Pilates Instructor

Pilates Package

Course Description

Are you interested in becoming a Pilates instructor?

Our Pilates Course is the perfect way to learn how to become an instructor. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to teach both beginner and advanced Pilates classes. On mat and all small accessories. That means with this Pilates Instructor Certification you can comfortably instruct individuals of all kinds in private one-on-one and group settings.

This Pilates instructor course is one of the oldest and most established courses of Trifocus Fitness Academy, and this means we have had the benefit of many years to refine the course into the benchmark for the Pilates industry – setting the standard for Pilates in South Africa.

Becoming a Pilates instructor is a highly specialised field as you will learn how to work with all individuals starting from rehabilitation Pilates to advanced levels. You will need to understand the mind and body, and human movement and anatomy and that is exactly what this course will furnish you with!

The Pilates course is accredited with CATHSSETA and endorsed by REPSSA. Making your skill as a Pilates instructor internationally portable and transferable.

The course includes the Nutrition and Social Media marketing course which will enable you to spread your wings as an instructor and give you the business skill and acumen to excel in this industry.

Additionally, we have your Pilates education covered by adding a Pilates barre course into this course. We are the only Fitness institution to incorporate Pilates barre into a Pilates certification course and this will give you a distinct edge in the industry.

This course is designed to be taken online giving you the flexibility of learning at your own pace and in your own time. The online platform is enriched with colourful images and detailed instruction videos for all exercises.

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Pilates exercises have been known to increase stability, core strength, posture and flexibility. The exercises and principles learned in the Pilates Course can be applied to any form of exercise modality or executed by themselves.

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Module 1: Pilates Mat Exercises

  • Coverage of basic to advanced exercises.
  • Exploration of flexibility and balanced techniques.
  • In-depth look at contraindications and specialized techniques.

Module 2: Pilates Ball Exercises

  • Teaching beginner to advanced small and large ball exercises with detailed illustrations and videos.
  • Exploration and detailing of safety and stability, catering to a variety of clientele.

Module 3: Pilates Band Exercises

  • Instruction on beginner, intermediate, and advanced band and flexibility exercises.
  • Learning to safely progress an individual from start to finish with band and flexibility exercises. 

Module 4: Anatomy of Pilates

  • Learning to label the skeletal and muscular system professionally.
  • Understanding how the body responds anatomically to Pilates.
  • Identifying and rectifying Pilates exercises with detailed skill and knowledge.


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How to Study

In today’s busy world it is imperative that you choose a course that is both flexible to your schedule and a course that you can work at your own pace.

Trifocus, has you covered. When you learn to become a Pilates instructor you will be studying on our online learning platform.

The platform is a state-of-the-art online learning platform. Through the videos, questionnaires, and forums on your dedicated learning portal you will be able to have the full benefit of our world-class Pilates education – when it’s convenient for you.

Our online learning platform includes:

  • All assessments
  • Animated and interactive games to test your knowledge
  • Progress trackers
  • Thousands of slides with informative information and colourful images
  • Unlimited access to the online platform
  • Videos including Pilates exercises and anatomical footage

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Becoming a fitness professional requires a lot more from you than just reading the course content! All South African Accredited Fitness Qualifications require the student to complete a stipulated number of experiential shadowing hours.

You must complete and pass your fitness course because it will help you obtain work experience before entering the fitness industry.

Trifocus Fitness Academy and teamed up with ShadowMe.Fitness to enable you to complete your certified fitness shadowing hours virtually. ShadowMe.Fitness has the world’s best fitness instructors demonstrating and upskilling you in your chosen fitness niche.

Benefits of this include:

  • Faster completion of your Personal training course
  • Complete your certified shadowing hours in the comfort of your own home
  • Can be done from any device
  • Save on travel costs, gym entrance fees
  • No need to visit a gym or fitness studio to get your shadow hours
  • Your certified shadowing deck is authenticated through bespoke software
  • Lifetime access to your chosen fitness niche

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Pilates instructor course?

The Pilates Certification course roughly takes 4-6 months to complete. However, because we understand that you want to perfect your skill as a Pilates Instructor, we give you up to a year to complete the online course.

Is Pilates a good career?

Sometimes it is hard to know whether you should pursue a career as a Pilates instructor. Here are some reasons you might want to consider this career:

You absolutely love Pilates
You enjoy helping others and it satisfies you to see people improve physically and mentally.
You want to keep the longevity of the mind-body connection.
You don’t want to work the traditional 9-5 job hours
You want to be able to work with a variety of different people
You want to be qualified to work anywhere in the world.

If you answered YES to any of these statements, then completing a Pilates instructor course is the right career move for you and you should start studying to learn to become an instructor.

What are the Payment Methods for this course?

At Trifocus we have numerous payment methods to assist you with your finances. We give discounts on full payments, have debit orders, and offer structured payment plans.

What type of Pilates is covered in the Pilates course?

At Trifocus we Train our instructors with the original New York Classical Pilates Method. This form of Pilates as been around for literally over 100 years and has proved to be the safest method to learn Pilates with. In addition, when you graduate, teaching this method to your students is easily understood and translatable.

Are Pilates instructors in demand?

Yes, Pilates instructors are highly in demand throughout South Africa and Internationally In addition, when you are a trained Pilates Professional Instructor you are seen as a specialist and with that comes better pay. There is no better time to start studying Pilates than the present!

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