Pilates Teacher Training

What sets Elixr School of Pilates (ESOP) Apart?

ESOP is firmly based on industry-leading exercise science principles and is nationally endorsed by the Fitness Institute of Australia and certified by Fitness Australia. All KAYA instructors are accredited through ESOP education courses for their commitment to the latest exercise science research, whilst still adhering to the cherished traditional fundamentals of Pilates.

You will be taught in an intimate environment and guided through the Teacher Training by two of our most experienced Reformer Pilates Instructors, Gaynor Carter and Jose Garcia.

Course Overview
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Detailed Course Outline


PART I – Fundamentals


This course will provide you with the fundamentals of Elixr School of Pilates. It is the prerequisite to undertaking the reformer Pilates teacher training course.


The course covers:


  • Elixr School Pilates Principles
  • Anatomy Review
  • Posture and Alignment
  • Postural Analysis Basic
  • Basic Biomechanics
  • Understanding Core Stability and Core Strength

Dates: November 6 & 7, 2021 – Fundamentals

Duration: 10 hours

Prerequisites: Certificate III in Fitness recommended, but not essential

Required Textbooks: Elixr School of Pilates Fundamental Manual (included free in course)

Fitness Australia: 4 CECs

PART II – Reformer


The Reformer Course will prepare you to teach beginner – advanced Reformer exercises. The course covers the benefit, target muscles, precaution and modification of each exercise. Each exercise is analysed in detail to gain an understanding of its biomechanics and focus. Upon completion of the course, you will have the tools to design a program and teach from beginner to advanced levels.


The course covers:

  • Programming with Reformer exercises (individual and group)
  • Effective cueing, correction and motivational techniques
  • Teaching skills for individual and group classes
  • Lesson plans


November 6 & 7, 2021 – Fundamentals

November 13 & 14, 2021

November 20  & 21, 2021

December 4 & 5, 2021

December 11, 2021

Duration: 59 hours face to face training

Prerequisites: Elixr Pilates Fundamentals Course

Post Course Requirements:

  • 20 hours Participation
  • 10 hours of Observation
  • 10 hours of Co Teaching

Includes: 8 week Kaya Health Clubs membership at club of choice valued at over $600

Fitness Australia: 15 CECs

Course Completion Opportunities: To be mentored by our senior Instructors with the intention of becoming a Kaya Reformer Pilates Instructor.

*No refunds and/or course is non-transferable to another person. If more than 14 days notice given, can postpone to next upcoming course only with written approval by Kaya Education. Teacher opportunities not guaranteed and are subject, but not limited to, examination / instruction / delivery of classes

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