Balanced Body® Comprehensive Instructor Training

The Balanced Body® Comprehensive (Apparatus) Certification program includes:

  • Exercise instruction in the complete Pilates Trapeze Table/Cadillac/Tower, Pilates Chair and Barrels and Small equipment is included
  • A comprehensive manual for each piece of equipment consistent with current national standards
  • Cueing, coaching, safety and teaching tips for clients at different levels of ability

Requirements for Completion

To become a Comprehensive Certified Balanced Body®  Instructor, students must complete the following:

  • Movement Principles (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body® Mat 1, 2, 3 Instructor training (118 hours)*
  • Balanced Body® Reformer 1, 2, 3 Instructor training 
  • Balanced Body® Apparatus 1 – Course Work and Practical Test (14 hours)
  • Balanced Body® Apparatus 2 - Course Work and Practical Test (12 hours)
  • Balanced Body® Apparatus 3 - Course Work and Practical Test (12 hours)
  • 45 Private Sessions & 105 Student Teaching Hours OR 35 Private Sessions, 20 Observation Hours & 95 Student Teaching Hours
  • Comprehensive Written and Practical Test out / Exam

Prerequisite: Movement Principles, Mat 1 and Reformer 1 or equivalent, 20 Pilates studio sessions. 1 year work experience in related field recommended.

Download the Test-Out Application Form.

Total hours for completion for Apparatus program: 188 hours (not including Movement Principles, Mat and Reformer)

Total hour for completion of Movement Principles and the Comprehensive program: 520 hours

Upon completion of all of the requirements, a certificate of completion as a Balanced Body® Comprehensive Instructor will be issued.

Find out more about Balanced Body® Comprehensive Pilates Training here.