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CYQ Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Mat Pilates

Mat Pilates Basic, Intermediate and Advanced - Joseph Pilates’ 34 Original

Become a Pilates Instructor with Pilates Body Europe and Totum - Fitness and Wellbeing!


Starting September 2013!


Tatiana Novaes and Gordon Thomson’s Pilates Body Europe Studio offers complete Pilates instructor training. Our education programs have been designed to meet the needs of today's Pilates professionals.


Pilate’s instructors are currently in high demand to teach in sports facilities, health clubs, studios and rehabilitation environments.

The Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Mat Pilates is modular and progressive allowing you to start with a Basic Mat Pilates and continue your education as you see fit.

The Structure

Module 1 - Advanced Exercise and Fitness knowledge.

                - Bones and joints.

                - Muscle and muscle actions.
                - Cardiovascular, respiratory and nervous/endocrine systems.
                - Components of fitness.
                - Principles of training.

Module 2 - Basic principles of Mat Pilates, Joseph Pilates' 34 original mat exercises, it's modifications and progressions.

Module 3 - How to plan, teach and evaluate a Mat Pilates session.

                How to progress a programme of Mat Pilates exercises.

Module 4 - Instruct, Manage, Adapt and Evaluate a Mat Pilates Session.

Module 5 - Taking your teaching forward.

In addition to the CYQ requirements the Course also covered:
- Wobble board and small props.
- Workshop with Gordon Thomson (Director Pilates Body Europe, Co-founder Body Control Pilates).


  • Case study,
  • Theory paper,
  • Practical including planning, teaching and evaluating,
  • Worksheets,
  • Progressive programme


  • Certificate in Teaching Mat Pilates - Mat Pilates Instructor.
  • REPs points 20.
  • Reps Level 3.
  • CYQ.




There are no prerequisites for this qualification; however it is recommended that learners have basic level of knowledge and experience of practising Mat Pilates before entry. An interview will take place prior to acceptance on the course.


During the program you will be required to prove that you are frequently attending Pilates mat work classes either at Pilates Body Europe studios or at a place convenient for you. You will also be required to do supervised teacher training hours at our studio. Hours will be discussed once the course has started.


Personal Trainers or holders of other similar level 3 qualification recognised by REPs, might be eligible to have their credits counted towards the final diploma having to complete Modules 2-5 (Pilates). It will not be necessary to complete Module 1 (Exercise and Fitness knowledge). Other qualifications may also be counted, please apply within to see if your qualification can be counted.

After you complete your program, we encourage continuing education through our Pilates Body Europe Studio workshops.


Information and Enrolment

For more detailed information and an enrolment form please call Tatiana Novaes on 07789888738 or leave all your details at

Price and Payment Options (Adobe Acrobat Required)


Pilates Body Europe

17 Queensberry Mews West

South Kensington



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