Pilates Education Matwork Instructor
Do you want to become a certified Matwork instructor in Classical Pilates?
You will receive a Matwork Education and learn how to teach in a safe way according to the Classical Pilates method. Our work and philosophy maintain the heritage from the original method developed by Joseph H. Pilates. We are the only Pilates studio in Sweden with a 2nd generation Classical Pilates teacher. Are you ready to belong to the elite and become a world-class Matwork Pilates instructor?
You will learn how to teach Matwork classes in Classical Pilates. A small group of apprentices get the opportunity to study with Stephanie Fjalestad, a 2nd generation teacher. You will learn body and movement principles and how to teach from beginner to experienced level in an easy and practical way. An education in Classical Pilates is both fun and challenging.
We teach you practical skills on how to use Joe’s original Pilates principles and method. The education includes practical body and movement knowledge. You will learn how to teach using your voice, your hands and how to assess peoples’ individual needs. We teach you how to use modifications to simplify and progressions to challenge people with appropriate exercises.
We will provide clear directions on how to teach group classes with confidence for different skill levels and lengths of time. Guided by your teacher and mentor, this education motivates you step-by-step how to best learn and practice to become a safe and inspirational Classical Pilates instructor.
You should plan approximately 6 hours per week from the start of the course until you are ready for examination. This international education is taught in English.
The Pilates Via’s Matwork Instructor Education
The education and apprenticeship is held in English.
MATWORK TRAINING PROGRAM
- Digital learning platform for self-study
- Two mandatory 3-day Workshops including lunch & fika
- Examination & Certificate (3rd generation instructor)
- 30 Matwork Classes (50 min) at a value of 11 100 kr
- Mentorship from a 2nd Generation (Joseph H. Pilates > Romana Kryzanowska > Stephanie Fjalestad) Pilates Teacher
- Observation of Classical Pilates classes and exclusive access to our library of over 100 recorded classes
- Apprentice meetings with your teacher to support your progression and to answer all of your questions
- Lifetime membership to our digital library for instructors with videos and much more
Price: 28 950 SEK incl. VAT
We do offer different payment plans at a small extra fee which we’ll be happy to discuss after we’ve received your interest.
When does the next education start?
Next Matwork Education starts Fall 2023.
When is the last day for application?
Apply before Friday August 18, 2023.
When does the education start?
The education starts Friday August 25th, 2023 with a virtual Meet & Greet.
Additional education opportunities planned for 2024.
- Week 35 (Fri-Sun 09-17) September 1-3, 2023
- Week 42 (Fri-Sun 09-17) October 20-22, 2023
When is the exam?
The exam is Week 49 Sat December 9, 2023
Fill out the interest form and we will reach out and tell you more and answer any questions you may have.
- Register Interest
- You receive an email with additional information
- Application Interview via Zoom
- You receive an email invitation with a link to a digital application
- Book the education on my.pilatesvia.com before Fri, August 18, 2023
- Payment is due on Wed, August 23, 2023
During the eduction you will learn from Swedens most Senior Pilates Teachers in Classical Pilates.
Yes! You should be genuinely interested in Pilates with a desire to inspire and help others.
Becoming a Classical Pilates instructor requires time, motivation and commitment. If you have the drive, we will help you to become an instructor. The Pilates Via education includes our unique mentorship program from a 2nd generation teacher with valuable experience and knowledge to guide you through your education.
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
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?
No, unfortunately not for the Mat Education.
Do you offer any continued education?
After completing the Matwork Instructor Education you’ll become eligible for any of the following workshops:
- Advanced Matwork Workshop
- Small Props Workshop
- Pregnancy Pilates Workshop
- Mama Pilates Workshop
- Vintage Pilates Workshop
- Barrels Workshop
You are also eligible to bridging into the Professional Pilates Instructor education at a discounted rate.
I don't want to do the final exam and receive a certification - Can I only participate in the weekend workshops?
Yes, you can. It’s optional to do the exam and you will always receive a Diploma of participation but no certificate.
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. We recommend you practice (train matwork classes, observe matwork classes, self-practice and practice training others) approximately 6 hours per week on average throughout the education.
Do you offer payment plans?
Yes. There is an option to split the payments into for the education at a small additional administrative fee.