IHFE pilates training course is designed for fitness professionals who desire to learn Pilates techniques and how to implement the techniques into a group or individual setting. It is also provide fitness professionals, dancer and therapists with an ideal foundation and guide necessary to implement Pilates training program for any age or fitness level.

The Certified Pilates Trainer course clearly explains how Joe Pilates developed his methodology by focusing on whole body movements, breathing, concentration, centering, precision, and balanced muscle-fascia development.

The most important mat exercises are clearly presented, together with their theoretical background and implementation on the Pilates equipment. Students are taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced-level movements for each apparatus. It will also learn pilates exercise modification for special populations.

IHFE pilates training course provides you with fundamental teaching structures and practical guidelines. The concepts which characterized the traditional approach to Pilates are combined with the evolved methods of modern Pilates training, and backed up by current findings in sports science and kinesiology. The course is packed with a total of over 780 colour photographs step by step for pilates training.


Course prerequisite:

Must be at least 18 years of age

Physical Therapists

Occupational Therapists

Fitness professionals

Fitness enthusiasts

Personal Trainers

Any other allied healthcare professionals


Nominal hours to complete course: 15 hours

Time to complete course: 1 month

Successful completion: You will receive a printable Continuing Education certificate of completion