Pilates Education Professional Instructor

Do you want to become a certified professional instructor in Classical Pilates?

We are the only Pilates studio in Sweden with a 2nd generation Classical Pilates instructor as your mentor. You will receive a comprehensive education and learn how to teach Classical Pilates in a safe way according to THE PILATES STANDARD (TPS) educational principles. Our work and philosophy maintain the heritage in a straight lineage directly from the original method developed by Joseph Pilates. Are you ready to belong to the elite and become a world-class Pilates instructor with an international certification?

For 2021/2022 we only have 8 education spots total and already several people interested so hurry up and register your interest today and let’s talk!
What is included in the education and what does it cost?

You will learn how to structure private lessons and classes with Pilates apparatus such as Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel and others. An education in Classical Pilates is both fun and intensive as it is done part-time for about 1 year.

We are a proud user and reseller of Classical Pilates Equipment made with love from Pilates Scandinavia By Prag Movement. The apparatus is proudly hand-made in Sweden with solid birch wood, galvanised steel and leather.

We teach theoretical and practical knowledge on how to use Joe’s original Pilates principles to teach clients who are at different levels by using different modifications and variations.

The education includes practical anatomy skills needed to safely teach clients with different physical challenges. Working with clients at different levels and abilities is a natural part of everyday work as a professional pilates instructor.

You can expect to plan about 16 hours per week from the start of the course until you are ready for examination. This Education is taught in English.

This Comprehensive Classical Pilates Education includes:

TPS© COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING PROGRAM

  • 6 mandatory 3-day workshops ( Fri PM – Sun PM ) with theory and practical work
  • Course material
  • Examination & Certificate

PILATES VIA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

  • Mentorship from a 2nd Generation ( Joe > Romana > Stephanie ) Pilates instructor
  • 30 Duet-sessions
  • 15 Group Classes
  • Observation opportunities of classes and privates
  • Self-practice in a fully equipped Pilates Studio
  • Membership in our Exclusive FB-group for Pilates Via’s Instructors

Prices from: 47 000 kr – read more

We do offer different payment plans which we’ll be happy to discuss after we’ve received your interest.

Which are the important dates for the education?

Next Course Starting Fall 2021

Workshops
  1. Week 37 (17-19 September, 2021)
  2. Week 40 (8-10 October, 2021)
  3. Week 46 (19-21 November, 2021)
  4. Week 49 (10-12 December, 2021)
  5. Week 2 (14-16 Jan, 2022)
  6. Week 9 (4-6 Mar, 2022)
When is the exam?

The date for the exam is tbc.

Application Process
  1. Fill out the interest form and we will reach out to you and tell you more.
  2. Apply before Friday August 20th, 2021
  3. Pay before Friday September 10th, 2021
We have only 8 spots for 2021/2022 and already several people already interested.

Are you already a Pilates Instructor?

As a certified instructor from Stott, Basi, Polestar or similar and would like to advance into a Professional Classical Pilates Instructor, we do have a special offer for you – Fill out the interest form and we’ll reach out to you shortly.
Which teachers is it and where does the education take place?

Pilates Teacher och Pilates Instructor

During the eduction you will learn from Petra Karlsson & Stephanie Fjalestad – Swedens most Senior Pilates Teacher and Senior Pilates Instructor in Classical Pilates.

Stephanie Fjalestad Pilates Instructor
Stephanie Fjalestad

Senior Pilates Instructor & Mentor

Stephanie is a 2nd generation Classical Pilates Instructor since 2003 and will be your personal mentor during the Education. She holds a Classical Pilates Certification from Master Instructor Romana Kryzanowska, Joseph Pilates’ protégé and has taught thousands of people in US, Australia and Europe to “Stretch with Strength and Control“.

Classical Pilates Studio Location

Studio Odenplan
Surbrunnsgatan 60
Stockholm

Can anyone become a Professional Classic Pilates instructor?

Yes! You should be genuinely interested in Pilates with a desire to inspire and help others.

Becoming a professional instructor in Classical Pilates requires time, motivation and commitment. To complete this education and become certified, you need access to a fully equipped Classical Pilates studio and opportunity to learn from both senior teachers during weekend workshops and to train and observe inspiring senior instructors & mentors.

Prerequisites

In order for us to be able to give you the best education, you need some experience with Pilates before you can start the education.

The following experience requirements apply:

  • 10 private / duo sessions + 10 group classes in the last 3 years
  • 3 private sessions with Pilates Via

Show Syllabus 2021/2022
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APPLICATION

Submit your application

We process each application quickly in turn. When your application is approved you will receive an email with important information on how you pay for the education.
EDUCATION STARTS

Workshop #1 - Introduction

An intensive weekend ( fri pm – sun pm ) with an introduction to the Classical Pilates Method where you begin the comprehensive work with how you introduce the Classical Pilates System to a new client together with your Pilates Teacher.

Own Time #1 - Train, Observe and Practice

After Workshop #1 you will work through the Classical Pilates System you’ve learned so far. You work independently and together with your fellow students. We recommend to book 1 duet session and 1 mat class per week.

You observe mat & apparatus classes and private sessions at the fully equipped Pilates Studio. There will be scheduled times for your own training where your mentor is available for questions & answers.

Workshop #2 - Intro Level

An intensive weekend ( fri pm – sun pm ) where you begin the comprehensive work through the Intro level of the Classical Pilates System together with your Pilates Teacher.

Own Time #2 - Train, Observe and Practice

After Workshop #2 you will work through the Classical Pilates System levels you’ve learned so far. You work independently and together with your fellow students. We recommend to book 1 duet session and 1 mat class per week.

You continue observing mat or apparatus classes and private sessions at the fully equipped Pilates Studio. There will be scheduled times for your own training where your mentor is available for questions & answers.

Workshop #3 - Ideal Level

An intensive weekend ( fri pm – sun pm ) where you comprehensively work through the first part of the Ideal level of the Classical Pilates System together with your Pilates Teacher.

Own Time #3 - Train, Observe and Practice

After Workshop #3 you will continue working through the Classical Pilates System levels that you’ve learned so far independently and together with your fellow students. We recommend to book 1 duet session and 1 mat class per week.

You continue observing mat & apparatus classes and private sessions at the fully equipped Pilates Studio. There will be scheduled times for your own training where your mentor is available for questions & answers.

During this time you will have a checkup which is a written test and practical assessment of the Intro Level.

Workshop #4 - Ideal Level ( cont. )

An intensive weekend ( fri pm – sun pm ) where you continue the comprehensive work through the Ideal Level of the Classical Pilates System together with your Pilates Teacher.

Own Time #4 - Train, Observe and Practice

After Workshop #4 you will continue working through the Classical Pilates System levels you’ve learned so far. You work independently and together with your fellow students. We recommend to book 1 duet session and 1 mat class per week.

You continue observing mat & apparatus classes and private sessions at the fully equipped Pilates Studio. There will be scheduled times for your own training where your mentor is available for questions & answers.

When your Mentor thinks you are ready, you will get the opportunity to start assisting and begin your journey as a Classical Pilates instructor.

Workshop #5 - Intermediate Level ( cont. )

An intensive weekend ( fri pm – sun pm ) where you continue the comprehensive work through the Ideal Level of the Classical Pilates System together with your Pilates Teacher. You are now introduced to practical orthopaedic anatomy and apply this knowledge using cases for special needs clients.

Own Time #5 - Train, Observe and Practice

After Workshop #5 you will continue working through the Classical Pilates System levels you’ve learned so far. You work independently and together with your fellow students. We recommend to book 1 duet session and 1 mat class per week.

You continue assisting and observing mat & apparatus classes and private sessions at the fully equipped Pilates Studio. There will be scheduled times for your own training where your mentor is available for questions & answers.

During this time you will have a second checkup which is a written test and practical assessment of the Ideal Level.

Workshop #6 - Advanced Level

An intensive weekend ( fri pm – sun pm ) where you continue the comprehensive work through the Advanced Level of the Classical Pilates System together with your Pilates Teacher.

Own Time #6 - Train, Observe and Practice

After Workshop #6 you will continue your apprenticeship at the Studio. You work independently and together with your fellow students to prepare for examination. We recommend to book 1 duet session and 1 mat class per week.

You continue assisting and observing group classes and private sessions at the fully equipped Pilates Studio. There will be scheduled times for your own training where your mentor is available for questions & answers.

During this time you will have the last checkup before final exam which is a written test and practical assessment.

FINAL EXAM
Questions & Answers

Why different prices - what would be my price?

There are two factors (residence & experience) deciding the price for the Classical Pilates Instructor Education.

Residents of Stockholm, Sweden

If you are a resident of Stockholm, Sweden we deliver an education experience with a unique apprenticeship program. Stephanie Fjalestad, a 2nd generation Classical Pilates Instructor will be your mentor.

The education fee including apprenticeship is 84 250 SEK ( incl. vat ) which includes all 6 mandatory workshops, literature, 30 x Group Sessions (50 min), 15 x Matwork Classes (50 min) and access to Studio Odenplan for the required self-practice, observation and weekly apprentice meetings.

For qualifying resident instructors we offer a “bridge” education for 63 500 SEK ( incl. vat ) and includes all 6 mandatory workshops, literature, 20 x Group Sessions (50 min), 10 x Matwork Classes (50 min) and full access to the Pilates Via studios for the required self-practice, observation and weekly apprentice meetings.

Non-Residents of Stockholm, Sweden

If you are not a resident of Stockholm, Sweden we deliver a slightly different education experience without the apprenticeship program. You will then need to find a suitable host studio where you can practice and observe a classical instructor teach other clients in order to prepare you for the final exam. The education fee without the apprenticeship is 59 500 SEK ( incl. vat ) which includes all 6 mandatory workshops and literature.

For qualifying instructors we offer a “bridge” education for 47 000 SEK ( incl. vat ) which includes all 6 mandatory workshops and literature.

Prices quoted above are for Swedish residents in SEK. For residents outside Sweden or business owners, please contact us for an adjusted quote with the correct VAT.

I don't live in Stockholm - Can I join this unique Classical Pilates education?

Yes, you can. Fill out the interested form below and add any questions you might have and we’ll contact you to discuss how we can make this happen!

I can't participate in all mandatory weekends - Is there a way to catch up?

Yes, you can. Fill out the interested form below and let us know which weekend(s) you have a scheduling conflict with and we’ll contact you to discuss how we can make this happen for you!

I already have a Pilates Certification - Do you offer a bridge program?

Yes, we do. Fill out the interested form below and give us as much detail as possible about where and when you completed your certification and who your Pilates Teacher was. We’ll contact you to discuss how we can make this happen for you!

I don't see the date for the final exam - When will it take place?

We will announce the final Exam date during the Education. When you are ready according to your mentor, you’ll be invited for the final exam.

My mentor thinks I'm ready - Can I take my final exam sooner?

Yes, you can. There will be opportunities to take the final Exam sooner but it would require you to travel to another THE PILATES STANDARD approved studio and examiner.

I don't want to do the final exam and receive a certification - Can I only participate in the weekend workshops?

No, you can’t. This unique eduction program prepares you for a professional career as a Classically Trained Pilates Instructor and we want to give all our focus and attention to the students in this course. Please check at pilatesvia.com/education for additional education programs from Pilates Via next year.

I work a full-time job - Can I make it work?

You know yourself best. Most people who went through this education had full-time jobs and made it work.

I have more questions - who do I contact?

Fill out the interested form and add all questions you might have and we’ll get back to you shortly

Interest Registration Classical Pilates Instructor Education

If you are interested in becoming a Classical Pilates Instructor then please submit an interest form below.

We will contact you to book a phone meeting to discuss how we best can help you become a professional Pilates Instructor.

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