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Upskill your Pilates Knowledge

Ready to build on your existing Pilates knowledge and experience?

This course is designed for Pilates Matwork instructors who want to expand their Pilates training to include Reformer Pilates. Over five days, this course will build on your existing Pilates knowledge by teaching you how to instruct a wide variety of Reformer exercises in a class setting.

Learn Over 140 exercises

What you'll learn

Over 140 Reformer exercises as well as:
  • Progressions, variations, injury modifications and prop options for every exercise,
  • Reformer Terminology,
  • How to competently instruct Pilates Reformer exercises,
  • How to program a Pilates Reformer class for low to moderate injuries, pre and postnatal clients, and much more!
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Course Pricing

Beginner Reformer

$1,190Early Bird
Book 3 weeks before the course start date to save $200. Early Bird code EBR200. Regular price $1,390.
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*Must have completed / be currently completing an Anatomy course by this course start date.

Anatomy, Matwork, Reformer Bundle

Pay for all three courses when you book your Anatomy course and save over $750! The most cost effective way to become a Pilates instructor!
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Meet your teachers

Emily, Ash, Jacqui & Simone

During your course you will be taught by PPF co-founder and course creator Emily, as well as instructor trainers Ash, Jacqui & Simone. These four instructors pour their hearts and souls into each PPF Pilates Instructor Course and have helped so many students reach their full potential. Want to know more? Get to know your future teacher trainers on our blog.

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Assessment and Certification

In-studio course days: students will undertake two practice teaching exams and one written exam.

Post course: students will observe 15 Reformer classes, participate in 10 Reformer classes and apprentice teach small segments in 5 Reformer classes. Students must also submit a Practical Exam video. More information will be provided during the last face-to-face day of the course regarding this.

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"I would describe the PPF instructor training as incredibly exciting, very hands on and life changing!"

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"The course is very practical and hands-on as possible, which I think is wonderful. During the course we learnt the theory behind Pilates and movement, but most importantly we learnt the ‘why’ behind every exercise and each movement."

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“I'm so happy I did the PPF Pilates Instructor Training. It meant I could leave a career I wasn't happy in. Honestly, coming into class doesn't feel like I'm coming into work!”

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Before you start

Course prerequisites

We're thrilled to welcome you to our advanced course! To guarantee an enriching learning experience, all participants must have a solid foundation in anatomy and matwork Pilates. To join advance your Pilates training with this reformer course, you'll need the following qualifications:

Pilates Matwork Certification

  • Pilates Matwork Certification: This ensures you're familiar with the fundamental matwork exercises and have a basic understanding of Pilates principles.

Plus, an Anatomy qualification

  • Premium Pilates and Fitness Anatomy Course: Our own comprehensive course, designed to provide the in-depth knowledge you'll need. Or one of the following:
  • Certificate III in Fitness: This nationally recognised qualification covers essential anatomy and exercise science.
  • Other Relevant Qualification: If you hold a Certificate, Diploma, or Degree that includes in-depth coverage of anatomy, you're all set!

If you're unsure whether your prior learning covers the necessary topics, don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to assist you in figuring it out.


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